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Subject: "Jabiru"
From: "Michael Hunter" <>
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 12:07:01 +1100
Why be pedantic . If anyone sees a South American Jabiru in Australia, just 
call it a South American Jabiru.
Does anyone think that all the Jabiru motels and lodges should change their 
names to Black-necked Stork Nest or something?
Scientific names are there for the pedants and would-be scientists.

Of course, maybe when I retire and have nothing better to do, I might jump on 
the Change a Name bandwagon. The first change would be the ultra boring Pied 
Imperial Pigeon to Torres Strait Imperial Pigeon. "Torres Strait Imperial 
Pigeon" is a name redolent with romance, at least to those familiar with the 
history of Northern Australia and Torres Strait.


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