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Quoted from Larry Lade some content snipped

>Of course, those pronunciations would probably vary more than the ones
for 
>common names! ;-) 


>Wait a minute, we still are left with vauxi, pileatus and parula!

>Perhaps we will just have to learn to live with the different dialects
of the 
>various birders! 

Actually there are defined rules for pronunciation of Latin Biological
names.  This website has a pretty good breakdown of those rules.

http://capewest.ca/pron.html

John Bollin
NE Leavenworth county, KS


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