"Wisdom begins with putting the right name on a thing"
(Old Chinese Proverb)

Participation

The IOC World Bird List initiative has grown into a global project informed by expert colleagues worldwide.  David Donsker and Frank Gill serve as managing editors of the list and its website, but broad participation fuels the pace and quality of the list.  We welcome constructive feedback through our dedicated mailbox worldbirdnames@gmail.com, and appreciate the participation of the colleagues below (with apologies for omissions, which we hope you will remedy.

  • Desmond Allen
  • Per Alstrom
  • Robert Alvo
  • Manolo Andres
  • Tommy Andriollo
  • Gustav Asplund
  • Dick Banks
  • Ron Batie
  • Xavier Batllori
  • Brent Beach
  • Chris Bell
  • Keith Betton
  • Michael Blair
  • Nik Borrow
  • Sander Bpt
  • Bill Bourne
  • Geoff Bowen
  • Rauri Bowie
  • John Boyd
  • Peter Braat
  • Joost Brandsma
  • Clait Braun
  • Pieter Bruijsten
  • Clayton Burne
  • Jed Burtt
  • Justin Caldicott
  • Gianluigi Castelli
  • David Cezary
  • Steve Chalmers
  • Terry Chesser
  • Bill Clark
  • Colin Clark
  • Paul Clapham
  • Callan Cohen
  • Helen Commandeur
  • Sally Conyne
  • Gerry Danen
  • Greg Davies
  • Edward Dickinson
  • Thomas Donegan
  • Jim Ducey
  • Dana Duxbury-Fox
  • Simon Edwards
  • Per Ericson
  • Lenny Fenimore
  • Keith Fisher
  • Jon Fjeldsa
  • Michael Frankis
  • Paul French
  • Jerry Friedman
  • Magyar Gabor
  • Martin Gauntlett
  • David Gascoigne
  • Brian Gill
  • Peter Ginsburg
  • Jim George
  • Peter Greaves
  • Jon Greenlaw
  • Phil Gregory
  • Magnus Grylle
  • Simon Harrap
  • Curtis Hawthorne
  • Jan Hein van Steenis
  • Peter Higgins
  • Hans-Juergen Hirschfelder
  • David Hoddinott
  • Mark Hodgson
  • Rob Hopkinson
  • Pete Hosner
  • Steve Howell
  • Richard Hoyer
  • Rory Jaffe
  • Rainer Jahn
  • David James
  • Justin Jansen
  • Rajah Jayapal
  • Mal Jenkins
  • Mike Jennings
  • Ron Johnstone
  • Colin Jones
  • Geoff Jones
  • Leo Joseph
  • Graeme Joynt
  • Tony Keene
  • Chris Kehoe
  • Lloyd Kiff
  • Robert Kirk
  • Richard Klim
  • Peter Kovalik
  • Mostert Kriek
  • Joshua Kreitzer
  • Jason Kuntz
  • Peter Lack
  • Markus Lagerqvist
  • Shyamal Lakshminarayanan
  • Frank Lambert
  • Dan Lane
  • Mary LeCroy
  • Denis LePage
  • Jack Levene
  • Cas Liber
  • Jan  Lifjeld
  • Murray Lord
  • Chris Lotz
  • Irby Lovette
  • David Matson
  • Jeff Marks
  • John McAllister
  • Bailey McKay
  • Robin McLeod
  • Bob Meese
  • Paul Meleski
  • Abhijt Menon-Sen
  • Christopher Merkord
  • Michael Mills
  • David Mindell
  • Dominic Mitchell
  • Dana Moore
  • Nial Moores
  • Robert Moyle
  • Mike Nelson
  • Jonas Nordin
  • Rod Nuttall
  • Brian Oates
  • Steve Olesen
  • Karl Ostmo
  • Toshio Otaguro
  • David Parkin
  • Mark Pearman
  • John Penhallurick
  • Christopher Perrins
  • Shaun Peters
  • Alan Peterson
  • Town Peterson
  • Yeap Soon Pin
  • Thane Pratt
  • Ivon Pricen
  • Marijn Prins
  • Rick Prum
  • “PurpleHz”
  • Steve Pryor
  • Tony Pym
  • Sandy Rae
  • Pam Rasmussen
  • Laurent Raty
  • Bjoern Rehnfeldt
  • Van Remsen
  • Swen Renner
  • Frank Rheindt
  • Ollie Richings
  • Robert Ridgely
  • David Ringer
  • Mark Robbins
  • Don Roberson
  • JR Robinson
  • Richard Roe
  • Philip Rostron
  • Kirk Roth
  • Peter Ryan
  • Steve Russell
  • George Sangster
  • Dave Sargeant
  • Martin Schneider
  • Bas van Schooten
  • Tom Schulenberg
  • Lin Scott
  • Dick Schodde
  • Fred Sheldon
  • Bengt-Eric Sjölinder
  • Rudi von Staden
  • Liz Still
  • Christophe Streissel
  • Gyorgy Szimuly
  • Carlos MGL Teixeira
  • Phil Tizzard
  • Simon Tonge
  • Markku Tunturi
  • Ewan Urquhart
  • Kim van der Linde
  • John van der Woude
  • Kalin Velev
  • Peter Vercruijsse
  • Gary Voelker
  • John Wakefield
  • Barry Walker
  • Ingo Waschkies
  • Richard Webster
  • Andre Weiss
  • Bret Whitney
  • Ben Wielstra
  • Adam Winer
  • Wim Wisse
  • Duncan Wright
  • Olga Wojdak
  • Charles Woll
  • Simon Woolley
  • Jian-Long Wu

Thank you for participating.

Frank Gill