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.

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

167/0912    Madagascan Harrier-Hawk

has a new English name:

167/0912    Madagascar Harrier-Hawk    Polyboroides radiatus

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167/0916    Madagascan Serpent Eagle

has a new English name:

167/0916    Madagascar Serpent Eagle    Eutriorchis astur

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167/0927    Madagascan Cuckoo-Hawk

has a new English name:

167/0927    Madagascar Cuckoo-Hawk    Aviceda madagascariensis

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167/1029    Madagascan Sparrowhawk

has a new English name:

167/1029    Madagascar Sparrowhawk    Accipiter madagascariensis

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167/1061    Madagascan Fish Eagle

has a new English name:

167/1061    Madagascar Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vociferoides

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167/110F    Himalayan Buzzard    Buteo refectus

has a new species epithet.

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167/1117    Madagascan Buzzard

has a new English name:

167/1117    Madagascar Buzzard    Buteo brachypterus

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Family: Strigidae – Owls has been revised and resequenced.

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

323/2321    Collared Owlet    Taenioptynx brodiei

323/232E    Sunda Owlet    Taenioptynx sylvaticum

323/2273    Palau Owl    Otus podarginus

323/2382    Jamaican Owl    Asio grammicus

323/2383    Striped Owl    Asio clamator

323/2384    Fearful Owl    Asio solomonensis

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323/232E    Sunda Owlet    Taenioptynx sylvaticus

has a modified species epithet.

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323/237Y    Solomons Boobook

has been ascribed to a different genus and split into four species:

323/237Y    West Solomons Owl    Athene jacquinoti    (n, ec Solomons)

323/23F7    Guadalcanal Owl    Athene granti    (Guadalcanal: s Solomons)

323/23F8    Malaita Owl    Athene malaitae    (Malaita: s Solomons)

323/23F9    Makira Owl    Athene roseoaxillaris    (Makira: s Solomons)

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323/222T    Annobon Scops Owl    Otus feae    (Annobón Island in Gulf of Guinea)

has been split from:

323/222Y    African Scops Owl    Otus senegalensis

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323/223T    Banggai Scops Owl    Otus mendeni    (Banggai Islands)

has been split from:

323/223F    Sulawesi Scops Owl    Otus manadensis    (Sulawesi)

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323/2388    Madagascan Owl

has a new English name:

323/2388    Madagascar Owl    Asio madagascariensis

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323/228E    Arabian Eagle-Owl    Bubo milesi    (s, e Arabian Peninsula)

has been split from:

323/2282    Spotted Eagle-Owl    Bubo africanus

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395/3152    Madagascan Hoopoe

has a new English name:

395/3152    Madagascar Hoopoe    Upupa marginata

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379/305F    Madagascan Pygmy Kingfisher

has a new English name:

379/305F    Madagascar Pygmy Kingfisher    Corythornis madagascariensis

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391/312E    Ethiopian Bee-eater    Merops lafresnayii    (ne Africa)

has been split from:

391/3125    Blue-breasted Bee-eater    Merops variegatus

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391/3130    Green Bee-eater

has been split into three species.

391/313E    African Green Bee-eater    Merops viridissimus    (n Africa)

391/313K    Arabian Green Bee-eater    Merops cyanophrys

(se Israel, wc, sw Jordan, Arabian Peninsula)

391/3130    Asian Green Bee-eater    Merops orientalis

 

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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.

 

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

 

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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