To: "Tom Johnson" <>, <>
Subject: Lists
From: "JohnPenhallurick" <>
Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2005 16:29:45 +1100
Individuals, of course, are free to define lists any way they wish, but I
think it is farcical to include Christmas island, Cocos-Keeling Islands, and
Macquarie Island in the Australian List. This flies in the face of any
notion of biogeography, and you might as well include the grounds of every
Australian embassy!
The rest of the birding world includes Christmas Island and Cocas-Keeling
Islands in an Indian Ocean List.
If you want a bigger target, then you can go for Australasia and include

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