Common names of birds

Lorna Robertson lorna at UNIWA.UWA.EDU.AU
Sat Jun 17 17:20:19 CDT 1995

I refer to Krishtalka's anecdote about common names of birds.

I am reminded of an early mentor of mine once said there were but two kinds of
botanist: those who looked up (and studied trees and shrubs), and those who
looked down (and studied herbs).

Nicholas S. Lander

nlander at

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