thipe ahelhe-arenye

ground birds

tirre-tirre
rainbow bee-eater (merops ornatus)

id:7463 order:282

Thipe tirre-tirre lhere arnkarrele alhwengeke anenhe-anenhe.
The rainbow bee-eater lives in burrows on creek banks.
atnethwekethweke
urrilyere
button quail (turnix velox)

id:7461 order:279

Atnethwekethweke name kwene-arenye.
The button quail lives among the grass.
rnturrerte
nturrerte
spinifex pigeon (geophaps plumifera)

id:7460 order:277

Rnturrerte thipe aywerte-aywerte-arenye.
The spinifex pigeon lives in the spinifex country.
parlkene
red-backed kingfisher (todiramphus pyrrhopygia)

id:7462 order:281

Parlkenele angkerlenge akurne imareme tyerrtye ilwetyeke.
The kingfisher's call is a bad sign Ð someone is about to die.
ikerrke-kerrke
akerrke
bower bird (chlamydera maculata)

id:7459 order:275

Akerrkele arne imparrkeye areye inemele antyweke arrerneme.
The bower bird collects shiny things to put in its nest.
tyelkatherathere
banded lapwing (plover) (vanellus tricolor)

id:7464 order:283

Tyelkatherathere angwerre-angwerre arlkentye akngerre.
The plover calls out in the late afternoon.