The "Whys" of Bird Names
Drawing from a wide variety of backgrounds for bird names, Eleanor H. Stickney addresses mythology, royalty, history, science, appearance, Greek Greek and Latin names, and many others in this well-researched chronicle of the origins of bird names. For the professional ornithologist, the avid bird-watcher, or the just-getting started learner, The Whys of Bird Names provides an excellent reference and enchanting glimpse into the birds of the world.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Sandydog1 - LibraryThing
A short compendium of lists of bird names. Organized by mythology, royalty, geography, naturalists' names, artists' names, etc. I suppose it could be a nice reference for those interested, but Google works nicely as well. Read full review