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silver gull, Larus novaehollandiae

irrig (inh -)
irrigh (inh -)
in Uw Oykangand
in Uw Olkola

Photo: Cairns, NQ [PH]

The silver gull is the only type of sea-gull found on Cape York Peninsula.

In Pakanh this bird is referred to descriptively as minha puntha 'ongko, "the bird with the long wings."

e-mail: Philip Hamilton.