Yes, I've been responsible for some shockers. I once referred to a
'Scrawny-Dogmouth' to my wife, who, familiar with the Tawny, had never
heard of this amazing new species and was quite keen to see it.
And I blame Graham for this one, as I've referred to
Pee-Wees/Magpie-Larks as Pied Crakes on a number of occasions, and
Willy-Wag-Crakes, both for birds wandering around on the fringes of a
On 3/6/08, Alan Gillanders <> wrote:
> "Lists some pretty obscure names!"
> There are some pretty obscure names and it is not helped by those of us who
> have slips of the tongue and create new ones.
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