Mrs Moreau's Warbler: How Birds Got Their Names

By Moss, Stephen

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9781783350902 9781783350926
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Faber & Faber


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Reviewed on November 15, 2018  |  Science & Technology

In his latest work, naturalist Moss (A Bird in the Bush) explores the origins of bird names in the English language. The author identifies three main, historical naming conventions, as the approach to naming birds has changed throughout the years. In the first and oldest of these, birds were named according to their physical features, including size and shape, pattern or color, or sound. Th...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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