Focus on SOUTH-EAST ASIA VOLUME 2: PASSERINES 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.

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

The following families have modified English names:

Family: Eurylaimidae – Typical Broadbills

Family: Vangidae – Vangas & Allies

Family: Artamidae – Woodswallows, Butcherbirds & Allies

Family: Pachycephalidae – Whistlers & Allies

Family: Vireonidae – Vireos, Greenlets, Shrike-babblers

Family: Oriolidae – Figbirds, Orioles, Turnagra

Family: Cettiidae – Cettia Bush Warblers & Allies

Family: Phylloscopidae – Leaf Warblers & Allies

Family: Acrocephalidae – Reed Warblers & Allies

Family: Locustellidae – Grassbirds & Allies

Family: Cisticolidae – Cisticolas & Allies

Family: Leiothrichidae – Laughingthrushes & Allies

Family: Estrildidae – Waxbills, Munias & Allies

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Family: Eurylaimidae – Broadbills has been revised and resequenced.

475/4033    Green Broadbill    (Malay Peninsula)

has been moved to newly defined Family: Calyptomenidae – African and Green Broadbills (identifier number ‘476’):

476/4033    Green Broadbill    Calyptomena viridis

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A new subspecies (O. r. germaini) of:

820/7197    Ashy Tailorbird    Orthotomus ruficeps

resident in the Mekong Delta of sw Vietnam and western sc Cambodia, has been added to the IOC bird list, extending the regularly present range of this species into the Central Lowlands (CL) region.

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Family Leiothrichidae – Laughingthrushes & Allies has been revised and resequenced.

Genus Crocias has been renamed Laniellus, and

832/7443    Grey-crowned Crocias    (se Vietnam)

now has the scientific name:

Laniellus langbianis

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

832/7408    Striated Laughingthrush    Grammatoptila striata

832/742Y    Bar-throated Minla    Actinodura strigula

832/742F    Blue-winged Minla    Actinodura cyanouroptera

832/7445    Rufous-backed Sibia    Leioptila annectens

832/7349    White-throated Babbler    Argya gularis

832/7348    Striated Babbler    Argya earlei

832/734F    Slender-billed Babbler    Argya longirostris

832/7386    Spotted Laughingthrush    Ianthocincla ocellata

832/7380    Moustached Laughingthrush    Ianthocincla cineracea

832/7381    Rufous-chinned Laughingthrush    Ianthocincla rufogularis

832/7382    Chestnut-eared Laughingthrush    Ianthocincla konkakinhensis

832/7396    Rufous-necked Laughingthrush    Pterorhinus ruficollis

832/7393    Chestnut-backed Laughingthrush    Pterorhinus nuchalis

832/7394    Black-throated Laughingthrush    Pterorhinus chinensis

832/7404    Chestnut-capped Laughingthrush    Pterorhinus mitratus

832/7395    White-cheeked Laughingthrush    Pterorhinus vassali

832/7397    Yellow-throated Laughingthrush    Pterorhinus galbanus

832/739F    Rufous-vented Laughingthrush    Pterorhinus gularis

832/738Y    White-throated Laughingthrush    Pterorhinus albogularis

832/7392    Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush    Pterorhinus pectoralis

832/7400    Grey-sided Laughingthrush    Pterorhinus caerulatus

832/736F    Chinese Babax    Pterorhinus lanceolatus

832/736Y    Mount Victoria Babax    Pterorhinus woodi

832/7403    White-browed Laughingthrush    Pterorhinus sannio

832/738F    Masked Laughingthrush    Pterorhinus perspicillatus

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The Zosterops genus in Family: Zosteropidae – White-eyes has been revised and resequenced.

840/7569    Japanese White-eye    Zosterops japonicus

has been split into two species, with birds which reside in extreme ne Vietnam and winter south to central SEA now ascribed to split species:

840/756T    Swinhoe’s White-eye    Zosterops simplex

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Birds resident in w Cambodia and coastal areas of the Gulf of Thailand and Malay Pensinsula which were previously considered to be of the species:

840/756Y    Oriental White-eye    Zosterops palpebrosus

have been ascribed to:

840/756T    Swinhoe’s White-eye    Zosterops simplex

[It is likely that the introduced population of ‘Oriental White-eyes’ in Singapore derive from this coastal/lowland species.]

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Birds resident in upland areas of Malay Peninsula which were previously considered to be of the species:

840/756Y    Oriental White-eye    Zosterops palpebrosus

have been ascribed to inland/upland species:

840/757E    Hume’s White-eye    Zosterops auriventer

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Birds resident in se Thailand and c, s Malay Peninsula which were previously ascribed to the species:

840/7577    Everett’s White-eye    Zosterops everetti

have been re-ascribed to:

840/757E    Hume’s White-eye    Zosterops auriventer

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840/756Y    Oriental White-eye

has a new English name:

840/756Y    Indian White-eye    Zosterops palpebrosus

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Birds resident in ec Thailand, s Laos, c, s Vietnam and e Cambodia which were previously ascribed to the species:

907/8179    Blue-throated Blue Flycatcher    Cyornis rubeculoides

have been re-ascribed to:

907/8169    Hainan Blue Flycatcher    Cyornis hainanus

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Four subspecies of:

907/8173    Hill Blue Flycatcher    Cyornis banyumas

have been split to form a species that has been allocated the same English name:

907/817E    Hill Blue Flycatcher    Cyornis whitei

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907/817P    Indochinese Blue Flycatcher    Cyornis sumatrensis

has been split from:

907/8176    Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher    Cyornis tickelliae

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907/82F0    Himalayan Shortwing    Brachypteryx cruralis

(NW, w NE, c, n EC)

has been split from:

907/8239    White-browed Shortwing    (Philippines, w, sc Indonesia)

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Monotypic genus Hypogramma in Family: Nectariniidae – Sunbirds has been renamed and resequenced within the family.

925/8489    Purple-naped Sunbird

now has the scientific name:

Kurochkinegramma hypogrammicum

 

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