Focus on WALLACEA 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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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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319/2192    Minahassa Masked Owl

has a new English name:

319/2192    Minahasa Masked Owl    Tyto inexspectata

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Birds present on Kai Islands that were previously considered to be of the species:

323/2359    Australian Boobook    Ninox boobook

have been ascribed to:

323/2357    Barking Owl    Ninox connivens

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323/2380    Little Sumba Hawk-Owl

has a new English name:

323/2380    Least Boobook    Ninox sumbaensis

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323/223K    Wetar Scops Owl    Otus tempestatis    (Wetar)

has been split from:

323/2234    Moluccan Scops Owl    Otus magicus    (sc, ne Indonesia)

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379/3014    Lilac Kingfisher

has been split into two species:

379/3014    Sulawesi Lilac Kingfisher    Cittura cyanotis

(n, ec, se Sulawesi)

379/301E    Sangihe Lilac Kingfisher    Cittura sanghirensis

(Sangihe, Siau islands)

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379/301F    Glittering Kingfisher

has a new English name:

379/301F    White-rumped Kingfisher    Caridonax fulgidus

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467/3894    Blue-backed Parrot

has been split into two species. The species regularly present in Wallacea is:

467/3894    Azure-rumped Parrot    Tanygnathus sumatranus

(nc Indonesia)

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467/3979    Ornate Lorikeet

has had its species epithet amended. Its scientific name is now:

Saudareos ornata

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The following species has been ascribed to a different genus:

548/5331    Scaly-crowned Honeyeater    Sugomel lombokium

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548/530K    Bacan Myzomela    Myzomela batjanensis

(Bacan: ne Indonesia)

has been split from:

548/5302    Sulawesi Myzomela    Myzomela chloroptera

(c Indonesia)

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548/5353    Dusky Friarbird

has a new English name:

548/5353    Morotai Friarbird    Philemon fuscicapillus

…………………………………………………………………….

548/5355    Black-faced Friarbird

has a new English name:

548/5355    Buru Friarbird    Philemon moluccensis

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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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656/5832    Sangihe Shrikethrush

has a new English name:

656/5832    Sangihe Whistler    Coracornis sanghirensis

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

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680/612F    Black-chinned Monarch

has a new English name:

680/612F    Boano Monarch    Symposiachrus boanensis

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Birds resident on Ambon, Seram and islands in ne Banda Sea that were formerly ascribed to:

680/612Y    Spectacled Monarch    Symposiachrus trivirgatus

have been re-ascribed to:

680/6130    Moluccan Monarch    Symposiachrus bimaculatus

…………………………………………………………………….

680/6131    White-tailed Monarch

has a new English name:

680/6131    Kai Monarch    Symposiachrus leucurus

…………………………………………………………………….

680/6132    White-tipped Monarch

has a new English name:

680/6132    Tanahjampea Monarch    Symposiachrus everetti

…………………………………………………………………….

680/6133    Black-tipped Monarch

has a new English name:

680/6133    Buru Monarch    Symposiachrus loricatus

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Genus Corvus within Family: Corvidae – Crows, Jays has been partially resequenced.

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

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800/694P    Flores Leaf Warbler    Phylloscopus floresianus

(Flores: c Lesser Sundas)

has been split from:

800/6941    Timor Leaf Warbler    Phylloscopus presbytes

(Timor and nearby island: c Lesser Sundas)

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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 different genus:

900/8009    Sulawesi Thrush    Turdus turdoides

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Genus Ficedula within Family: Muscicapidae – Chats, Old World Flycatchers has been partially resequenced.

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921/8446    Flame-breasted Flowerpecker

has a new English name:

921/8446    Buru Flowerpecker    Dicaeum erythrothorax

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937/8822    Zebra Finch

has been split into two species. The species regularly present in Wallacea is:

937/8822    Sunda Zebra Finch    Taeniopygia guttata    (Lesser Sundas)

 

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

The following species have been ascribed to a new genus:

065/0422    Brown Quail    Synoicus ypsilophorus

065/0423    King Quail    Synoicus chinensis

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Family: Aegothelidae – Owlet-Nightjars has been split from Order Apodiformes to form an order comprised of a single family:

AEGOTHELIFORMES/Aegothelidae – Owlet-Nightjars

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315/209E    Kai Coucal    Centropus spilopterus    (Kai Islands)

has been split from:

315/2095    Pheasant Coucal    Centropus phasianinus

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303/1788    Island Collared Dove

has a new English name:

303/1788    Sunda Collared Dove    Streptopelia bitorquata

…………………………………………………………………….

303/1931    Oberholser’s Fruit Dove

has a new species epithet:

303/1931    Oberholser’s Fruit Dove    Ptilinopus gularis

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The following species has been ascribed to a different genus:

087/056Y    Matsudaira’s Storm Petrel    Hydrobates matsudairae

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Family: Strigidae – Owls has been revised and resequenced.

Subspecies kalidupae of

323/223F    Sulawesi Scops Owl    Otus manadensis

resident on Kaledupa Island off se Sulawesi has been re-ascribed to:

323/2234    Moluccan Scops Owl    Otus magicus

…………………………………………………………………….

323/223T    Banggai Scops Owl    Otus mendeni    (Banggai Islands)

has been split from:

323/223F    Sulawesi Scops Owl    Otus manadensis    (Sulawesi)

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The Lorikeet and Lory genera within Family: Psittacidae – African & New World Parrots have been revised and resequenced.

The following species have been ascribed to a new genus:

467/3949    Red-flanked Lorikeet    Hypocharmosyna placentis

467/3945    Blue-fronted Lorikeet    Charmosynopsis toxopei

467/3971    Iris Lorikeet    Saudareos iris

467/3979    Ornate Lorikeet    Saudareos ornatus

…………………………………………………………………….

467/3986    Citrine Lorikeet

has been ascribed to a new genus and split into two species.

467/3986    Sula Lorikeet    Saudareos flavoviridis    (Sula Islands)

467/398E    Yellow-cheeked Lorikeet     Saudareos meyeri    (Sulawesi)

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479/407E    Ornate Pitta    Pitta concinna    (n Lesser Sundas)

and

479/407T    Banda Sea Pitta    Pitta vigorsii    (se, ec Indonesia)

have been split from:

479/4075    Elegant Pitta    Pitta elegans

(sc, ne Indonesia, Timor-Leste)

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548/5295    Dusky Myzomela    Myzomela obscura

has been split into four species. The two species regularly present in Wallacea are:

548/52F0    Moluccan Myzomela    Myzomela simplex    (n Moluccas)

548/52F1    Red-tinged Myzomela    Myzomela rubrotincta

(Obi and nearby island: c Moluccas)

…………………………………………………………………….

548/5299    Crimson-hooded Myzomela

has a new English name:

548/5299    Wetar Myzomela    Myzomela kuehni

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668/5980    Olive-brown Oriole

has been split into two species:

668/5980    Timor Oriole    Oriolus melanotis    (Timor and nearby islands)

668/598E    Wetar Oriole    Oriolus finschi    (Wetar and nearby island)

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676/607P    Peleng Fantail    Rhipidura habibiei

has been resequenced to precede:

676/607E    Taliabu Fantail    Rhipidura sulaensis

…………………………………………………………………….

680/6094    Cerulean Paradise Flycatcher

has been transferred from Family: Monarchidae – Monarchs to Family: Rhipiduridae – Fantails and has a new English name:

676/6094    Cerulean Flycatcher    Eutrichomyias rowleyi

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680/610E    Tenggara Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone floris

(w, c Lesser Sundas)

has been split from:

680/6102    Blyth’s Paradise Flycatcher    Terpsiphone affinis

…………………………………………………………………….

680/614T    Tanimbar Monarch    Carterornis castus    (Tanimbar Islands)

has been split from:

680/614Y    White-naped Monarch    Carterornis pileatus    (n, sw Moluccas)

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700/6303    Paradise-crow

has been split into two species:

700/6303    Halmahera Paradise-crow    Lycocorax pyrrhopterus    (n Moluccas)

700/6302    Obi Paradise-crow    Lycocorax obiensis    (c Moluccas)

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

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Subspecies nesophilus of:

800/6940    Sulawesi Leaf Warbler

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

800/694K    Sulawesi Leaf Warbler    Phylloscopus nesophilus

(n, c, se Sulawesi)

…………………………………………………………………….

800/6940    Sulawesi Leaf Warbler

has a new English name:

800/6940    Lompobattang Leaf Warbler    Phylloscopus sarasinorum

(sw Sulawesi)

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Family: Turdidae – Thrushes has been revised and resequenced.

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907/8187    Russet-backed Jungle Flycatcher

has been split into two species:

907/8187    Flores Jungle Flycatcher    Cyornis oscillans

(Sumbawa, Flores: Lesser Sundas)

907/818P    Sumba Jungle Flycatcher    Cyornis stresemanni

(Sumba: Lesser Sundas)

…………………………………………………………………….

907/8203    Streak-breasted Jungle Flycatcher

has a new English name:

907/8203    Buru Jungle Flycatcher    Eumyias additus

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The following species has been ascribed to a new genus:

937/8866    Timor Sparrow    Padda fuscata

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961/9102    Mountain Serin

has a new English name:

961/9102    Indonesian Serin    Chrysocorythus estherae

 

This compendium ATWB eBook combines the contents of two former ‘Focus On’ guides: WALLACEA Volume 1: NON-PASSERINES and WALLACEA Volume 2: PASSERINES. You can view how earlier changes to the IOC bird list impacted on these two volumes by following the links at the foot of this page.

The remainder of this page details how changes to the IOC bird list impacted on the contents of the first edition of the compendium eBook.

2021 edition     IOC bird list v 9.2 -> IOC bird list v 10.2

Genus Gallus of Junglefowl within Family: Phasianidae – Pheasants & Allies has been resequenced.

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Family: Rallidae – Rails, Crakes & Coots has been revised and resequenced.

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

201/1239    Slaty-breasted Rail    Lewinia striata

201/1234    Barred Rail    Hypotaenidia torquata

201/1236    Buff-banded Rail    Hypotaenidia philippensis

201/1281    Ruddy-breasted Crake    Zapornia fusca

201/1283    Spotless Crake    Zapornia tabuensis

201/1286    White-browed Crake    Poliolimnas cinereus

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274/1530    Whimbrel

has a new English name:

274/1530    Eurasian Whimbrel    Numenius phaeopus

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Within Order Suliformes, Family: Anhingidae – Anhingas, Darters has been resequenced to precede Family: Phalacrocoracidae – Cormorants, Shags

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120/076F    Black Bittern

has been ascribed to a different genus and has a new scientific name:

120/076F    Black Bittern    Ixobrychus flavicollis

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Family: Pittidae – Pittas has been resequenced.

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Family: Meliphagidae – Honeyeaters has been revised and resequenced.

The birds resident on Alor previously considered possibly to be of the species:

548/5299    Crimson-hooded Myzomela    Myzomela kuehni

are now known to be a newly described species:

548/529E    Alor Myzomela    Myzomela prawiradilagae

…………………………………………………………………….

548/530E    Taliabu Myzomela    Myzomela wahe

(Taliabu: Sula Islands)

is a newly described species.

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548/5433    Streak-breasted Honeyeater    (Timor, Semau)

has been ascribed to a new genus. Its scientific name is now:

548/5433    Streak-breasted Honeyeater    Territornis reticulata

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Genus Oriolus within Family: Oriolidae – Figbirds, Orioles & Turnagra has been resequenced.

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Genus Dicrurus within single genus Family: Dicruridae – Drongos has been revised and resequenced.

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676/607P    Peleng Fantail    Rhipidura habibiei

(Peleng: Banggai Islands)

is a newly described species.

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Family: Pycnonotidae – Bulbuls has been revised and resequenced.

The following species have been ascribed to a different genus:

764/6707    Seram Golden Bulbul    Hypsipetes affinis

764/6708    Northern Golden Bulbul    Hypsipetes longirostris

764/6709    Buru Golden Bulbul    Hypsipetes mysticalis

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800/6942    Island Leaf Warbler    (n AUS islands)

has a new species epithet. Its scientific name is now:

800/6942    Island Leaf Warbler     Phylloscopus poliocephalus

…………………………………………………………………….

A newly described Leaf Warbler resident on Peleng in the Banggai Islands has been ascribed as a subspecies of:

800/6942    Island Leaf Warbler

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808/701Y    Chestnut-backed Bush Warbler

has been split into three species:

808/701Y    Sulawesi Bush Warbler    Locustella castanea

808/701P    Seram Bush Warbler    Locustella musculus

808/701T    Buru Bush Warbler    Locustella disturbans

…………………………………………………………………….

808/701E    Taliabu Bush Warbler    Locustella portenta

(Taliabu: Sula Islands)

is a newly described species.

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Family: Zosteropidae – White-eyes has been revised and resequenced and has been moved from Part 10 to Part 9 of the IOC bird list.

The following species have been ascribed to a different genus:

840/7554    Grey-hooded White-eye    Heleia pinaiae

840/7556    Streak-headed White-eye    Heleia squamiceps

840/7558    Cream-browed White-eye    Heleia superciliaris

840/7559    Crested White-eye    Heleia dohertyi

840/757F    Yellow-ringed White-eye    Heleia wallacei

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Family: Pellorneidae – Ground Babblers has a modified English name.

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828/7319    Sulawesi Babbler    Pellorneum celebense

has been ascribed to a different genus and has a new scientific name.

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Genus Ficedula within Family: Muscicapidae – Chats, Old World Flycatchers has been resequenced.

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Family: Estrildidae – Waxbills, Munias & Allies has been revised and resequenced.

 

To view how earlier changes to the IOC bird list impacted on the two volumes that preceded the publication of this compendium ATWB eBook, follow these links:

Focus on WALLACEA   VOLUME 1: NON-PASSERINES     Updates

Focus on WALLACEA   VOLUME 2: PASSERINES     Updates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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