"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).

  • Andy Adcock
  • Mike Agnes
  • Sara Alexander
  • Desmond Allen
  • Per Alstrom
  • Robert Alvo
  • Bjorn Anderson
  • Manolo Andres
  • Linden Andrew
  • Tommy Andriollo
  • Gustav Asplund
  • Dick Banks
  • Ron Batie
  • Xavier Batllori
  • Brent Beach
  • Bruce Beehler
  • 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
  • Michael Craig
  • Gerry Danen
  • Greg Davies
  • Rolf de By
  • 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
  • Arthur Geilvoet
  • Brian Gill
  • Gerard Gilliland
  • Peter Ginsburg
  • Jim George
  • Peter Greaves
  • Chris Goodie
  • 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
  • Marshall Iliff
  • Rory Jaffe
  • Rainer Jahn
  • David James
  • Justin Jansen
  • Rajah Jayapal
  • Mal Jenkins
  • Mike Jennings
  • Erling Jirle
  • Ron Johnstone
  • Colin Jones
  • Geoff Jones
  • Leo Joseph
  • Graeme Joynt
  • Bob Kaufman
  • Tony Keene
  • Chris Kehoe
  • Abolghasem Khaleghizadeh
  • Lloyd Kiff
  • Robert Kirk
  • Guy Kirwan
  • Richard Klim
  • Peter Kovalik
  • Mostert Kriek
  • Joshua Kreitzer
  • Jason Kuntz
  • Peter Lack
  • Markus Lagerqvist
  • Shyamal Lakshminarayanan
  • Frank Lambert
  • Dan Lane
  • Paul Leader
  • Raphaël Lebrun
  • Mary LeCroy
  • Denis LePage
  • Jack Levene
  • Cas Liber
  • Jan  Lifjeld
  • Murray Lord
  • Chris Lotz
  • Irby Lovette
  • José Ramón Martín
  • David Matson
  • Jeff Marks
  • Hans Matheve
  • John McAllister
  • Bailey McKay
  • Robin McLeod
  • Bob Meese
  • Paul Meleski
  • Abhijt Menon-Sen
  • Christopher Merkord
  • Christopher Milensky
  • Michael Mills
  • David Mindell
  • Dominic Mitchell
  • Dana Moore
  • Nial Moores
  • Robert Moyle
  • Mike Nelson
  • Henrik de Nie
  • Jonas Nordin
  • Rod Nuttall
  • Brian Oates
  • Steve Olesen
  • Hua Siong Ong
  • Karl Ostmo
  • Toshio Otaguro
  • Uku Paal
  • David Parkin
  • Mark Pearman
  • John Penhallurick
  • Christopher Perrins
  • Shaun Peters
  • Alan Peterson
  • Town Peterson
  • Yeap Soon Pin
  • Thane Pratt
  • J Praveen
  • Ivon Pricen
  • Marijn Prins
  • Rick Prum
  • “PurpleHz”
  • Steve Pryor
  • Peter Pyle
  • Tony Pym
  • Sjoerd Radstaak
  • Sandy Rae
  • José Ramon
  • Pamela Rasmussen
  • Laurent Raty
  • Nigel Redman
  • 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
  • Nakamura Susumu
  • Gyorgy Szimuly
  • Carlos MGL Teixeira
  • Phil Tizzard
  • Simon Tonge
  • Nicola Trozzi
  • Markku Tunturi
  • Ewan Urquhart
  • Kim van der Linde
  • John van der Woude
  • Kalin Velev
  • Peter Vercruijsse
  • Gary Voelker
  • John Wakefield
  • Barry Walker
  • Ingo Waschkies
  • Duncan Watson
  • Richard Webster
  • Jason Weckstein
  • Andre Weiss
  • Bret Whitney
  • Ben Wielstra
  • Adam Winer
  • Wim Wisse
  • Duncan Wright
  • Olga Wojdak
  • Charles Woll
  • Simon Woolley
  • Jian-Long Wu
  • Bob Zink

Thank you for participating.

Frank Gill