With reference to the announcement concerning changes to the English names that BB uses (in the January 2011 issue, Brit. Birds 104: 53), my views are probably known already (having reviewed Birds of the World: recommended English names for BB - Brit. Birds 101: 264-265) and as a world lister I am all in favor of standard names throughout. Back in the days of the Witherby handbook, when British bi...

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