The Australian list used by BUBO Listing is based on the long-awaited list published by Christidis & Boles (2008) - "Systematics and Taxonomy of Australia’s Birds".

Within BUBO Listing, some species are listed as "provisional" - these include those given in the Supplementary list by Christidis & Boles, plus a small number of other species recorded even more recently. However, if you wish to record a species on your Australian list that is not currently available, then please contact us and we will investigate with a view to adding the species as soon as possible.

Additionally, if you wish to record a list against an Australian state or territory, you will find the main list has been cut-down accordingly for Ashmore and Carter IslandsAustralian Capital TerritoryChristmas IslandCocos IslandsHeard IslandLord Howe IslandMacquarie IslandNew South WalesNorfolk IslandNorthern TerritoryQueenslandSouth AustraliaTasmaniaVictoria and Western Australia. For providing such cut-down lists, many thanks are due to Frank O'Connor - see Frank's Birding Western Australia website.

Species currently considered as comprising the Christidis & Boles Australia List for BUBO Listing purposes are shown below.

Either select the species to add by first selecting the authority to copy it from, then the particular species, or enter a new species directly below.

NB: Likely authorities hard-coded for now, but dropdown should ideally be restricted to parents of current authority only.

If selecting from another authority, you can still update the information below before adding the species.

NB: Species name is defaulted from the previous species row and should of course be overwritten!.

NB: Genus is defaulted from the previous species row but may need overwriting; specific needs to be entered in either case.

NB: Species id will be taken from the corresponding species on the authority being copied from, otherwise enter 0 for a totally new species.

NB: Need a way to enter a new family if required.

NB: Notes only allow up to 255 characters, but there is no enforcement of this. Anything longer will be truncated without warning.

Delete species

NB: Species name for the old taxon should be updated to differentiate it from the split taxa using a '/' or '[group]', e.g. Species A/Species B or Species A [group].

NB: Scientific should also be updated similarly, e.g. Genus specific A/specific B or Genus specific A [group].

NB: Split species must previously have been added through Add Species. Currently allow for split into 5 species.

NB: Ideally this should be done through a species lookup rather than direct entry of id.

NB: Notes only allow up to 255 characters, but there is no enforcement of this. Anything longer will be truncated without warning.

NB: Species name for the old taxon should be updated to differentiate it from the split taxa using '[lumped]', e.g. Species A [lumped].

NB: Scientific should also be updated, using '[lumped]' or brackets for the old specific name, e.g. Genus specific [lumped] or Genus [specific] subspecific.

NB: Lumped species must already exist.

NB: Ideally this should be done through a species lookup rather than direct entry of id.

NB: Notes only allow up to 255 characters, but there is no enforcement of this. Anything longer will be truncated without warning.

Apply Taxonomic Updates

This will update all user lists according to the edited taxonomy and should only be done when all edits are complete.

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