Dollar Birds - help please

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Subject: Dollar Birds - help please
From: "BobNoreen" <>
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 10:35:00 +1100
I'm wondering if any of you can help me please.
When did the Broad-billed Roller (presumably its original name?) become the Dollarbird? and does anyone know who/how it was renamed?
I assume the change to metric currency influenced the name change and would be interested in hearing any background on this
Many thanks
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