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Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 27th August 2013, 01:45
Replies: 8
Views: 1,507
Posted By SteveO43
Clements 6.8 and Latin grammar

I admit that it has been more than 50 years since I studied Latin - and Ms. Murphy would tell you that I was not her best student - however I am puzzled by the comment on Row 23821 of Clements...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 27th March 2013, 00:52
Replies: 25
Views: 4,049
Posted By SteveO43
Like others, I download the file and import it to...

Like others, I download the file and import it to a database. I recognize that my desires are different from those who use it differently - but that is why you have the checklist format.

Although I...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 23rd March 2013, 14:36
Replies: 13
Views: 2,072
Posted By SteveO43
Thanks! That does a little better - it seems to...

Thanks! That does a little better - it seems to use tabs to honour some of the columns - but is still loses the Excel column and row formatting. I know how to do a table in native HTML, but not in...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 23rd March 2013, 12:25
Replies: 13
Views: 2,072
Posted By SteveO43
As you suggested, I went back and queried for...

As you suggested, I went back and queried for equal years. There are more, but many are by the same author(s), and potentially in the same publication - reducing the amount of work required to...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 23rd March 2013, 03:02
Replies: 13
Views: 2,072
Posted By SteveO43
I took a look at IOC. The first group is for...

I took a look at IOC. The first group is for nominate subspecies where the author and year differ from the full species. In the second group, the listed ssp was (allegedly) described before the...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 22nd March 2013, 23:29
Replies: 13
Views: 2,072
Posted By SteveO43
Richard, I am not sure I understand. For...

Richard, I am not sure I understand.

For those lists with authors and dates, it would be possible to compare the subspecies dates.

However, that still would leave the cases where priority was...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 19th March 2013, 01:02
Replies: 9
Views: 1,672
Posted By SteveO43
One of the things that has spent several years on...

One of the things that has spent several years on my When-I-get-time To-Do list is the creation of a set of national/regional checklists at the subspecies level - recognizing that in some cases we...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 23rd December 2012, 02:54
Replies: 125
Views: 28,096
Posted By SteveO43
With respect to bullet 3 I located Supplement 49...

With respect to bullet 3 I located Supplement 49 and the subsequent supplements and determined that two of the changes from that supplement still have not been correctly implemented in the three AOU...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 21st December 2012, 14:25
Replies: 125
Views: 28,096
Posted By SteveO43
It now appears that the lists containing...

It now appears that the lists containing subspecies are no longer available - unless there is some other hidden link.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 21st December 2012, 13:26
Replies: 125
Views: 28,096
Posted By SteveO43
I am trying to determine if the AOU list is now...

I am trying to determine if the AOU list is now correct and stable.

When I compare it to my hand updated list There are still a couple differences in linear sequence.

The first is in Larinae,...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Sunday 25th November 2012, 12:19
Replies: 61
Views: 17,349
Posted By SteveO43
I know that I sometimes get distracted and forget...

I know that I sometimes get distracted and forget to write a note. I just sent your post to him in case that had happened to you.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 24th November 2012, 18:46
Replies: 61
Views: 17,349
Posted By SteveO43
I sent a note to Van - just received the response...

I sent a note to Van - just received the response


And a follow-up message that it is complete.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Friday 28th September 2012, 18:35
Replies: 56
Views: 13,793
Posted By SteveO43
just received

just received
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Monday 24th September 2012, 21:23
Replies: 138
Views: 31,863
Posted By SteveO43
Maybe not a rodent, but I do have a couple...

Maybe not a rodent, but I do have a couple Mephitidae on my "Smelled only" list.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 7th August 2012, 12:50
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By SteveO43
Guy - your wish has been granted. In the latest...

Guy - your wish has been granted. In the latest IOC draft 3.2 (posted a couple days ago as I recall), it has
Seq Previous IOC List English Name Updated List (v3.2) Code Reference

147 Cisticola...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 25th July 2012, 02:12
Replies: 16
Views: 2,021
Posted By SteveO43
And in support of Niels' observation, when I...

And in support of Niels' observation, when I later tried to see the abstract without making any changes, refreshing, etc - it worked.

Apparently timing - or nationality - is everything.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 24th July 2012, 18:33
Replies: 16
Views: 2,021
Posted By SteveO43
When I try to bring up the Auk article, it kindly...

When I try to bring up the Auk article, it kindly tells me that no abstract is available.

I don't know if I need a Bluffer's Guide to the Code - or simply to have Google Translate operate on the...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 26th May 2012, 14:50
Replies: 125
Views: 28,096
Posted By SteveO43
I was a little confused by 2011-C-14, because it...

I was a little confused by 2011-C-14, because it refers to 2011-C-10 in the past tense.

It appears we may have a window into the voting on at least one 2011 proposal before the supplement is...
Forum: Bird Name Etymology Monday 5th March 2012, 21:11
Replies: 46
Views: 7,987
Posted By SteveO43
I believe it relates to the second doctor...

I believe it relates to the second doctor (surgeon) on the ship La Reine Blanche (White Queen). From the Lonely Planet website on Tahiti and Polynesia

Googling la Reine Blanche will get you a lot...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 11th October 2011, 02:30
Replies: 23
Views: 4,367
Posted By SteveO43
I interpreted it as a statement that over time,...

I interpreted it as a statement that over time, behaviours that were once considered acceptable are now considered reprehensible (and vice versa). Mores, the norms of a society, do change.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Tuesday 23rd August 2011, 18:03
Replies: 25
Views: 5,194
Posted By SteveO43
August 2011 updates now posted at...

August 2011 updates now posted at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Saturday 13th August 2011, 03:41
Replies: 16
Views: 4,381
Posted By SteveO43
They have been busy - and it is good to see that...

They have been busy - and it is good to see that the "group" concept has been extended to many Old World species. As they say in the notes - Let them know about others that should be included.

Love...
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 10th August 2011, 15:03
Replies: 16
Views: 4,381
Posted By SteveO43
No apologies needed. I thought that it was...

No apologies needed. I thought that it was released while I was sleeping, and I could not find it.
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 10th August 2011, 14:55
Replies: 16
Views: 4,381
Posted By SteveO43
Unless I messed it, Clements 6.6 is not posted...

Unless I messed it, Clements 6.6 is not posted yet.

Did I miss something?
Forum: Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature Wednesday 27th July 2011, 16:50
Replies: 25
Views: 5,194
Posted By SteveO43
Clements 2011

Just in from Tom Schulenberg
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