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    andrew147 replied to the thread Owls.
    I've not seen it included in any study, but Ninox odiosa is generally thought to be close to the jacquinoti complex. Wondering if it...
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    andrew147 reacted to jts1882's post in the thread Owls with Like Like.
    The taxonomy updates section lists the changes. Ten species will change scientific name, with one new genus and four genus mergers...
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    andrew147 reacted to GMK's post in the thread Thinornis rossii with Like Like.
    Some people might be interested in a recent paper published in Notornis on a mysterious shorebird taxon: Kirwan, G. M. & Collar, N. J...
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    andrew147 reacted to l_raty's post in the thread Ieraglaucinae with Like Like.
    Sceloglaux, Hieracoglaux, and Spiloglaux were introduced on the same page of the same 1848 Kaup work, all as subgenera of Ninox Hodgson.
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    andrew147 replied to the thread Ieraglaucinae.
    As it stands, Ninox in HBW and other checklists is poly- and paraphyletic. Sceloglaux and probably Uroglaux are embedded within it, and...
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    andrew147 reacted to Mysticete's post in the thread Latest IOC diary updates with Like Like.
    Point 1: Birders adapt every year to changes in common names as a result of taxonomic lumps and splits, and eagerly anticipate those...
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    andrew147 reacted to pbjosh's post in the thread Latest IOC diary updates with Like Like.
    As well, I would comment that "toying with political correctness" is better termed "respecting others." I find that people who dislike...
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    andrew147 reacted to pbjosh's post in the thread Latest IOC diary updates with Like Like.
    Your either-or presentation is is a logical false dichotomy. Obviously a name change will not magically remedy a massive social issue...
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    And in the English names department: Names including "Hottentot" changed (Spotted Teal, Fynbos Buttonquail) Kaffa White-eye renamed...
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    andrew147 reacted to Peter Kovalik's post in the thread Phylogeny of birds with Like Like.
    WINK M, COLE TCH, FERNANDES AM (2020) TREE OF BIRDS – AVIAN PHYLOGENY POSTER (Neornithes, Aves), Systematics, Classification, Features •...
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    andrew147 reacted to Jim LeNomenclatoriste's post in the thread Passeriformes with Like Like.
    So, by mail
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    andrew147 replied to the thread Passeriformes.
    Yes please :)
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    andrew147 reacted to Jim LeNomenclatoriste's post in the thread Passeriformes with Like Like.
    Michael Harvey sent me the figure in a very high resolution, anybody want?
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