Colours used in bird plumage descriptions

To: "birding-aus" <>
Subject: Colours used in bird plumage descriptions
From: "Robert Inglis" <>
Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2007 17:46:08 +1000
Re the discussion on understanding the meanings of the colour references used when describing bird plumages:

This has been brought up before on this forum (naturally; there is nothing new 
in this universe).

Have a look at this:

Probably won't satisfy everyone.

In that case:
Google "naturalist's color guide".

(Aussies and other English language pedants should note the spelling.)


Bob Inglis
Sandstone Point


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