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Truk Monarch

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Chuuk Monarch Alternate name
Metabolus rugensis Scientific name 
Passeriformes. Order
Monarchidae Family   
20 cm Length
Lowland areas of forest, shrubland, rocky areas, below 435 m, in:- [Micronesia:- Chuuk Habitat-Altitude-Range
Insects, lizards. Food   Diet
6054 World Number
Endangered Status

Truk Monarch, Polle Island, Truk

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