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Any of various honeyeaters of the genera Philemon and Melitograis of Australia and adjacent regions, having a partly naked, featherless head. Also called leatherhead.
(Animals) any of various Australian honeyeaters of the genus Philemon, having a naked head
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In addition, guests will have the opportunity to take in an optional, fully escorted shore excursion of Komodo National Park (Indonesia) in search of one of the fewer than 300 Komodo dragons which make their habitat there amidst squawking cockatoos, flowerpeckers and noisy friarbirds
The flocks have shrunk and disappeared from many areas, but you can still witness the mad mayhem of rioting honeyeaters, lorikeets, parrots and friarbirds
when the rich woodland eucalypts are in bloom.