ALL THE WORLD’S BIRDS PART SEVEN 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: Cotingidae – Cotingas has been resequenced.

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The following two species:

543/527P    Rufous Grasswren    Amytornis whitei    (wc, c, sc Australia)

543/527T    Opalton Grasswren    Amytornis rowleyi   (c Queensland)

have been split from:

543/527Y    Striated Grasswren    Amytornis striatus

(eastern sc, se Australia)

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Family: Meliphagidae – Honeyeaters has been revised and resequenced.

548/5406    Sooty Melidectes    (c, e New Guinea)

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

548/5406    Sooty Honeyeater    Melionyx fuscus

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548/5409    Long-bearded Melidectes    (ec New Guinea)

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

548/5409    Long-bearded Honeyeater    Melionyx princeps

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548/5408    Short-bearded Melidectes    (c New Guinea)

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

548/5408    Short-bearded Honeyeater    Melionyx nouhuysi

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548/5407    Gilliard’s Melidectes    (New Britain)

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

548/5407    Gilliard’s Honeyeater    Vosea whitemanensis

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548/529E    Alor Myzomela    Myzomela prawiradilagae

(Alor: Lesser Sundas)

is a newly described species.

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548/530E    Taliabu Myzomela    Myzomela wahe

(Taliabu: Sula Islands)

is a newly described species.

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The following species have been ascribed to a new genus:

548/5349    Kadavu Honeyeater    Meliphacator provocator

548/5424    Mottle-breasted Honeyeater    Microptilotis mimikae

548/5425    Forest Honeyeater    Microptilotis montanus

548/5426    Mountain Honeyeater    Microptilotis orientalis

548/5427    Scrub Honeyeater    Microptilotis albonotatus

548/5428    Mimic Honeyeater    Microptilotis analogus

548/5429    Tagula Honeyeater    Microptilotis vicina

548/542F    Graceful Honeyeater    Microptilotis gracilis

548/542Y    Elegant Honeyeater    Microptilotis cinereifrons

548/5430    Yellow-gaped Honeyeater    Microptilotis flavirictus

548/5431    White-lined Honeyeater    Territornis albilineata

548/5432    Kimberley Honeyeater    Territornis fordiana

548/5433    Streak-breasted Honeyeater    Territornis reticulata

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548/542T    Cryptic Honeyeater    Microptilotis imitatrix

(coastal ne Queensland)

has been split from:

548/542F    Graceful Honeyeater    Microptilotis gracilis

 

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2019 edition -> 2020 edition     IOC bird list v 8.2 -> IOC bird list v 9.2

The following families have modified English names:

Family: Psophodidae – Whipbirds

Family: Vangidae – Vangas & Allies

Family: Artamidae – Woodswallows, Butcherbirds & Allies

Family: Pachycephalidae – Whistlers & Allies

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Part of Family Acanthizidae – Australasian Warblers has been revised and resequenced.

560/5471    Bicolored Mouse-warbler    (highlands of New Guinea)

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

560/5471    Bicolored Scrubwren    Aethomyias nigrorufus

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

560/5465    Chestnut-rumped Heathwren    Hylacola pyrrhopygia

560/5466    Shy Heathwren    Hylacola cauta

560/5470    Rusty Mouse-warbler    Origma murina

560/5472    Mountain Mouse-warbler    Origma robusta

560/5478    Yellow-throated Scrubwren    Neosericornis citreogularis

560/5473    Pale-billed Scrubwren    Aethomyias spilodera

560/5482    Vogelkop Scrubwren    Aethomyias rufescens

560/5481    Buff-faced Scrubwren    Aethomyias perspicillatus

560/5474    Papuan Scrubwren    Aethomyias papuensis

560/5483    Grey-green Scrubwren    Aethomyias arfakianus

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560/547E    Spotted Scrubwren    Sericornis maculatus    (sc, sw, wc Australia)

has been split from:

560/5476    White-browed Scrubwren    Sericornis frontalis    (e, se, sc Australia)

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The Psophodidae family has been divided into two:

Family: Psophodidae – Whipbirds  (identifier number ‘592’)

and new family:

Family: Cinclosomatidae – Jewel-babblers, Quail-thrushes  (identifier number ‘593’)

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608/564E    Albertine Sooty Boubou    Laniarius holomelas    (n, c Albertine Rift)

has been split from:

608/5644    Mountain Sooty Boubou    Laniarius poensis

(Bioko Island, wc Cameroon, se Nigeria)

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654/5830    Crested Shriketit    Falcunculus frontatus    (Australia)

has been moved from:

Family: Pachycephalidae – Whistlers & Allies  (identifier number ‘656’)

to new monotypic family:

Family: Falcunculidae – Shriketit  (identifier number ‘654’)

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The 7 species listed below have been split from Little Shrikethrush, which has a new English name:

656/5875    Arafura Shrikethrush    Colluricincla megarhyncha

(w, sc New Guinea, Aru Islands, n Australia)

The split species are:

656/583T    Biak Whistler    Pachycephala melanorhyncha

(Biak Island off nw New Guinea)

656/58F0    Variable Shrikethrush    Colluricincla fortis    (c, se New Guinea)

656/58F1    Waigeo Shrikethrush    Colluricincla affinis

(Waigeo Island off w New Guinea)

656/58F2    Mamberamo Shrikethrush   Colluricincla obscura    (nc New Guinea)

656/58F3    Tagula Shrikethrush    Colluricincla discolor

(Tagula Island off se New Guinea)

656/58F4    Sepik-Ramu Shrikethrush    Colluricincla tappenbecki

(ne, ec New Guinea)

656/58F5    Rufous Shrikethrush    Colluricincla rufogaster

(coastal ec, ne Australia, sc New Guinea)

 

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