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Recent content by McMadd

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    Latest IOC diary updates

    IOC 12.2 list are available https://www.worldbirdnames.org/new/ioc-lists/master-list-2/ Have fun Or did I speak too soon? Links not fully active yet?
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    Latest IOC diary updates

    This? "Sept 27 Move Sillem's Mountain Finch to Carpodacus" Doesn't actually say name has changed though?
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    Latest IOC diary updates

    July 21 Initiate transition to IOC 12.2.
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    Which bird authorities exist?

    Give yourself a break and exclude the extinct taxa from your totals...inflates the percentages and you ain't gonna see them...ever ;)
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    How to pronounce Bewicks (Swan) in English

    If the powers that be are consistent you won't have to worry too much longer as they are cleansing all names that use people's names...aren't they...?
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    How to pronounce Whooper (Swan)

    If it bothers you that much, change the name to Singing Swan...it's our national bird and that's what we call it...Laulujoutsen
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    Latest IOC diary updates

    So real evidence unlike Jockbill...
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    Latest IOC diary updates

    What's P-tarmigan got to do with Red Grouse...? Or are you merely extrapolating P-tarmigan on the back of it's sister spp.? Jokey attempt at serious question :)
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    Does anyone have the updated Guide to the Birds of China by MacKinnon?

    Mine despatched from seller (NHBS in Germany) earlier this week along with credit card debited so expecting it next week
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    Latest IOC diary updates

    Just seems longer than usual Tom
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    Latest IOC diary updates

    Did transition to IOC V12 stall? I see the life list is updated (V12.1) but not the usual other files?
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    Omani Owl

    Does that ruin the name...?
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    Article on nomenclature in Africa.

    Not necessarily so...I regularly speak to Finnish birding friends and strangers on a site if we speak using the scientific name or the regular "3+3" letter abbreviation in regular use here (PHYINO for example thinking about autumn migrants due any day...) Not read everything but sounds like...
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    Some fields in Western Finland

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    Birding China

    Civil as ever...