Birding is identifying birds, right? And what does identifying something imply? In simplest terms, it’s assigning the correct name to that specific thing. And that’s exactly where the problem comes in…

Catch any birder on a bad day and he or she will likely start grumbling about “name changes”. I once witnessed an amusing argument between two birders of different generations. One had played with smartphones as a kid; the other with

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