Puzzled over names in Simpson & Day

Subject: Puzzled over names in Simpson & Day
From: "Donald G. Kimball" <>
Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2010 17:40:24 -0800
I purchased a copy of Simpson & Day to take to Aus in 2008 (I already had
Pizzey) but on returning and working on my parrot DVD series these days I
have noticed that Simpson & Day differ greatly from Foreshaw (for example)
on the spelling of many species.
Here are a few I found in Simpson & Day.
Australian King-Parrot
Glossy-black Cockatoo
Carnaby's Black-Cockatoo
Double-eyed Fig-Parrot
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo

The biggest difference seemed to be that the authors used hypens in places
that Foreshaw did not.  Can anyone tell me what the story is here?  Did
Simpson & Day just have fun with hypens or are there more than one way of
properly spelling these species?

Thanks as always for this great site and resource

Don Kimball

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