October 1973 – vol. 66, issue 10, pp 454–455 English bird names Although the editors disclaim responsibility for opinions expressed in 'News and comment', may I be allowed to join friendly issue with Robert Hudson about his remarks on the subject of English names of birds (Brit. Birds, 66: 315)? He first makes favourable mention of the American Ornithologists' Union's recent action in decreeing changes in the vernacular names of certain speci... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.