Three Things I’m Curious About This Week #25
This thread about the differences between British and Italian bird names. The duck orchid (Caleana major), named because it resembles, well, a duck. The miniature installation art of Miguel Marquez Outside (Michael Pederson).
Wild About Bird Names
In 2017, after a close-fought vote by more than 50,000 Canadians, the Royal Geographic Society of Canada declared the gray jay (Perisoreus canadensis) as our national bird. Although it has not received official…