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.

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.

 

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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 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

 

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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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