Re: Raven query.

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Subject: Re: Raven query.
From: Paul Taylor <>
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 1998 20:13:32 +1100
Conole, Lawrie wrote: 
> > How much genetic work has been done on the LR/AR/FR split ? Are we
> > still sure they are different species - both biologically and
> > genotypically ?
> >
> Anyone have their Christidis & Boles handy????

The three are retained as separate species in Christidis & Boles.
It mentions splitting off the NSW form of the Forest Raven ("Relict
Raven"), though the 5th edition of Simpson and Day says that this
has been rejected.  C&B also mentions a tentative split of the
WA form of Torresian Crow vs. elsewhere.

Paul Taylor

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