ALL THE WORLD’S BIRDS PART ELEVEN Updates

On this page you can view how changes to the IOC bird list have impacted on the contents of this ATWB eBook since its first annual edition.

2022 edition -> 2023 edition     IOC bird list v 11.2 -> IOC bird list v 12.2

921/8446    Flame-breasted Flowerpecker

has a new English name:

921/8446    Buru Flowerpecker    Dicaeum erythrothorax

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925/854E    Arabian Sunbird    Cinnyris hellmayri    (coastal w, s Arabian Peninsula)

has been split from:

925/8540    Shining Sunbird    Cinnyris habessinicus

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925/8555    Abbott’s Sunbird    Cinnyris abbotti    (sw Seychelles)

has been lumped with and is now represented by a subspecies of:

925/8554    Souimanga Sunbird    Cinnyris sovimanga

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933/866T    Ruvu Weaver    Ploceus holoxanthus    (ec Tanzania)

is a formerly recognised species that has now been re-established as being distinct from:

933/8668    Eastern Golden Weaver    Ploceus subaureus

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937/8822    Zebra Finch

has been split into two species:

937/8822    Sunda Zebra Finch    Taeniopygia guttata    (Lesser Sundas)

937/882E    Australian Zebra Finch    Taeniopygia castanotis    (Australia)

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937/8793    Angolan Waxbill

has a new English name:

937/8793    Angola Waxbill    Coccopygia bocagei

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949/8907    Arabian Accentor

has been lumped with and is now represented by a subspecies of:

949/8906    Radde’s Accentor    Prunella ocularis

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953/8968    Yellowish Pipit

has a new species epithet. Its scientific name is now:

Anthus chii

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961/9028    Sillem’s Mountain Finch

has a new English name:

961/9028    Sillem’s Rosefinch    Carpodacus sillemi

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961/9029    Long-tailed Rosefinch

has been split into two species:

961/9029    Siberian Long-tailed Rosefinch    Carpodacus sibiricus

961/902T    Chinese Long-tailed Rosefinch    Carpodacus lepidus    (c, sc China)

 

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2021 edition -> 2022 edition     IOC bird list v 10.2 -> IOC bird list v 11.2

Six subspecies of:

917/8404    Blue-winged Leafbird

have been split to form a new species with the same English name:

917/840E    Blue-winged Leafbird    Chloropsis moluccensis

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917/8404    Blue-winged Leafbird

has a new English name:

917/8404    Javan Leafbird    Chloropsis cochinchinensis    (Java)

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917/840Y    Greyish-crowned Leafbird    Chloropsis lazulina

has been split from:

917/8409    Orange-bellied Leafbird    Chloropsis hardwickii

(w Yunnan, extreme nw Vietnam, nc, nw Laos and to w)

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Two subspecies of:

921/8434    Flame-crowned Flowerpecker

have been split to form a new species with the same English name:

921/843E    Flame-crowned Flowerpecker    Dicaeum kampalili    (s Philippines)

…………………………………………………………………….

921/8434    Flame-crowned Flowerpecker

has a new English name:

921/8434    Yellow-crowned Flowerpecker    Dicaeum anthonyi    (n Philippines)

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Subspecies tephrolaemus of:

925/8483    Grey-chinned Sunbird

has been split to form a new species with the same English name:

925/848E    Grey-chinned Sunbird    Anthreptes tephrolaemus

…………………………………………………………………….

925/8483    Grey-chinned Sunbird

has a new English name:

925/8483    Yellow-chinned Sunbird    Anthreptes rectirostris

(south-west w Africa)

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Family: Passeridae – Old World Sparrows, Snowfinches has been resequenced.

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937/8835    Madagascan Mannikin

has a new English name:

937/8835    Madagascar Mannikin    Lepidopygia nana

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The following species have been ascribed to a new genus:

937/8867    Java Sparrow    Padda oryzivora

937/8866    Timor Sparrow    Padda fuscata

937/8848    Streak-headed Mannikin    Mayrimunia tristissima

937/8849    White-spotted Mannikin    Mayrimunia leucosticta

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953/8925    Madagascan Wagtail

has a new English name:

953/8925    Madagascar Wagtail    Motacilla flaviventris

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953/8957    Eurasian Rock Pipit

has a new English name:

953/8957    European Rock Pipit    Anthus petrosus

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961/899T    Taiwan Bullfinch    Pyrrhula owstoni    (Taiwan)

has been split from:

961/8998    Grey-headed Bullfinch    Pyrrhula erythaca

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961/905E    Bonin Greenfinch    Chloris kittlitzi    (Bonin Islands)

has been split from:

961/9055    Grey-capped Greenfinch    Chloris sinica

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961/908E    Stripe-breasted Seedeater    Crithagra striatipectus

(Ethiopia, wc Kenya, ec, se South Sudan)

has been split from:

961/9084    Reichard’s Seedeater    Crithagra reichardi

…………………………………………………………………….

961/9102    Mountain Serin

has been split into two species:

961/9102    Indonesian Serin    Chrysocorythus estherae

(w, c Indonesia)

961/910E    Mindanao Serin     Chrysocorythus mindanensis

(s Philippines)

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Genera Chlorophonia and Euphonia of Family: Fringillidae – Finches, Euphonias have been revised and resequenced.

The following species have been ascribed to a different genus:

961/913Y    Elegant Euphonia    Chlorophonia elegantissima

961/9141    Antillean Euphonia    Chlorophonia musica

961/9140    Golden-rumped Euphonia    Chlorophonia cyanocephala

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961/913E    West Mexican Euphonia    Euphonia godmani    (wc Mexico)

has been split from:

961/9130    Scrub Euphonia    Euphonia affinis

 

2020 edition -> 2021 edition     IOC bird list v 9.2 -> IOC bird list v 10.2

921/842E    Spectacled Flowerpecker    Dicaeum dayakorum    (Borneo)

is a newly described species.

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921/8430    Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker    Dicaeum melanozanthum

has a modified scientific name.

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Family: Estrildidae – Waxbills, Munias & Allies has been revised and resequenced.

The following species have been ascribed to a new genus:

937/8819    Star Finch    Bathilda ruficauda

937/881F    Plum-headed Finch    Aidemosyne modesta

937/8823    Double-barred Finch    Stizoptera bichenovii

937/8839    Bronze Mannikin    Spermestes cucullata

937/8840    Magpie Mannikin    Spermestes fringilloides

937/883F    Black-and-white Mannikin    Spermestes bicolor

937/883Y    Red-backed Mannikin    Spermestes nigriceps

937/8834    Gouldian Finch    Chloebia gouldiae

937/8759    Grey-headed Oliveback    Delacourella capistrata

937/8808    Black-cheeked Waxbill    Brunhilda charmosyna

937/8807    Black-faced Waxbill    Brunhilda erythronotos

937/8794    Lavender Waxbill    Glaucestrilda caerulescens

937/8795    Grey Waxbill    Glaucestrilda perreini

937/8796    Cinderella Waxbill    Glaucestrilda thomensis

937/8790    Purple Grenadier    Granatina ianthinogaster

937/878Y    Violet-eared Waxbill    Granatina granatina

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937/8838    Grey-headed Silverbill

has been ascribed to a new genus and has a new species epithet. Its scientific name is now:

Spermestes griseicapilla

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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