Date: 3/24/18 9:17 am
From: B.G. Sloan <bgsloan3...>
Subject: [JERSEYBI] Purple" Finch follow-up question...
Does anyone know how to find out when a bird first got its current
English common name? I know that the purple finch was originally
described by Johann Friedrich Gmelin in 1789 and given its Latin name.

Bernie Sloan
Highland Park

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