ALL THE WORLD’S BIRDS PART THREE 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 3 of the IOC birdlist:

19 Charadriiformes families from Part 2

Family: Rhynochetidae – Kagu from Part 2

Family: Eurypygidae – Sunbittern from Part 2

Family: Phaethontidae – Tropicbirds from Part 1

Family: Gaviidae – Loons from Part 1

Family: Spheniscidae – Penguins from Part 1

Family: Oceanitidae – Austral Storm Petrels from Part 1

Family: Diomedeidae – Albatrosses from Part 1

Family: Hydrobatidae – Northern Storm Petrels from Part 1

Family: Procellariidae – Petrels, Shearwaters, Diving Petrels from Part 1

Family: Ciconiidae – Storks from Part 1

Family: Fregatidae – Frigatebirds from Part 1

Family: Sulidae – Gannets, Boobies from Part 1

Family: Phalacrocoracidae – Cormorants, Shags from Part 1

Family: Anhingidae – Anhingas, Darters from Part 1

Family: Threskiornithidae – Ibises, Spoonbills from Part 1

Family: Ardeidae – Herons, Bitterns from Part 1

Family: Scopidae – Hamerkop from Part 1

Family: Balaenicipitidae – Shoebill from Part 1

Family: Pelecanidae – Pelicans from Part 1

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The following families have been moved from Part 3 to elsewhere in the IOC birdlist:

Family: Musophagidae – Turacos to Part 2

Family: Cuculidae – Cuckoos to Part 2

Family: Pteroclidae – Sandgrouse to Part 2

Family: Columbidae – Pigeons, Doves to Part 2

Family: Tytonidae – Barn Owls to Part 4

Family: Strigidae – Owls to Part 4

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The following family has a modified English name:

Family: Laridae – Gulls, Terns, Skimmers

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274/156F    Spoon-billed Sandpiper

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

Calidris pygmaea

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286/164P    Australian Tern    Gelochelidon macrotarsa

(Australia, s New Guinea)

has been split from:

286/1646    Gull-billed Tern    Gelochelidon nilotica

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146/0851    Pygmy Cormorant

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

Microcarbo pygmaeus

 

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

303/1847    Indigo-crowned Quail-Dove    (nw Ecuador, sw, wc Colombia)

has a new English name:

303/1847    Purple Quail-Dove    Geotrygon purpurata

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303/1893    Southern Crowned Pigeon    Goura scheepmakeri

(s, se New Guinea)

has been split into two species:

303/1893    Scheepmaker’s Crowned Pigeon    Goura scheepmakeri

(se Papua New Guinea)

303/189E    Sclater’s Crowned Pigeon    Goura sclaterii

(s New Guinea)

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311/2043    Ruwenzori Turaco    (AF)

has a new English name:

311/2043    Rwenzori Turaco    Ruwenzorornis johnstoni

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323/2261    Colombian Screech Owl    Megascops colombianus

(wc, sw Colombia, nw Ecuador)

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

323/2260    Rufescent Screech Owl    Megascops ingens

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323/2267    Roraiman Screech Owl    (nw South America)

has a new English name:

323/2267    Foothill Screech Owl    Megascops roraimae

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323/2268    Napo Screech Owl    Megascops napensis

(e Andean slope of nw South America)

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

323/2267    Foothill Screech Owl    Megascops roraimae

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323/227E    Santa Marta Screech Owl    Megascops gilesi

(ne Colombia)

is a newly described species

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323/2364    White-browed Hawk-Owl    (ne, sw, s Madagascar)

has been ascribed to a different genus and has a new English name:

323/2364    White-browed Owl    Athene superciliaris

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323/234Y    Forest Owlet    (wc India)

has been ascribed to a different genus:

323/234Y    Forest Owlet    Athene blewitti

 

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