RE: Common names

To: Alexandra Appleman <>, Ian Clayton <>
Subject: RE: Common names
From: David James <>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 1998 16:28:37 +1000
At 14:21 10/08/98 +1000, Alexandra Appleman wrote:
>But wait, there's more!

>       hopping johnny
Typical of a suite of vernacular names applied to Apostlebirds or various
babblers with much ambiguity.
>       buln buln
Iv'e heard this before, but can't place it right now.
>       white headed water hen
>       black magpie
Torresian Crow? Glossy Ibis?

I've only heard bannanabird in reference to Lwewin's Honeyeater. But not at

David James
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Townsville Mail Centre 4810

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