SOUTH AMERICA/MIDDLE AMERICA Updates

This compendium ATWB eBook combines the contents of three former ‘World Region’ guides: SOUTH AMERICA/MIDDLE AMERICA Volume 1: NON-PASSERINES, SOUTH AMERICA/MIDDLE AMERICA Volume 2: SUBOSCINE PASSERINES and SOUTH AMERICA/MIDDLE AMERICA Volume 3: OSCINE PASSERINES. You can view how earlier changes to the IOC bird list impacted on these three volumes by following the links at the foot of this page.

The remainder of this page details how changes to the IOC bird list impacted on the contents of this compendium eBook for its first annual edition.

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

Genus Dendrortyx of Wood Partridges within Family: Phasianidae – Pheasants & Allies has been resequenced.

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Family: Trochilidae – Hummingbirds has been revised and resequenced.

355/266T    Dry-forest Sabrewing

has a new English name:

355/266T    Outcrop Sabrewing    Campylopterus calcirupicola

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355/269T    Butterfly Coquette    Lophornis verreauxii    (w, c Amazonia)

has been split from:

355/269F    Festive Coquette    Lophornis chalybeus    (se Brazil)

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355/2879    Geoffroy’s Wedgebill

has a new English name:

355/2879    Geoffroy’s Daggerbill    Schistes geoffroyi

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355/287E    White-throated Wedgebill

has a new English name:

355/287E    White-throated Daggerbill    Schistes albogularis

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

355/2901    Bumblebee Hummingbird    Selasphorus heloisa

355/2902    Wine-throated Hummingbird    Selasphorus ellioti

355/272Y    Dusky Hummingbird    Phaeoptila sordida

355/270F    Golden-crowned Emerald    Cynanthus auriceps

355/270Y    Cozumel Emerald    Cynanthus forficatus

355/2710    Canivet’s Emerald    Cynanthus canivetii

355/2662    Curve-winged Sabrewing    Pampa curvipennis

355/2663    Wedge-tailed Sabrewing    Pampa pampa

355/2664    Long-tailed Sabrewing    Pampa excellens

355/2666    Rufous Sabrewing    Pampa rufa

355/2724    Coppery-headed Emerald    Microchera cupreiceps

355/2723    White-tailed Emerald    Microchera chionura

355/2729    Pirre Hummingbird    Goldmania bella

355/2733    Mexican Woodnymph    Eupherusa ridgwayi

355/2750    Tumbes Hummingbird    Thaumasius baeri

355/2751    Spot-throated Hummingbird    Thaumasius taczanowskii

355/2672    Sombre Hummingbird    Eupetomena cirrochloris

355/2752    Olive-spotted Hummingbird    Talaphorus chlorocercus

355/2765    Violet-crowned Hummingbird    Leucolia violiceps

355/2766    Green-fronted Hummingbird    Leucolia viridifrons

355/2767    Cinnamon-sided Hummingbird    Leucolia wagneri

355/2764    Azure-crowned Hummingbird    Saucerottia cyanocephala

355/277E    Blue-vented Hummingbird    Saucerottia hoffmanni

355/2777    Berylline Hummingbird    Saucerottia beryllina

355/2776    Blue-tailed Hummingbird    Saucerottia cyanura

355/2775    Snowy-bellied Hummingbird    Saucerottia edward

355/2773    Steely-vented Hummingbird    Saucerottia saucerottei

355/2774    Indigo-capped Hummingbird    Saucerottia cyanifrons

355/2759    Chestnut-bellied Hummingbird    Saucerottia castaneiventris

355/2778    Green-bellied Hummingbird    Saucerottia viridigaster

355/2779    Copper-rumped Hummingbird    Saucerottia tobaci

355/275F    Amazilia Hummingbird    Amazilis amazilia

355/2762    Andean Emerald    Uranomitra franciae

355/273Y    Shining-green Hummingbird    Chrysuronia goudoti

355/2760    Versicolored Emerald    Chrysuronia versicolor

355/2739    Sapphire-throated Hummingbird    Chrysuronia coeruleogularis

355/273F    Sapphire-bellied Hummingbird    Chrysuronia lilliae

355/2745    Humboldt’s Sapphire    Chrysuronia humboldtii

355/2744    Blue-headed Sapphire    Chrysuronia grayi

355/2761    White-chested Emerald    Chrysuronia brevirostris

355/275Y    Plain-bellied Emerald    Chrysuronia leucogaster

355/2768    Glittering-throated Emerald    Chionomesa fimbriata

355/2769    Sapphire-spangled Emerald    Chionomesa lactea

355/2754    White-bellied Hummingbird    Elliotomyia chionogaster

355/2755    Green-and-white Hummingbird    Elliotomyia viridicauda

355/276F    Blue-chested Hummingbird    Polyerata amabilis

355/276Y    Charming Hummingbird    Polyerata decora

355/2770    Purple-chested Hummingbird    Polyerata rosenbergi

355/2763    White-bellied Emerald    Chlorestes candida

355/2740    Blue-throated Sapphire    Chlorestes eliciae

355/2742    White-chinned Sapphire    Chlorestes cyanus

355/2738    Violet-bellied Hummingbird    Chlorestes julie

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The following species have been ascribed to a new genus:

303/183Y    Purple-winged Ground Dove    Paraclaravis geoffroyi

303/1840    Maroon-chested Ground Dove    Paraclaravis mondetoura

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Family: Rallidae – Rails, Crakes & Coots has been revised and resequenced.

201/1260    Rufous-naped Wood Rail

has a new English name:

201/1260    Russet-naped Wood Rail    Aramides albiventris

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201/125Y    Grey-necked Wood Rail

has a new English name:

201/125Y    Grey-cowled Wood Rail    Aramides cajaneus

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

201/1280    Ash-throated Crake    Mustelirallus albicollis

201/121Y    Russet-crowned Crake    Rufirallus viridis

201/121F    Chestnut-headed Crake    Rufirallus castaneiceps

201/127Y    Dot-winged Crake    Laterallus spiloptera

201/1285    Yellow-breasted Crake    Laterallus flaviventer

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274/153E    Hudsonian Whimbrel    Numenius hudsonicus

has been split from:

274/1530    Whimbrel

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Within Order Suliformes, Family: Anhingidae – Anhingas, Darters has been resequenced to precede Family: Phalacrocoracidae – Cormorants, Shags

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Family: Phalacrocoracidae – Cormorants, Shags has been resequenced.

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Family: Cathartidae – New World Vultures has been resequenced.

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Genus Megascops of Screech Owls in Family: Strigidae – Owls has been revised and resequenced.

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Genus Chloroceryle of American Kingfishers in Alcedinidae – Kingfishers has been resequenced.

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427/3323    Curl-crested Aracari

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

Pteroglossus beauharnaisii

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444/3444    Tawny Piculet    Picumnus fulvescens

is now considered to be a plumage variant of monotypic species:

444/3443    Ochraceous Piculet    Picumnus limae    (e Brazil)

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Genus Forpus of Parrotlets within Family: Psittacidae – African & New World Parrots has been resequenced.

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Genus Ara of Macaws within Family: Psittacidae – African & New World Parrots has been resequenced.

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

483/4260    Buff-fronted Foliage-gleaner    Dendroma rufa

483/4258    Chestnut-winged Foliage-gleaner    Dendroma erythroptera

483/4121    Tawny Tit-Spinetail   Sylviorthorhynchus yanacensis

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483/4192    Sulphur-bearded Spinetail

has been ascribed to a different genus and has a new English name:

483/4192    Sulphur-bearded Reedhaunter    Limnoctites sulphuriferus

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The eight species of Antwren in genus Epinecrophylla have new English names:

487/4403    Checker-throated Stipplethroat    Epinecrophylla fulviventris

487/4404    Brown-bellied Stipplethroat    Epinecrophylla gutturalis

487/4405    White-eyed Stipplethroat    Epinecrophylla leucophthalma

487/4406    Rufous-backed Stipplethroat    Epinecrophylla haematonota

487/4408    Rio Madeira Stipplethroat    Epinecrophylla amazonica

487/440F    Foothill Stipplethroat    Epinecrophylla spodionota

487/440Y    Ornate Stipplethroat    Epinecrophylla ornata

487/4410    Rufous-tailed Stipplethroat    Epinecrophylla erythrura

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487/4484    White-backed Fire-eye    Pyriglena leuconota

has been split into three species:

487/448P    Western Fire-eye    Pyriglena maura

487/448T    Tapajos Fire-eye    Pyriglena similis

(se Amazonian Brazil)

487/4484    East Amazonian Fire-eye    Pyriglena leuconota

(ec Amazonian Brazil, ne, ec Brazil)

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511/4779    Paltry Tyrannulet

has a new English name:

511/4779    Guatemalan Tyrannulet    Zimmerius vilissimus

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Family: Cotingidae – Cotingas has been resequenced.

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Genus Poecile within Family: Paridae – Tits, Chickadees has been resequenced.

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Genus Progne of American Martins within Family: Hirundinidae – Swallows, Martins has been resequenced.

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Single species genus Chamaea (Wrentit) has been transferred to new Family: Paradoxornithidae – Parrotbills and allies.

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

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900/8077    Eastern Slaty Thrush

has a new English name:

900/8077    Blacksmith Thrush    Turdus subalaris

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Family: Passerellidae – New World Sparrows has been revised and resequenced.

983/9520    Yellow-thighed Finch

has been ascribed to a different genus and has a new English name:

983/9520    Yellow-thighed Brushfinch    Atlapetes tibialis

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983/9521    Yellow-green Finch

has been ascribed to a different genus and has a new English name:

983/9521    Yellow-green Brushfinch    Atlapetes luteoviridis

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The following species have been ascribed to a new genus:

983/9433    Nelson’s Sparrow    Ammospiza nelsoni

983/9436    Baird’s Sparrow    Centronyx bairdii

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993/991Y    Rothschild’s Grosbeak

has been ascribed to a different genus and has a new English name:

993/991Y    Amazonian Grosbeak    Cyanoloxia rothschildii

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The following species have been ascribed to a different genus:

993/991F    Blue-black Grosbeak    Cyanoloxia cyanoides

993/9920    Ultramarine Grosbeak    Cyanoloxia brissonii

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Family: Thraupidae – Tanagers & Allies has been revised and resequenced.

985/9578    Chestnut-headed Tanager

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

Thlypopsis pyrrhocoma

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985/9703    Giant Conebill

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

Conirostrum binghami

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985/9634    Cabanis’s Tanager

has been ascribed to a new genus and has a new English name:

985/9634    Azure-rumped Tanager    Poecilostreptus cabanisi

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

985/972F    Mourning Sierra Finch    Rhopospina fruticeti

985/9734    Band-tailed Sierra Finch    Porphyrospiza alaudina

985/9733    Carbonated Sierra Finch    Porphyrospiza carbonaria

985/9914    Black-throated Saltator    Saltatricula atricollis

985/9826    Puerto Rican Bullfinch    Melopyrrha portoricensis

985/9827    Greater Antillean Bullfinch    Melopyrrha violacea

985/9820    Cuban Grassquit    Phonipara canora

985/9823    Black-faced Grassquit    Melanospiza bicolor

985/9824    Sooty Grassquit    Asemospiza fuliginosa

985/9822    Dull-colored Grassquit    Asemospiza obscura

985/9581    Flame-crested Tanager    Loriotus cristatus

985/9584    White-shouldered Tanager    Loriotus luctuosus

985/9582    Yellow-crested Tanager    Loriotus rufiventer

985/9818    White-naped Seedeater    Sporophila fringilloides

985/9811    Thick-billed Seed Finch    Sporophila funerea

985/9812    Chestnut-bellied Seed Finch    Sporophila angolensis

985/9813    Nicaraguan Seed Finch    Sporophila nuttingi

985/9815    Great-billed Seed Finch    Sporophila maximiliani

985/9814    Large-billed Seed Finch    Sporophila crassirostris

985/9816    Black-billed Seed Finch    Sporophila atrirostris

985/956F    Black-headed Hemispingus    Pseudospingus verticalis

985/956Y    Drab Hemispingus    Pseudospingus xanthophthalmus

985/9768    Tucuman Mountain Finch    Poospiza baeri

985/9767    Cochabamba Mountain Finch    Poospiza garleppi

985/9568    Slaty-backed Hemispingus    Poospiza goeringi

985/9569    Rufous-browed Hemispingus    Poospiza rufosuperciliaris

985/9563    Grey-capped Hemispingus    Kleinothraupis reyi

985/955F    Black-capped Hemispingus    Kleinothraupis atropileus

985/955Y    White-browed Hemispingus    Kleinothraupis auricularis

985/9560    Orange-browed Hemispingus    Kleinothraupis calophrys

985/9561    Parodi’s Hemispingus    Kleinothraupis parodii

985/9564    Oleaginous Hemispingus    Sphenopsis frontalis

985/9565    Black-eared Hemispingus    Sphenopsis melanotis

985/9566    Western Hemispingus    Sphenopsis ochracea

985/9567    Piura Hemispingus    Sphenopsis piurae

985/9562    Superciliaried Hemispingus    Thlypopsis superciliaris

985/9753    Bay-chested Warbling Finch    Castanozoster thoracicus

985/9756    Rufous-sided Warbling Finch    Poospizopsis frontalis

985/9766    Chestnut-breasted Mountain Finch    Poospizopsis caesar

985/975Y    Buff-throated Warbling Finch    Microspingus lateralis

985/9760    Grey-throated Warbling Finch    Microspingus cabanisi

985/9757    Rusty-browed Warbling Finch    Microspingus erythrophrys

985/9755    Plain-tailed Warbling Finch    Microspingus alticola

985/9763    Ringed Warbling Finch    Microspingus torquatus

985/9570    Three-striped Hemispingus    Microspingus trifasciatus

985/9764    Black-capped Warbling Finch    Microspingus melanoleucus

985/9765    Cinereous Warbling Finch    Microspingus cinereus

985/9732    Ash-breasted Sierra Finch    Geospizopsis plebejus

985/972Y    Plumbeous Sierra Finch    Geospizopsis unicolor

985/9730    Red-backed Sierra Finch    Idiopsar dorsalis

985/9731    White-throated Sierra Finch    Idiopsar erythronotus

985/9745    White-winged Diuca Finch    Idiopsar speculiferus

985/9607    Blue-and-yellow Tanager    Pipraeidea bonariensis

985/9623    Chestnut-bellied Mountain Tanager    Dubusia castaneoventris

985/9606    Blue-capped Tanager    Sporathraupis cyanocephala

985/9617    Masked Mountain Tanager    Tephrophilus wetmorei

985/9615    Black-chested Mountain Tanager    Cnemathraupis eximia

985/9616    Golden-backed Mountain Tanager    Cnemathraupis aureodorsalis

985/9650    Dotted Tanager    Ixothraupis varia      

985/9651    Rufous-throated Tanager    Ixothraupis rufigula

985/964F    Spotted Tanager    Ixothraupis punctata

985/964Y    Speckled Tanager    Ixothraupis guttata

985/9649    Yellow-bellied Tanager    Ixothraupis xanthogastra

985/965Y    Golden-naped Tanager    Chalcothraupis ruficervix

985/9635    Grey-and-gold Tanager    Poecilostreptus palmeri

985/9671    Black-headed Tanager    Stilpnia cyanoptera

985/966Y    Silver-backed Tanager    Stilpnia viridicollis

985/966F    Sira Tanager    Stilpnia phillipsi

985/9670    Straw-backed Tanager    Stilpnia argyrofenges

985/9669    Black-capped Tanager    Stilpnia heinei

985/9663    Golden-hooded Tanager    Stilpnia larvata

985/9662    Blue-necked Tanager    Stilpnia cyanicollis

985/9664    Masked Tanager    Stilpnia nigrocincta

985/9656    Black-backed Tanager    Stilpnia peruviana

985/9657    Chestnut-backed Tanager    Stilpnia preciosa

985/9659    Green-capped Tanager    Stilpnia meyerdeschauenseei

985/9658    Scrub Tanager    Stilpnia vitriolina

985/9654    Burnished-buff Tanager    Stilpnia cayana

 

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To view how earlier changes to the IOC bird list impacted on the three volumes that preceded the publication of this compendium ATWB eBook, follow these links:

SOUTH AMERICA/MIDDLE AMERICA   VOLUME 1: NON-PASSERINES     Updates

SOUTH AMERICA/MIDDLE AMERICA   VOLUME 2: SUBOSCINE PASSERINES     Updates

SOUTH AMERICA/MIDDLE AMERICA   VOLUME 3: OSCINE PASSERINES     Updates

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