Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Taxonymy.....nymy? (Songbirds)

A while back, I went looking for taxonomic names that can work as (or already are!) people-names, starting with butterflies. Now it's time for songbirds! We already have Robin, LarkWren, & Sparrow; and I bet we can find others. :)
(all are genera, unless specified as common name)

  • Acanthis
  • Alaemon
  • Alauda
  • Alcippe
  • Alethe
  • Allenia
  • Amadina
  • Anthus
  • Arremon
  • Atticora
  • Cardellina
  • Cardinal (common name)
  • Carduelis
  • Certhia
  • Cettia
  • Chrysomma
  • Cinnyris
  • Curaeus
  • Cyornis
  • Dunnock (common name)
  • Elminia
  • Emberiza
  • Eminia
  • Estrilda
  • Euphonia
  • Finch (common name)
  • Galerida
  • Heleia
  • Hylia
  • Hyliota
  • Iduna
  • Iole
  • Irania
  • Jery (common name)
  • Junco 
  • Leonardina
  • Linaria
  • Linnet (common name)
  • Malia
  • Martin (common name)
  • Minla
  • Mino
  • Mirafra
  • Munia
  • Myna (common name)
  • Nesillas
  • Nicator
  • Oenanthe
  • Palila (common name)
  • Palmeria
  • Parus
  • Petronia
  • Pipit (common name)
  • Prinia
  • Prunella
  • Quelea
  • Regulus
  • Remiz
  • Rukia
  • Sialia
  • Sylvia
  • Tanager (common name)
  • Tersina
  • Tesia
  • Tiaris
  • Timalia
  • Verdin (common name)
  • Weaver (common name)
  • Yuhina