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Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 11th February 2020, 15:06
Replies: 44
Views: 15,494
Posted By gusasp
This quote from David Slager's Twitter says it...

This quote from David Slager's Twitter says it all:

"Can't tell these crows apart? No worries, b/c neither can they."
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 10th February 2020, 16:40
Replies: 115
Views: 37,659
Posted By gusasp
This must be the first confirmation that the New...

This must be the first confirmation that the New Guinea Rallicula rails are flufftails?
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 23rd January 2020, 08:40
Replies: 40
Views: 2,832
Posted By gusasp
Is there a biogeographical explanation for the...

Is there a biogeographical explanation for the weird distribution of Deignanís Prinia, Java+Thailand-ish and nothing in between?
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 1st January 2020, 19:50
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By gusasp
A harrier!

A harrier!
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 1st January 2020, 19:49
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By gusasp
The appendices are there as separate sheets, but...

The appendices are there as separate sheets, but the Taiwan species are definitely included in the main list. Sure makes you wonder why...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 12th December 2019, 18:09
Replies: 132
Views: 79,149
Posted By gusasp
Nope, not that I can see via that link. Not for...

Nope, not that I can see via that link. Not for free anyway.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 12th December 2019, 16:43
Replies: 132
Views: 79,149
Posted By gusasp
Interesting! Anyone with access?

Interesting! Anyone with access?
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 10th December 2019, 06:22
Replies: 125
Views: 6,870
Posted By gusasp
And they change a few compositions. Saw Scaly...

And they change a few compositions. Saw Scaly Thrush in the list and thought that they'd finally come to their senses, but I was sadly wrong. They move only the Nilgiri Thrush to dauma but keep...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 10th December 2019, 06:19
Replies: 125
Views: 6,870
Posted By gusasp
No document on red list changes for this year...

No document on red list changes for this year though, usually part of that zip-folder!
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 6th December 2019, 08:00
Replies: 135
Views: 49,681
Posted By gusasp
A potential rollercoaster ride for British...

A potential rollercoaster ride for British birders then, from one to two to one to two species all within a decade!
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 16th November 2019, 22:22
Replies: 36
Views: 11,145
Posted By gusasp
Maybe, but does that say anything about its...

Maybe, but does that say anything about its species status? One major flaw as I see it is that the only alexandrinus samples are from China. Dealbatus could therefore be embedded in alexandrinus as a...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 9th August 2019, 15:40
Replies: 85
Views: 10,108
Posted By gusasp
You are so right, my bad on the Elaenia and the...

You are so right, my bad on the Elaenia and the Tyrannulet. Then we have two more to find!
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 9th August 2019, 15:08
Replies: 85
Views: 10,108
Posted By gusasp
Ok, I know this is totally unnecessary work when...

Ok, I know this is totally unnecessary work when the update will be posted extremely soon, but I can't help it. I think I figured out all the 107 splits. Together with the aforementioned and Jeff's...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 8th August 2019, 18:41
Replies: 85
Views: 10,108
Posted By gusasp
Weird, until the genetics told a different story....

Weird, until the genetics told a different story. (Old World) Warblers are split up into a number of families after genetic research revealed that hirundines (and larks, bushtits, babblers and...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 8th August 2019, 09:20
Replies: 85
Views: 10,108
Posted By gusasp
Except for Hawaii, itís definitely August 8, not...

Except for Hawaii, itís definitely August 8, not 7. I appreciate and respect the massive work behind the update, but why promote a public release date if you canít keep it?
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 8th August 2019, 05:35
Replies: 85
Views: 10,108
Posted By gusasp
And among the above, only the barbet is deleted.

And among the above, only the barbet is deleted.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 8th August 2019, 05:28
Replies: 85
Views: 10,108
Posted By gusasp
Of the lumps, the scrubfowl, swift, antwren,...

Of the lumps, the scrubfowl, swift, antwren, munia and bunting seem to remain, while the others are out.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 29th July 2019, 13:46
Replies: 10
Views: 3,209
Posted By gusasp
Iím very much interested!

Iím very much interested!
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 15th July 2019, 16:50
Replies: 85
Views: 10,108
Posted By gusasp
About 20 lumps, interesting! Let's start the...

About 20 lumps, interesting! Let's start the guessing game. I'm placing a bet on the following 20 old Clements-only splits and/or results from new studies:

Nothura chacoensis
Megapodius...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 8th July 2019, 13:01
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By gusasp
Thank you so much! Yes, Hapalocrex, a slip of the...

Thank you so much! Yes, Hapalocrex, a slip of the finger...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 7th July 2019, 19:22
Replies: 7
Views: 859
Posted By gusasp
Chestnut-headed Crake

Hi all!

Does anyone have info on the systematic (and true taxonomic) whereabouts for Chestnut-headed Crake (Anurolimnas/Rufirallus castaneiceps)?

There seems to be an extreme lack of consensus...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 1st July 2019, 08:04
Replies: 18
Views: 1,172
Posted By gusasp
Not Niels, but it's there! But split in version...

Not Niels, but it's there! But split in version 7.2 from april 2017. So you'll have to scroll way down to Blue-vented Hummingbird.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 1st July 2019, 08:00
Replies: 135
Views: 49,681
Posted By gusasp
BirdLife/HBW recognizes White-faced Plover as a...

BirdLife/HBW recognizes White-faced Plover as a separate species, but not IOC, Clements or H&M.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Thursday 13th June 2019, 07:12
Replies: 57
Views: 16,486
Posted By gusasp
Fantastic work and a great read! Just a couple...

Fantastic work and a great read!

Just a couple of questions:

I notice in the tree that both Southern Red Bishop and Fan-tailed Widowbird seem to be paraphyletic, something you donít comment on in...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 5th April 2019, 07:05
Replies: 18
Views: 1,926
Posted By gusasp
Great! Theyíll need to do more than that though....

Great! Theyíll need to do more than that though. Recognize Cinclosomatidae (they still lump them in Psophodidae) and Calyptomenidae as well.
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