Re 'English Australian bird names'

To: "Nikolas Haass" <>, "Carl Clifford" <>, "Tony Russell" <>
Subject: Re 'English Australian bird names'
From: "Shirley Cook" <>
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 13:24:09 +1100
How about shrike-thrush that is neither a shrike nor a thrush - and adding to "other names" I have a friend who hails from Melbourne who insists that Yellow-rumped Thornbills are "Butter-bums"! Hmph!

Shirley Cook
Birds Australia (Northern NSW)

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