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.

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: Apodidae – Swifts (Part 4 to Part 1)

Family: Trochilidae – Hummingbirds (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)

11 Charadriiformes families (Part 2 to Part 3)

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

Family: Gaviidae – Loons (Part 1 to Part 3)

Family: Spheniscidae – Penguins (Part 1 to Part 3)

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

Family: Diomedeidae – Albatrosses (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: Cathartidae – New World Vultures (Part 2 to Part 4)

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)

**********************************************

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: Vireonidae – Vireos, Greenlets, Shrike-babblers

Family: Cettiidae – Cettia Bush Warblers & Allies

Family: Phylloscopidae – Leaf Warblers & Allies

Family: Acrocephalidae – Reed Warblers & Allies

Family: Cisticolidae – Cisticolas & Allies

Family: Estrildidae – Waxbills, Munias & Allies

Family: Icteridae – Oropendolas, Orioles, Blackbirds

Family: Cardinalidae – Cardinals & Allies

Family: Thraupidae – Tanagers & Allies

**********************************************

042/021T    Stejneger’s Scoter    Melanitta stejnegeri

has been split from:

042/0219    White-winged Scoter    Melanitta deglandi

**********************************************

Genus Alopecoenas of ground doves has been renamed:

Pampusana

**********************************************

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

840/7569    Japanese White-eye    [introduced Hawaii]

has a new English name:

840/7569    Warbling White-eye    Zosterops japonicus

…………………………………………………………………….

840/76F7    Aldabra White-eye    Zosterops aldabrensis

(Aldabra: sw Seychelles Islands)

has been split from:

840/7628    Malagasy White-eye    Zosterops maderaspatanus

**********************************************

 

Previous     Next

 

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

 

Previous     Next

Advertisements
%d bloggers like this: