List Details

This site is based on The British List: A Checklist of Birds of Britain (9th edition) published by the British Ornithologists’ Union.

The Hertfordshire List is taken from the HBC Data Entry Spreadsheet 2021 edition, available from the Record Submission page on the Hertfordshire Bird Club website.

Name Details

Derivations for generic and specific names are based on information from the Helm Dictionary of Scientific Birds Names (2010 edition) by James A Jopling, with a fair amount of freedom of interpretation and no claim to particular accuracy.


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