Taxonomy and the British List

Taxonomy used for the British List

The BOU’s Taxonomic Sub-committee published their own guidelines on assigning species rank for the British List.

BOU Guidelines for assigning species rank / Ibis 144: 518–525 (July 2002)

 

Taxonomic reports

The BOU’s Taxonomic Sub-committee publishes regular reports making recommendations in relation to the British List. These recommendations are considered by the Records Committee (BOURC) and are formally applied to the List on adoption by BOURC in their own reports.

BOURC Taxonomic Sub-committee – 9th report
Ibis 155: 898-907 (October 2013)

BOURC Taxonomic Sub-committee – 8th report
Ibis 154: 874-883 (October 2012)

BOURC Taxonomic Sub-committee – 7th report
Ibis 153: 883–892 (October 2011)

BOURC Taxonomic Sub-committee – 6th report
Ibis 152: 180–186 (January 2010)

BOURC Taxonomic Sub-committee – 5th report
Ibis 150: 833–835 (October 2008)

BOURC Taxonomic Sub-committee – 4th report
Ibis 149: 853–857 (October 2007)

BOURC Taxonomic Sub-committee – 3rd report
Ibis 147: 821–826 (October 2005)

BOURC Taxonomic Sub-committee – 2nd report
Ibis 146: 153–157 (January 2004)

BOURC Taxonomic Sub-committee – 1st report
Ibis 144: 707–710 (October 2002)

 

BOURC Taxonomic Sub-committee (BOURC-TSC)

BOURC-TSC is responsible for making recommendations on taxonomic issues affecting the British List.

Members: (at 31/12/11) are:

  • Martin Collinson, Chairman (University of Aberdeen; Chairman BOURC)
  • Pierre-Andre Crochet (Chargé de recherche au CNRS, France)
  • George Sangster (The Netherlands)
  • Steve Votier (University of Plymouth)