They have used Christidis & Boles 2008.
On 20/05/2013, at 15:26, "Jeremy O'Wheel" <> wrote:
> I've been eagerly checking the post every day waiting for my copy to arrive
> (but it hasn't yet :( ). I've been curious about which taxonomy it uses?
> On 20 May 2013 15:10, Carl Clifford <> wrote:
>> My copy of "Australian Bird Names: A Complete Guide" by Ian Fraser and
>> Jennie Gray, arrived in the post today.
>> The cover of the book says of the title " This book is aimed at anyone with
>> an interest in birds, words, or the history of Australian biology and bird
>> watching. It discusses common and scientific names of every Australian bird,
>> to tease out the meanings, which may be useful, useless or downright
>> misleading". The pronunciation of all scientific names is also given,
>> including Gerygone.
>> After a quick burrow through the book, I would say that it will be very
>> useful for stopping arguments, starting arguments and providing one with
>> enough data on the naming of Australian birds to be able to bore ones
>> friends witless for ages.
>> An essential book for the bird nerd.
>> Carl Clifford
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