Greek bird name question...

To: Philip Griffin <>,
Subject: Greek bird name question...
From: Paul Taylor <>
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2004 11:21:49 +1000
Take two, using Greek character encoding...

The Greek birdlist (e.g. lists
Eurasian Crag-Martin (Hirundo rupestris), which sounds promising.
The Greek version (
gives the common name as "Βραχοχελίδονο".

Using Babelfish to mangle this into English, "Βραχο" translates as "rock",
and "χελίδονο" as "helj'dono".  That looks like a match to me.


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