Pacific Gull, Birdlists and Biodiversity

To: "Tim Dolby" <>
Subject: Pacific Gull, Birdlists and Biodiversity
From: "Dave Torr" <>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 06:36:47 +1000
I agree with your last point on subspecies Tim - it is unfortunate that C&B
do not list ssp as many organisations and birding databases recognise only
the C&B species and so we are not recording any ssp information in most
cases. Not sure how we solve that problem though!

2008/8/18 Tim Dolby <>

> <>
> I also agree with Simon (the person, not the bird), we do need to recognize
> fine-scale taxonomic differences for conservation management. You need think
> only of the Helmeted Honeyeater in Victoria, and both Mallee Emu-wren and
> Black-eared Miner, which were both once considered subspecies.
> Cheers,
> Tim

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