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    l_raty replied to the thread Pelecanoides.
    They write that the limited divergence from georgicus "calls into question" its ranking as a species (rather than a subspecies), and...
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    l_raty replied to the thread Motacillidae.
    https://www.researchgate.net/publication/355394390
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    l_raty replied to the thread Passeriformes.
    Another problem name in the same group, for what it's worth - name : Erythrospiza author : Bonaparte year : 1830 OD reference...
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    ...and by 1920 the President of the Southern California Academy of Science (here, p. 3). Quite impressive for a stonemason.
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    l_raty replied to the thread Passeriformes.
    A nice mess... ;) To be frank, my inclination is to go with Stresemann, Hartert, Oberholser, etc., not with Hellmayr (or, for what...
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    Are you sure this is him, Paul ? FamilySearch gives a US sensus record of 1900 for him, where he appears as a stonemason.
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    l_raty replied to the thread Emberiza.
    Polymitra is a purist substitute for Fringillaria, hence an objective junior synonym of the latter by definition. Spina and Orospina are...
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    l_raty replied to the thread Tyrannides.
    bioRxiv version: Morphology of migration: Associations between wing, and bill morphology and migration in kingbirds (Tyrannus)
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    From Биографо-библиографичий словар. Русские ботаники (ботаники России-СССР). [Biographical and bibliographic dictionary. Russian...
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    l_raty replied to the thread Apus caffer.
    'Terra Caffr.' stands for 'Terra Caffrorum' (not 'Terra Caffraria'; 'Caffrorum' is written in full or as 'Caffror.' several times...
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    Here and here, this Colclough (same birth date) is given as 'Michael Garrett', with his birth record given as the source. Was there...
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    l_raty replied to the thread AOU-NACC Proposals 2021.
    In the north (rubicola > maurus > stejnegeri), the ranges of the maurus and stejnegeri haplogroups seem to be parapatric, one replacing...
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    Corrado is the (only) correct Italian equivalent of Conrad. Conrado is Spanish / Portuguese. (I assume conradi was intended as the...
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    Based on this (12 Dec 2016), probably not. He is the one in the centre of the pic, taken in 1972. (Surely someone described as he is...
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    l_raty replied to the thread Tinamidae.
    There is also a significant nomenclatural problem here. When Hermann's names were unearthed, it was assumed that the status of his...
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