If there is more than one race in a species, the race that takes the sub-specific name identical to the specific name of that species is known as the nominate race and, where practicable, should always be listed first.
^Simpson & Day (1999). A Field Guide to the Birds of Australia, 6th Edition. Penguin. ISBN0-691-04995-5.
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