The Second Name Game

Answer to Previous: Congratulations, several of you nailed all three or came close. The answers are (1) Forster’s Tern, (2) Veery, and (3) Lucy’s Warbler. Here’s another challenge for you to tackle. Name the bird(s) that fits the clue:

1. Namesake was eldest daughter of the King of Spain (1808-1813). She married her cousin, Charles Bonaparte (as in Bonaparte’s Gull).

2. The namesake of this bird’s Genus was a weaver and poet from Scotland who, after emigration, created several illustrated volumes (starting in 1808) depicting birds of the eastern U.S. The Latin species name means “lemon”.

3. Also known as pigeon hawk.

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