Are Australian bird names a colonial hangover?

To: "'L&L Knight'" <>, "'Birding Aus'" <>
Subject: Are Australian bird names a colonial hangover?
From: "Julian Bielewicz" <>
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 06:02:15 +1000
Greetings Laurie et al

Oops!  And which particular European turkey did you have in mind?  Perhaps
Gordon Brown?  Margaret Thatcher of old?

Or is it possible that the real turkey in this scenario is behind the
keyboard :-)




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