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Originally appearing in Volume V20, Page 326 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CORACORNITHES (Dendrorni- j thes) Pico-Passeriformes . Passeres .. Makrochires Colii . . . Intermediate gens:—Trogones . . . Halcyones . Halcyoniformes . Coraciiformes .. Bucerotes Meropes . Intermediate gens: Todi . . . . Striges Whilst Furbringer was engaged on his gigantic task, Dr Hans Gadow was preparing the ornithological volume of Bronn's Thier-Reich. The two authors were in ,constant communication, and the classifications they adopted had much in common. It is unnecessary here to discuss the views of Gadow, as that author himself has contributed the article BIRD tO this edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, and has there set forth his revised scheme. (A. N.; P. C. M.)
CORACLE (Welsh corwg-1, from corwg, cf. Irish and m...

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