Ochre-collared monarch

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Ochre-collared monarch
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Monarchidae
Genus: Arses
Species: A. insularis
Binomial name
Arses insularis
(Meyer, AB, 1874)
  • Arses telescophthalmus insularis
  • Monarcha insularis

The ochre-collared monarch or rufous-collared monarch (Arses insularis) is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae. It is found in Yapen and northern New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Taxonomy and systematics[edit]

This species was originally described in the genus Monarcha. Some authorities consider the ochre-collared monarch as a subspecies of the frilled monarch.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Arses insularis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 21 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "Arses insularis - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2016-10-31.