The monarch flycatchers (Monarchidae) comprise a family of passerinebirds which includes boatbills, shrikebills, paradise flycatchers, and magpie-larks. Monarchids are small insectivorous songbirds with long tails. They inhabit forest or woodland across sub-Saharan Africa, south-east Asia, Australasia and a number of Pacific islands. Only a few species migrate. Many species decorate their cup-shaped nests with lichen. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monarchidae
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