ALL THE WORLD’S BIRDS PART TWO 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.

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

Family: Musophagidae – Turacos has been revised and resequenced.

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

311/2047    Bare-faced Go-away-bird    Crinifer personatus

311/2046    Grey Go-away-bird    Crinifer concolor

311/2048    White-bellied Go-away-bird    Crinifer leucogaster

311/2042    Purple-crested Turaco    Gallirex porphyreolophus

311/2043    Rwenzori Turaco    Gallirex johnstoni

311/2041    Ruspoli’s Turaco    Menelikornis ruspolii

311/2040    White-cheeked Turaco    Menelikornis leucotis

311/2044    Violet Turaco    Tauraco violaceus

311/2045    Ross’s Turaco    Tauraco rossae

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315/209E    Kai Coucal    Centropus spilopterus    (Kai Islands)

has been split from:

315/2095    Pheasant Coucal    Centropus phasianinus

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315/2179    Madagascan Cuckoo

has a new English name:

315/2179    Madagascar Cuckoo    Cuculus rochii

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299/172F    Madagascan Sandgrouse

has a new English name:

299/172F    Madagascar Sandgrouse    Pterocles personatus

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303/1788    Island Collared Dove

has been split into two species:

303/1788    Sunda Collared Dove    Streptopelia bitorquata    (sw, sc Indonesia, Timor)

303/178P    Philippine Collared Dove    Streptopelia dusumieri    (Philippines)

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303/178T    Burmese Collared Dove    Streptopelia xanthocycla    (c Myanmar)

has been split from:

303/1789    Eurasian Collared Dove    Streptopelia decaocto

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303/1914    Madagascan Green Pigeon

has a new English name:

303/1914    Madagascar Green Pigeon    Treron australis

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303/1922    Whistling Green Pigeon

has been split into two species:

303/192E    Ryukyu Green Pigeon    Treron permagnus    (Ryukyu Islands)

303/1922    Taiwan Green Pigeon    Treron formosae    (Taiwan, n Philippines)

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303/1931    Oberholser’s Fruit Dove

has a new species epithet:

303/1931    Oberholser’s Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus gularis

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303/194E    Raiatea Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus chrysogaster    (w Society Islands)

has been split from:

303/1947    Grey-green Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus purpuratus    (e Society Islands)

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303/195E    Geelvink Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus speciosus    (islands off nw New Guinea)

has been split from:

303/1956    Yellow-bibbed Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus solomonensis
(Bismarck Archipelago, Solomon Islands)

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303/1968    Madagascan Blue Pigeon

has a new English name:

303/1968    Madagascar Blue Pigeon    Alectroenas madagascariensis

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303/198E    Geelvink Imperial Pigeon    Ducula geelvinkiana
(islands off nw New Guinea)

has been split from:

303/1982    Spice Imperial Pigeon    Ducula myristicivora
(ne Moluccas, islands off w New Guinea)

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303/199E    Malabar Imperial Pigeon    Ducula cuprea    (sw India)

has been split from:

303/1997    Mountain Imperial Pigeon    Ducula badia

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193/1191    Madagascan Wood Rail

has a new English name:

193/1191    Madagascar Wood Rail    Mentocrex kioloides

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193/1199    Madagascan Flufftail

has a new English name:

193/1199    Madagascar Flufftail    Sarothrura insularis

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201/124Y    Madagascan Rail

has a new English name:

201/124Y    Madagascar Rail    Rallus madagascariensis

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099/0663    Madagascan Grebe

has a new English name:

099/0663    Madagascar Grebe    Tachybaptus pelzelnii

 

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

303/1794    Red Turtle Dove

has a new English name:

303/1794    Red Collared Dove    Streptopelia tranquebarica

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The following species have been ascribed to a new genus:

303/183Y    Purple-winged Ground Dove    Paraclaravis geoffroyi

303/1840    Maroon-chested Ground Dove    Paraclaravis mondetoura

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Within Order Gruiformes, Family: Sarothruridae – Flufftails has been resequenced to precede Family: Rallidae – Rails, Crakes & Coots.

Genus Sarothrura of Flufftails has been resequenced.

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Family: Rallidae – Rails, Crakes & Coots has been revised and resequenced.

Genus Rallicula of Forest Rails has been resequenced and transferred to Family: Sarothruridae – Flufftails.

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201/1260    Rufous-naped Wood Rail

has a new English name:

201/1260    Russet-naped Wood Rail    Aramides albiventris

…………………………………………………………………….

201/125Y    Grey-necked Wood Rail

has a new English name:

201/125Y    Grey-cowled Wood Rail    Aramides cajaneus

…………………………………………………………………….

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

201/1280    Ash-throated Crake    Mustelirallus albicollis

201/1254    African Crake    Crecopsis egregia

201/1239    Slaty-breasted Rail    Lewinia striata

201/1231    New Caledonian Rail    Cabalus lafresnayanus

201/1233    Okinawa Rail    Hypotaenidia okinawae

201/1234    Barred Rail    Hypotaenidia torquata

201/1236    Buff-banded Rail    Hypotaenidia philippensis

201/1237    Guam Rail    Hypotaenidia owstoni

201/1235    Pink-legged Rail    Hypotaenidia insignis

201/1238    Roviana Rail    Hypotaenidia rovianae

201/122F    Woodford’s Rail    Hypotaenidia woodfordi

201/1232    Lord Howe Woodhen    Hypotaenidia sylvestris

201/121Y    Russet-crowned Crake    Rufirallus viridis

201/121F    Chestnut-headed Crake    Rufirallus castaneiceps

201/127Y    Dot-winged Crake    Laterallus spiloptera

201/1285    Yellow-breasted Crake    Laterallus flaviventer

201/1258    Inaccessible Island Rail    Laterallus rogersi

201/1273    Black Crake    Zapornia flavirostra

201/1274    Sakalava Rail    Zapornia olivieri

201/1281    Ruddy-breasted Crake    Zapornia fusca

201/1282    Band-bellied Crake    Zapornia paykullii

201/1275    Black-tailed Crake    Zapornia bicolor

201/1269    Brown Crake    Zapornia akool

201/1277    Baillon’s Crake    Zapornia pusilla

201/1276    Little Crake    Zapornia parva

201/1283    Spotless Crake    Zapornia tabuensis

201/1284    Henderson Crake    Zapornia atra

201/1286    White-browed Crake    Poliolimnas cinereus

 

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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 2 of the IOC birdlist:

Family: Musophagidae – Turacos from Part 3

Family: Cuculidae – Cuckoos from Part 3

Family: Pteroclidae – Sandgrouse from Part 3

Family: Columbidae – Pigeons, Doves from Part 3

Family: Podicipedidae – Grebes  from Part 1

Family: Phoenicopteridae – Flamingos  from Part 1

The following families have been moved from Part 2 to elsewhere in the IOC birdlist:

19 Charadriiformes families to Part 3

Family: Rhynochetidae – Kagu to Part 3

Family: Eurypygidae – Sunbittern to Part 3

Family: Cathartidae – New World Vultures to Part 4

Family: Sagittariidae – Secretarybird to Part 4

Family: Pandionidae – Ospreys to Part 4

Family: Accipitridae – Kites, Hawks, Eagles to Part 4

Family: Cariamidae – Seriemas to Part 5

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The following family has a modified English name:

Family: Rallidae – Rails, Crakes & Coots

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Genus Alopecoenas of Ground Doves has been renamed:

Pampusana

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The Canirallus genus within Family: Sarothruridae – Flufftails has been reassessed and transferred to Family: Rallidae – Rails, Crakes & Coots:

193/1190    Grey-throated Rail

now has the family identifier:

201/1190    Grey-throated Rail    Canirallus oculeus

…………………………………………………………………….

The following species have been ascribed to a new genus within Family: Sarothruridae – Flufftails:

193/1191    Madagascan Wood Rail    Mentocrex kioloides

193/1192    Tsingy Wood Rail    Mentocrex beankaensis

 

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

201/1299    Black-backed Swamphen    Porphyrio indicus

Subspecies viridis resident in s Myanmar to the Malay Peninsula and Vietnam has been re-ascribed to Grey-headed Swamphen, confining the range of Black-backed Swamphen to:

(eastern se Asia, sw Sulawesi)

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245/1405    White-headed Stilt    (se ASIA, AUS)

has a new English name:

245/1405    Pied Stilt    Himantopus leucocephalus

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286/1598    Grey Noddy

has had its species epithet amended. Its scientific name is now:

Anous albivitta

 

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