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Bird names...

Never ask why
About a bird's name
They have no sense
It's always the same.

Look at the White-eye
With a white eye-ring it's graced.

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But when a Malkoha's eye-ring is blue
The bird is called Blue-faced!

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When a bird is bright purple
With a bright red beak,
Of the Grey-headed sSwamphen
Our experts speak.

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You know that bird names
Any logic lack
When a rich brown Kite
Can be called Black!

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