curvirostra / curvirostre / curvirostris

L. curvus  curved, bent; -rostris  -billed  < rostrum  beak.
● ex “Sirli du Cap de Bonne Espérance” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (Certhilauda).
● ex "Loxia" of Gessner 1555, Aldrovandus 1599, Charleton 1668, and Willughby 1676, "Sheld-Apple" or "Crosse-Bill" of Ray 1713, "Cross-Bill. Loxia" of Albin 1731, and "Loxia rostro forficato" of Linnaeus 1746 (Loxia).
● ex “Malkoha Rouverdin” of Levaillant 1807, pl. 225 (Phaenicophaeus).
● ex "Hook-billed Pigeon" of Latham 1783 (Treron).
● ex “Loggerhead” of Sloane 1725, and “Grande Sitelle à bec crochu” of de Buffon 1770-1783 (?syn. Tyrannus caudifasciatus).
● ex “Collurio madagascariensis” of Brisson 1760 (Vanga).

Search for more names on the Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology by James A. Jobling.
Recommended citation
Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 17 December 2018).