Re: A light-hearted follow-up to the phalarope affair.

To: <>, "Stephen Ambrose" <>
Subject: Re: A light-hearted follow-up to the phalarope affair.
From: "Trevor Hampel" <>
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 1998 23:03:51 +0930
Many years ago when I was in high school I had an English teacher by the
name of Peter Bird. He waxed eloquently concerning Shakespeare, Wordsworth
et al but never a word about birds!

Trevor Hampel

> >New Scientist had a long running series of such names in the back
> >of the magazine; does anyone have any examples of bird-related names?
> >
> My school teacher inspired my interest in bird-watching when I was an
> 8-year-old living in England. He asked me to use a field guide to
> a bird that was sitting in a tree outside the classroom. I can't remember
> the identity of the bird species, but the teacher's name was Mr Heron!
> ***********************************************************
> Dr Stephen Ambrose

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