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8.4. abbrSet: Bird code definitions

The abbrSet element is a simple container for ab6 elements, each of which defines one of the valid six-letter bird codes.

txny.rnc
abbrSet = element abbrSet { abbr* }
abbr = element abbr
{ attribute code { text },
  attribute sci { text },
  text,
  texName?
}
code

The code attribute of an abbr element is the bird code being defined, in uppercase.

sci

The sci attribute is the scientific name of the taxon to which this code is assigned. All such attribute values must be defined in some child of the taxonomy element.

text

The text content of an abbr element is the English name from which that code was derived.

texName

The texName child element contains the English name, marked up using the usual TEX conventions.

Here's an example of an abbr element:

    <abbr code='CALLIN' sci='Carpodacus mexicanus'>
      California Linnet
    </abbr>