Re: Three questions.

Subject: Re: Three questions.
From: Thyer <>
Date: Sat, 07 Nov 1998 13:26:15 +1000
Hi Richard,
        Re your second question, we locals call him
         "Young-gella Honeyeater" With the emphasis on the "Young" and the rest
just follows to rhyme with "Fella"
                Les Thyer (Mackay)
Dr Richard Nowotny wrote:
> Some specialist information would be appreciated (and some of the answers
> may be of more general interest).
> 1.      High on Mt Lewis (for those who don't know, Mt Lewis is near 
> Kingfisher
> Park, Far North Queensland) what is the approximate ratio of Atherton to
> Large-billed Scrubwrens?
> 2.      How do the residents of Eungella pronounce the name of their town (and
> therefore how should we pronounce the honeyeater's name)?  Is it
> "YOUNG-eller", "Oon-jeller", "Un-geller", etc??
> 3.      While on the pronunciation kick, how should we pronounce Gerygone, and
> why?  "Jer-riggonnee"?, "Ger-riggonnee"?, "Grigg-onnee"?
> Thanks in anticipation of erudite replies.
> Richard
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> From:    Dr Richard Nowotny,
>              Melbourne, Australia.
>              Tel. (w) 61-3-9214.1420
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