Country Guide SOUTH AFRICA 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

Order Anseriformes has been resequenced to precede Order Galliformes.

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042/0199    Hottentot Teal

has a new English name:

042/0199    Blue-billed Teal    Spatula hottentota

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Family: Phasianidae – Pheasants & Allies has been revised and resequenced.

The following species have been ascribed to a new genus:

065/0392    Crested Francolin    Ortygornis sephaena

065/0384    Coqui Francolin    Campocolinus coqui

065/0424    Blue Quail    Synoicus adansonii

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Family: Musophagidae – Turacos has been revised and resequenced.

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

311/2046    Grey Go-away-bird    Crinifer concolor

311/2042    Purple-crested Turaco    Gallirex porphyreolophus

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217/1352    Hottentot Buttonquail

has a new English name:

217/1352    Fynbos Buttonquail    Turnix hottentottus

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The following species has been ascribed to a different genus:

087/0567    Leach’s Storm Petrel    Hydrobates leucorhous

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Family: Strigidae – Owls has been revised and resequenced.

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The following family has a modified English name:

Family: Calyptomenidae – African & Green Broadbills

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Family: Hirundinidae – Swallows, Martins has been revised and resequenced.

The following species has been ascribed to a new genus:

768/6744    Banded Martin    Neophedina cincta

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Family: Turdidae – Thrushes has been revised and resequenced.

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Family: Passeridae – Old World Sparrows, Snowfinches has been resequenced.

 

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