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
> 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.
> From: Dr Richard Nowotny,
> Melbourne, Australia.
> Tel. (w) 61-3-9214.1420
Hi Richard and all,
In answer to your second question, Eungella is pronounced
(like "JUNGLE-A" by us locals(in Mackay). However I believe the
pronunciation of the north east NSW town of the same name (Eungella)
is "YOU-EN-GELLA", But you sure won't find Lichenostomus hindwoodi