FW: [canberrabirds] what's in a name?

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Subject: FW: [canberrabirds] what's in a name?
From: "Geoffrey Dabb" <>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 21:53:41 +1100

What kind of reed-warbler was that, again?


assertive rw_0076.jpg


From: Julian Robinson [
Sent: Wednesday, 30 January 2008 10:42 AM
To: canberrabirds chatline
Subject: [canberrabirds] Black-shouldered or Australian Kites?


I've been looking for an example where the Australian species managed to keep the good moniker rather than have to skulk off with the slightly painful and always less descriptive "Australian" or "Australasian" name ("Clamorous" being our greatest loss, I think

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