[CT Birds] More on Names (Is the horse dead yet?)

Dennis Varza dennisvz at optonline.net
Sun Dec 13 15:10:45 EST 2009


Hi Folks

Concerning Hyphens
If the first word is Great, Greater, Least, Lesser, or Little  NO HYPHEN

Dennis

Great Black-backed Gull
Great Blue Heron
Great Cormorant
Great Crested Flycatcher
Great Egret
Great Gray Owl
Great Horned Owl
Great Skua N
Greater Flamingo
Greater Scaup
Greater Shearwater N
Greater White-fronted Goose
Greater Yellowlegs
Least Bittern
Least Flycatcher
Least Sandpiper
Least Tern
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Lesser Scaup
Lesser Yellowlegs
Little Blue Heron
Little Egret
Little Gull
Little Shearwater
Little Stint

The only hypenated "Last Names" that concern us


Whistling-Duck


Storm-Petrel
Night-Heron
Golden-Plover
Screech-Owl
Pygmy-Owl








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