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.

[The 2019 edition of this title will be published in August 2018]

 

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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