Philemon citreogularis

Philemon citreogularis

Philemon citreogularis

(Little Friarbird)

FAMILY

Meliphagidae

Species

Philemon citreogularis

Common name

Little Friarbird

Main colour

Grey

Distinctive feature

Bluish-black facial skin, raucous voice, no knob on forehead, size 25-29 cm

Campus

Townsville

Description

Found in woodland areas chiefly. Head bare grey brown with bluish-black facial skin and lacks a knob on the forehead, back is dark grey-brown, underparts pale grey. Legs and feet grey-brown, eyes yellow-brown, bill dark grey. Bird is shown eating Umbrella tree fruits.