Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 75, Issue 23

Ah , so “Cryptic” is not so much descriptive of the bird itself, as say is “White-plumed Honeyeater” ??

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> 1. Re: Cryptic Honeyeater (Phil Gregory)
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> 3. Re: “Death by Barbed Wire” (Shirley Cook)
> 4. Using sentinel albatross to track illegal fishing boats
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> Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 11:22:40 +1000
> From: Phil Gregory < oreornis@gmail.com>
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> Are the females of this new one any more cryptic than males? Are the females of this new one any more cryptic than females of the closely related species?
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> In short, no
> Phil Gregory
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>> On 27 Jan 2020, at 9:05 AM, Philip Veerman < pveerman@pcug.org.au> wrote:
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>> Are the females of this new one any more cryptic than males? Are the females of this new one any more cryptic than females of the closely related species?
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> I think we should all just get a life and accept cryptic. . It’s not worth
> all this chit chat. What’s in a name ( to quote someone obscure.)
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>> On Mon, 27 Jan 2020 at 07:40, Phil Gregory <
oreornis@gmail.com> wrote:
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>> ” *Cryptic” is a sexy name, (with Herpetological overtones), but is the
>> bird actually or unusually that much more camouflaged or difficult to see
>> than other Honeyeaters? Is it generally so different to look at or listen
>> to that a new name is really necessary ? (With apologies to armchair
>> twitchers, of which I am now one, having seen the bird but not appreciated
>> its uniqueness)*
>> Well yes, it?s part of what was the Meliphaga group (now Microptilotis for
>> many) and is extremely similar to Graceful Honeyeater, a critic species if
>> ever there was one and hence the choice of name. Within that group in New
>> Guinea there are likely to be several more as yet unrecognised cryptic
>> species, so I think Cryptic is appropriate and Lloyd was happy with it
>> after lengthy discussions with him and IOC folks about what on earth to
>> call it.
>> Regards from Kagoshima.
>> Phil Gregory
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oreornis@gmail.com
>> ornithological writer/tour leader/tour facilitator
>> Field Guides / Sicklebill Safaris / Cassowary House / Cassowary Tours
>> PO Box 387
>> Kuranda
>> QLD 4881
>> Australia
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>> Ph: +61 7 40 937 318
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>> Email: info@s2travel.com.au
>> Website1: www.sicklebillsafaris.com OR www.birder.travel
>> Website 2: www.cassowary-house.com.au
>> Website 3: www.cassowarytours.com.au
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>> On 27 Jan 2020, at 1:12 AM, Michael Hunter < drmhunter@westnet.com.au>
>> wrote:
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>> ” Cryptic” is a sexy name, (with Herpetological overtones), but is the
>> bird actually or unusually that much more camouflaged or difficult to see
>> than other Honeyeaters? Is it generally so different to look at or listen
>> to that a new name is really necessary ? (With apologies to armchair
>> twitchers, of which I am now one, having seen the bird but not appreciated
>> its uniqueness)
>>
>> Michael
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> In reply to Greg Roberts’ email of 21 Jan “Death by barbed wire”:
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> “This subject was addressed in Andrew Ley’s paper “Bird casualties in fences
> in Diamantina National Park, Queensland, 1996-2008″ published in Australian
> Field Ornithology in 2008.”
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> From: Laurie Knight <
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> Subject: [Birding-Aus] Using sentinel albatross to track illegal
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> see
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