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Forum: Bird Name Etymology Yesterday, 07:35
Replies: 176
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Posted By Calalp
Tiny, quick sidetrack to the Parrot-billed...

Tiny, quick sidetrack to the Parrot-billed Seedeater ssp. Sporophila peruviana devronis/drovoni/drevonis (VERREAUX 1852/BONAPARTE 1854/VERREAUX 1869), but still in concern to the matter in...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 21st June 2019, 14:38
Replies: 26
Views: 4,196
Posted By Calalp
Louis Rodolphe Germain (1827–1912)

Thanks Laurent! Now it makes sence.

And, all in all; wow! That´s what I would call a surprising development ... ?!?

If 'Xbre' is to be read as Decembre [as in X (decem/10) + -bre], how would they...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 20th June 2019, 17:11
Replies: 26
Views: 4,196
Posted By Calalp
Also note the other documents, in Leonore...

Also note the other documents, in Leonore (Archives Nationales), following the same link (in Post #20):

In No. 1, 7, 11, 12,13,14-15, 16, 18-19/19 he's: Louis Rodolphe Germain,
but in No. 2, 3-4,...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 18th June 2019, 20:25
Replies: 176
Views: 19,775
Posted By Calalp
Though ... see "Vertebrates, Project 9", in this...

Though ... see "Vertebrates, Project 9", in this (https://www.africamuseum.be/sites/default/files/media/about-us/annual-reports/doc/full-annualreport-biology2017.pdf) document/pdf, from 2017:

......
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 18th June 2019, 10:28
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By Calalp
No worries of the late reply, Paul ... The only...

No worries of the late reply, Paul ...

The only context where I can find Sheen in Swedish texts (except for Charlie and Martin Sheen, etc., etc., of course) are in old stories of; Sheen (Sion, Syon)...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Tuesday 18th June 2019, 09:14
Replies: 176
Views: 19,775
Posted By Calalp
As per today's updated Key: But, according to...

As per today's updated Key:

But, according to Colin Tudge's book The Secret Life of Birds: Who they are and what they do, 2009 (here...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 17th June 2019, 17:11
Replies: 176
Views: 19,775
Posted By Calalp
In 2002 Dr. Françoise Lemaire was titled:...

In 2002 Dr. Françoise Lemaire was titled: "Biophysical Monitoring Specialist - Birds & Plants" (here (https://rmportal.net/framelib/doc-50-3rd-quarter-2002.doc), p.41), contrary to her...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 17th June 2019, 07:20
Replies: 30
Views: 3,989
Posted By Calalp
Sidetrack to the buckleyi birds ... (mostly on...

Sidetrack to the buckleyi birds ... (mostly on behalf of Martin/"Taphrospilus").

Regarding the collector of the Type of the Little Woodstar/"Die Hummelelfe" (Acestrura) Chaetocercus bombus, GOULD...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 16th June 2019, 09:34
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By Calalp
Post Peter Brown (Bruun) windup

Mike Earp have kindly supplied me with the Mellor piece (thanks again, Mike!), and ... well, nothing new.

See attached excerpt (i.e. the only part dealing with Brown). Where Anne K. Mellor found a...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 15th June 2019, 17:28
Replies: 30
Views: 3,989
Posted By Calalp
Martin, if you look at the Appendix to the Genus...

Martin, if you look at the Appendix to the Genus Atticora (here (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/105247#page/247/mode/1up)), for the Andean Swallow "Atticora cinerea (Gm.)", where "The late...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 15th June 2019, 09:23
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By Calalp
Peter Brown's Brown "Falcon" ...

Paul, I didn't find anything additional in Barrington's text (as of the link in Post #10). But clearly this piece was what dear old August Strindberg had read (and believed).

However; no Swedish...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 15th June 2019, 08:58
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By Calalp
Quick return to ... Brigadier General Arolas's...

Quick return to ... Brigadier General Arolas's Handsome Sunbird

A Photo of Don Juan Arolas y Esplugues has surfaced, and is now (i.e. from 2019-01-18) to be seen in a blog by Rafael María Molina,...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 15th June 2019, 08:23
Replies: 30
Views: 3,989
Posted By Calalp
A bit overdue, but let's return to the...

A bit overdue, but let's return to the debated/questioned Portrait of Mr. Buckley (as of post #19, 20–21) ... well, Martin, what can I say, but: :t: Good job, well done, thanks!

So the other guy;...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 14th June 2019, 08:51
Replies: 30
Views: 3,989
Posted By Calalp
A Monograph of the Hirundinidae or Family of...

A Monograph of the Hirundinidae or Family of Swallows (1885–1894), bound in two volumes, was Originally issued in 20 parts, (including some double or treble numbers) between Sept. 1885 and Oct. 1894....
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Thursday 13th June 2019, 15:41
Replies: 30
Views: 3,989
Posted By Calalp
Quick reply; Martin, see Post #1: "Diphlogæna...

Quick reply; Martin, see Post #1:

"Diphlogæna iris buckleyi" VON BERLEPSCH 1887 [here (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/34878#page/341/mode/1up)]: "… the late Mr. Clarence Buckley, to whom...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 10th June 2019, 08:53
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By Calalp
Paul, first regarding your post No. #9, ... I...

Paul, first regarding your post No. #9, ... I think you're right in the "wishful thinking on the part of the descendent", for the Peter Brown of Tower Hamlets, London, to me it does look like "our"...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 8th June 2019, 08:55
Replies: 30
Views: 3,989
Posted By Calalp
But the second part of your post #19 is far more...

But the second part of your post #19 is far more relevant (for me that is) and truly thought-provoking ...That's sharp-eyed, Martin! A correct observation ... I hadn't seen this...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Saturday 8th June 2019, 08:20
Replies: 30
Views: 3,989
Posted By Calalp
Thanks, Martin, but I'm not sure that those...

Thanks, Martin, but I'm not sure that those amphibians are named after "my" Buckley.

Note that the C. in square brackets, "[C.]", in that particular paper doesn't mean C. as in Clarence, but simply...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 7th June 2019, 09:33
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By Calalp
Yes, sure, but not in my MS. ;) Good luck in...

Yes, sure, but not in my MS. ;)

Good luck in trying to find them as well!
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 7th June 2019, 09:28
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By Calalp
Minor detail, Paul, I'm not so sure of the vanity...

Minor detail, Paul, I'm not so sure of the vanity part (in those days such expressions was more common in female cases), when it came to males lowering or raising ones birth year was more a question...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Friday 7th June 2019, 07:45
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By Calalp
In my MS I have him as: "... den amerikanske...

In my MS I have him as: "... den amerikanske insamlaren ”Mr. W. W. Brown, Jr” (Wilmot Wood Brown jr, född 1874), som åsyftas i det vetenskapliga namnet på t ex trädgränsgärdsmyg Thryorchilus...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Wednesday 5th June 2019, 07:04
Replies: 30
Views: 3,989
Posted By Calalp
"... río Maguado y El Citado: ubicada en las...

"... río Maguado y El Citado: ubicada en las estribaciones occidentales de Pallatanga. "

Same Google translate: "... the Maguado River and El Citado: located in the western foothills of...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 3rd June 2019, 16:18
Replies: 30
Views: 3,989
Posted By Calalp
The Second edition of Ornithological gazetteer of...

The Second edition of Ornithological gazetteer of Ecuador, by Raymond A. Paynter, Jr. (1993) gives:

You´ll find the River, Río Citado, here...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 3rd June 2019, 07:34
Replies: 211
Views: 6,686
Posted By Calalp
Couldn't cubo and dairi simply, possibly (and now...

Couldn't cubo and dairi simply, possibly (and now I'm only guessing) be two different colour morphs/varieties of the (Red-billed) Blue Magpie Urocissa erythrorhyncha (domestica) kept at the Japanese...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Sunday 2nd June 2019, 16:15
Replies: 211
Views: 6,686
Posted By Calalp
Siebold's "Biophorus paradisiacus (China)", in...

Siebold's "Biophorus paradisiacus (China)", in the Appendix, the very last bird in Fauna Japonica (Aves), 1850; here (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/223586#page/145/mode/1up), and Plate...
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