Interactive Checklist ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS 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.

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 has been ascribed to a new genus:

065/0423    King Quail    Synoicus chinensis

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The following species has been ascribed to a different genus:

087/0566    Swinhoe’s Storm Petrel    Hydrobates monorhis

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Family: Strigidae – Owls has been revised and resequenced.

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

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Family: Turdidae – Thrushes has been revised and resequenced.

 

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2020 edition -> 2021 edition     IOC bird list v 9.2 -> IOC bird list v 10.2

303/1794    Red Turtle Dove

has a new English name:

303/1794    Red Collared Dove    Streptopelia tranquebarica

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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

201/1277    Baillon’s Crake    Zapornia pusilla

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274/1530    Whimbrel

has a new English name:

274/1530    Eurasian Whimbrel    Numenius phaeopus

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Within Order Charadriiformes, single species Family: Dromadidae – Crab-plover has been resequenced to precede Family: Glareolidae – Coursers, Pratincoles:

237/1398    Crab-plover    Dromas ardeola

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120/076F    Black Bittern    Ixobrychus flavicollis

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

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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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Family: Pycnonotidae – Bulbuls has been revised and resequenced.

764/6609    Andaman Bulbul    Brachypodius fuscoflavescens

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

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

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