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2.5. Inverted English name

The inverted form of an English bird name means that the generic part comes first, followed by a comma and the specific part. For example, “American Robin” becomes “Robin, American.”

For this application, we define the generic part of a name as the last word or hyphenated group of words. If there is only one name or hyphenated group, the inverted name is the same as the uninverted name. Examples:

NameInverted name
Aplomado FalconFalcon, Aplomado
Fork-tailed Storm-PetrelStorm-Petrel, Fork-tailed
SoraSora
Whip-poor-willWhip-poor-will