John Harris enquired about "the
definitive list of Australian birds" and "accepted rarities"
It is based on "C & B" but the Web
Page states in part ..
To it have been added any new species for which records
have been accepted by the Records Appraisal Committee of Birds Australia.
It omits records of vagrant species not yet accepted,
ship-assisted species, introduced species that were established but are now
extirpated and species cited in the literature that are now not accepted.
No attempt has been made to incorporate taxonomic
revisions subsequent to Christidis and Boles; that list is currently being
revised and any changes will be reflected here when it is published.
I understand Walter Boles is still the Collection Manager, Ornithology at
the Museum so would have input to the list.
lists Rarities accepted, but does not
appear to provide a separate species list accepted since "C &
Regards, Bob Forsyth, Mount Isa, NW Qld.