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Bird Names

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Bird Names

Bird Names

Bird Names

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NPR's Renee Montagne speaks with author Diana Wells about a small bird named for a coward that's actually quite brave... and about a grand bird known for its nobility that's really a thief. Wells' new book looks at how common birds got their names.