Taxonomy (and the purpose of Species names)

To: Alan Gillanders <>, birding-aus <>
Subject: Taxonomy (and the purpose of Species names)
From: Syd Curtis <>
Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 18:31:34 +1000
Thank you Alan.  How very neatly you put things into perspective.  Thanks
also for the delightful C. J. Dennis quote.


> From: "Alan Gillanders" <>
> Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 14:27:48 +1000
> To: "birding-aus" <>
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Taxonomy (and the purpose of Species names)
> Greetings,
> The short answer to both Graham and Syd is, "Yes."
> Our little boxes are all for our own convienience. Whether that is for the
> form of stmp collecting known as twitching, the conservantion of a taxon or
> its consumption.

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