It is again an example that taxonomy is not science. Bird names and genera are artificial creations, which prompts surprisingly many people to changing them at a whim.
Originally Posted by andyadcock
a subsequent commentator doesn't like 'Pygmy' either.
Ross’s Goose to Pygmy Snow Goose
In my experience this is the best approach: beat them at their own game. Accuse people who are politically correct of being not politically correct enough. They never can be 100% politically correct and sound sane and intelligible, leaving a room for attack.
I only support formally recognizing Caspian Tern as a Carrot (Tern), because it is in everyday use in many languages.