What is in a name? From Major Mitchell to Ghellar-lec (Gellarlec)

(Image from Gould, The Birds of Australia) [The draft notes for an essay on the naming of birds, written in early 2022] Background notes from Wikipedia and other sources: COMMON NAMES: Major Mitchell's cockatoo,¬†Leadbeater's cockatoo,¬†pink cockatoo, desert cockatoo, wee juggler, cocklerina, chockalott Indigenous names: Jak-kul-yak-kul,   Aborigines   of   the   mountain   districts   of   Western   Australia.  Ghellar-lec, The … Continue reading What is in a name? From Major Mitchell to Ghellar-lec (Gellarlec)