Re: Bird Names

To: "J.Reside" <>, "Birding Aus." <>
Subject: Re: Bird Names
From: "Ian Patton" <>
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 1998 08:00:46 -0600
Dear Jim:

There were a couple of typos in your list but I think I got the works.

Ian Patton

Ian Patton
Edmonton Alberta

1. Ficedula narcissina - Narcissus Flycatcher
2. Cyanoptila cyanomelana - Blue-and-white Flycatcher
3. Erithacus akahige - Japanese Robin
4.Terpsiphone atrocaudata - Japanese Paradise-Flycatcher
5. Emberiza sulphurata - Yellow Bunting
6. Parus major - Great Tit
7. Cuculus canorus (Cuckoo sp?) - Common Cuckoo or Eurasian Cuckoo
8. Tarsiger cyanurus - Red-flanked Bluetail
9. Turdus chrysolaus - Brown-headed Thrush
10. Cettia diphone - Japanese Bush-Warbler
11. Zosterops japonica(White-eye?) - Japanese White-eye
12. Emberiza cioides - Meadow Bunting
13. Cuculus poliocephalus -  Lesser Cuckoo
14.  Parus montanus - Willow Tit
15. Prunella collaris - Alpine Accentor
16. Eophona personata - Japanese Grosbeak

>I have just received a wall clock for my birthday that has pictures of
>birds instead of numbers. It emits a call for each hour from 0600-2100hrs.
>Unfortunatey the birds are of European origin (I think!) and the names
>under each picture are the Latin names. Could someone help me out with the
>common names? I can guess at a few.
>Here they are;
> 1 Ficedula narcissina, 2 Cyanoptila cyanomelana, 3 Erithacus akahlge, 4
>Terpsiphone atrocaudata, 5 Emberiza sulphurata, 6 Parus major, 7 Cuculus
>canorus (Cuckoo sp?), 8 Tarsicer cyanurus, 9 Turdus chrysolaus, 10 Cettia
>diphone, 11 Zosterops japonica(White-eye?), 12 Emberiza cioides, 13 Cuculus
>pollocephalus, 14  Parus montanus, 15 Prunella collaris, 16 Eophonas
>Thank You,
>Jim Reside

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