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.

2022 edition -> 2023 edition     IOC bird list v 11.2 -> IOC bird list v 12.2

162/0903    Eastern Osprey    Pandion cristatus

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

162/0902    Western Osprey

which has a new English name:

162/0902    Osprey    Pandion haliaetus

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The following species have been ascribed to a new genus:

167/0953    Congo Serpent Eagle    Dryotriorchis spectabilis

167/099F    Tiny Hawk    Microspizias superciliosus

167/099Y    Semicollared Hawk    Microspizias collaris

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167/1115    Archer’s Buzzard    Buteo archeri    (highlands of coastal n Somalia)

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

167/1118    Augur Buzzard    Buteo augur

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319/2192    Minahassa Masked Owl

has a new English name:

319/2192    Minahasa Masked Owl    Tyto inexspectata

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323/235T    Tasmanian Boobook    Ninox leucopsis

(Tasmania)

has been split from:

323/235F    Morepork    Ninox novaeseelandiae

(New Zealand, Norfolk Island)

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Each of the following species, formerly named as a Hawk-Owl, has been renamed as a Boobook:

323/235Y    Brown Boobook    Ninox scutulata

323/2362    Hume’s Boobook    Ninox obscura

323/2363    Andaman Boobook    Ninox affinis

323/2365    Luzon Boobook    Ninox philippensis

323/2366    Mindanao Boobook    Ninox spilocephala

323/236F    Camiguin Boobook    Ninox leventisi

323/236Y    Sulu Boobook    Ninox reyi

323/2369    Cebu Boobook    Ninox rumseyi

323/2368    Romblon Boobook    Ninox spilonotus

323/2367    Mindoro Boobook    Ninox mindorensis

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323/2380    Little Sumba Hawk-Owl

has a new English name:

323/2380    Least Boobook    Ninox sumbaensis

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323/223K    Wetar Scops Owl    Otus tempestatis    (Wetar)

has been split from:

323/2234    Moluccan Scops Owl    Otus magicus    (sc, ne Indonesia)

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323/2273    Palau Owl

has a new English name:

323/2273    Palau Scops Owl    Otus podarginus

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323/2285    Usambara Eagle-Owl    Bubo vosseleri    (ne Tanzania)

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

323/2284    Fraser’s Eagle-Owl    Bubo poensis

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323/230Y    Pere David’s Owl    Strix davidi    (c China)

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

323/230F    Ural Owl    Strix uralensis

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The following family has a modified English name:

Family: Leptosomidae – Cuckoo-roller

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367/2970    Cuckoo Roller

has a new English name:

367/2970    Cuckoo-roller    Leptosomus discolor

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379/3014    Lilac Kingfisher

has been split into two species:

379/3014    Sulawesi Lilac Kingfisher    Cittura cyanotis

(n, ec, se Sulawesi)

379/301E    Sangihe Lilac Kingfisher    Cittura sanghirensis

(Sangihe, Siau islands)

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379/301F    Glittering Kingfisher

has a new English name:

379/301F    White-rumped Kingfisher    Caridonax fulgidus

…………………………………………………………………….

379/302E    Brown-breasted Kingfisher    Halcyon gularis    (Philippines)

has been split from:

379/3023    White-throated Kingfisher    Halcyon smyrnensis

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391/313T    Rufous-crowned Bee-eater    Merops americanus    (Philippines)

has been split from:

391/3135    Blue-throated Bee-eater    Merops viridis

 

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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

…………………………………………………………………….

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

…………………………………………………………………….

167/1061    Madagascan Fish Eagle

has a new English name:

167/1061    Madagascar Fish Eagle    Haliaeetus vociferoides

…………………………………………………………………….

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

…………………………………………………………………….

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

…………………………………………………………………….

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

has been split from:

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

…………………………………………………………………….

323/2388    Madagascan Owl

has a new English name:

323/2388    Madagascar Owl    Asio madagascariensis

…………………………………………………………………….

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

…………………………………………………………………….

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

 

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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