tjuḻpu paṉangka nyinapai tjuṯa

ground birds

kipaṟa
parulpa
bush turkey, bustard (Ardeotis australis)

id:9816 order:330

Kipaṟangku kuḻunypa kutjara kutju kanyilpai.
The bush turkey only has two little ones (at a time).
ikarka
bower bird (Chlamydera maculata)

id:9808 order:319

Ikarkangku wangka kutjupa kutjupa tjuṯa kuliṟa arkalpai.
The bower bird copies different sounds it hears.
ipuru
spinifex pigeon (Geophaps plumifera)

id:9809 order:320

Ipuru puḻi tjaṉpitjarangka nyinapai.
The spinifex pigeon lives in spinifex grass on the rocks.
puṉṯaṟu
button quail (Turnix velox)

id:9810 order:321

Itiwanu ankunyangka puṉṯaṟungku tjaṉpinguṟu pakaṟa urulytjingalpai.
When (one) walks close by the button quail flies out of the grass giving you a shock.
luuṉpa
ruuḻpa
red-backed kingfisher (Todiramphus pyrrhopygia)

id:9811 order:322

Tjuḻpu luuṉpa wangkanyangkala kulilpai, “Munta kuwari kuḻiringanyi.”
When we hear the red-backed kingfisher’s call we think, “Oh, it’s going to get hot now.”
titiṟara
rainbow bee-eater (Merops ornatus)

id:9812 order:324

Titiṟara putingka wangkapai tjaḻa puḻkangka.
The rainbow bee-eater gives it’s call in the bush where there’s lots of honey ants.