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friarbird or "leatherhead," Philemon spp.

awulg (inh -)
thawu (minha -)
in Uw Oykangand and Uw Olkola
in Pakanh


Silver-crowned friarbird, Philemon argenticeps

The friarbirds, commonly called "leatherhead" locally, Philemon spp. (family ), are honeyeaters with dark naked skin on their heads. They are noisy, agressive and active birds.

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