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reesetee commented on the word macrodypteryx vexillarius
Ha! I hadn't read this entry before I spouted away on caprimulgus longipennis. But I think O'Brian has the birds switched around in his description, from what I can tell. :-)
March 27, 2008
chained_bear commented on the word macrodypteryx vexillarius
"'... we have another nightjar with enormously exaggerated flight feathers, Macrodypteryx vexillarius, but his are only pointed, not bushy at the tips...'"
--Patrick O'Brian, Blue at the Mizzen, 120
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