Focus on GREATER SUNDAS AND PHILIPPINES 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

The following species has been ascribed to a new genus:

201/1230    Calayan Rail    Aptenorallus calayanensis

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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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Each of the following species, formerly named as a Hawk-Owl, has been renamed as a Boobook:

323/235Y    Brown Boobook    Ninox scutulata

323/2365    Luzon Boobook    Ninox philippensis

323/2366    Mindanao Boobook    Ninox spilocephala

323/236F    Camiguin Boobook    Ninox leventisi

323/236Y    Sulu Boobook    Ninox reyi

323/2369    Cebu Boobook    Ninox rumseyi

323/2368    Romblon Boobook    Ninox spilonotus

323/2367    Mindoro Boobook    Ninox mindorensis

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379/302E    Brown-breasted Kingfisher    Halcyon gularis    (Philippines)

has been split from:

379/3023    White-throated Kingfisher    Halcyon smyrnensis

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391/313T    Rufous-crowned Bee-eater    Merops americanus    (Philippines)

has been split from:

391/3135    Blue-throated Bee-eater    Merops viridis

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Four subspecies of:

467/3894    Blue-backed Parrot

have been split to form a new species with the same English name:

467/389K    Blue-backed Parrot    Tanygnathus everetti    (Philippines)

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548/5333    Indonesian Honeyeater

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

548/5334    Brown Honeyeater    Lichmera indistincta

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

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684/6180    Crested Jay    (Sumatra, Java, Borneo)

has been moved from:

Family: Corvidae – Crows, Jays  (identifier number ‘684’)

to new monotypic family:

Family: Platylophidae – Jayshrike  (identifier number ‘683’)

and has a new English name:

683/6180    Crested Jayshrike    Platylophus galericulatus

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

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840/762T    Meratus White-eye    Zosterops meratusensis    (se Borneo)

is a newly described species.

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824/726E    Kangean Tit-Babbler    Mixornis prillwitzi

(Kangean Islands in Java Sea)

has been split from:

824/7260    Grey-cheeked Tit-Babbler    Mixornis flavicollis    (Java)

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

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The following species has been ascribed to a new genus:

907/8186    White-tailed Flycatcher    Leucoptilon concretum

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907/817T    Meratus Blue Flycatcher    Cyornis kadayangensis    (se Borneo)

is a newly described species.

 

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