Focus on EASTERN AUSTRALASIA 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

042/0143    Raja Shelduck

has a new English name:

042/0143    Radjah Shelduck    Radjah radjah

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079/0539    New Caledonian Storm Petrel    Fregetta lineata

(breeds New Caledonia?)

is a newly described species.

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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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467/3969    Yellowish-streaked Lory

has a new English name:

467/3969    Yellow-streaked Lory    Chalcopsitta scintillata

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535/523E    Huon Bowerbird    Amblyornis germanus

(Huon Peninsula: ec New Guinea)

has been split from:

535/5234    MacGregor’s Bowerbird    Amblyornis macgregoriae

(c, e New Guinea)

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576/5536    Dwarf Longbill

has a new English name:

576/5536    Spectacled Longbill    Oedistoma iliolophus

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Family: Oriolidae – Figbirds, Old World Orioles, Piopios has a new English name.

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680/612T    Louisiade Monarch    Symposiachrus melanopterus

(islands in wc, sw Solomon Sea)

has been split from:

680/612Y    Spectacled Monarch    Symposiachrus trivirgatus

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The following species has been ascribed to a different genus:

680/6141    Rufous Monarch    Symposiachrus rubiensis

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The following species has been ascribed to a new genus:

700/630E    Tagula Manucode    Manucodia alter

(Tagula Island off se New Guinea)

has been split from:

700/6304    Glossy-mantled Manucode    Manucodia ater

(New Guinea and nearby w islands)

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The following species has been ascribed to a new genus:

700/6337    Blue Bird-of-paradise    Paradisornis rudolphi

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Family: Phylloscopidae – Leaf Warblers has a modified English name.

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Family: Sturnidae – Starlings, Rhabdornises has a modified English name.

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808/7057    Melanesian Thicketbird

has been split into two species:

808/705E    Guadalcanal Thicketbird    Cincloramphus turipavae

(s Solomon Islands)

808/7057    Santo Thicketbird    Cincloramphus whitneyi

(nw Vanuatu)

 

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