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Lapwings, Loons and Lousy Jacks: The How and Why of Bird Names by Ray Reedman From Pelagic Publishing: The Lapwing once had many regional names; the Loon has a British-American identity crisis and the respectable-sounding Apostlebird is often called a Lousy Jack. Why do bird names, both common and scientific, change over time and why […]