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.

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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