Tag Archive: names

Bird Quiz Answers

Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz on out-dated bird names, as found in Obsolete English names of North American birds and their modern equivalents, a 1988 US Fish and Wildlife report. (Here… Continue reading

So You Think You Know Your Bird Names

I love complicated and ridiculous bird names — Marbled Godwit, Ruddy Turnstone, and Flammulated Owl are a few of my favorites. But when I am reading very old bird books, I sometimes come… Continue reading