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.

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

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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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