BBC story - capitalising bird names

Subject: BBC story - capitalising bird names
From: Mark Stanley <>
Date: Tue, 3 Jan 2012 19:58:02 +0800
I noticed that the article in the link supplied by David uses lower-case
letters for the Spoon-billed Sandpiper's name and I recall this issue being
raised before on birding-aus.  Has anyone found out why the BBC takes this
approach? I have asked them myself but not very hopeful of a response.

Mark Stanley

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Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2012 07:47:44 +1000
From: david taylor <>
To: " Aus" <>
Subject: Project to save the Spoon-billed Sandpiper
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This is worth waching


David Taylor

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