The amazing facts and stories behind bird names: Why some birds are getting new names

The amazing facts and stories behind bird names: Why some birds are getting new names

Have you ever wondered why some birds are called what they are? How did they get their names and what do they mean?  Bird names can reveal a lot about the history, culture, and science of ornithology. Some names are descriptive, some are commemorative, and some are downright puzzling. But did you know that some …

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