Puerto Rican Stripe-headed Tanager is I think the longest name according to
Clements - marginally longer than our own Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher
(which no-one is complaining about!)
On 27/07/07, Philip Veerman <> wrote:
> What is the basis to this complaint that "Black-necked Stork" is too much
> of a mouthful? Have you looked at the names of many of our honeyeaters,
> cuckoo-shrikes, fairy-wrens, etc. Most are longer than Black-necked Stork.
> By the way, my trivial off topic reminder to all of you who forwarded
> these messages ironically discussing word use and pedantry. I'll mention
> again: "Whats" is not a word.
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