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black flying-fox, Pteropus alecto

obmb (inh -)
'umpani (minha -)
in Uw Oykangand and Uw Olkola
in Pakanh

little red flying-fox, Pteropus scapulatus

agnggoy (inh -)
konongkon (inh -)
woki (minha -)
in Uw Oykangand and Uw Olkola
in Uw Ilbmbanhdhiy
in Pakanh


Flying-fox

The black flying-fox, Pteropus alecto, and the little red flying-fox, Pteropus conspicilatus (family Pteropodidae), are common on the Peninsula, found feeding on fruit and nectar in woodland trees.

Trees which provide nectar which flying-foxes consume include the honey wattle, Grevillea pteridifolia and the old man banksia, Banksia dentata and others.

e-mail: Philip Hamilton.
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