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Birds
Būran - Pelican
Kŭrni = large black cormorant
These two are muk Kŭrnai. The cormorant is the
"mate" of the Pelican. The Kurnai say that the Pelican
catches fish just as they do; that is by a round of Pelicans driving up the
fish into a corner and scoopong them out with
their nets.
Gūrnaúra - white crested cormorant - (nothing)
nŭnnewŭn - minah - gives notice of people coming
[?to or for?] the Kŭrnai
Brinjen - Whipbird
Jinballing - tree creeper
Wūi-yŭng - Black magpie -(mourning bird)
Káranag-Karanag - musk crow
Bleng-bŭng - grey magpie
Yara-wŭk the sea bird that helps the mrarts to
kill whales
Winnindŭk - Gardilote
Eaglehawk
Bi-wing
Ebing

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