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Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 24th October 2020, 08:48
Replies: 15
Views: 1,281
Posted By Calalp
Sigh, so that's it, next year the (Good Old) Auk...

Sigh, so that's it, next year the (Good Old) Auk (1884–2020) becomes Ornithology, and the (ditto) Condor (1899–2020) turns into Ornithological Applications ... those Editors, their advisers, and...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 23rd October 2020, 21:41
Replies: 20
Views: 484
Posted By Calalp
According to this...

According to this (https://sora.unm.edu/sites/default/files/journals/auk/v019n01/p0106-p0107.pdf) Review, in The Auk 19 (No.1), 1902, pp.106-107:

"The Second volume of The ‘Birds of South Africa,’...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 23rd October 2020, 18:56
Replies: 20
Views: 484
Posted By Calalp
Re. fransis(c)i vs 2 X francisci

In the second volume* of The Birds of South Africa (four volumes, 1900–1906), by Arthur Cowell Stark [and (at least vol. 3 and 4) completed by Wlliam Lutley Sclater], on pp. 258–259 (and in the...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 23rd October 2020, 02:15
Replies: 20
Views: 484
Posted By Calalp
Mark, like I said in post #11: Disagreements,...

Mark, like I said in post #11:
Disagreements, doubts, or not, either way, I'm pretty sure we can explain the Etymology of it.

Good luck having it changed!

Bjrn
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 23rd October 2020, 01:37
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By Calalp
Re. "our guy", and "... his experience collecting...

Re. "our guy", and "... his experience collecting in South America" (as claimed by The Eponym Dictionary of Birds, as of post #1), is verified in this...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 22nd October 2020, 22:43
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By Calalp
Just an observation ... (with nothing much to...

Just an observation ... (with nothing much to add)

Re. Shelley's OD (see link in #1) of "Pytelia jessei, n. subsp."

A binomen, for a new subspecies!?

Odd (at least in today's view).

Paul, to me,...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 22nd October 2020, 12:27
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By Calalp
"Leucolepis arada faroensis" ZIMMER & PHELPS,...

"Leucolepis arada faroensis" ZIMMER & PHELPS, 1946, (here (http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/bitstream/handle/2246/4451//v2/dspace/ingest/pdfSource/nov/N1312.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y), on p.19):...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 22nd October 2020, 10:35
Replies: 52
Views: 12,320
Posted By Calalp
Let's go pre-Linnaean (pre-1758), with Linnaeus...

Let's go pre-Linnaean (pre-1758), with Linnaeus himself. And let's stroll back-wards, in time and history ...

Systema natur, Edition 9 (Leiden, 1756) = here...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 21st October 2020, 13:04
Replies: 52
Views: 12,320
Posted By Calalp
"Nutty", Im quite familar with that certain look...

"Nutty", Im quite familar with that certain look of any, and all those, Island/s where Cormorants are breeding, there's quite a few of them in the Stockholm archipelago. I see them just about every...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 20th October 2020, 22:59
Replies: 52
Views: 12,320
Posted By Calalp
Thanks, Laurent, my novice interpretation;...

Thanks, Laurent, my novice interpretation; "Inhabits rocky shores, situated upon trees" versus your more skilled version (above) wasn't all that bad!

But, if there ever was such a habitat, like a...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 20th October 2020, 13:09
Replies: 52
Views: 12,320
Posted By Calalp
As Linnaeus's Phalacrocorax carbo (1758) is the...

As Linnaeus's Phalacrocorax carbo (1758) is the nominate itself I assume it must be of ssp. P. c. carbo. ;).



As far as I know there's no "designated type specimen" (nor a Type locality) of this...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 17th October 2020, 19:56
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By Calalp
According to the book Exploring Alaska's Birds,...

According to the book Exploring Alaska's Birds, by Emanuel & Matz (2001), he's: "Malcolm Edward 'Pete' Isleib".
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 17th October 2020, 12:18
Replies: 92
Views: 3,865
Posted By Calalp
Thanks, James! I can now lean back, in safe...

Thanks, James!

I can now lean back, in safe assurance. Nothing else to do, but to crawl into a dark corner, nestle up, and simply wait, in patience, for the BoW Key, mouth shut and fingers calm....
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 17th October 2020, 10:50
Replies: 92
Views: 3,865
Posted By Calalp
Just an overall/general question, James, in...

Just an overall/general question, James, in comparison to the dear old HBW Key, simply for clarity:

Are you not going to use italics onwards?

As of right now the various entries in these...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 17th October 2020, 10:14
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Calalp
Foster's Guira Tanager summary

At this point (if this bird was included in my MS, which it isn't), from what we've seen this far, I wouldn't dare to say more than the following, regarding the guy commemorated in ...

fosteri as...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 16th October 2020, 18:27
Replies: 20
Views: 484
Posted By Calalp
Once again I think we're drifting into a topic...

Once again I think we're drifting into a topic that ought to belong in the Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature forum.

As I see it, even if francisi would/could/might have been intended as francisci...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 16th October 2020, 18:09
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By Calalp
Martin, now I am convinced! In just a few days,...

Martin, now I am convinced! In just a few days, less than a week, we've seen new threads on; fosteri, fostersmithi, foxi (X2), fragai, fransici, and now fullagari! Wow, you truly are flickering,...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 16th October 2020, 17:44
Replies: 20
Views: 484
Posted By Calalp
Picky remark, but just to be clear; I did not...

Picky remark, but just to be clear; I did not wonder "if it was an (unjustified) emendation", I wondered if you wondered (thought, or believed) it as such (following your short #4). Nothing else.

On...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 16th October 2020, 10:53
Replies: 20
Views: 484
Posted By Calalp
Post Oooups! One quick search for 'Francis' and...

Oooups! One quick search for 'Francis' and 'Maritzani' (simply following the clue; "his brother killed in action at the battle at Maritzani") took me to yet nother Auction sale (!), this time of a...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 16th October 2020, 10:05
Replies: 20
Views: 484
Posted By Calalp
As in a (failed) "first revisor act", or/alt. an...

As in a (failed) "first revisor act", or/alt. an (unjustified) emendation ..?!?

Surely that one must be considered as nothing but a typo/printer's error? Simply as W. L. Sclater's refrence to...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 15th October 2020, 21:30
Replies: 20
Views: 484
Posted By Calalp
Some confirmation, and additional (gory) details,...

Some confirmation, and additional (gory) details, regarding Henry Farmer Francis, from a somewhat unsuspected source (at least in Ornithology), an Auction sales text, by the Noble Numismatics Pty Ltd...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 15th October 2020, 11:05
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By Calalp
What can one say, but ... Paul, you sure...

What can one say, but ... Paul, you sure deliver!

William Joseph Fox (18721947) it was. And is.

Odd that the Philadelphia Academy Library didn't have a better knowledge of their own Staff! He must...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 15th October 2020, 10:24
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Calalp
T. V. (Thomas Vernon) Fox's Weaver

Nature Travel Birding clearly seem to have read, and believed, the book Whose Bird? (from 2003), or they both share the same erroneous source. I think there's little doubt that we're looking for Mr...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 14th October 2020, 23:59
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By Calalp
I agree with Melanie, sites/pages like Prabook is...

I agree with Melanie, sites/pages like Prabook is just a compilation of whatever. Could be fully correct. Or dead wrong.

I'd like some more substantial references before I would dare to claim...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 14th October 2020, 23:06
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Calalp
It's a bit premature (as I haven't dug into it at...

It's a bit premature (as I haven't dug into it at any depth), but just to save anyone some unnecessary work, and as this thread is already started, I will post what I have in my notes about the...
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