Tinian Monarch

Scientific Name
Monarcha takatsukasae
Conservation Status
Vulnerable (VU)

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The Tinian Monarch (Monarcha takatsukasae) or Chuchurikan Tinian in Chamorro is a species of bird in the Monarchidae family. It is endemic to Northern Mariana Islands, and found only on the island of Tinian. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss. The Tinian Monarch has been delisted as endangered by the United States Fish and Wildlife Services, see the Draft Post-Delisting Monitoring Plan. The current population of Tinian Monarchs is estimated to be over 52,900 individuals.