Wow…it's been awhile. Answer to Previous: 1. Osprey, 2. Common Paraque, 3. Dovekie, 4. Common Eider.
1. This bird was once thought to have hatched out of barnacles, which were thought to have grown on trees.
2. Namesake once said to Audubon in a letter “I drink no wine and do not use snuff. I hope that you are able to do the same”.
3. This bird’s scientific name may associate it with Minerva, the Roman Goddess of War and Wisdom.
4. Namesake rumored to have entered the camp of Apache war leader Cochise and persuaded the chief to abandon the warpath.