wabul (noun) (bird)  Torres Strait Pigeon

Large numbers breed on offshore islands. They feed in the rainforest and return to islands at dusk. They fly high and are migratory birds. Hunted for meat. (Scientific species name is Ducula spilorrhoa. Family Columbidae.)

wabul in sentences

Wabul waarrilil gungaanun budanu gun-gunnga. “Torres Strait Pigeons fly from the north to eat fruit in the forest.”

Banday yiithiil-mal wabul mayiwi. “When the cherries ripen the Torres Strait Pigeons come to eat them.”