English: leatherhead or friar bird, butcher bird
Bundjalung: galgalang, galgurang
Part of Speech: noun
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Category: bird
Comment: Possibly galgulang, gulgurung; cf galgalan 'mulberry bird', possibly same bird. Ngr:Gresty form suggests gahlgulin(y).
Gold Coast Tweed: Ydict k algalang, kalgurang; Y:Sha:Culhm galgulang jay (chatterbox, not blue jay); Y:Allen gulgulung leatherhead, golgorun buther-bird; Y:Watsn kal'kalimg leatherhead or friar bird, gol'goru'n butcher-bird G. tibicen; Ngr:Gresty g ahlkulien leatherhead, friar bird; Y:Hanln kalkoolun leatherhead


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