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New Caledonian Friarbird
27â€“32 cm. (10¾-12½in.)
Juveniles lack breast streaks and have plainer head.
Endemic to New Caledonia
Common in forests, but mostly in open habitats. They often forage in gardens around human dwellings.
Insects, nectar and fruit. Probes flowers for nectar. Has been seen to sally out for insects over water.
Nest is a thick-walled, unlined, woven cup made of twigs and leaves.
A variety of loud, raucous squeaks and disjointed calls.
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