Photospot: Black-chinned Monarch

A recent trip to Boano Island, west of Seram in Maluku, resulted in this excellent collection of photos of Black-chinned Monarch (Monarcha boanensis); endemic to the island of Boano, not recorded since 1994, and until now never photographed in the wild before!

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For information on getting to Boano, visit the Seram birding page.

More photos of the species can be found on the Birdtour Asia Facebook page.

James Eaton

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