Re: New Clements book

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Subject: Re: New Clements book
From: "Murray Lord" <>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2007 17:51:31 +1000
If you read the scientific literature you will find plenty of justification for recent splits. For example perhaps you could start with Frank Rheindt's article in Birding Asia No 5 "Splits galore: the revolution in Asian leaf warbler systematics", before casting aspersions on the integrity of those responsible for the latest edition of this work.

Murray Lord

Keith Weekes wrote:
Clearly Clements was a rabid twitcher. There can be no other sensible
explanation for the dramatic increase in species other than the Author's
desire to inflate his own life list.


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