White-naped Honeyeater Split

To: Carl Clifford <>
Subject: White-naped Honeyeater Split
From: Dave Torr <>
Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2010 13:19:15 +1100 shows they base it on
Sibley and Munroe. But that page is very out of date as it shows the old C&B
for a start (thanks to Jen for pointing that out to me!)

On 31 October 2010 13:14, Carl Clifford <> wrote:

> Aaargh! you are right. Mea culpa. It indeed should have been "not to
> accept".
> Out of interest, on who's taxonomy does BI base their list, or are they
> making up their own?
> Carl Clifford
> On 31/10/2010, at 1:01 PM, Dave Torr wrote:
> Do you mean "not to accept"?
> I would agree except that as far as I know both organisations promote the
> C&B list as their standard.
> Should BA and BOCA merge then the current plan would have them affiliated
> with Birdlife International, who maintain their own International list (
> A (very) quick
> search appears to show that they do not accept the White-naped split!
> <>

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