Date: 7/6/17 9:13 pm
From: Robert O'Brien <baro...>
Subject: [obol] Re: AOS Changes
Well, I've heard a rumor they were going to change it to the ABCC.
The American Birding Chamber of Commerce.
Wait, no. I didn't hear that rumor, I started it.

On Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 10:59 AM, Tom Crabtree <tc...> wrote:

> The ABA (let’s hope they don’t change their initials, too) has a good
> review of the AOS modifications to the checklist that was posted
> yesterday. It can be viewed here:
> 2017-aos-supplement.html .
> For Oregon we lose Thayer’s Gull (long overdue lump with Iceland Gull) but
> somewhat surprisingly don’t lose Hoary Redpoll. There are splits involving
> birds out of the area and many sequence changes. I’m sure if the checklist
> came out in January or February there would be much more discussion about
> it online.
> Tom Crabtree, Bend

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