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Old Thursday 16th May 2019, 21:42   #2
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See also https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=277650. (With a link to Olson & Levy 2013, and an alternative theory by Björn.)
The idea was that Albin may have heard the name used for the Oriole (which is known to have been called Mango-bird at that time), then mixed up things and applied it in his book to the hummingbird that is on the plate. (Which is indeed undoubtedly a hummingbird.)
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