Grey Fantails; Grant please delete

To: "birding australia" <>
Subject: Grey Fantails; Grant please delete
From: "Tim Murphy" <>
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2007 11:31:04 +1000
The reason for capitalization of bird names is obvious in America at least,
a bird watcher can report that they saw a Solitary Vireo (the species), or a
solitary (just one) vireo.

Tim Murphy

-----Original Message-----
 Behalf Of Rosemary Royle
Sent: Monday, 2 April 2007 7:27 PM
To: Philip Veerman; birding australia
Subject: Grey Fantails; Grant please delete

But with the increasing trend towards the non-capitalisation of bird names
(the RSPB in the UK adopts this approach) you can no longer tell the

Rosemary Royle

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