blue eye-ring; bold black-and white plumage (Australia; 2006-06-20)

Pied Monarch
Arses kaupi

Native Range: Australian Region

Notes: this striking species gets its name from it bold black-and-white (pied) plumage that is displayed by both sexes.

dorsal view; black crown, back, wings, and tail (Australia; 2006-06-20)

white nape, wing patch, throat, and belly (Australia; 2006-06-20)

black breast band separates white throat and belly (Australia; 2006-06-20)