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Ian Emes’ ‘French Windows’ and Pink Floyd’s ‘One of These Days’ at Ikon

July 20, 2010

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Taxonomic machine tags

February 7, 2008

Images on Flickr (and other sites?) can be tagged with “machine tags“. For living things, these can convey taxonomic information. For example:

taxonomy:binomial=Larus melanocephalus


Flickr collapses these to:

larusmelanocephalus” and “larus“, but note that subtracting one from the other gives the specific epithet, “melanocephalus“.

For subspecies, use:

taxonomy:binomial=Larus glaucoides
taxonomy:subspecies=Larus glaucoides kumlieni

and for other ranks:


Here’s an example:

Well, what are you waiting for? Tag away!

Leaf on bars

November 12, 2007

Leaf on bars

What is this life if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare.