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Old Saturday 18th May 2019, 06:14   #20
Farnboro John
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Originally Posted by awiner View Post
Then I imagine you don't know any Australian or US birders? (Jaeger is used in both countries, per their official checklists.)

(Edit: also the official South African checklist, though I've no idea what common parlance is, and the old Roberts checklist used Skua across the board.)
Yes, but their versions of English are both subordinate - I won't say inferior - to English (is sensu stricto the phrase I'm looking for?)

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