Longest bird name (and shortest)

Subject: Longest bird name (and shortest)
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 14:09:03 +0800 (WST)
G'day all

Puerto Rican Stripe-headed Tanager = 34 characters
Prigogine's Double-collared Sunbird = 35 characters
Ou = 2

Black-necked Stork = 18

which is virtually the average according to:  Gill, F. and M. Wright.
2006. Birds of the World: Recommended English Names. Princeton NJ:
Princeton University Press

It's a fairly quiet Friday afternoon at work!


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