19.278 Nomenclature for bird family and order names

Decision directed to
Decision directed to:
Animals Committee

The Animals Committee shall:

a) evaluate the implications of adopting the HBW/BI Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World as the new standard nomenclature reference for birds at the species, family and order levels, including the production of a listing of supplementary nomenclatural standard references that may be needed; and

b) develop a recommendation for decision at the 20th meeting of the Conference of the Parties.