Interactive Checklist NUSA TENGGARA 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 have been ascribed to a new genus:

065/0422    Brown Quail    Synoicus ypsilophorus

065/0423    King Quail    Synoicus chinensis

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303/1788    Island Collared Dove

has a new English name:

303/1788    Sunda Collared Dove    Streptopelia bitorquata

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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.

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

The following species has been ascribed to a new genus:

467/3971    Iris Lorikeet    Saudareos iris

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

has been split from:

479/4075    Elegant Pitta    Pitta elegans

(sc, ne Indonesia, Timor-Leste)

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668/5980    Olive-brown Oriole

has been split into two species. The species that is regularly present in Nusa Tenggara is:

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

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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

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Family: Hirundinidae – Swallows, Martins 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)

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Family: Turdidae – Thrushes has been revised and resequenced.

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The following species has been ascribed to a new genus:

937/8866    Timor Sparrow    Padda fuscata

 

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2020 edition -> 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 genus:

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    Ixobrychus flavicollis

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

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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

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

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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:

840/7558    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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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.

 

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: 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)

10 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: Ciconiidae – Storks (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: Anhingidae – Anhingas, Darters (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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Genus Alopecoenas of ground doves has been renamed:

Pampusana

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323/2359    Southern Boobook    Ninox boobook

has been split into four species:

323/2359    Australian Boobook    Ninox boobook

(Sawu: sc Lesser Sundas, e Lesser Sundas, sc New Guinea, Australia)

323/23F0    Rote Boobook    Ninox rotiensis    (Rote)

323/23F1    Timor Boobook    Ninox fusca    (Timor)

323/23F2    Alor Boobook    Ninox plesseni    (Alor)

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The birds resident on Rote previously considered to be of the subspecies P. p. presbytes of:

800/6941    Timor Leaf Warbler   Phylloscopus presbytes

are known to be a newly described species:

800/694E    Rote Leaf Warbler    Phylloscopus rotiensis

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

840/7579    Mountain White-eye    Zosterops montanus

(Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, Alor, Timor)

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 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

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The birds resident on Sumbawa and Flores and 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

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