[Tweeters] RE: A plea for the correct use of the word "Merlin"
gorgebirds at juno.com
Thu Mar 17 12:05:14 PDT 2011
My pet peeve with bird names is not the pronunciation but rather the capitalization. Why do newspaper editors and even the USF&WS refuse to capitalize the second part of a bird's common name? Why is it Sandhill crane instead of Sandhill Crane, isn't it a proper name? Don't they know that every blue jay is not a Blue Jay? Wilson Cady
Skamania County, WA
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