Helmeted Friarbird

Philemon buceroides - Polochion casqué

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Méliphagidés

  • Genus
    :

    Philemon

  • Species
    :

    buceroides

Descriptor

Swainson, 1838

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 36 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 96 à 131 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Polochion casqué
adult

Helmeted Friarbird (Philemon buceroides) is a species of bird in the Meliphagidae family.

Subspecific information 4 subspecies

  • Philemon buceroides buceroides (e Lesser Sundas)
  • Philemon buceroides neglectus (w to c Lesser Sundas)
  • Philemon buceroides gordoni (extreme n Australia and Melville I.)
  • Philemon buceroides ammitophilus (interior n Australia)

Foreign names

  • Polochion casqué,
  • Filemón de yelmo,
  • Helmlederkopf,
  • sisakos csupaszfejű-mézevő,
  • Timorese Helmlederkop,
  • Uccello frate dall'elmo,
  • hjälmmunkskata,
  • Hjelmmunkefugl,
  • kvetár prilbatý,
  • zoborožík přílbový,
  • Hjelmmunkefugl,
  • kypäräapotti,
  • frare d'elm,
  • filemon dzioborogi,
  • Шлемоносный филемон,
  • Cikukua tanduk,
  • トサカハゲミツスイ,
  • 盔吮蜜鸟,
  • 噪聲吮蜜鳥,

Voice song and cries

Polochion casqué
adult

Habitat

Polochion casqué
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp ; Savanna : Moist ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Urban Areas

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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