To: Laurie Knight <>, Dave Torr <>
Subject: names
From: Greg and Val Clancy <>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2017 21:54:11 +0000
>From my experience with the 'Jabiru faction' nothing but 'Jabiru' will
appease them.  I could live with Australasian Stork but 'Satin Stork' is
shorter (an argument that the 'Jabiru faction' raise - the current name is
too long) and is more descriptive.  I am sticking with 'Satin Stork'.


Dr Greg. P. Clancy
Ecologist and Birding-wildlife Guide
| PO Box 63 Coutts Crossing NSW 2460
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-----Original Message-----
From: Laurie Knight
Sent: Saturday, January 28, 2017 8:23 AM
To: Dave Torr
Cc: Birding Aus
Subject: names

No need.  Just insert a hyphen (Austral-asian) and the problem is solved.
On 28 Jan 2017, at 7:16 am, Dave Torr <> wrote:

> But only if it gets split, as the (current) species occurs in Asia as
> well.....
> On 28 January 2017 at 08:04, Laurie Knight <>
> wrote:
> Call it the Australasian Stork and I’m sure the Jabiru faction will accept
> the stork nomenclature.  It is the only stork species in Australia and
> would follow the precedent set by the Australasian Bittern ...
> Laurie.

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