Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Monarchidae.

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Examples

  • Once considered one of the rarest birds in the world and believed to be extinct in 1900, only 21 birds and two nests of the Rarotonga monarch (Pomarea dimidiata) were found 1983.

    Cook Islands tropical moist forests

  • The Critically Endangered Tahiti Monarch (Pomarea nigra) has a world population of less than 40 and has just received a welcome double boost by the appointment of "MANU" (BirdLife in French Polynesia) as the Species Guardian and financial support from the Hawks 'Hawk Delays Game

    10,000 Birds

  • The Critically Endangered Tahiti Monarch (Pomarea nigra) has a world population of less than 40 and has just received a welcome double boost by the appointment of "MANU" (BirdLife in French Polynesia) as the Species Guardian and financial support from the Hawks 'Hawk Delays Game

    10,000 Birds

  • A number of extant bird species are considered endangered including the green-backed heron (Butorides striatus patruelis), Society Islands pigeon (Ducula aurorae), Tahiti reed warbler (Acrocephalus caffer), Tahiti swiftlet (Aerodramus leucophaeus), and the Tahiti monarch (Pomarea nigra).

    Society Islands tropical moist forests

  • Other threatened or endangered endemic bird species include the Marquesas ground-dove (Gallicolumba rubescens), Marquesas kingfisher (Halcyon godeffroyi), Fatuhiva monarch (Pomarea whitneyi), Iphis monarch (P. iphis), and Marquesas monarch (P. mendozae).

    Marquesas tropical moist forests

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