OCEANS 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 2020 edition of this title will be published in August 2019]


2018 edition -> 2019 edition     IOC bird list v 7.3 -> IOC bird list v 8.2

The following families have a modified English name:

Family: Procellariidae – Petrels, Shearwaters, Diving Petrels

Family: Tyrannidae – Tyrant Flycatchers, Calyptura

Family: Vireonidae – Vireos, Greenlets & Shrike-babblers

Family: Fringillidae – Finches, Euphonias

Family: Cardinalidae – Cardinals, Grosbeaks and (Tanager) Allies


286/1598    Grey Noddy

has had its species epithet amended. Its scientific name is now:

Anous albivitta


Family Campephagidae – Cuckooshrikes has been revised and resequenced. As part of this review, the following species have been ascribed to a new or different genus:

636/5761    Palau Cicadabird    Edolisoma monacha

636/5762    Yap Cicadabird    Edolisoma nesiotis

636/5763    Pohnpei Cicadabird    Edolisoma insperatum

636/5757    Mauritius Cuckooshrike    Lalage typica

636/5758    Reunion Cuckooshrike    Lalage newtoni


The families in Part 12 of the IOC bird list have been revised and resequenced.

The following species:

981/9467    Spotted Towhee    Pipilo maculatus

has been ascribed to a newly defined family (Family code ‘983’):

Passerellidae – New World Sparrows


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