Focus on WALLACEA 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: Artamidae – Woodswallows, Butcherbirds & Allies

Family: Pachycephalidae – Whistlers & Allies

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: Estrildidae – Waxbills, Munias & Allies

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800/694E    Rote Leaf Warbler    Phylloscopus rotiensis    (Rote)

is a newly described species

[formerly the birds regularly present on Rote were considered to be of the subspecies P. p. presbytes of:

800/6941    Timor Leaf Warbler    Phylloscopus presbytes]

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

840/7579    Mountain White-eye    Zosterops montanus

has been lumped with and is now represented by 9 subspecies of:

840/7569    Warbling White-eye    Zosterops japonicus

[formerly Japanese White-eye]

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Birds resident on Lombok: w Lesser Sundas which were previously considered to have been of the species:

840/756Y    Oriental White-eye

are now considered to be of the species:

840/7580    Lemon-bellied White-eye    Zosterops chloris

…………………………………………………………………….

840/758E    Wakatobi White-eye    Zosterops flavissimus

(Tukangbesi Islands off se Sulawesi)

has been split from

840/7580    Lemon-bellied White-eye    Zosterops chloris    (Indonesia)

…………………………………………………………………….

Birds resident on Sumbawa and Flores: Lesser Sundas which were previously considered to have been of the species:

840/756Y    Oriental White-eye

have been re-ascribed as a subspecies of:

840/7581    Ashy-bellied White-eye    Zosterops citrinella

…………………………………………………………………….

840/758P    Morotai White-eye    Zosterops dehaani

(Morotai: n Moluccas)

has been split from:

840/7586    Cream-throated White-eye    Zosterops atriceps

(n, c Moluccas)

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Birds resident on Selayar Island sw of Sulawesi which were previously ascribed to the species:

907/8180    Mangrove Blue Flycatcher    Cyornis rufigastra

have been re-ascribed to:

907/8182    Sulawesi Blue Flycatcher    Cyornis omissus

 

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