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

 

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

The following families have modified English names:

Family: Cracidae – Chachalacas, Curassows, Guans

Family: Procellariidae – Petrels, Shearwaters, Diving Petrels

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303/1847    Indigo-crowned Quail-Dove    (nw Ecuador, sw, wc Colombia)

has a new English name:

303/1847    Purple Quail-Dove    Geotrygon purpurata

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323/2261    Colombian Screech Owl    Megascops colombianus

(wc, sw Colombia, nw Ecuador)

has been lumped with and is now represented by a subspecies of:

323/2260    Rufescent Screech Owl    Megascops ingens

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323/2267    Roraiman Screech Owl    (nw SA)

has a new English name:

323/2267    Foothill Screech Owl    Megascops roraimae

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323/2268    Napo Screech Owl    Megascops napensis

(e Andean slope of nw SA)

has been lumped with and is now represented by a subspecies of:

323/2267    Foothill Screech Owl    Megascops roraimae

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323/227E    Santa Marta Screech Owl    Megascops gilesi

(Santa Marta Mountains: ne Colombia)

is a newly described species

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The putative species Ecuador Plumeleteer found in sw Ecuador, which was formerly treated as a subspecies of

355/2782    Bronze-tailed Plumeleteer,

has been reassigned to species White-vented Plumeleteer. Consequently, the range of this species has been extended to:

355/2781    White-vented Plumeleteer

(e Panama, w, n, c Colombia, nw, nc Venezuela, sw Ecuador)

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355/2804    Admirable Hummingbird    (Costa Rica, w Panama)

has a new English name:

355/2804    Talamanca Hummingbird    Eugenes spectabilis

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In August 2017

415/3269    Moustached Puffbird    Malacoptila mystacalis

was discovered to be regularly present in the Dracula Reserve, north central Ecuador. Consequently, the range of this species has been extended to:

(nc, extreme nw, sw Venezuela, Colombia, extreme nc Ecuador)

 

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