ALL THE WORLD’S BIRDS PART FOUR 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

Family: Cathartidae – New World Vultures has been resequenced.

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Genus Megascops of Screech Owls in Family: Strigidae – Owls has been revised and resequenced.

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323/2271    Puerto Rican Screech Owl

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

323/2271    Puerto Rican Owl    Gymnasio nudipes

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323/229T    Maghreb Owl    Strix mauritanica    (nw Africa)

has been split from:

323/229Y    Tawny Owl    Strix aluco

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323/232E    Sunda Owlet    Glaucidium sylvaticum

(nw Sumatra, c, nc Borneo)

has been split from:

323/2321    Collared Owlet    Glaucidium brodiei

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Genus Chloroceryle of American Kingfishers in Family: Alcedinidae – Kingfishers has been resequenced.

 

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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 4 of the IOC birdlist:

Family: Cathartidae – New World Vultures from Part 2

Family: Sagittariidae – Secretarybird from Part 2

Family: Pandionidae – Ospreys from Part 2

Family: Accipitridae – Kites, Hawks, Eagles from Part 2

Family: Tytonidae – Barn Owls from Part 3

Family: Strigidae – Owls from Part 3

The following families have been moved from Part 4 to elsewhere in the IOC birdlist:

Family: Podargidae – Frogmouths to Part 1

Family: Steatornithidae – Oilbird to Part 1

Family: Nyctibiidae – Potoos to Part 1

Family: Caprimulgidae – Nightjars to Part 1

Family: Aegothelidae – Owlet-nightjars to Part 1

Family: Hemiprocnidae – Treeswifts to Part 1

Family: Apodidae – Swifts to Part 1

Family: Trochilidae – Hummingbirds to Part 1

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323/2359    Southern Boobook    Ninox boobook

has been split into four species:

323/2359    Australian Boobook    Ninox boobook

323/23F0    Rote Boobook    Ninox rotiensis    (Rote: Lesser Sundas)

323/23F1    Timor Boobook    Ninox fusca    (Timor: Lesser Sundas)

323/23F2    Alor Boobook    Ninox plesseni    (Alor: Lesser Sundas)

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323/2372    Hantu Boobook    Ninox squamipila

has been split into two species:

323/2372    Seram Boobook    Ninox squamipila    (Seram: se Moluccas)

323/237E    Buru Boobook    Ninox hantu    (Buru: sw Moluccas)

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371/298E    Indochinese Roller    Coracias affinis

has been split from:

371/2981    Indian Roller    Coracias benghalensis

 

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

339/2495    Ruwenzori Nightjar    Caprimulgus ruwenzorii

(c Africa)

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

339/2494    Montane Nightjar    Caprimulgus poliocephalus

(ne, c Africa, s Arabian Peninsula)

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355/2804    Admirable Hummingbird    (Costa Rica, w Panama)

has a new English name:

355/2804    Talamanca Hummingbird    Eugenes spectabilis

 

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