Origin of 'graculina'

To: "Cas and Lisa Liber" <>, <>
Subject: Origin of 'graculina'
From: "Shirley Cook" <>
Date: Sun, 29 Oct 2006 15:36:34 +1100
Dear all,

That wonderful old book, "What Bird is That" by Neville W. Cayley gives meanings of the scientific names of birds. So the Pied Currawong's name: Strepera graculina means, "like a graculus, jackdaw".

Shirley Cook
Birds Australia - Northern NSW Group

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