Identifying bird groups in need of a name change

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Subject: Identifying bird groups in need of a name change
From: L&L Knight <>
Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2009 11:46:26 +1000
Jeff is right, it is time to stop waffling and start a systematic approach to the issue of dodgy bird names.

I would say that the first step is to list bird groups that are inappropriately named, such as robins, cuckoo-shrikes and magpies.

Regards, Laurie.

On 26/11/2009, at 11:29 AM, Jeff Davies wrote:

Surely this thread has run its course by now.
I honestly don't believe that there will be an overwhelming show of hands to
start calling a Cuckoo-shrike a Cush, enough already.

Cheers Jeff.


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