The Irish Rare Birds Committee has published an Irish list updated to February 2012; the most recent changes involved splits of Whimbrel and Stonechat. BUBO Listing also includes a further four pending species which are not yet officially part of the IRBC List, i.e. Baikal Teal Anas formosa, White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi, Fea's Petrel Pterodroma feae and Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus.
Note - recent recommended changes to the systematic order of species have not been implemented yet; for the time being, it is considered that this would be confusing and make it difficult for listers to locate species (particularly passerines) in the list. We will keep this under review however.
Species currently considered as comprising the Irish List for BUBO Listing purposes are shown below.
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