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Object: Black-faced Monarch, Monarcha melanopsis

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Registration Number OR.025151
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Monarchidae
Scientific name Monarcha melanopsis
Common / Maori name Black-faced Monarch
Country collected New Zealand
Region collected North Island, Taranaki
Precise locality Cross Road, Stratford, Taranaki
Collected by Turner, Robin
Date collected 19 Apr 1996
Section Birds
The first, and to date only, black-faced monarch found in New Zealand, caught by a pet cat at Stratford, Taranakion 19 April 1996.

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