Silver-crowned friarbird

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Silver-crowned friarbird
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Meliphagidae
Genus: Philemon
Species: P. argenticeps
Binomial name
Philemon argenticeps
(Gould, 1840)

The silver-crowned friarbird (Philemon argenticeps) is a species of bird in the family Meliphagidae. It is endemic to northern Australia.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Philemon argenticeps". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 

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