Originally Posted by ArbroathBirder
How about Inland Gull instead of Common as I almost never see them at the coast.
How about Reedlichtieburdy for European Robin? (Sorry, it's an Arbroath joke)
The fuzziness of all supposedly absolute taxonomic distinctions - Stephen Jay Gould (1977) "Ever Since Darwin: Reflections in Natural History".
Species and subspecies are but a convenient fiction - Kees van Deemter (2010), "In praise of vagueness". Biology is messy