Pronunciation of bird names

Subject: Pronunciation of bird names
From: "Niven McCrie" <>
Date: Sat, 7 Nov 1998 13:17:18 +0930
......While on the pronunciation kick, how should we pronounce Gerygone,
and why?  "Jer-riggonnee"?, "Ger-riggonnee"?, "Grigg-onnee"?

I think it's best pronounced "war-bler". However, I use 
"Jer-riggonnee". It's taken a long time to get used to it and I ain't 
changing now.


Niven McCrie
P.O. Box 41382
Casuarina 0811 NT
61 8 89451130

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