Re 'Jabiru' and Bifcus.....

To: Peter Shute <>
Subject: Re 'Jabiru' and Bifcus.....
From: Dave Torr <>
Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2009 20:01:24 +1100
1995 I believe and then 2008. I think given the long period between editions
that both BA and BOCA may have done their own thing for a while - especially
on Albatrosses and I recall at one stage the BOCA list split Shrike-tits.

2009/11/26 Peter Shute <>

> Do you know when the first version of that was published, and what those
> organisations used before that?
> Peter Shute
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> I guess the usual "official" list is the C&B one - which was adopted by BA
> and BOCA as far as I know. There is I guess no legislation that says this is
> really "officia"l but someone has to come up with a list and this is
> probably as good as it gets.
> 2009/11/26 Peter Shute <>
>> Greg, you call it "the original ..." - original according to whom?
>> All these names I'm hearing mentioned, I assume some are local names and
>> some are "official" names.  I'm interested to know how many authorities
>> there are/have been for the various official names, and what they might be.
>>  I guess people might consider the BA checklist as official, and the names
>> in the field guides.  What other authorities are there?

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