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Black-naped Monarch Hypothymis azurea styani   - Male
Black-naped Monarch
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Vansda National Park, Navsari, Gujarat, India
Date : 14 April 2017
English synonyms:Black-capped Monarch, Black-naped Blue Monarch, Black-naped Flycatcher, Black-naped Monarch-flycatcher, Philippine Black-naped Blue Monarch (azurea), Ceylon Azure Flycatcher (ceylonensis), Pale-blue Monarch (puella), Simeulue Monarch (consobrina, abbotti), Babi Monarch (abbotti)
Bird Family :Monarchidae - Monarchs, Paradise-flycatchers & Magpie-lark
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :It was hot summer day. There is few places where we can see water. Forest department made few artificial water spot where birds and animal came to drink water. We saw many species at this water spot including Orang-headed Thrush, Black-naped Monach, Blyth's Reed Warbler, Puff-thraoted Babbler and etc.- VP & PM