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Black-faced Monarch feeding juvenile

(Monarcha melanopsis)
Alternate name(s): "Black-faced Flycatcher", "Carinated Flycatcher", "Pearly-winged Flycatcher"
Size: 16-20 cm
Weight: 25 g (average)

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In February 2017, R. Plumtree observed an adult Black-faced Monarch feeding a juvenile.

Juvenile Black-faced Monarch, left, begging to be fed a dragonfly brought by one of its parents (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[Ensay North, East Gippsland, VIC, February 2017]

Juvenile Black-faced Monarch, left, begging to be fed a dragonfly brought by one of its parents (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[Ensay North, East Gippsland, VIC, February 2017]

Here the adult bird jumps over an obstacle (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[Ensay North, East Gippsland, VIC, February 2017]

Down the hatch... (photo courtesy of R. Plumtree)
[Ensay North, East Gippsland, VIC, February 2017]

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