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Update

You may have noticed some changes in the menu bar at the head of the blog.  I’ve created two new headings: Lizard Canary  and History which contain duplicates of the posts from the original series.  I hope this will make navigation easier for those who want to refer to these articles.  There has also been some housekeeping under the Introduction heading because space […]... Read More
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History, part 11: Hervieux’s list

Nouveau traité des serins de Canaries: a small book, you can hold it comfortably in the palm of your hand; leather bound, but otherwise crudely printed; 327 pages (excluding the contents, preface and dedication); three illustrations, but sadly none of the birds themselves.  Nothing special you might think, yet this book propelled the canary into […]... Read More