New field guide leads to Chinese birding puzzles

Subject: New field guide leads to Chinese birding puzzles
From: Ronald Orenstein <>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2001 07:30:57 -0400
At 02:51 PM 14/09/01 +1000,  wrote:
So the Black Kites I saw everywhere were
Black-eared Kites and the single Peregrine Falcon that screamed overhead was a
Barbary Falcon.

Be aware that these are splits, and not universally recognized splits either (particularly the kites). You were pretty much right the first time.

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