from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of mollusks.
- n. In ornithology, same as Monasa.
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There are 11 nationally threatened vertebrate species, including Aquila chrysaetos, Pandion haliaetus, Falco peregrinus, Ciconia nigra and Grus monacha.
In the lower reaches of the river, red-crowned crane Grus japonensis (EN), hooded crane Grus monacha* (VU), oriental stork Ciconia boyciana (EN), black stork Ciconia nigra*, yellow-legged buttonquail Turnix tanki, Far Eastern curlew Numenius madagascariensis and grey-faced buzzard Butastur indicus* are present.
Dum haec scribo, implorat opem meam monacha, in reliquis sana, et judicio recta, per.
Other birds considered as near-endemic to this ecoregion include dark-headed oriole (Oriolus monacha), Abyssinian catbird (Parophasma galinieri), Abyssinian slaty flycatcher (Dioptrornis chocolatinus), and yellow-fronted parrot (Poicephalus flavifrons).
Hiaticula monacha. — — — — — nigrifrons. — — — — — ruficapilla.
About 85 percent of the world’s hooded cranes (G. monacha, VU) and 40 percent of white-naped cranes (G. vipio, VU) winter at Izumi on Kyushu.
One of the bird species (Oenanthe monacha) is regarded as endemic to the ecoregion, and there is one strictly endemic currently undescribed worm snake (Leptotyphlops sp nov.