"Wisdom begins with putting the right name on a thing"
(Old Chinese Proverb)

Crows, mudnesters & birds-of-paradise

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#,† IOC English name Scientific name Authority Breeding Range Code Comment

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130 Crows, Jays Family Corvidae

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Platylophus Swainson, 1832

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Crested Jay Platylophus galericulatus (Cuvier, 1816) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java, Borneo PHY Platylophus is probably a shrike, not a jay (Jønsson et al. 2008b)

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P. g. ardesiacus (Bonaparte, 1850) Malay Pen.

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P. g. coronatus (Raffles, 1822) Sumatra and Borneo (except n)

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P. g. lemprieri Nicholson, 1883 n Borneo

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P. g. galericulatus (Cuvier, 1816) Java

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Platysmurus Reichenbach, 1850

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Black Magpie Platysmurus leucopterus (Temminck, 1824) OR : Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo

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P. l. leucopterus (Temminck, 1824) Malay Pen. and Sumatra

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P. l. aterrimus (Lesson, 1831) Borneo

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Perisoreus Bonaparte, 1831

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Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus (Linnaeus, 1758) EU : n

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P. i. infaustus (Linnaeus, 1758) Scandinavia and nw Russia

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P. i. ostjakorum Sushkin & Stegmann, 1929 ne European Russia to nc Siberia

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P. i. yakutensis Buturlin, 1916 ne Siberia

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P. i. ruthenus Buturlin, 1916 w Russia

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P. i. opicus Bangs, 1913 e Kazakhstan, nw China and sw Siberia

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P. i. sibericus (Boddaert, 1783) c Siberia and n Mongolia

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P. i. tkachenkoi Sushkin & Stegmann, 1929 sc Siberia

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P. i. maritimus Buturlin, 1915 se Siberia and ne China

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Sichuan Jay Perisoreus internigrans (Thayer & Bangs, 1912) EU : wc China

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Grey Jay Perisoreus canadensis (Linnaeus, 1766) NA : n

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P. c. pacificus (Gmelin, JF, 1788) c Alaska to coastal wc Canada

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P. c. canadensis (Linnaeus, 1766) ne Alaska and nw Canada to e Canada and ne USA

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P. c. nigricapillus Ridgway, 1882 ne Quebec and Labrador (e Canada)

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P. c. albescens Peters, JL, 1920 e of the Rocky Mts. in wc Canada and nc USA

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P. c. bicolor Miller, AH, 1933 Rocky Mts. from se British Columbia and sw Alberta (sw Canada) to e Washington, Idaho and w Montana (nw USA)

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P. c. capitalis Baird, SF, 1874 Rocky Mts from s Idaho to New Mexico and Arizona (w USA)

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P. c. griseus Ridgway, 1899 the Cascade range from sw Canada to ne California (w USA)

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P. c. obscurus Ridgway, 1874 coastal nw USA

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P. c. sanfordi Oberholser, 1914 Newfoundland

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Cyanolyca Cabanis, 1851

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Black-collared Jay Cyanolyca armillata (Gray, GR, 1845) SA : Venezuela to Ecuador

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C. a. meridana (Sclater, PL & Salvin, 1876) nw Venezuela

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C. a. armillata (Gray, GR, 1845) e Colombia and w Venezuela

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C. a. quindiuna (Sclater, PL & Salvin, 1876) c Colombia to n Ecuador

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White-collared Jay Cyanolyca viridicyanus (d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1838) SA : Peru, Bolivia

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C. v. jolyaea (Bonaparte, 1852) n and c Peru

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C. v. cyanolaema Hellmayr, 1917 se Peru

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C. v. viridicyanus (d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1838) nw Bolivia

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Turquoise Jay Cyanolyca turcosa (Bonaparte, 1853) SA : s Colombia to n Peru

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Beautiful Jay Cyanolyca pulchra (Lawrence, 1876) SA : Colombia, Ecuador, n Peru

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Azure-hooded Jay Cyanolyca cucullata (Ridgway, 1885) MA : widespread

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C. c. mitrata Ridgway, 1899 e Mexico

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C. c. guatemalae Pitelka, 1951 s Mexico to c Guatemala

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C. c. hondurensis Pitelka, 1951 w Honduras

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C. c. cucullata (Ridgway, 1885) Costa Rica to wc Panama

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Black-throated Jay Cyanolyca pumilo (Strickland, 1849) MA : s Mexico to nw Honduras

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Dwarf Jay Cyanolyca nanus (Du Bus de Gisignies, 1847) MA : sw Mexico

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White-throated Jay Cyanolyca mirabilis Nelson, 1903 MA : sw Mexico

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Silvery-throated Jay Cyanolyca argentigula (Lawrence, 1875) MA : Costa Rica, Panama

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C. a. albior Pitelka, 1951 c Costa Rica

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C. a. argentigula (Lawrence, 1875) s Costa Rica to w Panama

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Cyanocorax Boie, F, 1826

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Bushy-crested Jay Cyanocorax melanocyaneus (Hartlaub, 1844) MA : Guatemala to Nicaragua

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C. m. melanocyaneus (Hartlaub, 1844) Guatemala to s El Salvador

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C. m. chavezi (Miller, W & Griscom, 1925) Honduras and n Nicaragua

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San Blas Jay Cyanocorax sanblasianus (Lafresnaye, 1842) MA : w Mexico

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C. s. nelsoni (Bangs & Penard, TE, 1919) coastal w Mexico

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C. s. sanblasianus (Lafresnaye, 1842) c Guerrero (coastal sw Mexico)

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Yucatan Jay Cyanocorax yucatanicus (Dubois, AJC, 1875) MA : Yucatan Peninsula

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C. y. yucatanicus (Dubois, AJC, 1875) Yucatan Pen., n Belize and n Guatemala

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C. y. rivularis (Brodkorb, 1940) Tabasco and Campeche (se Mexico)

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Purplish-backed Jay Cyanocorax beecheii (Vigors, 1829) MA : nw Mexico

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Violaceous Jay Cyanocorax violaceus Du Bus de Gisignies, 1847 SA : Venezuela, w Amazonia

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C. v. pallidus Zimmer, JT & Phelps, 1944 n Venezuela

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C. v. violaceus Du Bus de Gisignies, 1847 w Amazonia

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Azure Jay Cyanocorax caeruleus (Vieillot, 1818) SA : e Paraguay, ne Argentina and b Brazil

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Purplish Jay Cyanocorax cyanomelas (Vieillot, 1818) SA : s Peru, Bolivia and sw Brazil through Paraguay to n Argentina

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Curl-crested Jay Cyanocorax cristatellus (Temminck, 1823) SA : c Brazil to e Bolivia and e Paraguay

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Tufted Jay Cyanocorax dickeyi Moore, RT, 1935 MA : w Mexico

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Black-chested Jay Cyanocorax affinis Pelzeln, 1856 LA : Costa Rica to nw Venezuela

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C. a. zeledoni Ridgway, 1899 se Costa Rica and Panama

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C. a. affinis Pelzeln, 1856 n Colombia and nw Venezuela

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White-tailed Jay Cyanocorax mystacalis (de Sparre, 1835) SA : sw Ecuador, nw Peru

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Cayenne Jay Cyanocorax cayanus (Linnaeus, 1766) SA : n Amazonia

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Azure-naped Jay Cyanocorax heilprini Gentry, 1885 SA : nw Amazonia

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Plush-crested Jay Cyanocorax chrysops (Vieillot, 1818) SA : sc, e

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C. c. diesingii Pelzeln, 1856 nc Brazil s of the Amazon

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C. c. insperatus Pinto & Camargo, 1961 ne Brazil s of the Amazon

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C. c. chrysops (Vieillot, 1818) Boliivia to se Brazil, Paraguay, ne Argentina and Uruguay

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C. c. tucumanus Cabanis, 1883 nw Argentina

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White-naped Jay Cyanocorax cyanopogon (zu Wied-Neuwied, 1821) SA : e Brazil

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Green Jay Cyanocorax luxuosus (Lesson, 1839) MA : s Texas to Honduras AS The distinctive Cyanocorax luxuosus of Middle America is split from C. yncas (Ridgely & Greenfield 2001; Hilty 2003); AOU may review. Note switch of "Green Jay" from C. yncas to C. luxuosus

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C. l. glaucescens (Ridgway, 1900) extreme s Texas (s USA), Nuevo León and w Tamaulipas (ne Mexico)

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C. l. luxuosus (Lesson, 1839) extreme se Texas (s USA) to Pueblo and Veracruz (ec Mexico)

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C. l. speciosus (Nelson, 1900) w Mexico

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C. l. vividus (Ridgway, 1900) Colima and Guerrero (sw Mexico) to w Guatemala

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C. l. maya (van Rossem, 1934) Tabasco and Yucatan Pen. (se Mexico)

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C. l. confusus Phillips, AR, 1966 Chiapas (s Mexico), w Guatemala

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C. l. centralis (van Rossem, 1934) Tabasco and n Chiapas (s Mexico) to Honduras

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C. l. cozumelae (van Rossem, 1934) Cozumel I. (off se Mexico)

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Inca Jay Cyanocorax yncas (Boddaert, 1783) SA : Venezuela to Bolivia

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C. y. galeatus (Ridgway, 1900) wc Colombia

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C. y. cyanodorsalis Dubois, AJC, 1874 c and e Colombia, nw Venezuela

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C. y. guatimalensis (Bonaparte, 1850) n Venezuela

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C. y. yncas (Boddaert, 1783) sw Colombia, e Ecuador, Peru to c Bolivia

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C. y. longirostris (Carriker, 1933) Maranon Valley (n Peru)

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Psilorhinus Rüppell, 1837

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Brown Jay Psilorhinus morio (Wagler, 1829) MA : widespread, also s Texas

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P. m. palliatus van Rossem, 1934 extreme s Texas (s USA), ne and e Mexico

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P. m. morio (Wagler, 1829) se Mexico to w Panama

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P. m. vociferus (Cabot, S, 1843) n Yucatan Pen. (se Mexico)

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Calocitta Gray, GR, 1841

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Black-throated Magpie-Jay Calocitta colliei (Vigors, 1829) MA : w Mexico

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White-throated Magpie-Jay Calocitta formosa (Swainson, 1827) MA : s Mexico to Costa Rica

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C. f. formosa (Swainson, 1827) Colima, Michoacán and Puebla s to Oaxaca (sw Mexico)

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C. f. azurea Nelson, 1897 Oaxaca and Chiapas (se Mexico), w Guatemala

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C. f. pompata Bangs, 1914 e Chiapas (se Mexico) and e Guatemala to nw Costa Rica

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Cyanocitta Strickland, 1845

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Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata (Linnaeus, 1758) NA : c, e

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C. c. bromia Oberholser, 1921 s Canada and c USA

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C. c. cristata (Linnaeus, 1758) ec and se USA

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C. c. semplei Todd, 1928 s Florida (se USA)

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C. c. cyanotephra Sutton, 1935 wc USA

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Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri (Gmelin, JF, 1788) NA, MA : w

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C. s. stelleri (Gmelin, JF, 1788) s Alaska and coastal w Canada to nw Oregon (nw USA)

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C. s. carlottae Osgood, 1901 Queen Charlotte Is. (off w Canada)

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C. s. frontalis (Ridgway, 1873) c Oregon, e California to wc Nevada (w USA)

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C. s. carbonacea Grinnell, 1900 coastal wc California (w USA)

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C. s. annectens (Baird, SF, 1874) c British Colombia to se Alberta (sw Canada) s to ne Oregon and nw Wyoming (nw USA)

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C. s. macrolopha Baird, SF, 1854 e Nevada to sw South Dakota (wc USA) s to n Mexico

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C. s. diademata (Bonaparte, 1850) nw Mexico

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C. s. phillipsi Browning, 1993 mainly San Luis Potosi (c Mexico)

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C. s. azteca Ridgway, 1899 sc Mexico

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C. s. coronata (Swainson, 1827) sw, ec and s Mexico and w Guatemala

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C. s. purpurea Aldrich, 1944 Michoacan (sw Mexico)

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C. s. restricta Phillips, AR, 1966 Oaxaca (s Mexico)

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C. s. suavis Miller, W & Griscom, 1925 Nicaragua and Honduras

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Aphelocoma Cabanis, 1851

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Mexican Jay Aphelocoma wollweberi Kaup, 1855 NA, MA : sw USA to c Mexico AS Aphelocoma wollweberi is split from A.ultramarina; assumes English name of  Mexican Jay (McCormack et al 2008, NACC 2010-B12)

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A. w. arizonae (Ridgway, 1874) sw USA and extreme n Mexico

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A. w. wollweberi Kaup, 1855 nw and wc Mexico

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A. w. gracilis Miller, GS, 1896 n Jalisco and Nayarit (wc Mexico)

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A. w. potosina Nelson, 1899 ec Mexico

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A. w. couchii (Baird, SF, 1858) s Texas (s USA) and ne Mexico

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Transvolcanic Jay Aphelocoma ultramarina (Bonaparte, 1825) MA : c Mexico from Colima east to Veracruz. ENG Change English name of Aphelocoma ultramarina to Transvolcanic Jay (NACC 2010-B12)

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A. u. colimae Nelson, 1899 nw Jalisco to Colima (w Mexico)

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A. u. ultramarina (Bonaparte, 1825) sc Mexico

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Unicolored Jay Aphelocoma unicolor (Du Bus de Gisignies, 1847) MA : c Mexico to w Honduras

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A. u. guerrerensis Nelson, 1903 sw Mexico

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A. u. concolor (Cassin, 1848) se Mexico

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A. u. oaxacae Pitelka, 1946 s Mexico

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A. u. unicolor (Du Bus de Gisignies, 1847) se Mexico and Guatemala

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A. u. griscomi van Rossem, 1928 El Salvador and Honduras

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California Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica (Vigors, 1839) NA, MA : Washington to Baja California ENG Change English name to California Scrub Jay with split of Woodhouse's Scrub Jay (NACC 2009-A-02)

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A. c. immanis Grinnell, 1901 sw Washington and w Oregon (nw USA)

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A. c. caurina Pitelka, 1951 sw Oregon to c California (w USA)

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A. c. oocleptica Swarth, 1918 sc Oregon to interior sc California and w Nevada (w USA)

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A. c. californica (Vigors, 1839) coastal range of c California (w USA)

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A. c. cana Pitelka, 1951 Joshua Tree National Park in se California (sw USA)

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A. c. obscura Anthony, 1889 sw California (sw USA) and n Baja California (nw Mexico)

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A. c. cactophila Huey, 1942 c Baja California (nw Mexico)

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A. c. hypoleuca Ridgway, 1887 c and s Baja California (nw Mexico)

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Woodhouse's Scrub Jay Aphelocoma woodhouseii (Baird, SF, 1858) NA, MA : nw USA (Oregon, Idaho) south to Guerrero and c,e Oaxaca TAX Woodhouse's Scrub Jay includes sumichrasti group pending possible split (Delaney et al. 2008, AOU 2009-A-02 split vote (5/7) with request for study of minor contact zone; see Gowen et al 2014.

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A. w. nevadae Pitelka, 1945 se Oregon to Arizona and New Mexico (interior w and sw USA)

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A. w. woodhouseii (Baird, SF, 1858) wc USA to n Mexico

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A. w. texana Ridgway, 1902 Edwards Plateau in wc Texas (s USA)

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A. w. grisea Nelson, 1899 e slope of Sierra Madre Occidental (nw Mexico)

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A. w. cyanotis Ridgway, 1887 ec Mexico

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A. w. sumichrasti (Ridgway, 1874) s Mexico

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A. w. remota Griscom, 1934 sw Mexico

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Island Scrub Jay Aphelocoma insularis Henshaw, 1886 NA : Santa Cruz Island

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Florida Scrub Jay Aphelocoma coerulescens (Bosc, 1795) NA : Florida

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Gymnorhinus zu Wied-Neuwied, 1841

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Pinyon Jay Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus zu Wied-Neuwied, 1841 NA : w USA and nw Mexico

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Garrulus Brisson, 1760

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Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius (Linnaeus, 1758) EU, OR : widespread, also nw Africa

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G. g. hibernicus Witherby & Hartert, 1911 Ireland

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G. g. rufitergum Hartert, 1903 Scotland, England, Wales and nw France

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G. g. glandarius (Linnaeus, 1758) n and c Europe to the Ural Mts.

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G. g. fasciatus (Brehm, AE, 1857) Iberian Pen.

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G. g. corsicanus Laubmann, 1912 Corsica

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G. g. ichnusae Kleinschmidt, O, 1903 Sardinia

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G. g. albipectus Kleinschmidt, O, 1920 Italy, Sicily and the Dalmatian coast

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G. g. graecus Keve-Kleiner, 1939 w Balkans including Greece

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G. g. ferdinandi Keve-Kleiner, 1944 e Bulgaria and n Turkey

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G. g. cretorum Meinertzhagen, R, 1920 Crete

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G. g. glaszneri Madarász, 1902 Cyprus

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G. g. whitakeri Hartert, 1903 n Morocco and nw Algeria

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G. g. minor Verreaux, J, 1857 c Morocco and the Atlas Mts. of n Algeria

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G. g. cervicalis Bonaparte, 1853 n and ne Algeria and Tunisia

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G. g. samios Keve-Kleiner, 1939 Samos (se Aegean Sea)

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G. g. anatoliae Seebohm, 1883 w Turkey to w Iran and n Iraq

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G. g. iphigenia Sushkin & Ptuschenko, 1914 Crimean Pen. (n coast of the Black Sea)

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G. g. krynicki Kaleniczenko, 1839 ne Turkey and the Caucasus

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G. g. atricapillus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, I, 1832 w Syria, w Jordan and Israel

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G. g. hyrcanus Blanford, 1873 se Azerbaijan and n Iran

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G. g. brandtii Eversmann, 1842 s Siberia, n Mongolia, nw and ne China, Korea and n Japan

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G. g. kansuensis Stresemann, 1928 c China

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G. g. pekingensis Reichenow, 1905 e China

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G. g. japonicus Temminck & Schlegel, 1847 Honshu and Oshima (c Japan)

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G. g. tokugawae Taka-Tsukasa, 1931 Sado I. (off Honshu in c Japan)

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G. g. hiugaensis Momiyama, 1927 Kyushu (s Japan)

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G. g. orii Kuroda, 1923 Yakushima (s Japan)

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G. g. sinensis Swinhoe, 1871 n Burma, s and e China

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G. g. taivanus Gould, 1863 Taiwan

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G. g. bispecularis Vigors, 1831 w Himalayas to w Nepal

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G. g. interstinctus Hartert, 1918 e Himalayas

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G. g. oatesi Sharpe, 1896 nw Burma

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G. g. haringtoni Rippon, 1905 w Burma

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G. g. leucotis Hume, 1874 c Burma to c and s Indochina

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Black-headed Jay Garrulus lanceolatus Vigors, 1830 EU : e Afghanistan and n Pakistan to w Tibet. Nepal and n India

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Lidth's Jay Garrulus lidthi Bonaparte, 1850 EU : Ryukyu Islands

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Cyanopica Bonaparte, 1850

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Azure-winged Magpie Cyanopica cyanus (Pallas, 1776) EU : e, c Asia

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C. c. cyanus (Pallas, 1776) nw Mongolia to se Russia and ne China

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C. c. stegmanni Meise, 1932 Manchuria (ne China)

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C. c. koreensis Yamashina, 1939 Korea

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C. c. japonica Parrot, 1905 Japan

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C. c. kansuensis Meise, 1937 Qinghai, Gansu and nw Sichuan (nc China)

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C. c. interposita Hartert, 1917 Ningxia to Shandong and Hebei (ec China)

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C. c. swinhoei Hartert, 1903 c Sichuan to Zhejiang and Jiangxi (ec and e China)

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Iberian Magpie Cyanopica cooki Bonaparte, 1850 EU : Iberian Peninsula

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Urocissa Cabanis, 1850

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Sri Lanka Blue Magpie Urocissa ornata (Wagler, 1829) OR : Sri Lanka

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Taiwan Blue Magpie Urocissa caerulea Gould, 1863 OR : Taiwan

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Yellow-billed Blue Magpie Urocissa flavirostris (Blyth, 1846) OR : Himalayas

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U. f. cucullata Gould, 1861 w Himalayas to w Nepal

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U. f. flavirostris (Blyth, 1846) Nepal to n Burma and s China

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U. f. schaeferi Sick, 1939 w Burma

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U. f. robini Delacour & Jabouille, 1930 n Vietnam

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Red-billed Blue Magpie Urocissa erythroryncha (Boddaert, 1783) OR : Himalayas, Southeast Asia

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U. e. occipitalis (Blyth, 1846) nw India to e Nepal

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U. e. magnirostris (Blyth, 1846) ne India to s Indochina

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U. e. alticola Birckhead, 1938 n Burma and sc China

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U. e. brevivexilla Swinhoe, 1874 ne China

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U. e. erythroryncha (Boddaert, 1783) c, e and se China, n Indochina

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White-winged Magpie Urocissa whiteheadi Ogilvie-Grant, 1899 OR : Southeast Asia

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U. w. whiteheadi Ogilvie-Grant, 1899 Hainan I. (off se China)

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U. w. xanthomelana (Delacour, 1927) s China to c Indochina

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Cissa Boie, F, 1826

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Common Green Magpie Cissa chinensis (Boddaert, 1783) OR : widespread

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C. c. chinensis (Boddaert, 1783) Himalayas to s China, n Indochina, Thailand and Burma

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C. c. klossi Delacour & Jabouille, 1924 c Indochina

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C. c. margaritae Robinson & Kloss, 1919 Lang Bian Mts. (s Vietnam)

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C. c. robinsoni Ogilvie-Grant, 1906 Malay Pen.

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C. c. minor Cabanis, 1850 Sumatra and Borneo

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Indochinese Green Magpie Cissa hypoleuca Salvadori & Giglioli, 1885 OR : Southeast Asia

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C. h. jini Delacour, 1930 sc China

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C. h. concolor Delacour & Jabouille, 1928 n Vietnam

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C. h. chauleti Delacour, 1926 c Vietnam

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C. h. hypoleuca Salvadori & Giglioli, 1885 se Thailand and s Indochina

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C. h. katsumatae Rothschild, 1903 Hainan I. (off se China)

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Javan Green Magpie Cissa thalassina (Temminck, 1826) OR : Java ENG Change  English name of Cissa thalassina to Javan Green Magpie with split of Bornean Green Magpie C. jefferyi)

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Bornean Green Magpie Cissa jefferyi Sharpe, 1888 OR : Borneo AS Cissa jefferyi is split from Cissa thalassina (Madge 2009 (HBW 14), Van Balen et al 2013)

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Dendrocitta Gould, 1833

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Rufous Treepie Dendrocitta vagabunda (Latham, 1790) OR : widespread

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D. v. bristoli Paynter, 1961 e Pakistan and n India

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D. v. vagabunda (Latham, 1790) ne and ec India to Bangladesh

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D. v. behni Steinheimer, 2009 w, wc India

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D. v. parvula Whistler & Kinnear, 1932 sw India

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D. v. pallida (Blyth, 1846) se India

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D. v. sclateri Baker, ECS, 1922 w and n Burma

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D. v. kinneari Baker, ECS, 1922 c Burma to s China and nw Thailand

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D. v. saturatior Ticehurst, 1922 se Burma and sw Thailand

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D. v. sakeratensis Gyldenstolpe, 1920 c Thailand to s Vietnam

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Sumatran Treepie Dendrocitta occipitalis (Müller, S, 1836) OR : Sumatra

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Bornean Treepie Dendrocitta cinerascens Sharpe, 1879 OR : Borneo

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Grey Treepie Dendrocitta formosae Swinhoe, 1863 OR : widespread

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D. f. occidentalis Ticehurst, 1925 nw Himalayas to w Nepal

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D. f. himalayana Jerdon, 1864 c Nepal and ne India to s China and c Indochina

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D. f. sarkari Kinnear & Whistler, 1930 e India

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D. f. assimilis Hume, 1877 sw and e Burma and Thailand

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D. f. sinica Stresemann, 1913 e and se China, n Vietnam

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D. f. sapiens (Deignan, 1955) c China

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D. f. formosae Swinhoe, 1863 Taiwan

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D. f. insulae Hartert, 1910 Hainan I. (off se China)

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White-bellied Treepie Dendrocitta leucogastra Gould, 1833 OR : sw India

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Collared Treepie Dendrocitta frontalis Horsfield, 1840 OR : n India to nw Vietnam

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Andaman Treepie Dendrocitta bayleii Tytler, 1863 OR : Andaman Islands

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Crypsirina Vieillot, 1816

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Racket-tailed Treepie Crypsirina temia (Daudin, 1800) OR : Burma to Java

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Hooded Treepie Crypsirina cucullata Jerdon, 1862 OR : Burma

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Temnurus Lesson, 1831

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Ratchet-tailed Treepie Temnurus temnurus (Temminck, 1825) OR : Southeast Asia

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Pica Brisson, 1760

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Eurasian Magpie Pica pica (Linnaeus, 1758) EU : widespread, also nw Africa PS MtDNA phylogeny suggests that Eurasian Magpie comprises several potential species including Korean Magpie P.sericea, Mahgreb Magpie P. mauritanica and Asir Magpie P. asirensis. Korean Magpie should be split to address paraphyly with NA species (Lee et al. 2003).

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P. p. fennorum Lönnberg, 1927 n Scandinavia and nw Russia

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P. p. pica (Linnaeus, 1758) British Isles and s Scandinavia to e Europe and Asia Minor

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P. p. melanotos Brehm, AE, 1857 Iberian Pen.

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P. p. mauritanica Malherbe, 1845 nw Africa

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P. p. asirensis Bates, 1936 sw Saudi Arabia

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P. p. bactriana Bonaparte, 1850 c Russia to Iran, n India and Mongolia

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P. p. hemileucoptera Stegmann, 1928 w and s Siberia

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P. p. leucoptera Gould, 1862 se Russia and ne China

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P. p. camtschatica Stejneger, 1884 Kamchatka Pen. (ne Siberia)

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P. p. serica Gould, 1845 n Burma to e China and n Indochina

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P. p. bottanensis Delessert, 1840 wc China

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Black-billed Magpie Pica hudsonia (Sabine, 1823) NA : s Alaska, w Canada and w USA to c Canada and c USA

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Yellow-billed Magpie Pica nuttalli (Audubon, 1837) NA : California

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Zavattariornis Moltoni, 1938

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Stresemann's Bushcrow Zavattariornis stresemanni Moltoni, 1938 AF : Ethiopia PHY, ENG Stresemann's Bush Crow may not be a corvid (Fry in Dickinson 2003); hence change to Bushcrow

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Podoces Fischer von Waldheim, 1821

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Henderson's Ground Jay Podoces hendersoni Hume, 1871 EU : c Asia

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Biddulph's Ground Jay Podoces biddulphi Hume, 1874 EU : nw China

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Pander's Ground Jay Podoces panderi Fischer von Waldheim, 1821 EU : sc Asia

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P. p. panderi Fischer von Waldheim, 1821 Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and s Kazakhstan

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P. p. ilensis Menzbier & Schnitnikov, 1915 e Kazakhstan

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Pleske's Ground Jay Podoces pleskei Zarudny, 1896 EU : Iran

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Nucifraga Brisson, 1760

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Clark's Nutcracker Nucifraga columbiana (Wilson, A, 1811) NA : sw Canada and w USA

.

Spotted Nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes (Linnaeus, 1758) EU : widespread

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N. c. caryocatactes (Linnaeus, 1758) Europe

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N. c. macrorhynchos Brehm, CL, 1823 Ural Mts. to e Siberia and ne China

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N. c. rothschildi Hartert, 1903 Kazakhstan to nw China

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N. c. japonica Hartert, 1897 Kuril Is. and n Japan

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N. c. owstoni Ingram, W, 1910 Taiwan

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N. c. interdicta Kleinschmidt, O & Weigold, 1922 n China

.

N. c. hemispila Vigors, 1831 nw and c Himalayas

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N. c. macella Thayer & Bangs, 1909 e Himalayas to c and s China and n Burma

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Large-spotted Nutcracker Nucifraga multipunctata Gould, 1849 EU : w Himalayas AS, ENG Nucifraga multipunctata is split from N. caryocatactes (Madge & Burn 1994, Rasmussen & Anderton 2005); Change English Name to more accurate Large-spotted Nutcracker

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Pyrrhocorax Tunstall, 1771

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Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax (Linnaeus, 1758) EU : widespread, also nw, ne Africa

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P. p. pyrrhocorax (Linnaeus, 1758) British Isles

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P. p. erythroramphos (Vieillot, 1817) Iberian Pen. to Switzerland and n Italy

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P. p. barbarus Vaurie, 1954 nw Africa and Canary Is.

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P. p. docilis (Gmelin, SG, 1774) se Europe to Afghanistan and Pakistan

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P. p. centralis Stresemann, 1928 c Asia

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P. p. himalayanus (Gould, 1862) Himalayas, n India and w China

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P. p. brachypus (Swinhoe, 1871) ne and e China

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P. p. baileyi Rand & Vaurie, 1955 n and c Ethiopia

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Alpine Chough Pyrrhocorax graculus (Linnaeus, 1766) EU : s, sc, also n Africa

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P. g. graculus (Linnaeus, 1766) Europe and n Africa to n Iran

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P. g. digitatus Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1833 se Turkey to Lebanon, Iraq and sw Iran

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P. g. forsythi Stoliczka, 1874 c Asia

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Ptilostomus Swainson, 1837

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Piapiac Ptilostomus afer (Linnaeus, 1766) AF : e, c, w

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Coloeus Kaup, 1829 TAX Assign Western Jackdaw and Daurian Jackdaw from Corvus to Coloeus (Rasmussen & Anderton 2005)

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Western Jackdaw Coloeus monedula (Linnaeus, 1758) EU : c, w, sw, also n Africa

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C. m. monedula (Linnaeus, 1758) Scandinavia

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C. m. spermologus (Vieillot, 1817) w and s Europe, nw Africa

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C. m. soemmerringii (Fischer von Waldheim, 1811) e and se Europe to sc Siberia and w China

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C. m. cirtensis Rothschild & Hartert, 1912 n Africa

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Daurian Jackdaw Coloeus dauuricus (Pallas, 1776) EU : e, ec

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Corvus Linnaeus, 1758

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House Crow Corvus splendens Vieillot, 1817 OR : nw India through sw Thailand

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C. s. zugmayeri Laubmann, 1913 s Iran through Pakistan to nc India

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C. s. splendens Vieillot, 1817 c and s India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan

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C. s. protegatus Madarász, 1904 sw India and Sri Lanka

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C. s. maledivicus Reichenow, 1904 Maldive Is.

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C. s. insolens Hume, 1874 Burma, s China and sw Thailand

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New Caledonian Crow Corvus moneduloides Lesson, 1831 AU : New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands

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Banggai Crow Corvus unicolor (Rothschild & Hartert, 1900) AU : e Sulawesi DIS Banggai Crow was 'rediscovered' in 2007 after 100 year absence

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Slender-billed Crow Corvus enca (Horsfield, 1821) OR : Malaysia to Borneo, Philippines, also Sulawesi

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C. e. compilator Richmond, 1903 Malay Pen., Sumatra and islands off west coast, Borneo

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C. e. enca (Horsfield, 1821) Mentawai Is. (off w Sumatra), Java and Bali

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C. e. celebensis Stresemann, 1936 Sulawesi and nearby islands

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C. e. mangoli Vaurie, 1958 Sula Is. (off e Sulawesi)

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C. e. pusillus Tweeddale, 1878 w Philippines

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C. e. sierramadrensis Rand & Rabor, 1961 Luzon (n Philippines)

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C. e. samarensis Steere, 1890 Samar and Mindanao (s Philippines)

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Violet Crow Corvus violaceus Bonaparte, 1850 AU : Seram TAX Violet Crow is best treated as a Seram endemic species, with Philippine populations assigned to Slender-billed Crow, pending formal breakup of that polytypic species (Rheindt and Hutchinson 2007

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Piping Crow Corvus typicus (Bonaparte, 1853) AU : Sulawesi

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Flores Crow Corvus florensis Büttikofer, 1894 AU : Lesser Sundas

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Mariana Crow Corvus kubaryi Reichenow, 1885 PO : Mariana Islands

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Long-billed Crow Corvus validus Bonaparte, 1850 AU : n, c Moluccas

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White-billed Crow Corvus woodfordi (Ogilvie-Grant, 1887) AU : Solomon Islands

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Bougainville Crow Corvus meeki Rothschild, 1904 AU : Solomon Islands

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Brown-headed Crow Corvus fuscicapillus Gray, GR, 1859 AU : New Guinea

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C. f. fuscicapillus Gray, GR, 1859 w New Guinea and Aru Is. (off sw New Guinea)

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C. f. megarhynchus Bernstein, 1864 w Papuan islands

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Grey Crow Corvus tristis Lesson & Garnot, 1827 AU : New Guinea

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Cape Crow Corvus capensis Lichtenstein, MHK, 1823 AF : ne, e, s

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C. c. kordofanensis Laubmann, 1919 Sudan, Eritrea and Somalia to Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania

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C. c. capensis Lichtenstein, MHK, 1823 Angola, Zambia and Zimbabwe to South Africa

.

Rook Corvus frugilegus Linnaeus, 1758 EU : widespread

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C. f. frugilegus Linnaeus, 1758 Europe to c Asia

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C. f. pastinator Gould, 1845 e Asia

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American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos Brehm, CL, 1822 NA : widespread

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C. b. hesperis Ridgway, 1887 sw Canada through w USA to nw Mexico

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C. b. hargravei Phillips, AR, 1942 wc USA

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C. b. brachyrhynchos Brehm, CL, 1822 c and e Canada, c and e USA

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C. b. pascuus Coues, 1899 s Florida (se USA)

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Northwestern Crow Corvus caurinus Baird, SF, 1858 NA : nw

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Tamaulipas Crow Corvus imparatus Peters, JL, 1929 NA, MA : ne Mexico and s Texas

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Sinaloa Crow Corvus sinaloae Davis, LI, 1958 MA : nw Mexico

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Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus Wilson, A, 1812 NA : e, se USA

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Hispaniolan Palm Crow Corvus palmarum Württemberg, 1835 NA : Hispaniola

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Cuban Palm Crow Corvus minutus Gundlach, 1852 NA : Cuba AS Corvus minutus is split from C. palmarum (Garrido et al. 1997, Raffaele et al. 1998, BLI)

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Jamaican Crow Corvus jamaicensis Gmelin, JF, 1788 NA : Jamaica

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Cuban Crow Corvus nasicus Temminck, 1826 NA : Cuba, Caicos Islands

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White-necked Crow Corvus leucognaphalus Daudin, 1800 NA : Hispaniola, Puerto Rico

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Hawaiian Crow Corvus hawaiiensis Peale, 1848 PO : Hawaiian Islands

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Carrion Crow Corvus corone Linnaeus, 1758 EU : n, sw, e

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C. c. corone Linnaeus, 1758 w Europe

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C. c. orientalis Eversmann, 1841 c and e Asia PS Far East populations (orientalis) of Carrion Crow are genetically distinct and potentially merit species status (Haring et al 2007)

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Hooded Crow Corvus cornix Linnaeus, 1758 EU : c, s

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C. c. cornix Linnaeus, 1758 n and e Europe

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C. c. sharpii Oates, 1889 Balkans to w Siberia, c Asia and n Iran

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C. c. pallescens (Madarász, 1904) Turkey and Iraq to Egypt

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C. c. capellanus Sclater, PL, 1877 e Iraq to sw Iran

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Collared Crow Corvus torquatus Lesson, 1831 EU, OR : e, c China, n Vietnam TAX Species name of Collared Crow reverts from pectoralis to torquatus with elevation of Coloeus to generic level (fide A. Peterson)

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Large-billed Crow Corvus macrorhynchos Wagler, 1827 EU, OR : e Eurasia also c, s Malay Peninsula, Sundas, Philippines

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C. m. japonensis Bonaparte, 1850 c and s Sakhalin I., Kuril Is. and Japan

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C. m. connectens Stresemann, 1916 Ryukyu Is. (sw of Japan)

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C. m. osai Ogawa, 1905 s Ryukyu Is. (sw of Japan)

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C. m. mandshuricus Buturlin, 1913 e and se Siberia, n Sakhalin I., Korea and ne China

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C. m. colonorum Swinhoe, 1864 c and s China, Taiwan, Hainan I. (off se China) and n Indochina

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C. m. tibetosinensis Kleinschmidt, O & Weigold, 1922 Tibet and the e Himalayas to n Burma and s China

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C. m. intermedius Adams, 1859 Afghanistan and Pakistan through the c Himalayas

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C. m. macrorhynchos Wagler, 1827 c and s Malay Pen., Greater and Lesser Sundas

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C. m. philippinus (Bonaparte, 1853) Philippines

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Eastern Jungle Crow Corvus levaillantii Lesson, 1831 OR : n India to n Malay Peninsula ENG Change  English name of Corvus levaillantii to Eastern Jungle Crow with split of C. culminatus

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Indian Jungle Crow Corvus culminatus Sykes, 1832 OR : Peninsular India, Sri Lanka AS Corvus culminatus is split from C. levaillantii (Rasmussen & Anderton 2005)

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Torresian Crow Corvus orru Bonaparte, 1850 AU : widespread

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C. o. latirostris Meyer, AB, 1884 e Lesser Sundas

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C. o. orru Bonaparte, 1850 Moluccas, New Guinea, D'Entrecasteaux Arch. and Louisiade Arch.

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C. o. cecilae Mathews, 1912 w, c and n Australia

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Bismarck Crow Corvus insularis Heinroth, 1903 AU : Bismarck Archipelago AS Bismarck Crow is split from Torresian Crow Corvus orru based on distinctive call and differences in mensural proportions (Dutson et al ms)

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Little Crow Corvus bennetti North, 1901 AU : w, c Australia

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Forest Raven Corvus tasmanicus Mathews, 1912 AU : se Australia

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C. t. boreus Rowley, I, 1970 ne New South Wales (e Australia)

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C. t. tasmanicus Mathews, 1912 se Australia and Tasmania

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Little Raven Corvus mellori Mathews, 1912 AU : se Australia

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Australian Raven Corvus coronoides Vigors & Horsfield, 1827 AU : Australia

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C. c. coronoides Vigors & Horsfield, 1827 e Australia

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C. c. perplexus Mathews, 1912 sw Australia

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Pied Crow Corvus albus Statius Müller, 1776 AF : widespread

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Brown-necked Raven Corvus ruficollis Lesson, 1831 EU : s

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Somali Crow Corvus edithae Lort Phillips, 1895 AF : n

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Northern Raven Corvus corax Linnaeus, 1758 NA, MA, EU : widespread AL Webb et al 2011 (Molec Ecology) demonstrate that C.c.principalis interbreeds freely with C.c.sinuatus despite deep divergence of their respective mtDNAs.

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C. c. principalis Ridgway, 1887 Alaska, Canada (except the sw), Greenland and n and e USA

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C. c. sinuatus Wagler, 1829 sw Canada through wc USA to Mexico and Nicaragua

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C. c. clarionensis Rothschild & Hartert, 1902 sw USA and nw Mexico

.

C. c. varius Brünnich, 1764 Iceland and Faroe Is.

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C. c. corax Linnaeus, 1758 nw Europe through c Europe to c Siberia

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C. c. hispanus Hartert & Kleinschmidt, O, 1901 Iberian Pen., Italy and Mediterranean islands

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C. c. laurencei Hume, 1873 Greece, Cyprus and Turkey to w China and n India

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C. c. tingitanus Irby, 1874 n Africa

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C. c. canariensis Hartert & Kleinschmidt, O, 1901 Canary Is.

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C. c. tibetanus Hodgson, 1849 c Asia

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C. c. kamtschaticus Dybowski, 1883 w Mongolia, e Siberia, ne China, n Japan and nearby islands

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Chihuahuan Raven Corvus cryptoleucus Couch, 1854 NA, MA : sw USA to n Mexico

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Fan-tailed Raven Corvus rhipidurus Hartert, 1918 AF, EU : e, c, w AF, sw EU

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C. r. stanleyi Roselaar, 1993 Sinai Pen., Israel and Jordan through Saudi Arabia to Yemen and Oman

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C. r. rhipidurus Hartert, 1918 Mali and Niger to Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya

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White-necked Raven Corvus albicollis Latham, 1790 AF : e, s

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Thick-billed Raven Corvus crassirostris Rüppell, 1836 AF : ne

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2 Australian Mudnesters Family Corcoracidae

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Corcorax Lesson, 1831

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White-winged Chough Corcorax melanorhamphos (Vieillot, 1817) AU : s, e TAX Change spelling of species name to melanorhamphos in accordance with Article 82.2 of the Code (SCON/IOU petition to ICZN Case 3630, Schodde pers. comm).

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C. m. melanorhamphos (Vieillot, 1817) e and se Australa

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C. m. whiteae Mathews, 1912 s and se South Australia

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Struthidea Gould, 1837

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Apostlebird Struthidea cinerea Gould, 1837 AU : ec Australia

.

S. c. cinerea Gould, 1837 e Australia

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S. c. dalyi Mathews, 1923 nc and ne Australia

.

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2 Melampittas Family Melampittidae PHY, TAX Melampittas are related to birds-of-paradise and Australian mudnesters (Jønsson et al. 2011; Aggerbeck et al 2014, Schodde & Christidis 2014). Move melampittas from Incertae sedis to new family Melampittidae

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Melampitta Schlegel, 1871

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Lesser Melampitta Melampitta lugubris Schlegel, 1871 AU : New Guinea

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M. l. lugubris Schlegel, 1871 nw New Guinea

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M. l. rostrata (Ogilvie-Grant, 1913) wc New Guinea

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M. l. longicauda Mayr & Gilliard, 1952 nc and e New Guinea

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Megalampitta Schlegel, 1871

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Greater Melampitta Megalampitta gigantea (Rothschild, 1899) AU : New Guinea TAX Separate distinctive Greater Melampitta to monotypic genus Megalampitta ( Schodde & Christidis 2014).

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1 Ifrita Family Ifritidae

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Ifrita Rothschild, 1898

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Blue-capped Ifrit Ifrita kowaldi (De Vis, 1890) AU : New Guinea PHY, TAX Blue-capped Ifrit is distantly related to the monarchs (Monarchidae), shrikes (Laniidae), crows (Corvidae), birds-of-paradise (Paradisaeidae) and Australian mudnesters (Corcoracidae) (Jønsson et al. 2011; Aggerbeck et al 2014, Schodde & Christidis 2014). Move from Incertae sedis to new monotypic family Ifritidae

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I. k. brunnea Rand, 1940 wc New Guinea

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I. k. kowaldi (De Vis, 1890) c and e New Guinea

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41 Birds-of-paradise Family Paradisaeidae

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Lycocorax Bonaparte, 1853

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Paradise-crow Lycocorax pyrrhopterus (Bonaparte, 1850) AU : Moluccas

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L. p. morotensis Schlegel, 1863 Morotai and Rau Is. (n Moluccas)

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L. p. pyrrhopterus (Bonaparte, 1850) Halmahera, Bacan and Kasiruta (n Moluccas)

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L. p. obiensis Bernstein, 1865 Bisa and Obi Is. (c Moluccas)

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Manucodia Boddaert, 1783

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Glossy-mantled Manucode Manucodia ater (Lesson, 1830) AU : New Guinea

.

Jobi Manucode Manucodia jobiensis Salvadori, 1876 AU : n New Guinea

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Crinkle-collared Manucode Manucodia chalybatus (Forster, JR, 1781) AU : New Guinea

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Curl-crested Manucode Manucodia comrii Sclater, PL, 1876 AU : island se of New Guinea

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M. c. comrii Sclater, PL, 1876 D'Entrecasteaux Arch.

.

M. c. trobriandi Mayr, 1936 Trobriand Is.

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Phonygammus Lesson & Garnot, 1826

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Trumpet Manucode Phonygammus keraudrenii (Lesson & Garnot, 1826) AU : New Guinea, ne Australia

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P. k. keraudrenii (Lesson & Garnot, 1826) w and nw New Guinea

.

P. k. neumanni Reichenow, 1918 north slope of ec New Guinea

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P. k. adelberti Gilliard & LeCroy, 1967 ne New Guinea

.

P. k. diamondi Cracraft, 1992 south slope of ec New Guinea

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P. k. purpureoviolaceus Meyer, AB, 1885 se New Guinea

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P. k. hunsteini Sharpe, 1882 D'Entrecasteaux Arch.

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P. k. jamesii Sharpe, 1877 s New Guinea and islands in the Torres Strait

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P. k. aruensis Cracraft, 1992 Aru Is. (sw of New Guinea)

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P. k. gouldii (Gray, GR, 1859) ne Australia and nearby islands

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Paradigalla Lesson, 1835

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Long-tailed Paradigalla Paradigalla carunculata Lesson, 1835 AU : w New Guinea

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P. c. carunculata Lesson, 1835 nw New Guinea

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P. c. intermedia Ogilvie-Grant, 1913 wc New Guinea

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Short-tailed Paradigalla Paradigalla brevicauda Rothschild & Hartert, 1911 AU : w, c New Guinea

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Astrapia Vieillot, 1816

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Arfak Astrapia Astrapia nigra (Gmelin, JF, 1788) AU : nw New Guinea

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Splendid Astrapia Astrapia splendidissima Rothschild, 1895 AU : w, c New Guinea

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Ribbon-tailed Astrapia Astrapia mayeri Stonor, 1939 AU : ec New Guinea

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Princess Stephanie's Astrapia Astrapia stephaniae (Finsch & Meyer, AB, 1885) AU : New Guinea

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A. s. feminina Neumann, 1922 nc New Guinea

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A. s. stephaniae (Finsch & Meyer, AB, 1885) c to se New Guinea

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Huon Astrapia Astrapia rothschildi Förster, 1906 AU : se New Guinea

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Parotia Vieillot, 1816

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Western Parotia Parotia sefilata (Forster, JR, 1781) AU : w New Guinea

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Queen Carola's Parotia Parotia carolae Meyer, AB, 1894 AU : w, c New Guinea ENG Change  English name of Parotia carolae to Queen Carola’s Parotia (Gregory 2009)

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P. c. carolae Meyer, AB, 1894 sw New Guinea

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P. c. chalcothorax Stresemann, 1934 wc New Guinea

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P. c. clelandiae Gilliard, 1961 c and ec New Guinea

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P. c. meeki Rothschild, 1910 Snow Mts. to Victor Emanuel Range (c New Guinea)

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P. c. chrysenia Stresemann, 1934 n slope of ec New Guinea

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Bronze Parotia Parotia berlepschi Kleinschmidt, O, 1897 AU : nc New Guinea

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Lawes's Parotia Parotia lawesii Ramsay, EP, 1885 AU : e, se New Guinea

.

Eastern Parotia Parotia helenae De Vis, 1897 AU : se New Guinea

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Wahnes's Parotia Parotia wahnesi Rothschild, 1906 AU : se New Guinea

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Pteridophora Meyer, AB, 1894

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King of Saxony Bird-of-paradise Pteridophora alberti Meyer, AB, 1894 AU : c New Guinea

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P. a. alberti Meyer, AB, 1894 wc New Guinea

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P. a. buergersi Rothschild, 1931 ec New Guinea

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Lophorina Vieillot, 1816

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Superb Bird-of-paradise Lophorina superba (Forster, JR, 1781) AU : New Guinea

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L. s. superba (Forster, JR, 1781) nw New Guinea

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L. s. niedda Mayr, 1930 w New Guinea

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L. s. feminina Ogilvie-Grant, 1915 wc to ec New Guinea

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L. s. latipennis Rothschild, 1907 ne New Guinea

.

L. s. minor Ramsay, EP, 1885 se New Guinea

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Ptiloris Swainson, 1825

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Paradise Riflebird Ptiloris paradiseus Swainson, 1825 AU : ne Australia

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Victoria's Riflebird Ptiloris victoriae Gould, 1850 AU : ne Australia

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Magnificent Riflebird Ptiloris magnificus (Vieillot, 1819) AU : w, c New Guinea, ne Australia

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P. m. alberti Elliot, DG, 1871 ne Australia

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P. m. magnificus (Vieillot, 1819) w and c New Guinea

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Growling Riflebird Ptiloris intercedens Sharpe, 1882 AU : e New Guinea

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Epimachus Cuvier, 1816

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Black Sicklebill Epimachus fastosus (Hermann, 1783) AU : w, c New Guinea

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E. f. fastosus (Hermann, 1783) nw New Guinea

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E. f. ultimus Diamond, 1969 coastal n New Guinea

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E. f. atratus (Rothschild & Hartert, 1911) wc to ec New Guinea

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Brown Sicklebill Epimachus meyeri Finsch & Meyer, AB, 1885 AU : c, e New Guinea

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E. m. albicans (van Oort, 1915) wc New Guinea

.

E. m. bloodi Mayr & Gilliard, 1951 ec New Guinea

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E. m. meyeri Finsch & Meyer, AB, 1885 se New Guinea

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Drepanornis Sclater, PL, 1873

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Black-billed Sicklebill Drepanornis albertisi (Sclater, PL, 1873) AU : New Guinea

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D. a. albertisi (Sclater, PL, 1873) nw New Guinea

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D. a. cervinicauda Sclater, PL, 1884 wc to se New Guinea

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D. a. geisleri Meyer, AB, 1893 ne New Guinea

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Pale-billed Sicklebill Drepanornis bruijnii Oustalet, 1879 AU : New Guinea

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Diphyllodes Lesson, 1834

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Magnificent Bird-of-paradise Diphyllodes magnificus (Forster, JR, 1781) AU : New Guinea

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D. m. magnificus (Forster, JR, 1781) nw New Guinea and Salawati I.

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D. m. chrysopterus Elliot, DG, 1873 w and c New Guinea, Yapen I. (off nw New Guinea)

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D. m. hunsteini Meyer, AB, 1885 e New Guinea

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Wilson's Bird-of-paradise Diphyllodes respublica (Bonaparte, 1850) AU : islands w of New Guinea

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Cicinnurus Vieillot, 1816

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King Bird-of-paradise Cicinnurus regius (Linnaeus, 1758) AU : New Guinea

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C. r. regius (Linnaeus, 1758) s New Guinea, w Papuan islands and Aru Is. (sw of New Guinea)

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C. r. coccineifrons Rothschild, 1896 n, c and e New Guinea, Yapen I. (off nw New Guinea)

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Semioptera Gray, GR, 1859

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Standardwing Semioptera wallacii Gray, GR, 1859 AU : n Moluccas

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S. w. halmaherae Salvadori, 1881 Halmahera (n Moluccas)

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S. w. wallacii Gray, GR, 1859 Bacan (n Moluccas)

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Seleucidis Lesson, 1834

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Twelve-wired Bird-of-paradise Seleucidis melanoleucus (Daudin, 1800) AU : New Guinea

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S. m. melanoleucus (Daudin, 1800) w, s and e New Guinea, Salawati I.

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S. m. auripennis Schluter, 1911 n New Guinea

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Paradisaea Linnaeus, 1758

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Greater Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea apoda Linnaeus, 1758 AU : s New Guinea

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Raggiana Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea raggiana Sclater, PL, 1873 AU : ne, se New Guinea

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P. r. raggiana Sclater, PL, 1873 sc to se New Guinea (south slope)

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P. r. intermedia De Vis, 1894 n coast of se New Guinea

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P. r. granti North, 1906 inland from Huon Gulf (e New Guinea)

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P. r. augustaevictoriae Cabanis, 1888 ne New Guinea

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Lesser Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea minor Shaw, 1809 AU : w, n New Guinea

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P. m. finschi Meyer, AB, 1885 nc New Guinea

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P. m. minor Shaw, 1809 w New Guinea and Misool I. (w of New Guinea)

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P. m. jobiensis Rothschild, 1897 Yapen I. (off nw New Guinea)

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Goldie's Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea decora Salvin & Godman, 1883 AU : se New Guinea

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Red Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea rubra Daudin, 1800 AU : islands w of New Guinea

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Emperor Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea guilielmi Cabanis, 1888 AU : se New Guinea

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Blue Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea rudolphi (Finsch & Meyer, AB, 1885) AU : c, se New Guinea

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P. r. margaritae Mayr & Gilliard, 1951 ec New Guinea

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P. r. rudolphi (Finsch & Meyer, AB, 1885) se New Guinea