White-capped monarch

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White-capped monarch
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Monarchidae
Genus: Monarcha
Species: M. richardsii
Binomial name
Monarcha richardsii
(E.P. Ramsay, 1881)
  • Piezorhynchus Richardsii

The white-capped monarch (Monarcha richardsii), or Richards' monarch, is a species of bird in the family Monarchidae. It is endemic to the Western Province in the Solomon Islands.

Taxonomy and systematics[edit]

This species was originally described as belonging to the genus Piezorhynchus (a synonym for Myiagra).