Proposed changes to the Voous List. In 1973 and 1977, Professor Karel Voous brought some stability to the nomenclature of Western Palearctic birds and the sequence of their names, with the publication of his 'List of recent Holarctic bird species' (Ibis 115: 612-638; 119: 223250, 376-406). The List is now widely used in most European countries, although not in North America

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