ALL THE WORLD’S BIRDS PART ONE 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.

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

Genus Dendrortyx of Wood Partridges from Family: Odontophoridae – New World Quail has been resequenced.

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Family: Phasianidae – Pheasants & Allies has been partially revised.

Genus Pternistis has been revised and resequenced. 16 species of the Pternistis genus have a new English name. In each case the descriptor ‘Francolin’ has been changed to ‘Spurfowl’, one such example being:

065/0400    Mount Cameroon Francolin

now has English and scientific names:

065/0400    Mount Cameroon Spurfowl    Pternistis camerunensis

The other 15 species with their English name changed in this way are:

065/0401    Handsome Spurfowl    Pternistis nobilis

065/039Y    Swierstra’s Spurfowl    Pternistis swierstrai

065/0405    Erckel’s Spurfowl    Pternistis erckelii

065/0404    Djibouti Spurfowl    Pternistis ochropectus

065/0403    Chestnut-naped Spurfowl    Pternistis castaneicollis

065/040E    Black-fronted Spurfowl    Pternistis atrifrons

065/0402    Jackson’s Spurfowl    Pternistis jacksoni

065/0393    Scaly Spurfowl    Pternistis squamatus

065/0394    Ahanta Spurfowl    Pternistis ahantensis

065/0395    Grey-striped Spurfowl    Pternistis griseostriatus

065/0396    Hildebrandt’s Spurfowl    Pternistis hildebrandti

065/0398    Heuglin’s Spurfowl    Pternistis icterorhynchus

065/0397    Double-spurred Spurfowl    Pternistis bicalcaratus

065/039F    Harwood’s Spurfowl    Pternistis harwoodi

065/0399    Clapperton’s Spurfowl    Pternistis clappertoni

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The following species have been ascribed to a new genus:

065/0447    Chestnut-necklaced Partridge    Tropicoperdix charltonii

065/0448    Green-legged Partridge    Tropicoperdix chloropus

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Genus Gallus of Junglefowl has been resequenced.

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065/0470    Hoogerwerf’s Pheasant    (n Sumatra)

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

065/0471    Salvadori’s Pheasant    Lophura inornata

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065/0494    Crested Argus

has been split into two species:

065/0494    Vietnamese Crested Argus    Rheinardia ocellata

(ec, se Laos, wc, locally se Vietnam)

065/049E    Malaysian Crested Argus    Rheinardia nigrescens

(nc Peninsular Malaysia)

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Family: Trochilidae – Hummingbirds has been revised and resequenced.

355/266T    Dry-forest Sabrewing

has a new English name:

355/266T    Outcrop Sabrewing    Campylopterus calcirupicola

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355/269T    Butterfly Coquette    Lophornis verreauxii    (w, c Amazonia)

has been split from:

355/269F    Festive Coquette    Lophornis chalybeus    (se Brazil)

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355/2879    Geoffroy’s Wedgebill

has a new English name:

355/2879    Geoffroy’s Daggerbill    Schistes geoffroyi

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355/287E    White-throated Wedgebill

has a new English name:

355/287E    White-throated Daggerbill    Schistes albogularis

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The following species have been ascribed to a new or different genus:

355/2890    Bahama Woodstar    Nesophlox evelynae

355/2891    Inagua Woodstar    Nesophlox lyrura

355/2901    Bumblebee Hummingbird    Selasphorus heloisa

355/2902    Wine-throated Hummingbird    Selasphorus ellioti

355/272Y    Dusky Hummingbird    Phaeoptila sordida

355/2717    Cuban Emerald    Riccordia ricordii

355/2718    Hispaniolan Emerald    Riccordia swainsonii

355/2719    Puerto Rican Emerald    Riccordia maugaeus

355/2732    Blue-headed Hummingbird    Riccordia bicolor

355/270F    Golden-crowned Emerald    Cynanthus auriceps

355/270Y    Cozumel Emerald    Cynanthus forficatus

355/2710    Canivet’s Emerald    Cynanthus canivetii

355/2662    Curve-winged Sabrewing    Pampa curvipennis

355/2663    Wedge-tailed Sabrewing    Pampa pampa

355/2664    Long-tailed Sabrewing    Pampa excellens

355/2666    Rufous Sabrewing    Pampa rufa

355/2724    Coppery-headed Emerald    Microchera cupreiceps

355/2723    White-tailed Emerald    Microchera chionura

355/2729    Pirre Hummingbird    Goldmania bella

355/2733    Mexican Woodnymph    Eupherusa ridgwayi

355/2750    Tumbes Hummingbird    Thaumasius baeri

355/2751    Spot-throated Hummingbird    Thaumasius taczanowskii

355/2672    Sombre Hummingbird    Eupetomena cirrochloris

355/2752    Olive-spotted Hummingbird    Talaphorus chlorocercus

355/2765    Violet-crowned Hummingbird    Leucolia violiceps

355/2766    Green-fronted Hummingbird    Leucolia viridifrons

355/2767    Cinnamon-sided Hummingbird    Leucolia wagneri

355/2764    Azure-crowned Hummingbird    Saucerottia cyanocephala

355/277E    Blue-vented Hummingbird    Saucerottia hoffmanni

355/2777    Berylline Hummingbird    Saucerottia beryllina

355/2776    Blue-tailed Hummingbird    Saucerottia cyanura

355/2775    Snowy-bellied Hummingbird    Saucerottia edward

355/2773    Steely-vented Hummingbird    Saucerottia saucerottei

355/2774    Indigo-capped Hummingbird    Saucerottia cyanifrons

355/2759    Chestnut-bellied Hummingbird    Saucerottia castaneiventris

355/2778    Green-bellied Hummingbird    Saucerottia viridigaster

355/2779    Copper-rumped Hummingbird    Saucerottia tobaci

355/275F    Amazilia Hummingbird    Amazilis amazilia

355/2762    Andean Emerald    Uranomitra franciae

355/273Y    Shining-green Hummingbird    Chrysuronia goudoti

355/2760    Versicolored Emerald    Chrysuronia versicolor

355/2739    Sapphire-throated Hummingbird    Chrysuronia coeruleogularis

355/273F    Sapphire-bellied Hummingbird   Chrysuronia lilliae

355/2745    Humboldt’s Sapphire    Chrysuronia humboldtii

355/2744    Blue-headed Sapphire    Chrysuronia grayi

355/2761    White-chested Emerald    Chrysuronia brevirostris

355/275Y    Plain-bellied Emerald    Chrysuronia leucogaster

355/2768    Glittering-throated Emerald    Chionomesa fimbriata

355/2769    Sapphire-spangled Emerald    Chionomesa lactea

355/2754    White-bellied Hummingbird    Elliotomyia chionogaster

355/2755    Green-and-white Hummingbird    Elliotomyia viridicauda

355/276F    Blue-chested Hummingbird    Polyerata amabilis

355/276Y    Charming Hummingbird    Polyerata decora

355/2770    Purple-chested Hummingbird    Polyerata rosenbergi

355/2763    White-bellied Emerald    Chlorestes candida

355/2740    Blue-throated Sapphire    Chlorestes eliciae

355/2742    White-chinned Sapphire    Chlorestes cyanus

355/2738    Violet-bellied Hummingbird    Chlorestes julie

 

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2019 edition -> 2020 edition     IOC bird list v 8.2 -> IOC bird list v 9.2

Non-Passerine Orders have been resequenced.

The following families have been moved from elsewhere to Part 1 of the IOC birdlist:

Family: Podargidae – Frogmouths from Part 4

Family: Steatornithidae – Oilbird from Part 4

Family: Nyctibiidae – Potoos from Part 4

Family: Caprimulgidae – Nightjars from Part 4

Family: Aegothelidae – Owlet-nightjars from Part 4

Family: Hemiprocnidae – Treeswifts from Part 4

Family: Apodidae – Swifts from Part 4

Family: Trochilidae – Hummingbirds from Part 4

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The following families have been moved from Part 1 to elsewhere in the IOC birdlist:

Family: Podicipedidae – Grebes to Part 2

Family: Phoenicopteridae – Flamingos to Part 2

Family: Phaethontidae – Tropicbirds to Part 3

Family: Gaviidae – Loons to Part 3

Family: Spheniscidae – Penguins to Part 3

Family: Oceanitidae – Austral Storm Petrels to Part 3

Family: Diomedeidae – Albatrosses to Part 3

Family: Hydrobatidae – Northern Storm Petrels to Part 3

Family: Procellariidae – Petrels, Shearwaters, Diving Petrels to Part 3

Family: Ciconiidae – Storks to Part 3

Family: Fregatidae – Frigatebirds to Part 3

Family: Sulidae – Gannets, Boobies to Part 3

Family: Phalacrocoracidae – Cormorants, Shags to Part 3

Family: Anhingidae – Anhingas, Darters to Part 3

Family: Threskiornithidae – Ibises, Spoonbills to Part 3

Family: Ardeidae – Herons, Bitterns to Part 3

Family: Scopidae – Hamerkop to Part 3

Family: Balaenicipitidae – Shoebill to Part 3

Family: Pelecanidae – Pelicans to Part 3

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The following families have modified English names:

Family: Phasianidae – Pheasants & Allies

Family: Anatidae – Ducks, Geese, Swans

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007/0045    Chaco Nothura    Nothura chacoensis    (nw Paraguay)

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

007/0044    Spotted Nothura    Nothura maculosa

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042/021T    Stejneger’s Scoter    Melanitta stejnegeri

has been split from:

042/0219    White-winged Scoter    Melanitta deglandi

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327/240F    Short-tailed Frogmouth    (Sumatra)

has a new English name:

327/240F    Sumatran Frogmouth    Batrachostomus poliolophus

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351/2577    Schouteden’s Swift    Schoutedenapus schoutedeni

is now considered to be a dark form of subspecies chapini of:

351/2576    Scarce Swift    Schoutedenapus myoptilus

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351/260E    Malagasy Palm Swift    Cypsiurus gracilis

(Madagascar, Comoros, Mayotte)

has been split from:

351/2606    African Palm Swift    Cypsiurus parvus

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355/266T    Dry-forest Sabrewing    Campylopterus calcirupicola    (ec Brazil)

is a newly described species

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355/2807    White-tailed Hillstar    Urochroa bougueri

has been split into two species:

355/2807    Rufous-gaped Hillstar    Urochroa bougueri

(wc, sw Colombia, nc Ecuador)

355/280E    Green-backed Hillstar    Urochroa leucura

(sw Colombia, Ecuador, nc Peru)

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355/281E    Green-headed Hillstar    Oreotrochilus stolzmanni

(c, nc Peru, se Ecuador)

has been split from:

355/2814    Andean Hillstar    Oreotrochilus estella

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355/281P    Blue-throated Hillstar    Oreotrochilus cyanolaemus    (sc Ecuador)

is  a newly described species

 

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2018 edition -> 2019 edition     IOC bird list v 7.3 -> IOC bird list v 8.2

The following families have modified English names:

Family: Casuariidae – Cassowaries, Emu

Family: Cracidae – Chachalacas, Curassows, Guans

Family: Procellariidae – Petrels, Shearwaters, Diving Petrels

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42/0143    Raja Shelduck

has been ascribed to a new genus and has a new scientific name:

Radjah radjah

 

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