Interactive Checklist MOLUCCAS 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.

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

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

The following species have been ascribed to a new genus:

201/1236    Buff-banded Rail    Hypotaenidia philippensis

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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120/076F    Black Bittern    Ixobrychus flavicollis

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

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Family: Pittidae – Pittas has been resequenced.

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Family: Meliphagidae – Honeyeaters has been revised and resequenced.

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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.

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

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808/701P    Seram Bush Warbler    Locustella musculus

808/701T    Buru Bush Warbler    Locustella disturbans

have been split from:

808/701Y    Chestnut-backed Bush Warbler

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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.

840/7554    Grey-hooded White-eye    Heleia pinaiae

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.

 

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

Non-Passerine Orders have been resequenced.

The following families have been moved to a different part of the IOC birdlist:

Family: Caprimulgidae – Nightjars (Part 4 to Part 1)

Family: Aegothelidae – Owlet-nightjars (Part 4 to Part 1)

Family: Hemiprocnidae – Treeswifts (Part 4 to Part 1)

Family: Apodidae – Swifts (Part 4 to Part 1)

Family: Cuculidae – Cuckoos (Part 3 to Part 2)

Family: Columbidae – Pigeons, Doves (Part 3 to Part 2)

Family: Podicipedidae – Grebes (Part 1 to Part 2)

9 Charadriiformes families (Part 2 to Part 3)

Family: Phaethontidae – Tropicbirds (Part 1 to Part 3)

Family: Oceanitidae – Austral Storm Petrels (Part 1 to Part 3)

Family: Hydrobatidae – Northern Storm Petrels (Part 1 to Part 3)

Family: Procellariidae – Petrels, Shearwaters, Diving Petrels (Part 1 to Part 3)

Family: Fregatidae – Frigatebirds (Part 1 to Part 3)

Family: Sulidae – Gannets, Boobies (Part 1 to Part 3)

Family: Phalacrocoracidae – Cormorants, Shags (Part 1 to Part 3)

Family: Threskiornithidae – Ibises, Spoonbills (Part 1 to Part 3)

Family: Ardeidae – Herons, Bitterns (Part 1 to Part 3)

Family: Pelecanidae – Pelicans (Part 1 to Part 3)

Family: Pandionidae – Ospreys (Part 2 to Part 4)

Family: Accipitridae – Kites, Hawks, Eagles (Part 2 to Part 4)

Family: Tytonidae – Barn Owls (Part 3 to Part 4)

Family: Strigidae – Owls (Part 3 to Part 4)

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The following families have modified English names:

Family: Phasianidae – Pheasants & Allies

Family: Anatidae – Ducks, Geese, Swans

Family: Rallidae – Rails, Crakes & Coots

Family: Laridae – Gulls, Terns, Skimmers

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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323/2372    Hantu Boobook    Ninox squamipila

has been split into two species:

323/2372    Seram Boobook    Ninox squamipila    (Seram: se Moluccas)

323/237E    Buru Boobook    Ninox hantu    (Buru: sw Moluccas)

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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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840/758P    Morotai White-eye    Zosterops dehaani

(Morotai)

has been split from

840/7586    Cream-throated White-eye    Zosterops atriceps

(n, c Moluccas)

 

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