Interactive Checklist PENINSULAR MALAYSIA 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.

The contents of this eBook have been incorporated into a compendium eBook. For the impact of IOC bird list updates from 2021 edition onwards, click here.

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

065/0447    Chestnut-necklaced Partridge    Tropicoperdix charltonii

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

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065/049E    Malaysian Crested Argus    Rheinardia nigrescens

has been split from:

065/0494    Vietnamese Crested Argus

(ec, se Laos, wc, locally se Vietnam)

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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

201/1281    Ruddy-breasted Crake    Zapornia fusca

201/1282    Band-bellied Crake    Zapornia paykullii

201/1277    Baillon’s Crake    Zapornia pusilla

201/1286    White-browed Crake    Poliolimnas cinereus

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249/145E    White-faced Plover    Charadrius dealbatus    (breeds se China)

has been split from:

249/1450    Kentish Plover    Charadrius alexandrinus

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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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444/359F    Olive-backed Woodpecker    Gecinulus rafflesii

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

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Family: Eurylaimidae – Typical Broadbills has been resequenced.

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Family: Pittidae – Pittas has been 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.

764/6608    Black-headed Bulbul

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

Brachypodius melanocephalos

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

764/6691    Finsch’s Bulbul    Iole finschii

764/6606    Black-and-white Bulbul    Microtarsus melanoleucos

764/6628    Puff-backed Bulbul    Euptilotus eutilotus

764/663Y    Spectacled Bulbul    Ixodia erythropthalmos

764/6614    Grey-bellied Bulbul    Ixodia cyaniventris

764/6613    Scaly-breasted Bulbul    Ixodia squamata

764/660Y    Black-crested Bulbul    Rubigula flaviventris

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Two subspecies of:

764/6695    Grey-cheeked Bulbul    Alophoixus bres

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

764/669P    Grey-cheeked Bulbul    Alophoixus tephrogenys

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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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Family: Timaliidae – Babblers, Scimitar Babblers has been revised and resequenced.

The following species have been ascribed to a new genus:

824/725F    Pin-striped Tit-Babbler    Mixornis gularis

824/7257    Golden Babbler    Cyanoderma chrysaeum

824/7250    Chestnut-winged Babbler   Cyanoderma erythropterum

824/7253    Rufous-fronted Babbler   Cyanoderma rufifrons

824/7220    Large Scimitar Babbler    Erythrogenys hypoleucos

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824/7409    Black Laughingthrush    Melanocichla lugubris

formerly in Leiothrichidae (identifier number ‘832’), has been moved to a new genus within Timaliidae (identifier number ‘824’).

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Family: Pellorneidae – Ground Babblers has a modified English name and has been revised and resequenced.

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

828/7290    Large Wren-Babbler    Turdinus macrodactylus

828/7291    Marbled Wren-Babbler    Turdinus marmoratus

828/7274    Rufous-winged Fulvetta    Schoeniparus castaneceps

828/7310    Short-tailed Babbler    Pellorneum malaccense

828/7318    White-chested Babbler   Pellorneum rostratum

828/731F    Ferruginous Babbler    Pellorneum bicolor

828/7293    Streaked Wren-Babbler    Gypsophila brevicaudata

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Genus Alcippe within Pellorneidae (identifier number ‘828’)

has been moved to new family:

Family: Alcippeidae – Alcippe Fulvettas (identifier number ‘830’)

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Family: Leiothrichidae – Laughingthrushes & Allies has been resequenced.

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Genus Sitta within single genus Family: Sittidae – Nuthatches has been resequenced.

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

907/8305    Pygmy Flycatcher    Ficedula hodgsoni

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

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

 

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