Re: birding-aus Re: Colour-changes in Regent

Subject: Re: birding-aus Re: Colour-changes in Regent
From: "Lawrence E. Conole" <>
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 1999 18:26:43 +1000
Peter Woodall wrote:

> The colour chart most widely used is:
> Naturalists Color Guide by Frank B Smithe (1975). American Museum of Natural
> History.
> It has examples, and names for some 86 standard colours.

Great things indeed - but correct me if I'm wrong or stating the obvious - these
things are only useful to describe the colours of objects "in the hand".  It 
not, I suspect, enable observers to determine the exact shade of pink or yellow 
the facial skin of a Regent Honeyeater 10 metres up a tree!!

My recollection is that Andrew Isles Bookshop has stocked them & can probably 
source them.

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