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I am curious as to the identity of the רציפי an animal identified in perek shira. From what I understand the translation of bat is erroneous and I'm wondering what the correct translation is.

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I realize in the linked blog post Rabbi Slifkin posits that it may be the dove but he seems unsure – pokemon Jul 18 '13 at 14:58
Did you read his comment further down the page dated 'September 5, 2011 at 8:16 AM'? See also his comment immediately preceding that one. – Bar Uryan Jul 18 '13 at 15:06
The post in @BarUryan comment above:… You're probably not going to get better than Rabbi Slifkin as far as identifying this animal with a known species. – WAF Jul 19 '13 at 12:39

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