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Dupont’s Lark (Chersophilus duponti): Request for information from North Africa

This topic was originally written by Jose Rafael Garrido Lopez, but has received some slight edits to fit with the format and style of the forums site.   BirdLife species factsheet for Dupont’s Lark: http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/duponts-lark-chersophilus-duponti   Traditionally two subspecies of … Continue reading

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Northern Bald Ibis (Geronticus eremita): downlist from Critically Endangered to Endangered?

This discussion was first published as part of the 2017 Red List update. At the time a decision regarding the status of several was pended, but to enable potential reassessment of these species as part of the 2018 Red List … Continue reading

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Archived 2017 topics: Iberian (Southern) Grey Shrike (Lanius meridionalis): uplist to Vulnerable?

Prior to del Hoyo and Collar (2016), the Iberian (Southern) Grey Shrike, Lanius meridionalis, was treated by BirdLife as a subspecies of L. excubitor, and by Handbook of the Birds of the World as a separate species that included Iberian, … Continue reading

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Archived 2016 topics: Blue Chaffinch (Fringilla teydea) is being split: list F. teydea as Near Threatened and F. polatzeki as Critically Endangered or Endangered?

This is part of a consultation on the Red List implications of extensive changes to BirdLife’s taxonomy for passerines Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International will soon publish the second volume of the HBW-BirdLife Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the … Continue reading

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