Interactive Checklist SRI LANKA 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

Non-Passerine Orders have been resequenced.

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

Family: Podargidae – Frogmouths (Part 4 to Part 1)

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)

Family: Phoenicopteridae – Flamingos (Part 1 to Part 2)

12 Charadriiformes families (Part 2 to Part 3)

Family: Phaethontidae – Tropicbirds  (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: Vangidae – Vangas & Allies

Family: Artamidae – Woodswallows, Butcherbirds & Allies

Family: Oriolidae – Figbirds, Orioles, Turnagra

Family: Phylloscopidae – Leaf Warblers & Allies

Family: Acrocephalidae – Reed Warblers & Allies

Family: Locustellidae – Grassbirds & Allies

Family: Cisticolidae – Cisticolas & Allies

Family: Leiothrichidae – Laughingthrushes & Allies

Family: Estrildidae – Waxbills, Munias & Allies

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Family Leiothrichidae – Laughingthrushes & Allies has been revised and resequenced. As part of this review the following species have been ascribed to a new genus:

832/7387    Ashy-headed Laughingthrush    Argya cinereifrons

832/7357    Yellow-billed Babbler    Argya affinis

832/7356    Orange-billed Babbler    Argya rufescens

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840/756Y    Oriental White-eye

has a new English name:

840/756Y    Indian White-eye    Zosterops palpebrosus

 

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