RFI Glareola

Subject: RFI Glareola
From: Clive Nealon <>
Date: Sat, 05 Feb 2005 18:25:39 -0800
According to Jobling in 'A Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names' -
maldivarum - After the Maldive Islands (Dihevi Raajje), Indian Ocean.

m("","rjamund");"> wrote:
Does anyone know the meaning of the word 'maldivarum'? (Oriental Pratincole's scientific species name). I've trawled the internet - can't find anything at all...

Thank you.

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