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  1. opisska

    IOC combines forces w/ NACC, SACC, Cornell, and more to produce "global checklist"

    I find myself often disagreeing with him, but I try to do so respectfully (usually except when I am mad from something else and stop having the proper restraint but then I later regret it). I think this is not really the place to discuss other posters and I suggest we do not continue in that...
  2. opisska

    IOC combines forces w/ NACC, SACC, Cornell, and more to produce "global checklist"

    Well I am not trying to do anything to the English names, I am just saying I don't care, how does that hurt you? I would however be a bit upset if it turns out that the English name debate jeopardizes the convergence on the underlying checklist. Personally, I don't really see why there couldn't...
  3. opisska

    IOC combines forces w/ NACC, SACC, Cornell, and more to produce "global checklist"

    In Czech, it's called "Pale plover". Which may not be the best name, but I can explain why it is really good that it exists: shorebirds, in Czech, are literally "mudbirds", so my wife once said, looking at a "Pale plover", being a "mudbird": have yourself some mud, you look all pale! And that's...
  4. opisska

    IOC combines forces w/ NACC, SACC, Cornell, and more to produce "global checklist"

    So this means the end of the silliness of different taxonomies, right? I really couldn't care less about what the English names will be (even thought I am willing to participate in any silly thread about how we could simplify them :)) but this means that we will have ONE list of species and the...
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