ALL THE WORLD’S BIRDS PART FIVE 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

435/3407    Usambiro Barbet    Trachyphonus usambiro    (sw Kenya, nc Tanzania)

has been split from:

435/3406    D’Arnaud’s Barbet    Trachyphonus darnaudii

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444/359T    Sumatran Woodpecker    Picus dedemi    (w Sumatra)

has been split from:

444/3599    Grey-headed Woodpecker    Picus canus

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444/361F    Sooty Woodpecker

has been split into two species.

444/361F    Northern Sooty Woodpecker    Mulleripicus funebris

(n Philippines)

444/361T    Southern Sooty Woodpecker    Mulleripicus fuliginosus

(ec, s Philippines)

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450/3636    Northern Crested Caracara    Caracara cheriway

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

450/3637    Southern Crested Caracara

which has a new English name:

450/3637    Crested Caracara    Caracara plancus

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463/3798    Large-billed Parrotlet

has a new English name:

463/3798    Riparian Parrotlet    Forpus crassirostris

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463/3797    Blue-winged Parrotlet

has a new English name:

463/3797    Cobalt-rumped Parrotlet    Forpus xanthopterygius

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Genus Ara of Macaws within Family: Psittacidae – African & New World Parrots has been resequenced.

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467/386E    Comoros Black Parrot    Coracopsis sibilans    (Comoros)

has been split from:

467/3867    Lesser Vasa Parrot    Coracopsis nigra    (Madagascar)

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467/389E    Simeulue Parrot    Psittinus abbotti

(Simeulue and nearby islet off nw Sumatra)

has been split from:

467/3891    Blue-rumped Parrot    Psittinus cyanurus

(c, s Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo)

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The Lorikeet and Lory genera within Family: Psittacidae – African & New World Parrots have been revised and resequenced.

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

467/3947    Pygmy Lorikeet    Charminetta wilhelminae

467/3948    Red-fronted Lorikeet    Hypocharmosyna rubronotata

467/3949    Red-flanked Lorikeet    Hypocharmosyna placentis

467/3945    Blue-fronted Lorikeet    Charmosynopsis toxopei

467/3950    Fairy Lorikeet    Charmosynopsis pulchella

467/3946    Striated Lorikeet    Synorhacma multistriata

467/394Y    Duchess Lorikeet    Charmosynoides margarethae

467/3944    Meek’s Lorikeet    Vini meeki

467/3943    Red-chinned Lorikeet    Vini rubrigularis

467/3942    Palm Lorikeet    Vini palmarum

467/394F    Red-throated Lorikeet    Vini amabilis

467/3958    Collared Lory    Vini solitaria

467/3972    Goldie’s Lorikeet    Glossoptilus goldiei

467/3987    Mindanao Lorikeet    Saudareos johnstoniae

467/3971    Iris Lorikeet    Saudareos iris

467/3979    Ornate Lorikeet    Saudareos ornatus

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467/395E    Stella’s Lorikeet    Charmosyna stellae    (c, e New Guinea)

has been split from:

467/3952    Papuan Lorikeet    Charmosyna papou    (e West Papua)

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467/3986    Citrine Lorikeet

has been ascribed to a new genus and split into two species.

467/3986    Sula Lorikeet    Saudareos flavoviridis    (Sula Islands)

467/398E    Yellow-cheeked Lorikeet    Saudareos meyeri    (Sulawesi)

 

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2020 edition -> 2021 edition     IOC bird list v 9.2 -> IOC bird list v 10.2

427/3323    Curl-crested Aracari

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

Pteroglossus beauharnaisii

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444/3444    Tawny Piculet    Picumnus fulvescens

is now considered to be a plumage variant of monotypic species:

444/3443    Ochraceous Piculet    Picumnus limae    (e Brazil)

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Genera Campethera and Geocolaptes (Ground Woodpecker) within Family: Picidae – Woodpeckers have been revised and resequenced.

The following species have been ascribed to a new genus:

444/3488    Buff-spotted Woodpecker    Pardipicus nivosus

444/3489    Brown-eared Woodpecker    Pardipicus caroli

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444/348T    Fine-banded Woodpecker    Campethera taeniolaema

(northern ec Africa)

has been split from:

444/3487    Tullberg’s Woodpecker    Campethera tullbergi

(Bioko Island, wc Cameroon, se Nigeria)

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444/359F    Olive-backed Woodpecker    Gecinulus rafflesii

has been ascribed to a different genus and has a new scientific name.

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The folllowing species have been ascribed to a new genus:

458/3699    Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo    Zanda funerea

458/369F    Baudin’s Black Cockatoo    Zanda baudinii

458/369Y    Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo    Zanda latirostris

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Genus Forpus of Parrotlets within Family: Psittacidae – African & New World Parrots has been resequenced.

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Genus Ara of Macaws within Family: Psittacidae – African & New World Parrots 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 family has been moved from Part 2 to Part 5 of the IOC birdlist:

Family: Cariamidae – Seriemas

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450/3683    Barbary Falcon    Falco pelegrinoides

(Canary Islands, nw, ne Africa, sw ASIA)

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

450/3682    Peregrine Falcon    Falco peregrinus

 

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

444/3512    Brown-fronted Woodpecker    Dendrocoptes auriceps

The eastwards extension of this species’ range is now restricted to c Nepal (formerly the species was locally present in e Nepal). Hence in the Asia region list, this species’ range has been amended to:

(nw, nc fringes of Indian Subcontinent)

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