Philemon corniculatus

Philemon corniculatus

Philemon corniculatus

(Noisy Friarbird)

FAMILY

Meliphagidae

Species

Philemon corniculatus

Common name

Noisy Friarbird

Main colour

Dull grey

Distinctive feature

Buff-coloured line above eye, small knob on forehead, head with bare skin, size 31-36 cm

Campus

Townsville

Description

In this species the head is bare and skin black, there is a small knob on forehead, buff-coloured line above the eye, body in shades of grey. Legs and feet brownish, eyes yellow-brown, bill dark brown. Bird is pictured here eating umbrella tree fruits.