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

References

Ábalos R &  JI  Areta. 2009. Historia Natural y vocalizaciones del doradito limón  (Pseudocolopteryx cf. citreola) en Argentina. Orn. Neotrop. 20: 215–230.

Abbott C & M Double. 2003a. Phylogeography of Shy and  White-capped Albatrosses inferred from m-DNA sequences: implications for  population history and taxonomy. Molec. Ecol. 12: 2747-2758.

Abbott, C & M Double. 2003b. Genetic structure,  conservation genetics and evidence of speciation by range expansion in Shy and  White-capped Albatrosses. Molec. Ecol. 12: 2953-2962.

Aggerbeck M, J Fjeldså, L Christidis,  PH Fabre & KA Jønsson. 2014. Resolving deep lineage divergences in core corvoid passerine birds supports a proto-Papuan island origin. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 70: 272–285.

Agne CEQ & JF Pacheco. 2007. A homonymy in  Thamnophilidae: a new name for Dichropogon Chubb. Revista Brasileira  Ornitologia 15: 484-485.

Aleixandre P, JH Montoya & B Milá 2013. Speciation on oceanic islands: Rapid adaptive divergence vs. cryptic speciation in a Guadalupe Island songbird (Aves: Junco). PLoS ONE 8(5): e63242. [pdf]

Aleixo A.  2002.  Molecular systematics and the role of the “várzea”-”terra  firme” ecotone in the diversification of Xiphorhynchus woodcreepers (Aves: Dendrocolaptidae). Auk 119: 621-640.

Aleixo A & JF Pacheco. 2006. A family name for the monotypic oscine passerine genus Donacobius. Revista Brasileira de  Ornitologia 14: 172-173

Aleixo A, SMS Gregory & J Penhallurick.  2007.  Fixation of the type species and  revalidation of the genus Dendroplex Swainson, 1827 (Dendrocolaptidae). Bull. Brit. Orn. Club 127: 242-246.

Aliabadian M, M Kaboli, MI Förschler, V Nijman, A Chamani, A Tillier, R Prodon, E Pasquet, PGP Ericson & D Zuccon. 2012. Convergent evolution of morphological and ecological traits in the open-habitat chat complex (Aves, Muscicapidae: Saxicolinae), Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 65: 35-45.

Allen D. 2006. New records and other observations of birds  on the island of Tablas, Romblon Province, Philippines. Forktail 22: 77-84.

Alström P & K Mild. 2003. Pipits And  Wagtails.  Princeton University  Press, Princeton, NJ.

Alström P, PGP Ericson, U Olsson & P Sundberg. 2006.  Phylogeny and classification of the avian superfamily Sylvioidea. Mol. Phy.  Evol. 38: 381-397.

Alström P, P Davidson,  JW Duckworth, JC Eames, TT Le, C Nguyen, U Olsson, C Robson  & R Timmins. 2009. Description of a new species of Phylloscopus warbler  from Vietnam and Laos. Ibis 152: 145-168.

Alström P, U Olsson, F Lei,  H-t Wang,  W Gao & P Sundberg. 2008. Phylogeny and classification of the Old World  Emberizini (Aves, Passeriformes). Mol. Phy. Evol., 47: 960-973.

Alström P, PC Rasmussen, U Olsson & P Sundberg.  2008. Species delimitation based on multiple criteria: the Spotted Bush Warbler Bradypterus thoracicus complex Aves: Megaluridae). Zool. J  Linnaean Society, 154:291-307.

Alström P, S Fregin, JA Norman, PGP Ericson, L Christidis & U Olsson. 2011a. Multilocus analysis of a taxonomically densely sampled dataset reveal extensive non-monophyly in the avian family Locustellidae. Mol. Phyl. Evol. 58: 513-526.

Alström P, S Hohna, M Gelang, PGP Ericson & U. Olsson. 2011b. Non-monophyly and intricate morphological evolution within the avian family Cettiidae revealed by multilocus analysis of a taxonomically densely sampled dataset BMC Evol. Biol. 11:352.

Alström P, J Fjeldsa, S Fregin & U Olsson. 2011c. Gross morphology betrays phylogeny: the Scrub Warbler Scotocerca inquieta is not a cisticolid. Ibis 153: 87–97.

Alström P, T Saitoh, D Williams, I Nishiumi, Y Shigeta, K Ueda, M Irestedt, M Björklund & U Olsson. 2011. The Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis — three anciently separated cryptic  species revealed. Ibis 153:395-410.

Alström P, KN Barnes, U Olsson, FK Barker, P Bloomer, AA Khan, MA Qureshi, AGillaumet, P-A Crochet, PG Ryan. 2013. Multilocus phylogeny of the avian family Alaudidae (larks) reveals complex morphological evolution, non-monophyletic genera and hidden species diversity. Molecular Phylogenetics Evolution 69: 1043-1056.

Alström P, G Song, R Zhang, X Gao, PI Holt, U Olsson & F Lei 2013. Taxonomic status of Blackthroat Calliope obscura and Firethroat C. pectardens. Forktail 29: 94-99.

Alström P, DM Hooper, Y Liu, U Olsson, D Mohan, M Gelang, HL Manh, J Zhao, F Lei1 and TD Price. 2014. Discovery of a relict lineage and monotypic family of passerine birds.  Biol. Lett. 10: 20131067.http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2013.1067.

Andersen MJ, Oliveros CH, Filardi CE, Moyle RG. 2013. Phylogeography of the variable dwarf-kingfisher Ceyx lepidus (Aves: Alcedinidae) inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences. Auk 130: 118–131.

Andersen, M.J., A. Nyári, I. Mason, L. Joseph, J.P. Dumbacher, C.E. Filardi, and R.G. Moyle. 2014. Molecular systematics of the world’s most polytypic bird: the Pachycephala pectoralis/melanura (Aves: Pachycephalidae) species complex. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 170: 566-588. Article first published online: 29 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/zoj.12088

AOU 1957. Check‐list of North American Birds. 5th Edition. American Ornithologists’ Union, Baltimore,
Maryland.

AOU 1983. Check‐list of North American Birds. 6th Edition. American Ornithologists’ Union, Lawrence, Kansas.

AOU 1998. The AOU Checklist of North American Birds, 7th  Edition. American Ornithologists’ Union, Washington, DC

AOU 2005. The AOU Checklist of North American Birds, 46th  Supplement. Auk 122: 1026-1031.

AOU 2006.  AOU Checklist of North American Birds, 47th  Supplement. Auk 123 :928-929.

AOU 2007.  AOU Checklist of North American Birds, 48th  Supplement, Auk 124: 1109-1115.

AOU 2008.  AOU  Checklist of North American Birds, 49th Supplement, Auk 125: 758-765

AOU 2009.  AOU  Checklist of North American Birds, 50th Supplement, Auk 126: 705-714.

AOU 2010.  AOU  Checklist of North American Birds, 51th Supplement, Auk 127: 726-744.

AOU 2011.  AOU Checklist of North American Birds, 52th Supplement, Auk 128: 600-613.

AOU 2012.  AOU Checklist of North American Birds, 53th Supplement, Auk 129: 573-588.

Arbogast B, SV Drovetski, RL Curry, PT Boag, G  Seutin, PR Grant, BR Grant, and   DJ Anderson.  2006. The origin  and diversification of Galapagos mockingbirds. Evolution 60: 370-382.

Arctander P, O Folmer & J Fjeldså. 1994. The phylogenetic  relationships of Berthelot’s Pipit Anthus berthelotii illustrated by DNA  sequence data, with remarks on the genetic distance between Rock and Water  Pipits Anthus spinoletta.  Ibis 138:  263-272.

Areta JI. 2008. Entre Rios Seedeater Sporophila zelichi:  a species that never was. J. Field Ornithol. 794: 352-363

Areta JI & M Pearman. 2009. Natural history,  morphology, evolution, and taxonomic status of the earthcreeper Upucerthia saturatior (Furnariidae) from the  Patagonian forests of South America. Condor 111: 135-149.

Areta, JI & M Pearman. 2013. Species limits and clinal variation in a widespread high Andean furnariid: the Buff-breasted Earthcreeper (Upucerthia validirostris).  Condor 115: 131-142.

Areta JI, M Pearman & R. Ábalos. 2012. Taxonomy and biogeography of the Monte Yellow-Finch (Sicalis mendozae): Understanding the endemic avifauna of Argentina’s monte desert. Condor 114:654-671.

Arndt T. 2006. A revision of the Aratinga mitrata complex, with the description of one new species, two new subspecies, and  species-level status of Aratinga alticola. J. Orn. 147: 73-86.

Arnaiz-Villena, A., C. Areces, D. Rey, M. Enríquez-de-Salamanca, J. Alonso-Rubio and V. Ruiz-del-Valle. 2012. Three Different North American Siskin/Goldfinch Evolutionary Radiations (Genus Carduelis): Pine Siskin Green Morphs and European Siskins in America. The Open Ornithology Journal 5, 73-81.

Ash, J.S. & J.D. Atkins, 2009. Birds of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Christopher Helm, London.

Association of European Record Committees, Taxonomic  Recommendations. 2003. (AERC-TAC)

Athreya R. 2006. A new species of Liocichla (Aves:Timalidae) from Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India.  Indian Birds 2 (4):82-94.

Atwood JL & SB Lerman. 2006. Family Polioptilidae  (gnatcatchers). Pp. 350-376 in Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 11.  Old World flycatchers to Old World warblers. (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.).  Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Austin J, V Bretagnolle & E Pasquet. 2004. A global  molecular phylogeny of the small Puffinus shearwaters and implications  for systematics of the little-Audubon’s shearwater complex. Auk 121: 847-864.

Avendaño, JE, FG Stiles & CD Cadena, 2013. A new subspecies of Common Bush-Tanager (Chlorospingus flavopectus, Emberizidae) from the east slope of the Andes of Colombia. Ornitología Colombiana 13: 44-58.

Azevedo, Lorena de Sousa; Aleixo, Alexandre; Santos, Marcos Pérsio Dantas; Sampaio, Iracilda; Schneider, Horacio; Vallinoto, Marcelo; Rêgo, Péricles Sena do. New molecular evidence supports the species status of Kaempfer’s Woodpecker (Aves, Picidae). Genet. Mol. Biol. [online]. 2013, vol.36, n.2, pp. 192-200. Epub May 17, 2013. Abstract

Bairlein, F,  P Alström, R Aymí, P Clement, A Dyrc, G Gargallo, AFA Hawkins, SC Madge, DJ Pearson & L Svensson.  2006. Family Sylviidae (Old World warblers). Pp. 492-709 in Handbook of the  Birds of the World, Vol. 11. Old World flycatchers to Old World warblers. (J.  del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Baker, AJ, SL Pereira & TA Paton. 2007. Phylogenetic  relationships and divergence times of Charadriiformes genera: multigene  evidence for the Cretaceous origin of at least 14 clades of shorebirds. Biol  Letters 3: 205-210.

Baker AJ, Yatsenko & Tavares (in press). Eight independent nuclear genes support monophyly of the plovers: the role of mutational variance in gene trees. Mol Phylogenet Evol. [abstract]

Baker, JM. et al. 2003. Recent speciation in the Orchard  Oriole group. Auk 120: 848-859.

Banks J, A Van Buren,   Y  Cherel , JB Whitfield. 2006. Genetic evidence for three species of  rockhopper penguins, Eudyptes chrysocome. Polar Biol 30: 61–67.

Banks, RC, 1986. A taxonomic re‐evaluation of the Plain Pigeon (Columba inornata). Auk, 103: 629‐631.

Barber, BR, and NH Rice. 2007. Systematics and evolution  in the Tityrinae. Auk 124: 1317-1329.

Barber, BR, JE Martinez-Goméz, & AT Peterson. 2004.  Systematic position of the Socorro mockingbird Mimodes graysoni. J Avian Biology 35:195-198.

Barker, FK, AJ Vandergon, and SM Lanyon. 2008.  Assessment of Species Limits Among Yellow-Breasted Meadowlarks (Sturnella Spp.); using Mitochondrial and Sex-Linked Markers. Auk 125: 869-879.

Barrera, L.F. & Bartels, A. 2010. A new species of  antpitta (family Grallariidae) from the Colibrí del  Sol Bird Reserve, Colombia. Conservación Colombiana 13:8-24.

Barrowclough, G. F., J. G. Groth and L. A. Mertz. 2006. The  RAG-1 exon in the avian order Caprimulgiformes: Phylogeny, heterozygosity, and  base composition. Mol. Phy. Evol. 41: 238-248.

Batalha-Filho H, M Irestedt, J Fjeldså,  PGP Ericson, LF Silveira, CY Miyaki. 2013. Molecular systematics and evolution of the Synallaxis ruficapilla complex (Aves: Furnariidae) in the Atlantic Forest. MPE  67: 86-94.

Beehler, B., Prawiradilaga, D.M., Fretes, Y. and Kemp, N.  2007. A new species of Smoky Honeyeater (Meliphagidae: Melipotes) from  western New Guinea. Auk 124: 1000-1009.

Bellemain, E., Bermingham, E. & Ricklefs,  R.E. 2008. The dynamic evolutionary history of the bananaquit (Coereba  flaveola) in the Caribbean revealed by a multigene analysis. BMC  Evolutionary Biology 8: 240-250.

Belmonte-Lopes, R., G.A. Bravo, M.R. Bornschein, G.N. Maurício, M.R. Pie & R.T. Brumfield, 2012. Genetic and morphological data support placement of Myrmotherula gularis (Spix) in the monotypic genus Rhopias Cabanis and Heine (Aves: Passeriformes; Thamnopnilidae). Zootaxa 3451:1-16.

Benkman, CW, JW Smith, PC Keenan, TL Parchman,  and L Santisteban. 2009. A New Species of the Red Crossbill (Fringillidae:  Loxia) from Idaho. Condor 111: 169-176.

Benz, BW, MB Robbins, AT Peterson. 2006. Evolutionary  history of woodpeckers and allies (Aves: Picidae): Placing key taxa on the  phylogenetic tree. Mol. Phy. Evol. 40: 389-399.

Benz, BW, MB Robbins. 2011. Molecular phylogenetics, vocalizations, and species limits in Celeus woodpeckers (Aves: Picidae), Mol. Phyl. Evol. 61: 29-44.

Beresford, P. 2003. Molecular systematics of Alethe, Sheppardia and some other African robins  (Muscicapoidea). Ostrich-J African Ornithology. 74: 58-73.

Beresford, P, FK Barker, PG Ryan, and TM Crowe. 2005.   African endemics span the tree of songbirds Passeri): molecular systematics of  several evolutionary ‘enigmas’. Proc. R. Soc. B 272: 849-858.

Birt P, HR Carter, DL Whitworth, A McDonald, SH Newman,F Gress, E Palacios, JS Koepke,& VL Friesen. 2012. Rangewide population genetic structure of Xantus’s Murrelet (Synthliboramphus hypoleucus). Auk 129: 44-55.

Blake, ER, 1977. Manual of Neotropical Birds. 1: i‐l, 1‐674. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Bock, WJ. 1985. Is Diglossa (Thraupinae)  monophyletic? Pp. 319-332 in “Neotropical Ornithology” (P. A. Buckley  et al., eds.). Ornith. Monogr. No. 36.

Bock, WJ. 1994.   History and nomenclature of avian family-group names. Bull. Amer. Mus.  Nat. Hist. 222: 1-281.

Boles, W.E., 2006. Family Rhipiduridae. In: Del Hoyo, J., Elliot, A., Christie, D. (Eds.), Handbook of the Birds of the World, vol. 11. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona,

Boles, WE. 2007a. Family Eupetidae  (Jewel-babblers and allies). Pp. 348-373 in Handbook of the Birds of the World,  Vol. 12. Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx  Edicions, Barcelona.

Boles, WE. 2007b. Family Pachycephalidae (Whistlers).  Pp. 374-437 in Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 12. Picathartes to Tits  and Chickadees (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Boles, WE. 2007c. Family Petroicidae (Australasian Robins).  Pp. 438-489 in Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 12. Picathartes to Tits  and Chickadees (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Bolton, M. 2007. Playback experiments indicate absence of  vocal recognition among temporally and geographically separated populations of  Madeiran Storm-petrels Oceanodroma castro. Ibis 149: 255-263.

Bolton, M, AL Smith, E Gomez-Diaz, VL Friesen, R Medeiros, J Bried, JL Roscales,RW  Furness. 2008. Monteiro’s Storm-petrel Oceanodroma monteiroi: a new  species from the Azores. Ibis 150: 717-727.

Bonaccorso, E & AT Peterson. 2007. A multilocus  phylogeny of New World jay genera. Mol. Phy. Evol. 42: 467-476.

Bonaccorso, E. 2009. Historical biogeography and speciation  in the Neotropical highlands: Molecular phylogenetics of the jay genus Cyanolyca, Mol. Phyl. Evol. 50: 618-632.

Bonaccorso, E, AG Navarro-Sigüenza,  LA Sánchez-Gonzáles, AT Peterson & J García-Moreno. 2008. Genetic  differentiation of the Chlorospingus ophthalmicus complex in Mexico and  Central America. J Avian Biology 39: 311-321.

Bonaccorso, E, JM Guayasamin, AT Peterson, and AG Navarro-Sigüenza. 2011. Molecular phylogeny and systematics of Neotropical toucanets in the genus Aulacorhynchus (Aves, Ramphastidae), Zool Scripta 40: 336-349.

Boon, W-M, O Robinet, N Rawlence, V Bretagnolle,  JA Norman, L Christidis & GK Chambers. 2008. Morphological,  behavioural and genetic differentiation within the Horned parakeet (Eunymphicus  cornutus) and its affinities to Cyanoramphus and Prosopeia.  Emu 108: 251-260.

Boon, WM, Kearvell, J.C. Daugherty, C.H. and Chambers,  G.K. 2000. Molecular systematics of New Zealand Cyanoramphus Parakeets:  conservation of Orange-fronted and Forbes’ Parakeets. Bird Conserv. Int. 10: 211-239.

Boon, WM, JC Kearvell, CH Daugherty  and  GK Chambers. 2001. Molecular systematics and conservation of kakariki  (Cyanoramphus spp.). Science for Conservation 176: xxxx

Bornschein, MR, GN Mauricio, R  Belmonte-Lopes,  H Mata  and SL Bonatto. 2007. Diamantina Tapaculo, a new  Scytalopus endemic to the Chapada Diamantina, northeastern Brazil  (Passeriformes: Rhinocryptidae). Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia  15: 151-174.

Boto, Galimberti & Bonser 2009. The  parrotbills in Lombardia, Italy. Birding World 22(11): 471-474.

Bourne, WRP. 2001.  The status of the genus Lugensa Mathews  and the birds collected by Carmichael on Tristan da Cunha in 1816-1817. Bull.  Brit. Orn. Club 121: 215-216.

Bowie, RCK, J Fjeldså, SJ Hackett  &  TM Crowe. 2004. Molecular evolution in space and though time: mtDNA  phylogeography of the Olive Sunbird ( Nectarinia olivacea/obscura ) throughout  continental Africa . Molec Phylo & Evol 33: 56-76.

Bowie, RCK & J Fjeldså. 2005. Genetic and morphological  evidence for two species in the Udzungwa Forest Partridge Xenoperdix  udzungwensis. J East African Natural History 9:191-201.

Bowie, RCK, J Fjeldså, SJ Hackett, and  TM Crowe. 2004b. Systematics and biogeography of Double-collared Sunbirds  from the Eastern Arc Mountains, Tanzania.   Auk 121: 660–681.

Bowie, RCK, J Fjeldså,  & J Kiure.  2009. Multilocus molecular DNA variation in Winifred’s Warbler Scepomycter  winifredae suggests cryptic speciation and the existence of a threatened  species in the Rubeho-Ukaguru Mountains of Tanzania. Ibis 151: 709-719.

Bowie, RCK, G Voelker, J Fjeldså, L Lens, SJ Hackett  & TM Crowe. 2005. Systematics of the Olive Thrush Turdus olivaceous species complex with reference to the taxonomic status of the endangered Taita  Thrush T. helleri. J. Avian Biol. 36: 391-404.

Bowie RCK,  C Cohen & TM Crowe 2013. Ptilopachinae: a new subfamily of the Odontophoridae (Aves: Galliformes). Zootaxa 3670(1): 97–98.

Bowman, R. 2002. Common Ground-Dove (Columbina passerina), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Boyd, JH III. 2012. Taxonomy in Flux, Version 2.51c.  http://jboyd.net/Taxo/taxo1.html

Brambilla, M., Vitulano, S., Spina, F.,  Bacetti, N.,  Gargalllo, G.,  Fabbri, E.,   Guidali, F. & Randi, E. 2008. A molecular phylogeny of the Sylvia  cantillans complex: Cryptic species within the Mediterranean basin. Mol  Phylogen Evol 48: 461-472.

Brammer, F.  2002. Species concepts and conservation  priorities: a study of birds in northeast Brazil. Masters thesis. Jon Fjeldså  adviser. Ornithology Section, Vertebrate Dept. Zool. Museum. University of  Copenhagen.

Braun, M. J., Isler, M.L., Isler, P.R., Bates, J.M., and  Robbins, M.B. 2005. Avian speciation in the Pantepui: the case of the Roraiman  Antbird (Percnostola [Schistocichla] “leucostigmasaturata. Condor 107: 327-342.

Bravo, G. A., Chesser, R.T. & Brumfield, R.T. 2012. Isleria, a new genus of antwren (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae). Zootaxa 3195:61-67.

Bravo, G.A., J.V. Remsen Jr., B.M. Whitney & R. T. Brumfield. 2012. DNA sequence data reveal a subfamily-level divergence within Thamnophilidae (Aves: Passeriformes). Mol. Phy. Evol. 65:287–293.

Braun, MJ, and CJ Huddleston. 2009. A Molecular Phylogenetic  Survey of Caprimulgiform Nightbirds Illustrates the Utility of Non-coding  Sequences, Mol. Phy. Evol. 53: 948-960.

Brelsford, A and DE Irwin 2009. Incipient speciation despite little assortative mating: the Yellow-rumped Warbler hybrid zone. Evolution 63: 3050-3060.

Brelsford, A, B Milá, DE Irwin. 2011. Hybrid origin of Audubon’s warbler. Molecular Ecology 20: 2380–2389.

Brennan, LA. 1999. Northern Bobwhite (Colinus virginianus), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Brewer, D. 2001. Wrens, Dippers and Thrashers. Yale University Press. New Haven and London.

Bridge, E. S., Jones, A.W. and Baker, A.J. 2005. A  phylogenetic framework for the terns (Sternini) inferred from mtDNA sequences:  implications for taxonomy and plumage evolution. Molecular Phylogenetics &  Evolution 35: 459-469.

Bromfield, G., Ritchie, W.N., Bromfield, V., Ritchie, J. and  Hennessey, A.B. 2004. New information on Bolivian Swallow-tailed Cotinga from  the Apolo area of Madidi N.P., Bolivia. Cotinga 21:63-68.

Brooke, M. 2004. Albatrosses and petrels across the world.  Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Brooke, R. K. 1974. The migratory Black Kite Milvus migrans migrans (Aves: Accipitridae) of the Palearctic in southern Africa. Durban Mus. Novit. 10:53-66.

Brown, D.M. and Toft, C.A. 1999 Molecular systemics and  biogeography of the cockatoos (Psittaciformes:Cacatuidae). Auk 116:141-157

Brown, LH, EK Urban & K. Newman (Eds.).1982.  The Birds of Africa, I. Struthioniformes to Falconiformes.  Academic Press, London.

Browning, M.R., C. Érard & H. Schifter, 1991. The nomenclatural status of Trogon leverianus Shaw, 1792, and Trogon
sallaei Bonaparte, 1856. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club 111: 41‐44.

Bruce, MD, 1999. Family Tytonidae (Barn‐Owls), pp. 34‐75. In: Handbook of the Birds of the World, 5. J. del Hoyo,
A. Elliott & J. Sargatal (Eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Brumfield, R. T. and Edwards, S.V. 2007. Evolution into and  out of the Andes: A Bayesian analysis of historical diversification in Thamnophilus antshrikes. Evolution xx: 346-361.

Brumfield, R. T., Tello, J.G., Cheviron, Z.A., Carling,  M.D., Crochet, N, and Rosenberg, K.V. 2007 Phylogenetic conservatism and  antiquity of a tropical specialization: army-ant-following in the typical  antbirds (Thamnophilidae). Mol. Phy. Evol. 45:1-13.

Bryson RW, J Chaves, BT Smith, MJ Miller, K Winker, JL Pérez-Emán & J Klicka. 2014. Diversification across the New World within the ‘blue’ cardinalids (Aves, Cardinalidae).  J. Biogeography 41: 587-599.

Bull, EL & CT Collins. 2007. Vaux’s Swift (Chaetura vauxi), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Bunce M, M Szulkin, HRL Lerner, I Barnes, B Shapiro, A Cooper &  Holdaway, R.N. 2005. Ancient DNA provides new insights into  the evolutionary history of New Zealand’s extinct Giant Eagle. PLoS Biol. 3: 44-46.

Bündgen, R., 1999. Species accounts within the family Trochilidae (hummingbirds), pp. 549‐680. In: Handbook of the
Birds of the World, 5. Barn‐owls to Hummingbirds. J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott & J. Sargatal (Eds.).  Lynx Edicions,
Barcelona.

Burg TM & JP Croxall. 2004. Global population  structure and taxonomy of the wandering albatross species complex. Molec. Ecol.  13: 2345–2355.

Burns KJ, SJ Hackett & NK Klein. 2002.  Phylogenetic relationships and morphological diversity in Darwin’s finches and  their relatives. Evolution 56: 1240-1252.

Buzzetti, Belmonte-Lopes, Reinert, Silveira & Bornschein, 2013. A new species of Formicivora Swainson, 1824 (Thamnophilidae) from the state of São Paulo, Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia. 21: 269-291

Cadena CD & AM Cuervo. 2010. Molecules, ecology,  morphology, and songs in concert:how many species is Arremon torquatus (Aves:  Emberizidae)? Biol. J. Linn Soc. 99: 152–176.

Cadena CD, J Klicka & RE Ricklefs. 2007.  Evolutionary differentiation in the Neotropical montane region: molecular  phylogenetics and phylogeography of Buarremon brush-finches Aves, Emberizidae).  Mol. Phy. Evol. 44:993-1016.

Cadena C, ZA Cheviron & WC Funk. 2011. Testing the molecular and evolutionary causes of a ‘leapfrog’ pattern of geographical variation in coloration. J Evol Biology 24: xxx

Cagnon, C., B. Lauga, G. Hémery & C. Mouchès, 2004. Phylogeographic differentiation of storm petrels (Hydrobates
pelagicus) based on cytochrome b mitochondrial DNA variation. Marine Biology, 145: 1257‐1264.

Campagna L et al. 2012. Divergence between passerine populations from the Malvinas – Falkland Islands and their continental counterparts: a comparative phylogeographical study.  Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 106:  865-879.

Canales-del Castillo R, J Klicka, S Favela & JI  González-Rojas. 2010. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of an endangered Mexican  sparrow: Spizella wortheni. Mol Phy Evol: 1319-1322.

Carantón-Ayala D & K Certuche-Cubillos. 2010. A new  species of Antpitta (Grallariidae: Grallaria) from the northern sector of the  western Andes of Colombia. 2010. Conservación Colombiana 9, May 2010.

Carneiro LS, LP Gonzaga, PS Rego, I Sampaio, H Schneider & A Aleixo. 2012. Systematic revision of the Spotted Antpitta (Grallariidae: Hylopezus macularius), with description of a cryptic new species from Brazilian Amazonia.  Auk 129: 338-351.

Caro LM, PC Caycedo-Rosales, RCK Bowie, H Slabbekoorn & CD Cadena 2013. Ecological speciation along an elevational gradient in a tropical passerine bird? J Evol Biol 26(2): 357–374.

Carroll, JP, 1994. Family Odontophoridae (New World Quails), pp. 412‐433. In Handbook of the Birds of the World, 2. J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott & J. Sargatal (Eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Chang J. et al. 2008. Molecular evidence for species status  of the endangered Hainan Peacock Pheasant. Zoological Science. 25:30-35.

Cheke AS. 2005. Naming segregates from the Columba-Streptopelia pigeons following DNA studies on phylogeny. Bull. Brit. Ornithol. Club 125: 293-295.

Cheke AS  & J Hume. 2008. Lost Land of the Dodo. T & A.D. Poyser, London.

Cheke RA & CF Mann. 2001. Sunbirds. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT and London.

Cheke RA & CF Mann. 2008. Family Nectariniidae  Sunbirds). Pp. 196-321 in Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 13. Penduline-tits  to Shrikes. J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Chesser RT, S Claramunt, E Derryberry & RT Brumfield. 2009. Geocerthia, a new genus of terrestrial  ovenbird (Aves: Passeriformes: Furnariidae). Zootaxa  2213: 64–68.

Chesser RT. 2004. Systematics, evolution and  biogeography of the South American ovenbird genus Cinclodes.  Auk 121, 752–766

Chesser RT. 2004. Molecular systematics of New World  suboscine birds. Mol. Phy. Evol. 32: 11-24.

Chesser RT & RT Brumfield. 2007. Tarphonomus, a new genus of ovenbird (Aves:  Passeriformes: Furnariidae) from South America. Proc. Biol. Society Washington  120: 327-336.

Chesser RT, FK Barker & Brumfield. 2007.  Four-fold polyphyly of the genus formerly  known as Upucerthia, with notes on the systematics and evolution of the avian  subfamily Furnariinae. Mol. Phy. Evol. 44: 1320-1332.

Chesser RT, CKL Yeung  CT Yao ,X-H Tians & S-H Li. 2010. Molecular phylogeny  of the spoonbills (Aves: Threskiornithidae) based on mitochondrial DNA. Zootaxa 2603: 53-60.

Cheviron ZA, AP Capparella & F Vuilleumier, F. 2005.  Molecular phylogenetic relationships among the Geositta miners  (Furnariidae) and biogeographic implications for avian speciation in Fuego-Patagonia.  Auk 122: 158-174.

Chittenden H. (ed.) 2007. Roberts Bird Guide: A  Comprehensive Field Guide to the Birds of Southern Africa.  John Voelcker Bird Book Fund in Association  with Africa Geographic Books.

Christidis L & WE Boles, W.E. 2008. Systematics  and Taxonomy of Australian Birds. CISRO Publishing, Collingwood, VIC,  Australia.

Cibois A. 2003. Mitochondrial DNA phylogeny of babblers  (Timaliidae). Auk 120: 35-54.

Cibois A, RWR Dekker, E Pasquet & J-C Thibault. 2012. New insights into the systematics of the enigmatic Polynesian sandpipers Aechmorhynchus parvirostris and Prosobonia leucoptera. Ibis 154: 756-767.

Cibois A, B Slikas, TS Schulenberg & E Pasquet.  2001. An endemic radiation of Malagasy songbirds is revealed by mitochondrial  DNA sequence data. Evolution 55: 1198-1206.

Cibois A, R Pasquet & TS Schulenberg, T.S. 1999.  Molecular systematics of the Malagasy babblers (Timaliidae) and Warblers  (Sylviidae), based on cytochrome b and 16S rRNA sequences. Mol. Phyl. &  Evol 3: 581-595.

Cibois A,  J-C Thibault & Pasquet, E. 2007.  Uniform phenotype conceals double colonization by reed-warblers of a remote  Pacific archipelago. Journal of Biogeography 34:1150-1166.

Cibois A, J-C Thibault & E Pasquet, E. 2008. Systematics of the extinct reed warblers Acrocephalus of the Society Islands of eastern Polynesia. Ibis 150:365-376.

Cibois A, J_C Thilbault,  & E Pasquet. 2011a. Molecular and morphological analysis of Pacific reed-warbler specimens of dubious origins, including Acrocephalus luscinius astrolabii. BBOC 131:32-40.

Cibois A, JS Beadell, GR Graves, E Pasquet, B Slikas, SA Sonsthagen, J-C Thibault & RC Fleischer. 2011b. Charting the course of reed-warblers across the Pacific islands. J. Biogeography 38: 1963-1975.

Cicero C. 2010. The significance of subspecies: a case study of Sage Sparrows (Emberizidae, Amphispiza belli). Chapter 9 in Winkler, K. and Haig, S.M. (eds), Avian Subspecies. Ornithological Monographs, No. 67.

Clancey P A. 1992. Taxonomic comment on southeastern  representatives of two wide-ranging African cisticolas. Bull. Brit. Orn. Club  112: 218-225.

Clancey P A. 1995. The taxonomy of the Stactolaema  anchietae biogeographical unit of southern savanna woodland barbets. Honeyguide 41: 131-135.

Claramunt S, EP Derryberry, RT Chesser, A Aleixo& RT  Brumfield. 2010. Polyphyly of Campylorhamphus, and a description of a new genus for  C. pulcherani  (Dendrocolaptinae). Auk 127: 430-439.

Claramunt S. 2014. Morphometric insights into the existence of a new species of Cichlocolaptes in northeastern Brazil. Rev Bras Ornitol 22(2): 95–101.

Clark WS. 2003. Specimen of rufous-morph Augur Buzzard  Buteo augur from Zimbabwe. Bull. Afr. Bird Club. 10:107-108.

Clark WS. 2007. Taxonomic status and distribution of  Mangrove Black Hawk, Buteogallus (anthracinus) subtilis.  BBOC 127:110-117.

Clarke T. 2006.   Birds of the Atlantic islands.   London, Christopher Helm

Cleere N,  AW Kratter,  DW Steadman, MJ Braun, CJ Huddleston, CE Filard & G Dutson, 2007.  A new genus of frogmouth  (Podargidae) from the Solomon Islands. Ibis 149:271-286.

Cleere N. 1998. Nightjars: A Guide to the Nightjars,  Nighthawks and Their Relatives. Yale University Press. New Haven, CT.

Cleere N. 2002. A review of the taxonomy and systematics of  the Sickle-winged and White-winged nightjars (Caprimulgidae). Bull. BOC  122:168-179.

Cleere N, AW Kratter, DW Steadman, MJ Braun, CH Huddleston, CE Filardi & G Dutson. 2007. A new genus of frogmouth  (Podargidae) from the Solomon Islands – results from a taxonomic review of  Podargus ocellatus inexpectatus Hartert 1901. Ibis 149:271-296.

Clement P. 1999. The African Zoothera thrushes -  identification, distribution and some problems with classification. Bull. Afr.  Bird Club 6: 17-24.

Clement P.  2000. Thrushes. Princeton University Press.  Princeton, NJ.

Clements JF. 2007. The Clements Checklist of the Birds of  the World. 6th Edition. Cornell University Press. Ithaca, N.Y.

Coates BJ, GCL Dutson & CE Filardil. 2006.  Family Monarchidae (Monarch-flycatchers). Pp. 200-329 in Handbook of the Birds  of the World, Vol. 11. Old World flycatchers to Old World warblers. (J. del  Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Cohen C et al. 2012. Phylogenetic affinities of evolutionarily enigmatic African galliforms: the Stone Partridge Ptilopachus petrosus and Nahan’s Francolin Francolinus nahani, and support for their sister relationship with New World quails. Ibis 154:768-780.

Collar NJ et al. 1992. Threatened Birds of the Americas:  The ICBP/IUCN Red Data Book. Cambridge, UK.  ICBP.

Collar NJ. 1997. Family Psittacidae (parrots). Pp. 280-477  in Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 4. Sandgrouse to Cuckoos (J. del  Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Collar NJ. 2004a. Species limits in some Indonesian thrushes.  Forktail 20: 71-87.

Collar NJ. 2004b. Endemic subspecies of Taiwan birds—first impressions. BirdingASIA 2: 34–52. [pdf]

Collar NJ. 2005. Family Turdidae (thrushes). Pp. 514-807 in  Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 10. Cuckoo-shrikes to Thrushes (J. del  Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Collar NJ. 2006a. A partial revision of the Asian Babblers  (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.

Collar NJ. 2006b. A taxonomic reappraisal of the  Black-browed Barbet Megalaima oorti. Forktail 22: 170-173.

Collar NJ. 2007. Philippine bird taxonomy and conservation: a commentary on Peterson (2006). Bird Conserv. Internatn. 17: 103-113.

Collar NJ. 2011a. Taxonomic notes on some Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 27: 100-102.

Collar, N.J. 2011b. Species limits in some Philippine birds including the Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes lucidus. Forktail 27: 29-38.

Collar NJ, MJ Crosby & AJ Stattersfield. 1994. Birds to Watch 2. The World List of Threatened Birds BirdLife International. Page Bros (Norwich) Ltd, U.K.

Collar NJ, JA Eaton & RO Hutchinson. 2013. Species limits in the Golden Bulbul Alophoixus (Thapsinillas) affinis complex. Forktail 29:19-24.

Collar NJ and LDC Fishpool. 2006.  What is Pogoniulus makawai?. Bull. African  Bird Club 13:18-26.

Collar NJ and C Robson. 2007. Family Timaliidae  (babblers). Pp. 70-291 in Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 12.  Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions,  Barcelona.

Collar NJ and SN Stuart. 1985. Threatened birds of  Africa and related islands: the ICBP/IUCN Red Data Book. Cambridge, U.K.:  International Council for Bird Preservation, and International Union for  Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

Collar NJ, C Dingle, MN Gabremichael &  CN Spottiswoode. 2009. Taxonomic status of the Degodi Lark Mirafra  degodiensis, with notes on the voice of Gillett’s Lark, M. gilletti. Bull.  B.O.C 129:49-62.

Collar NJ, NAD Mallari & BRJ Tabaranza. 1999.  Threatened birds of the Philippines: the Haribon Foundation/BirdLife  International Red Data Book. Makati City: Bookmark.

Collar NJ & JD Pilgrim. 2007. Taxonomic update: Species-level  changes proposed for Asian birds, 2005-2006. Birding Asia 8:14-30.

Collar NJ & P Salaman 2013. The taxonomic and conservation status of the Oxypogon helmetcrests.  Conservación Colombiana 19: 31–38. [pdf]

Collinson M, DT Parkin, AG Knox, G Sangste & AJ Helbig. 2006. Species limits within the genus Melanitta, the scoters.  British Birds 99:183–201.

Comitê Brasileiro de Registros Ornitológicos (CBRO)  2011. Listas das Aves do Brasil, 10th edition.

Corso A. 2010.  Sicilian Rock Partridge: identification and taxonomy .Dutch Birding 32: 79-96.

Cortés-Diago A, LF Ortega, L Mazariegos-Hurtado& A-A Weller. 2007. A new species of Eriocnemis (Trochilidae) from  southwest Colombia. Ornitologia Neotropical 18:161-170.

Cortes-Rodriguez N, BE Hernández-Baños, AG  Navarro-Sigüenza. 2008. Geographic variation and genetic structure in the  Streak-backed Oriole: Low mitochondrial DNA differentiation reveals recent  divergence. Condor 110: 729-739.

Cooper JH & AJD Tennyson. 2004. New evidence on the life and death of Hawkins’ rail (Diaphorapteryx hawkinsi): Moriori accounts recorded by Sigvard Dannefaerd and Alexander Shand. Notornis 51: 212-216.

Cracraft, J. 2013.  Avian higher-level relationships and classification: Nonpasseriformes.  Pp xxi-xli, In Dickinson EC and JV Remsen Jr (Eds). The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World., 4e, Vol 1.  Aves Press, Eastbourne UK.

Cracraft J & J Feinstein. 2000. What is not a bird of  paradise? Molecular and morphological evidence places Macgregoria in the  Meliphagidae and the Cnemophilina near the base of the corvoid tree. Proc.  Royal Soc. London B. 267:233-241.

Cramp, S. et al. 1988. Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Oxford University Press. Oxford, New York.

Crochet,P-A, J-D Lebreton & F Bonhomme. 2002.  Systematics of large White-headed Gulls: patterns of mitchondrial DNA variation  in Western European taxa. Auk 119: 603-620.

Crockett PA. 2005. Review of ‘The systematic status of Yellow-billed Kite’. Birding World 18:487-488.

Crowe T. 2010. Phylogenetic affinities of enigmatic African  galliforms: the Stone Partridge Ptilopachus petrosus and Latham’s and  Nahan’s ‘Francolins’ Francolinus lathami and F. nahani.  Cladistics 26:206-206. IP 4.929

Crowe TM, RCK Bowie, P Bloomer, TG Mandiwana,  TAJ Hedderson, E Randi, SL Pereira & J Wakeling. 2006.  Phylogenetics, biogeography and classification of, and characteristic evolution  in, gamesbirds (Aves:Galliformes):effects of character exclusion, data partitioning  and missing data. Cladistics 22:495-532.

Cuervo AM, CD Cadena, N Krabbe & LM Renjifo.  2005. Scytalopus stilesi, A new species of tapaculo (Rhinocryptidae)  from the Cordillera Central of Colombia. Auk 122:445-463.

Curson J, Quinn, D and Beadle, D. 1994. Warblers of the  Americas. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston, New York.

Curson, JM. 2010. Family Parulidae (New World Warblers) Pp 666-800 in Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 15.  Weavers to New World Warblers (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions,  Barcelona.

D´Horta FM, JM Cardoso da Silva, and CC Ribas.  2008. Species limits and hybridization zones in Icterus  cayanensis–chrysocephalus group (Aves: Icteridae). Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 95:  583–597.

DaCosta JM & J Klicka. 2008. The Great  American Interchange in birds: a phylogenetic perspective with the genus Trogon. Molec. Ecol. 17: 1328-1343.

DaCosta JM, G Spellman, P Escalante & J Klicka. 2009. A molecular systematic revision of two historically problematic  songbird clades: Aimophila and Pipilo. J. Avian Biol. 40:206-216.

Daugherty CH, M Williams & JM Hay. 1999. Genetic  differentiation, taxonomy and conservation of Australasian teals Anas spp. Bird Conserv. Int. 9: 29-42.

Dávalos LM &  AL Porzecanski. 2009. Accounting for molecular stochasticity in systematic revisions: species limits and phylogeny of Paroaria. Mol. Phyl.  Evol. 53:234-238.

David N & M Gosselin. 2002a. Gender agreement of avian  species names. Bull. Brit. Ornith. Club 122: 14-49.

David N & M Gosselin. 2002b. The grammatical gender of  avian genera. Bull. Brit. Orn. Club 122: 257-282.

David N & M Gosselin. 2011, Gender agreement of avian species-group names under Article 31.2.2 of the ICZN Code, Bull. Brit. Ornith. Club 131, 103-115.

David N. & Gregory, S. M. S. 2008. The gender of genera ending in -oenas. Bull. Brit. Orn. Club 128: 273-274.

David N, EC Dickinson & SMS Gregory. 2009.  “Contributons to a List of First Reviser actions: ornithology.”  Zootaxa 2085:1-24 .

Davies GBP and Peacock DS. 2014. Reassessment of plumage characters and morphometrics of Anthus
longicaudatus Liversidge, 1996 and Anthus pseudosimilis Liversidge and Voelker, 2002 (Aves: Motacillidae).Annals
of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 4: 187–206.

Davies, S., 2002. Ratites and Tinamous Tinamidae, Rheidae, Dromadiidae, Casuariidae, Apterygidae, Struthionidae.
Bird Families of the World. 1‐360. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Davis I. 1972. A Field Guide to the Birds of Mexico and  Central America. University of Texas Press, Austin.

Davis, Jr., WE &  JA Kushlan. 1994. Green Heron (Butorides virescens), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Dean AR & L Svensson. 2012. “Siberian Chiffchaff” Revisited.  British Birds 98: 396-410.

de Juana, E, 2001. Family Coliidae (Mousebirds), pp. 60‐77. In Handbook of the Birds of the World, 6. J. del Hoyo, A.
Elliott & J. Sargatal (Eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

de Juana E, F Suárez & PG Ryan. 2004. Family  Alaudidae (Larks). Pp. 496-601 in Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 9.  Cotingas to Pipits and Wagtails (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions,  Barcelona.

Deignan H. 1964. Subfamily Panurinae.  Check-list of Birds of the World 10: 430-442.

Delacour J. 1977. The pheasants of the world. Second  edition. Reading, UK: Spur Publications and World Pheasant Association.

Delacour, J. & D Amadon, 1973. Curassows and Related Birds. i‐xv, 1‐247.  American Museum of Natural History,
New York.

Delaney KS, S Zafar & RK Wayne. 2008. Genetic  divergence and differentiation within the Western Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma  californica). Auk 125:839-849.

Deiner K, AR Lemmon, AL Mack, RC Fleischer, JP Dumbacher. 2012. A passerine bird’s evolution corroborates the geological history of the island of New Guinea. PLoS ONE 6(5): e19479. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0019479

Denes FV, LF Silveira, S Seipke, R Thorstrom, WS Clark & J-M Thiollay. 2011. The White-Collared Kite (Leptodon forbesi Swann 1922) and a review of the taxonomy of the Grey-headed Kite  (Leptodon cayanensis Latham, 1790). WJO 123:323–331.

Derryberry EP, S Claramunt, RT Chesser, A Aleixo, J Cracraft, RG Moyle  & RT Brumfield. 2010. Certhiasomus, a new genus of woodcreeper (Aves: Passeriformes:  Dendrocolaptidae). Zootaxa 2416: 44–50.

Derryberry EP, S Claramunt, G Derryberry, RT Chesser, J Cracraft, A Aleixo, J Pérez-Emán, J V Remsen, Jr., and RT Brumfield. In press.Lineage diversification and morphological evolution in a large-scale continental radiation: the Neotropical ovenbirds and woodcreepers (Aves: Furnariidae). Evolution  65: 2973-2986.

de Schauensee, RM. 1964. The Birds of Colombia. The Academy of Natural Sciences. Philadelphia.

Dickerman, R.W., 1993. On the validity of Ceyx (Myioceyx) leconti ruficeps. – Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club,
113 (4): 255 ‐ 257.

Dickerman, RW. 2004. A review of the North American subspecies of the Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias).  Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 117(3):242-250.

Dickinson EC (Ed.) 2003. The Howard &  Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World. 3rd Edition. Princeton  University Press, Princeton, New Jersey.

Dickinson, EC. 2008. The name of the easternmost population of Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos. Bull. B.O.C. 128:141-142.

Dickinson EC & JV Remsen, Jr. (Eds). 2013. The Howard &  Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World. 4th Edition. Vol. 1, Aves Press, Eastbourne, U.K.

Dickinson EC, C Jones & N David. 2009. The correct spelling, date and citation for the Chestnut-backed Owlet of Sri Lanka. Indian Birds 5(2): 52-53.

Dickinson EC, LK Overstreet, RJ Dowsett & MD Bruce.  2011. Priority! The Dating of Scientific Names in Ornithology. Aves Press. Northamton. UK.

Dickinson EC & Watling, D. 2006. The valid specific  name of the Streaked Fantail. Bull. Brit. Ornithol. Club 126: 59-60.

Dickinson EC & RWRJ Dekker. 2002 .Systematic notes on  Asian birds. 25.1 A preliminary review of the Pycnonotidae. Zool. Verh. Leiden  340:93-114.

Dietzen C, E Garcia-del-Rey, GD Castro & M Wink.  2007. Phylogeography of the blue tit (Parus teneriffae-group) on the  Canary Islands based on mitochondrial DNA sequence data and morphometics.  Journal of Ornithology 149: 1-12.

Dobson ADM & ML Clarke. 2011. Inconsistency in the taxonomy of Hen and Northern Harriers: causes and consequences. British Birds 104:192-201.

Donegan T. 2007. A new species of brush finch  (Emberizidae:Atlapetes) from the northern central Andes of Colombia. Bull.  B.O.C 127: 255-268.

Donegan TM & JE Avendaño-C. 2008.  Notes on Tapaculos (Passeriformes: Rhinocryptidae) of the Eastern Andes of  Colombia and Venezuelan Andes, with a new subspecies of Scytalopus  griseicollis from Colombia.   Ornitología Colombiana 6: 24-65. ht

Donegan TM. 2008. Geographical variation in Slate-crowned  Antpitta Grallaricula nana, with  descriptions of two subspecies, from Colombia and Venezuela. Bull Brit. Orn.  Club. 128(3): 150-178.

Donegan TM. 2012. Geographical variation in Immaculate Antbird Myrmeciza immaculata, with a new subspecies from the Central  Andes of Colombia. Bull BOC 132(1): 3–40.

Donegan TM. 2013.  Vocal variation and species limits in the genus Sirystes (Tyrannidae).  Conservación Colombiana 19: 11–30. [pdf]

Donegan TM. 2014. Geographical variation in morphology and voice of Three-striped Warbler Basileuterus tristatus. Bull Brit. Orn.  Club. 134:79-109.

Donegan TM, Quevedo, A., McMullan, M. & Salaman, P. 2011.  Revision of the status of bird species occurring or reported in Colombia 2011.  Conservación olombiana 15: 4-21. http://www.proaves.org/IMG/pdf/CC15/Conservacion_Colombiana_15_4-21.pdf

Donegan TM & P Salaman.  2012.  Vocal differentiation and conservation of Indigo-crowned Quail-Dove Geotrygon purpurata.  Conservación Colombiana 15: 15-19.

Donegan TM, JE Avendaño & F Lambert, 2013. A new tapaculo related to Scytalopus rodriguezi from Serrania de los Yariquies, Colombia. Bull. B.O.C. 133:256-271.

Donegan TM. 2014. Geographical variation in morphology and voice of Three-striped Warbler Basileuterus tristriatus. Bull BOC 134: 79–109.

Dong, Li, Zou, Lei, Liang, Yang & Yang. 2013. Molecular systematics and plumage coloration evolution of an enigmatic babbler (Pomatorhinus ruficollis) in East Asia. Mol Phylogenet Evol. in press [abstract]

Dowsett RJ & AD Forbes-Watson. 1993. Checklist of  birds of the Afrotropical and Malagasy regions. Liège, Belgium: Tauraco  Press.

Driskell A & L Christidis. 2004. Phylogeny and  evolution of the Australo-Papuan honeyeaters (Passeriformes:Meliphagidae). Mol.  Phy. Evol. 31:943-960.

Driskell AC, L Christidis, BJ Gill, WE Boles, FK  Barker & NW Longmore. 2007. A new endemic family of New Zealand passerine  birds: adding heat to a biodiversity hotspot. Australian J. Zool. 55: 73-78.

Driskell  AC, JA Norman, S Pruett-Jones, E Mangall, S Sonsthagen & L Christidis. 2011. A multigene phylogeny examining evolutionary and ecological relationships in the Australo-Papuan wrens of the subfamily Malurinae (Aves). Mol Phy Evo.  60: 480-485.

Drovetski SV, M Rakovic´, G Semenov, IV Fadeev and YA Red’kin. 2014. Limited phylogeographic signal in sex-linked and autosomal loci despite geographically, ecologically, and phenotypically concordant structure of mtDNA variation in the holarctic avian genus eremophila. PLoS ONE 9(1): e87570. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0087570

Dugand A & E Eisenmann. 1983.  Rediscovery of, and new data on, Molothrus armenti Cabanis. Auk 100: 991-992.

Dumbacher JP, TK Pratt & RC Fleischer. 2003.  Phylogeny of the owlet-nighjars (Aves: Aegothelidae) based on mitochondrial DNA  sequence. Mol. Phy. Evol. 29:540-549.

Dumbacher JP & RC Fleischer. 2001. Phylogenetic evidence for colour pattern convergence in toxic pitohuis: Mullerian mimicry in birds?  Proc  Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 268: 1971–1976.

Dumbacher JP, K Deiner, L Thompson, and RC Fleischer. 2008. Phylogeny of the avian genus Pitohui and the evolution of toxicity in birds. Mol. Phy. Evol. 49: 774-781.

Dumbacher JP. 2013. A taxonomic revision of the genus Pitohui, with historical notes on names.  BBOC submitted

Dutson G. 2006. The Pacific shrikebills (Clytorhynchus) and  the case for species status for the form sanctaecrucis. Bull. BOC  126:299-308.

Dutson G. 2008. A new species of White-eye Zosterops and notes on other birds from  Vanikoro, Solomon Islands. Ibis 150:698-706.

Dutson G. 2011. Birds of Melanesia: Bismarcks, Solomons, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia.   Princeton University Press.

Dutson G, P Gregory & W Boles. 2009. The Bismarck  Crow Corvus (orru) insularis warrants species status (ms).

DuBay S.G., C.C. Witt. 2012. An improved phylogeny of the Andean tit-tyrants (Aves, Tyrannidae): More characters trump sophisticated analyses. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 64, 285-296.

Eames JC, LT Trai & N Cu 1999. A new species  of Laughingthrush (Passeriformes: Garrulacinae) from the Western Highlands of  Vietnam. Bull. BOC 119: 4-15.

Eames JC, FD Steinheimer & R Bansok. 2002. A  collection of birds from the Cardamom Mountains, Cambodia, including a new  subspecies of Arborophila cambodiana. Forktail 18:67-86.

Eberhard JR & E Bermingham. 2004.  Phylogeny and biogeography of the Amazona ochrocephala (Aves:  Psittacidae) complex. Auk 121:318-332.

Eck S & J Martens. 2006. Systematic notes  on Asian birds. 49. A preliminary review of the Aegithalidae, Remizidae and  Paridae. Zool. Med., Leiden 80-5.

Efe MA, ES Tavares, AJ Baker & SL Bonatto. 2009.  Multigene phylogeny and DNA barcoding indicate that the  Sandwich tern complex (Thalasseus sandvicensis, Laridae, Sternini)  comprises two species. Mol. Phy. Evol.. 52: 263-267.

Eisermann K & SNG Howell. 2011. Vocalizations of the Guatemalan Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium cobanense). J. Raptor Res. 45:304-314.

Elgvin T.O., J.S. Hermansen, A. Fijarczyk, T. Bonnet, T. Borge, S.A. Sæther, K.L. Voje, and G.-P. Sætre. 2011. Hybrid speciation in sparrows II: a role for sex chromosomes? Molecular Ecology 20: 3823–3837.

Engel JI, K Byamana, C Kahindo, JM Bates & J Fjeldsa. 2014. Genetic structure offers insights into the evolution of migration and the taxonomy of the Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx montanus species complex. Ibis (2014), doi: 10.1111/ibi.12145

Ericson PGP, D Zuccon, JI Ohlson, US Johansson, H  Alvarenga & RO Prum. 2007. Higher level phylogeny and morphological  evolution of tyrant flycatchers, cotingas, manakins and their allies (Aves:  Tyrannida). Mol. Phy. Evol. 40: 471-483.

Ericson PGP, M Irestedt & JS Johansson. 2003.  Evolution, biogeography, and patterns of diversification in passerine birds.  J. Avian Biol. 34: 3-15.

Escalante-Pliego BP. 1992. Genetic differentiation in  yellowthroats (Parulinae: Geothlypis). Acta XX Congr. Intern. Orn:  333-341.

Escalante P, L Márquez-Valdelamar, P de la Torre, JP Laclette & J Klicka.2009. Evolutionary history of a prominent North American warbler clade: the Oporornis-Geothlypis complex. Mol. Phy Evo 53: 668-678.

Ewins, PJ. 1993. Pigeon Guillemot (Cepphus columba), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Fain MG, C Krajewski & P Houde. 2007. Phylogeny of  “core Gruiformes” (Aves: Grues) and resolution of the Limpkin–Sungrebe problem.  Mol. Phyl. Evol. 43: 515-529.

Fain MG & P Houde. 2004. Parallel radiations in the  primary clades of birds. Evolution 58: 2558-2573.

Fang Z & J Aiwu. 2008. A new species of babbler  (Timaliidae: Stachyris) from the Sino-Vietnamese border region of China.  Auk 125: 420-424.

Feinstein J, X Yang, S-H Li. 2008. Molecular  systematics and historical biogeography of the Black-browed Barbet species  complex (Megalaima oorti). Ibis 150:40-49.

Ferguson-Lees J. & DA Christie. 2005. Raptors of the  World. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ.

Ferguson-Lees J & DA Christie. 2001. Raptors  of the World. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, New York.

Filardi CE & CE   Smith. 2005. Molecular phylogenetics of monarch flycatchers (genus  Monarcha) with emphasis on Solomon Island endemics. Mol. Phy. Evol. 37:776-788.

Filardi CE & RG Moyle. 2005. Single origin of a  pan-Pacific bird group and upstream colonization of Australasia. Nature  438:216-219.

Fishpool LDC & JA Tobias. 2005. Family  Pycnonotidae (bulbuls). Pp. 124-251 in Handbook of the Birds of the World,  Vol. 10. Cuckooshrikes to Thrushes. (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx  Edicions, Barcelona. del

Fitzpatrick JW. 2004. Family Tyrannidae  (tyrant-flycatchers). Pp. 170-462 in Handbook of the Birds of the World,  Vol. 9. Cotingas to pipits and wagtails. (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx  Edicions, Barcelona.

Fjeldså J. 1993. The decline and probable extinction of the Colombian Grebe Podiceps andinus. Bird Conserv. Int. 3: 221-234.

Fjeldså J , M Irestedt, PGP Ericson & D Zuccon. 2010 The  Cinnamon Ibon Hypocryptadius cinnamomeus is a forest canopy sparrow.  Ibis 152: 747-760.

Fjeldså J, RCK Bowie & J Kiure. 2006. The Forest  Batis, Batis mixta is two species. Journal of Ornithology, 147: 578-590.

Fjeldså J, M Irestedt, KA Jonsson, JI Ohlson & PGP Ericson. 2007. Phylogeny of the ovenbird genus Upucerthia: a case of independent adaptations  for terrestrial life. Zoologica Scripta 36: 133-141.

Fjeldså, J., J. Baiker, G. Engblom, I. Franke, D. Geale, N. K. Krabbe, D. F. Lane, M. Lezama, F. Schmitt, R. S. R. Williams, J. Ugarte-Núñez, V. Yábar & R. Yábar. 2012. Reappraisal of Koepcke’s Screech Owl Megascops koepckeae and description of a new subspecies. Bull. B.O.C. 132:180-193.

Fleischer RC, B Slikas, J Beadell, C Atkins, CE Mcintosh & S Conant. 2007. Genetic Variability and Taxonomic Status of the Nihoa and Laysan Millerbirds, Condor 109: 954-962.

Fleischer R, H James, and S Olson. 2008. Convergent evolution of Hawaiian and Australo-Pacific honeyeaters from distant songbird ancestors. Current Biology 18: 1927-1931.

Förschler MI, F Khoury, F Bairlein  & M Aliabadian. 2010a. Phylogeny of the Mourning Wheatear Oenanthe lugens complex. Mol Phyl Evol 56: 758-767.

Förschler MI, F Khoury, F Bairlein  & M Aliabadian. 2010b. Corrigendum to “Phylogeny of the Mourning Wheatear Oenanthe lugens complex”. Mol Phyl Evol 57: 483-484.

Fraga RM. 2008. Phylogeny and behavioral evolution in the family Icteridae. Ornitologia Neotropical 19 (Suppl.): 61–71.

Fraga RM. 2011.  Family Icteridae In  Handbook of the birds of the World (Del Hoyo et al, Eds.) Vol 16. Lynx Editions, Barcelona.

Frederick, PC. 2013. Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Fregin S, M Haase, U Olsson, & P Alström.  2009. Multi-locus phylogeny of the family Acrocephalidae (Aves: Passeriformes)  –The traditional taxonomy overthrown. Mol. Phy. Evol. 52: 866–878.

Fregin S, M Haase, U Olsson & P Alström. 2012. New insights into family relationships within the avian superfamily Sylvioidea (Passeriformes) based on seven molecular markers. BMC Evolutionary Biology 12:157   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-157.

Freitas GHS,  AV Chaves, LM Costa, FR Santos & M Rodrigues. 2012. A new species of Cinclodes from the Espinhaço Range, southeastern Brazil: insights into the biogeographical history of the South American highlands. Ibis 154:738-755.

Friesen VL, AL Smith, E Gómez-Diaz, M Bolton, RW Furness, J González-Solis & LR Monteiro. 2007. Sympatric speciation by allochrony in  a seabird. PNAS 104 (47):18589–18594.

Fry, C.H., 2001. Family Coraciidae (Rollers), pp. 342-377. In: Handbook of the Birds of the World, 6. J. del Hoyo, A.
Elliott & J. Sargatal (Eds.). – Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Fry C H. 2004. Genus Ortygospiza Sundevall. Pp. 383–390 in Fry, C. H. & Keith, S. (eds.) The birds of Africa, vol. 7. Christopher Helm, London.

Frith CH & D Frith. 2004. The Bowerbirds. Oxford  University Press, Oxford. UK.

Fry, CH., S Keith & EK Urban (Eds). 1988.  The Birds of Africa, III. Psittaciformes to Piciformes. Academic Press, London.

Fry CH & S Keith (Eds). 2000. The Birds of Africa, VI. Picathartidae to Buphagidae. Academic Press, London.

Fry CH & S Keith (Eds). 2004. The Birds of Africa, VII. Passeridae to Emberizidae.  Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ.

Fry CH, K Fry & A Harris. 1992. Kingfishers, Bee-eaters and Rollers. Princeton University Press. Princeton, NJ.

Fuchs J et al.  2007.  Geographical structure of genetics in the Malagasy Scops Owl inferred from  mitochondrial sequence data. Condor 109:408-418.

Fuchs J, JI Ohlson, PGP Ericson & E Pasquet. 2007.  Synchronous intercontinental splits between assemblages of woodpeckers  suggested by molecular data.  Zool.  Scripta 36:11-25.

Fuchs J, J Fjeldså, RCK Bowie, G Voelker & E  Pasquet. 2006. The African warbler genus Hyliota as a lost lineage in  the Oscine songbird tree: molecular support for an African origin of the  Passerida. Mol. Phy. Evol.  39: 186-197.

Fuchs J, E Pasquet, A Couloux, J  Fjeldså & RCK Bowie. 2009. A new Indo-Malayan member of the Stenostiridae (Aves:  Passeriformes) revealed by multi-locus sequence data: biogeographical implications  for a morphologically diverse clade of flycatchers. Mol. Phy. Evol..  53: 384-393.

Fuchs J, J-M Pons, PGP Ericson, C Bonillo, A  Coulous & E  Pasquet. 2008. Molecular support for a rapid cladogenesis  of the woodpecker clade Malarpicini, with further insights into the genus Picus (Piciformes:Picinae). Mol Phyl Evol  48:34-46.

Fuchs J, RCK Bowie, J Fjeldså & E Pasquet. 2004.  Phylogenetic relationships of the African bush-shrikes and helmet-shrikes  (Passeriformes: Malaconotidae). Mol. Phy. Evol. 33: 428-439.

Fuchs J, J-M Pons, SM Goodman, V Bretagnolle, M Melo, RCK Bowie, D Currie, R Safford, MZ Virani, S Thomsett, A Hija, C Cruaud & E Pasquet. 2008b. Tracing the colonization history of the Indian Ocean scops-owls (Strigiformes: Otus) with further insight into the spatio-temporal origin of the Malagasy avifauna. BMC Evol. Biol. 8:197.

Fuchs J, TM Crowe & RCK Bowie. 2011. Phylogeography of the fiscal shrike (Lanius collaris): a novel pattern of genetic structure across the arid zones and savannas of Africa. J. Biogeography 38: 2210-2222.

Fuller E. 2001. Extinct Birds. Revised Edition. Comstock Publishing. A Division of Cornell University Press. Ithaca, NY.

Fuller E. 2002.   Extinct Birds. Pp. 11-68 in Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 7.  Jacamars to woodpeckers. (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Galbraith, I.C.J. 1956. Variation, relationships and evolution in the Pachycephala pectoralis superspecies (Aves, Muscicapidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology 4: 133-222.

Gamauf, A & L Haring. 2004. Molecular phylogeny and  biogeography of Honey-buzzards (genera Pernis and Henicopernis).  J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Research 42:145-153.

Gamauf, A & EHarring, E. 2005. Phylogeny of  Old World Perninae (Accipiteridae) based on mitochondrial DNA sequences.  Zool. Med. Leiden 79-3:175-177.

Gamauf, A, J-O Gjershaug, N Røv, K Kvaløy & EHaring. 2005a. Species or subspecies? The dilemma of taxonomic ranking of  some South-east Asian hawk-eagles (genus Spizaetus). Bird Conservation  International, 15: 99-117.

Gamauf, A, J-O Gjershaug, N Røv, K Kvaløy & EHaring. 2005b. Molecular phylogeny of the hawk-eagles (genus Spizaetus).  Zool. Med. Leiden 79-3: 179-180.

García-Moreno, J & J Fjeldså. 2003. Phylogenetic  relationships among Hemispingus tanagers. Ornitologia Neotropical 14:  363-370.

García-Moreno, J, P Arctander & J Fjeldså. 1998.  Pre-Pleistocene differentiation amongst chat-tyrants. Condor 100: 629-640.

García-Moreno, J, AG Navarro-Sigüenza, AT Peterson  & LA Sánchez-González 2004. Genetic variation coincides with geographic  structure in the common bush-tanager (Chlorospingus ophthalmicus)  complex from Mexico. Mol. Phy. Evol. 33: 186–196.

García-Trejo EA, A Espinosa de los Monteros, Mde Coro  Arizmendi, & AG Navarro-Sigüenza. 2009. Molecular systematics of the  Red-bellied and Golden-fronted Woodpeckers. Condor 111: 442-452.

Gardner JL, JWH Trueman, D Ebert, L Joseph & RD Magrath.  2010. Phylogeny and evolution of the Meliphagoidea, the largest radiation of  Australasian songbirds. Mol. Phy. Evol. 55:1087-1102.

Garrido, OH, GB Reynard & A Kirkconnell. 1997. Is  the Palm Crow, Corvus palmarum (Aves: Corvidae), a monotypic  species?  Ornitologia Neotropical 8:15-21.

Garrido, OH & GB Reynard. 1994. The Greater Antillean  Nightjar: is it one species?. Pitirre 7: 5.

Garrido, OH, JW Wiley, & GB Reynard. 2009. Taxonomy of  the Loggerhead Kingbird (Tyrannus caudifasciatus) complex (Aves:  Tyrannidae). Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121:703-713.

Garrido OH, JW Wiley, Kirkconnell, Bradley, Günther-Calhoun & Rodríguez. 2014. Revision of the endemic West Indian genus Melopyrrha from Cuba and the Cayman Islands. Bull BOC 134(2): 134–144.

Gastañaga, M. R MacLeod, DM Brooks & B Hennessey. 2011. Distinctive morphology, ecology, and first vocal descriptions of Sira Curassow (Pauxi [unicornis] koepckeae): evidence for species rank. Ornitología Neotropical 22: 267-279.

Gebauer A, M Kaiser & C Wassmann. 2006.  Remarks on biology, vocalisations and systematics of Urocynchramus pylzowi Przewalski (Aves, Passeriformes) Zootaxa 1325: 75-98

Gee, J, DE Brown, JC Hagelin, M Taylor and JGalloway. 2013. Gambel’s Quail (Callipepla gambelii), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Gelang M, A Cibois, E Pasquet, U Olsson, P Alström and  PGP Ericson. 2009. Phylogeny of babblers (Aves, Passeriformes): major lineages,  family limits and classification. Zool. Scripta 38:225-236.

Gibbs D, E Barnes, & J Cox. 2001. Pigeons and  Doves: A Guide to the Pigeons and Doves of the World. Yale University  Press. New Haven, CT.

Gibson, DD & GV Byrd, 2007. Birds of the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. 1‐351.  Nuttall Ornithological Club and the
American Ornithologists’ Union, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Washington, DC.

Gill BJ, BD Bell, GK Chambers; DG Medway, RL Palma, RP Scofield, AJD. Tennyson & TH Worthy, 2010. Checklist of the birds of New Zealand, Norfolk and Macquarie Islands, and the Ross Dependency, Antarctica. 4th edition. Wellington, Te Papa Press and Ornithological Society of New Zealand.

Gjershaug, JO, K Kvaløy, N Røv, DM Prawiradilaga, U Suparman & Z Rahman. 2004. The taxonomic status of Flores Hawk Eagle Spizaetus floris. Fortktail 20:55-62.

Gjershaug, JO, OH Diserud, PC Rasmussen & D  Warakagoda. 2008. An overlooked threatened species of eagle: Legge’s Hawk Eagle Nisaetus kelaarti (Aves: Accipitriformes). Zootaxa 1792: 54–66.

Gjershaug, JO, HRL Lerner, & OH Diserud. 2009. Taxonomy  and distribution of the Pygmy Eagle Aquila (Hieraaetus) weiskei (Accipitriformes: Accipitridae). Zootaxa 2326: 24–38

Glen, R., RCK Bowie, S Stolberger, G Voelker, 2010.  Geographically structured plumage variation among populations of White-headed  Black Chat (Myrmecocichla arnotti) in Tanzania confirms the race  collaris to be a valid taxon. Journal of Ornitholog,152: 63-70.

Godfrey, WE, 1986. The Birds of Canada. Revised ed. 1‐595. National Museums of Canada, Ottawa.

Gonzaga, LP, AMP Carvalhaes & DRC Buzzetti. 2007.  A new species of Formicivora antwren from the Chapada Diamantina,  eastern Brazil. Zootaxa 1473:25-44.

Gonzalez C, JF Ornelas & C Gutierrez-Rodriquez. 2011. Selection and geographic isolation influence hummingbird speciation: genetic, acoustic and morphological divergence in the wedge-tailed sabrewing (Campylopterus curvipennis). MC Evolutionary Biology 11:38-??.

Goodman, SM & LA Weigt. 2002. The generic and species  relationships of the reputed endemic Malagasy genus Pseudocossyphus. Ostrich  73:26-35.

Goodman ST, MJ Raherilalao & NL Block. 2011.Patterns of morphological and genetic variation in the Mentocrex kioloides complex (Aves: Gruiformes: Rallidae) from Madagascar, with the description of a new species. Zootaxa 2776: 49–60,

Gowen FC, JM Maley, C Cicero, AT Peterson, BC Faircloth, TC Warr & JE McCormack. 2014. Speciation in Western Scrub-Jays, Haldane’s Rule and genetic clines in secondary contact.  MS.

Gregory PA. 2007. Family Acanthizidae  (Thornbills). Pp. 544-611 in Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 12.  Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions,  Barcelona.

Gregory PA. 2009. Birds of New Guinea and its  offshore islands; a checklist. Sicklebill Publications No.2, Kuranda.

Gregory SMS & E Dickinson, 2012a. Clanga has priority over Aquiloides (or how to drop a clanger). Bull. B.O.C. 132:135-136.

Gregory, SMS & E. Dickinson, 2012b. An assessment of three little‐noticed papers on avian nomenclature by G.N.
Kashin during 1978‐1982.  Zootaxa, 3340: 44‐58.

Griffiths, CS, GF Barrowclough, JG Groth & L Mertz. 2004. Phylogeny of the Falconidae (Aves): a comparison of the efficacy of morphological, mitochondrial, and nuclear data. Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution 32: 101-109.

Groenenberg DSJ, AJ Beintema, RWRJ Dekker  & E Gittenberger. 2008. Ancient DNA Elucidates the Controversy about the  Flightless Island Hens (Gallinula sp.) of Tristan da Cunha. PLoS ONE  3(3): e1835.

Groth, JC. 2000. Molecular evidence for the  systematic position of  Urocynchramus  pylzowi.  Auk 117: 787-791.

Guillaumet A,   J-M Pons, B Godelle  & P-A Crochet.   2006. History of the Crested Lark in the Mediterranean region as  revealed by mtDNA sequences and morphology. 39: 645–656.

Guillaumet A, Crochet P-A &  Pons J-M.   2008. Climate-driven diversification in two widespread Galerida larks. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8:32.

Gutiérrez-Pinto N, AM Cuervo, J Miranda, JL Pérez-Emán, RT Brumfield & CD Cadena. 2012. Non-monophyly and deep genetic differentiation across low-elevation barriers in a neotropical montane bird (Basileuterus tristriatus; Aves: Parulidae). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 64: 156-165.

Hackett, SJ, RT Kimball, S Reddy, RCK Bowie, EL  Braun, MJ Braun, J L Chojnowski, W A Cox, K-L Han, J Harshman, C J  Huddleston, BD Marks, KJ Miglia, WS Moore, FH Sheldon, DW  Steadman, CC Witt & T Yuri. 2008. A phylogenomic study of birds reveals  their evolutionary history. Science 320: 1763-1768.

Haddrath O & AJ. Baker. 2012. Multiple nuclear genes and retroposons support vicariance and dispersal of the palaeognaths, and an Early Cretaceous origin of modern birds. Proc. Royal Soc. B 279: 4617-4625.

Han K-L, MB Robbins & MJ. Braun. 2010. A Multi-gene  Estimate of Phylogeny in the Nightjars and Nighthawks (Caprimulgidae), Mol. Phyl. Evol. 55: 443-453.

Hannon, SJ., PK Eason & K Martin. 1998. Willow Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Hardy, JW & T Webber, 1975. A critical list of type specimens of birds at the Moore Laboratory of Zoology at
Occidental College. Contributions in Science, Los Angeles County Museum, 273: 1‐25.

Haring  E, A Gamauf, & A Kryukov. 2007. Phylogeographic  patterns in widespread corvid birds. Mol. Phyl. Evol. 45:840-862.

Haring E, K Kvaløy, J-O Gjershaug, N Røv & A Gamauf. 2007. Convergent evolution and paraphyly of the hawk-eagles of the genus Spizaetus (Aves, Accipitridae) – phylogenetic analysis based on mitochondrial markers. J.  Zool. Syst. Evol. Res. 45:353-365.

Harrap S. 2008. Family Aegithalidae (Long-tailed Tits). Pp.  76-101 in Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 13. Penduline-tits to  Shrikes. (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Harrap S & D Quinn. 1995. Chickadees, Tits,  Nuthatches and Treecreepers. Princeton University Press. Princeton, NJ.

Harris MP. 1982. A field guide to the birds of the  Galapagos. Collins, London.

Harshman J. 2009.   Tyranni, in Tree of Life

Hayes FE. 2001. Geographic variation, hybridization, and  the leapfrog pattern of evolution in the Suiriri Flycatcher (Suiriri suiriri)  complex. Auk 118: 457-471.

Hayes, FE. 2003. Geographic variation in the Great  Pampa-Finch Embernagra platensis complex: evidence for two species. Ardeola 50:223-235.

Hazevoet CJ. 1995. The birds of the Cape Verde Islands.  Tring, U.K.: British Ornithologists’ Union (Check-list 13)

Heather RL, MC Klaver & DP Mindell. 2008. Molecular  phylogenetics of the Buteoninae birds of prey (Accipitridae). Auk 125: 304-315.

Heidrich P, C König & M Wink. 1995.  Bioakustik, Taxonomie und Molekulare Systematik Amerikanisher Sperlingskäuze (Strigidae: Glaucidium spp.). Stuttgarter Beitr. Naturk. (Ser.A) 534: 1-47.

Helbig AJ, AJ Kocum, A Seibold & MJ Braun.  2005. A multi-gene phylogeny of aquiline eagles (Aves: Accipitriformes) reveals  extensive paraphyly at the genus level. Mol Phy Evolution  35:147-164.

Hellmayr, CE & HB Conover, 1942-1949. Catalogue of birds of the Americas and the Adjacent Islands. Field Museum of Natural History. Zoology Series, 13.

Hennache, Mahood, Eames, Randi. 2012.  Lophura hatinhensis is an invalid taxon. Forktail 28: 129-135.

Hennessey AB. 2011. Species rank of Phibalura (flavirostris) boliviana based on plumage, soft part color, vocalizations, and seasonal movements. Wilson J Ornithol: 123: 454-458.

Hermansen JS, SA Saether, TO Elgvin, T Borge, E Huelle and G-P Saetre. 2011. Hybrid speciation in sparrows I: phenotypic intermediacy, genetic admixture and barriers to gene flow. Molecular Ecology 20:3812-3822.

Hernández, MA, F Campos, F Gutiérrez-Corchero & A Amezcua. 2004.  Identification  of Lanius species and subspecies using tandem repeats in the mitochondrial DNA  control region. Ibis 146:227-230.

Herroelen, P, M Louette & M Adams, 1999. A reassessment of the subspecies in the owl Glaucidium tephronotum,
with notes on its biology. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club, 119: 151‐162.

Herzog, SB, M Kessler & JA Balderrama.  2008. A new species of tyrannulet (Tyrannidae: Phyllomyias) from Andean  foothills in nw Bolivia and adjacent Peru. Auk 125: 265-276.

Heupink, TH, L Huynen  & DM Lambert.  2011. Ancient DNA Suggests Dwarf and ‘Giant’ Emu Are Conspecific. PLoS ONE 6(4): e18728.

Higgins, PJ (Ed) 1999. Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic birds vol 4: Parrots to Dollarbird. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Higgins, PJ, L Christidis & HA Ford. 2008. Family Meliphagidae (Honeyeaters).  Pp. 498-691 in Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 13. Penduline-tits to  Shrikes. (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Higgins, PJ & SJJF Davies (Eds) 1996. Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic birds vol 3: Snipe to Pigeons. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hilty SL. 2003. Birds of   Venezuela. Princeton University Press, Princeton.

Hilty SL & D Ascanio. 2009.  A New Species of Spinetail (Furnariidae:  Synallaxis) from the Río Orinoco of Venezuela. Auk 126: 485-492.

Hilty SL, D Ascanio & A Whittaker. 2013. A new species of softtail (Furnariidae: Thripophaga) from the delta of the Orinoco river in Venezuela. Condor 115: 143-154.

Hinkelmann C, and K-L Schuchmann. 1997. Phylogeny of the  hermit hummingbirds (Trochilidae: Phaethornithinae). Studies Neotropical Fauna  and Environment 32: 142-163.

Hockey PAR, WRJ Dean & PG Ryan (eds).  2005. Robert’s Birds of  Southern Africa. 7th ed. Cape Town: John Voelcker Bird Book Fund.

Honey-Escandón, M, B Hernández-Baños, AG Navarro-Sigüenza, H Benítez & AT Peterson. 2008. Phylogeographic  patterns of differentiation in the acorn woodpecker. Wilson Journal of  Ornithology 120:478-493.

Hosner PA & RG Moyle. 2012. A molecular phylogeny of black-tyrants (Tyrannidae: Knipolegus) reveals strong geographic patterns and homoplasy in plumage and display behavior. Auk 129: 156-167.

Hosner PA, AS Nyári and RG Moyle. 2013. Water barriers and intra-island isolation contribute to diversification in the insular Aethopyga sunbirds (Aves: Nectariniidae). Journal Biogeography 40: 1094-1106.

Hosner PA,  MB Robbins, T valqui, and AT Peterson.  2013.  A new species of Scytalopus tapaculo (Aves: Passeriformes: Rhinocryptidae) from the Andes of central Peru.  Wilson Journal Ornithology 125: 233-242.

Hosner PA et al. 2013. Phylogeography of the Robsonius Ground-Warblers (Passeriformes: Locustellidae) reveals an undescribed species from Northeastern Luzon, Philippines. Condor 115: 10.1525/cond.2013.120124

Houston DC. 1994. Family Cathartidae (New World Vultures) in Handbook of the  Birds of the World, Vol. 2. New World vultures to guineafowl. (J.  del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Howell SNG. 2012. M-M-M_Maybe you just ain’t seen Nutting yet.  Neotropical Birding 10: 14-17.

Howell SNG. 2013. Taxonomy and song of Mexican Hermit Phaethornis mexicanus. Neotropical Birding 13: 4-7.

Howell SNG & K Eisermann 2011. Photospot: Guatemalan Pygmy Owl Glaucidium cobanense is a good species. Neotropical Birding 9: 74-76.

Howell SNG & SA Webb. 1995. Guide to the  Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America. Oxford University Press,  Oxford.

Howell SNG, T McGrath, WT Hunefeld, JS Feenstra. 2009. Occurrence and identification of the Leach’s Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa) complex off southern California. North American Birds 63: 540-549.

Howell SNG, JB Patterson, K Sutheland, DT Shoch. 2010. Occurrence and identification of the Band-rumped Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma castro ) complex off North Carolina. North American Birds 64: 196-207.

Hull JM, BN Strobel, CW Boal, AC Hull,  CR Dykstra, AM Irish, AM Fish & HB Ernest. 2008.  Comparative phylogeography and population genetics within Buteo lineatus reveals evidence of distinct evolutionary lineages. Mol Phyl   Evol. 49:988-996.

Hung C-M et al. 2014. Species delimitation in the Chinese bamboo partridge Bambusicola thoracica(Phasianidae; Aves). Zool Scr. [abstract] [supp info] doi:10.1111/zsc.12071

Husak, MS. & TC Maxwell. 1998. Golden-fronted Woodpecker (Melanerpes aurifrons), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Indrawan M, PC Rasmussen &   Sunarto 2008.  A new white-eye (Zosterops) from the Togian Islands, Sulawesi,  Indonesia. Wilson Bulletin 120:1-9.

Inskipp T, N Lindsey & W Duckworth. 1996. An  Annotated Checklist of the Birds of the Oriental Region. Oriental Bird Club,  Sandy, Bedfordshire, UK.

Irestedt M, J Fjeldså,  JAA Nylander & PGP Ericson. 2004. Phylogenetic relationships of typical antbirds (Thamnophilidae)  and test of incongruence based on Bayes factors. Bio Med Central Evolutionary  Biology 4: 23.

Irestedt M, J Fuchs,  KA Jønsson, JI Ohlson, E  Pasquet & PGP Ericson. 2008. The systematic affinity of the enigmatic Lamprolia victoriae (Aves: Passeriformes) –an example of avian dispersal  between New Guinea and Fiji over Miocene intermittent land bridges. Mol. Phy.  Evol. 48, 1218–

Irestedt M, J Fjeldså, US Johansson & PGP  Ericson. 2001. Phylogeny of major lineages of suboscines (Passeriformes)  analyses by nuclear DNA sequence data. J. Avian Biol. 32: 15-25.

Irestedt M, J Fjeldså, US Johansson & PGP  Ericson. 2002. Systematic relationships and biogeography of the tracheophone  suboscines (Aves: Passeriformes). Mol. Phy. Evol. 23: 499-512.

Irestedt M, JI Ohlson, D Zuccon, M Källersjö & PGP Ericson. 2006. Nuclear DNA from old collections of avian study skins  reveals the evolutionary history of the Old World suboscines (Aves,  Passeriformes). Zoologica Scripta 35: 576-580.

Irwin MPS. 2005. The sunbirds Cinnyris shelleyi and C. hofmanni are specifically distinct. Honeyguide 51: 33-35.

Isler ML, DR Lacerda, PR Isler, SJ Hackett, KV Rosenberg & RT Brumfield. 2006. Epinecrophylla, a new genus of  antwrens (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae). Proceedings of the Biological  Society of Washington 119:522-527.

Isler ML, PR Isler & BM Whitney. 2007a. Species  limits in Antbirds (Thamnophilidae): The Warbling Antbird (Hypocnemis  cantator) complex. Auk 124:11-28.

Isler ML, PS Isler, BM Whitney & KJ Zimmer.  2007b. Species limits in the “Schistocichla” complex of Percnostola antbirds. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 119: 53-70.

Isler ML, PR Isler & BM Whitney. 2008. Species  limits in antbirds (Aves: Passeriformes: Thamnophilidae): an evaluation of  Plumbeous Vireo (Dysithamnus plumbeus)  based on vocalizations. Zootaxa 1726: 60-68.

Isler ML, Isler PR, Whitney BM, Zimmer KJ, and Whittaker  A.  2009.  Species limits in antbirds (Aves: Passeriformes:  Thamnophilidae): an evaluation of Frederickena unduligera (Undulated  Antshrike) based on vocalizations.  Zootaxa 2305: 61-68.

Isler ML & BM Whitney, 2011. Species limits in antbirds (Thamnophilidae): The Scale-backed Antbird (Willisornis poecilinotus) complex. Wilson J. Orn. 123: 1-14.

Jackson, JA, HR Ouellet & BJ Jackson. 2002. Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca

Jaramillo A. 2003. Birds of Chile. Princeton University  Press, Princeton NJ.

Jaramillo A. 2009. Birding at the cutting edge: Humboldt Current seabirding in Chile. Neotropical Birding 4: 27-39.

Jaramillo J. 2010. Identificación de los Benteveos rayados  (Myiodynastes) en Chile. La Chiricoca 11:3-10.

Jaramillo A & P Burke. 1999. New World Blackbirds. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey.

Jesus J, D Menezes, S Gomes, P Oliviera, M Nogales & A Brehm. 2009.Phylogenetic relationships of gadfly petrels Pterodroma spp. from the Northeastern Atlantic Ocean: molecular evidence for specific status of Bugio and Cape Verde petrels and implications for conservation. Bird Conservation International 19 (3):199-214.

Johansson US & PGP Ericson. 2003. Molecular  support for a sister group relationship between Pici and Galbulae (Piciformes  sensu Wetmore 1960). J. Avian Biology 34: 185-197.

Johansson US, J Fjeldså, LGS Lokugalappatti & CK Bowie. 2007b. A nuclear DNA phylogeny and proposed taxonomic revision of African greenbuls (Aves, Passeriformes, Pycnonotidae). Zoologica Scripta 36: 417-427.

Johansson US, RCK Bowie & J Fjeldså.  2008a. Phylogenetic relationships within Passerida (Aves: Passeriformes): a  review and a new molecular phylogeny based on three nuclear intron markers.  Mol. Phy. Evol., 48: 858-876.

Johansson US, RCK Bowie, SJ Hackett  & T Schulenberg. 2008b. The phylogenetic affinities of Crossley’s  Babbler (Mystacornis crossleyi): adding a new niche to the vanga  radiation of Madagascar. Biology Letters 4 : 677-680.

Johansson US, E Pasquet & M Irestedt. 2011. The New Zealand Thrush: an extinct oriole. PLoS ONE 6(9): e24317.

Johnson JA, RT Watson & DP Mindell. 2005.  Prioritizing species conservation: does the Cape Verde Kite exist?. Proc. R.  Soc. Lond. Ser. B 272: 1365-1371.

Johnson, KP & DH Clayton. 2000. Nuclear and  Mitochondrial Genes Contain Similar Phylogenetic Signal for Pigeons and Doves  (Aves: Columbiformes). Mol. Phyl Evol. 14: 141-151.

Johnson KP & Sorenson, M.D. 1999. Phylogeny and  biogeography of dabbling ducks (genus: Anas): A comparison of molecular  and morphological evidence. Auk 116: 792-805.

Johnson KP & JD Weckstein.  2011.  The Central American land bridge as an engine of diversification in New World doves.  J. Biogeography 38: 1069-1076.

Jønsson KA & J Fjeldså. 2006. A phylogenetic  supertree of oscine passerine birds (Aves:Passeri). Zool Scripta 35:  149-186.

Jønsson KA, J Fjeldså, PGP Ericson & M Irestedt.  2007. Systematic placement of an enigmatic Southeast Asian taxon Eupetes  macrocerus and implications for the biogeography of a main songbird  radiation, the Passerida. Biol. Lett. 3: 323-326.

Jønsson KA, M Irestedt, J Fuchs, PGP Ericson, L  Christidis, RCK Bowie, JA Norman, E Pasque & J Fjeldså. 2008.  Explosive avian radiations and multi-directional dispersal across Wallacea:  Evidence from the Campephagidae and other crown Corvida (Aves), Mol. Phyl. Evol. 47: 221-236.

Jønsson K.A., RCK Bowie, RG Moyle, L Christidis, CE Filardi, JA Norman & J Fjeldså. 2008. Molecular phylogenetics and diversification within one of the most geographically variable bird species complexes Pachycephala pectoralis/melanura. Journal of Avian Biology 39: 473–478.

Jønsson KA, RCK Bowie, JA Norman, L Christidis & J Fjeldså. 2008. Polyphyletic origin of toxic Pitohui birds suggests widespread occurrence of toxicity in corvoid birds. Biology  Letters 4: 71-74.

Jønsson KA, RCK Bowie, RG Moyle, L Christidis, JA Norman, BWBenz & J Fjeldså. 2010.  Historical biogeography of an Indo-Pacific passerine bird family (Pachycephalidae): different colonization patterns in the Indonesian and Melanesian archipelagos. Journal of Biogeography 37: 245-257.

Jønsson KA, RCK Bowie, JAA. Nylander, L Christidis, JA Norman &  J Fjeldså. 2010. Biogeographical history of cuckoo-shrikes (Aves: Passeriformes): transoceanic colonization of Africa from Australo-Papua. Journal of Biogeography 37: 1767-1781.

Jønsson KA, F Pierre-Herni, RE Ricklefs &  J. Fjeldså. 2011. Major global radiation of corvoid birds originated in the proto-Papuan archipelago. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108: 2328-2333.

Jønsson KA, M Irestedt, RCK Bowie, L Christidis & J Fjeldså. 2011. Systematics and biogeography of Indo-Pacific ground-doves. Mol. Phy Evol 59: 538-543.

Jønsson KA, MK Poulsen, T Haryoko, AH Reeve & PH Fabre. 2013.  A new species of masked-owl (Aves: Strigiformes: Tytonidae) from Seram, Indonesia.  Zootaxa 3635: 51-61.

Joseph L. 2000. Beginning an end to 63 years of  uncertainty: the Neotropical parakeets known as Pyrrhura picta and P.  leucotis comprise more than two species. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia  150: 279-292.

Joseph L, G Dolman, S Donnellan, KM Saint, M. Berg & ATD. Bennett, 2008. Where and when does a ring start
and end? Testing the ring‐species hypothesis in a species complex of Australian parrots. Proceedings of the Royal
Society, London, (B) 275: 2431‐2440.

Joseph L & D Stockwell. 2002. Climatic modeling of  the distribution of some Pyrrhura parakeets of northwestern South  America with notes on their systematics and special reference to Pyrrhura  caeruleiceps Todd, 1947. Ornithologica Neotropical 13:1-8.

Juniper T & M Parr. 1998. Parrots: A Guide to the  Parrots of the World. Yale University Press. New Haven, CT.

Kearns A. 2011. Systematics, phylogeography and evolutionary history of the Australo-Papuan butcherbirds (Artamidae: Cracticus) PhD Thesis, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland.

Kearns AM, L Joseph, LG Cook. 2013. A multilocus coalescent analysis of the speciational history of the Australo-Papuan butcherbirds and their allies.  Molec. Phy. Evol. 66:  941-952.

Keith A, E Urban & G Fry (Eds). 1992. Birds of Africa IV. Eurylaimidae to Turdidae. Academic Press. London.

Kelly SBA, DJ Kelly, N Cooper, A Bahrun, K Analuddin & NM Marples. 2014. Molecular and Phenotypic Data Support the Recognition of the Wakatobi Flowerpecker (Dicaeum kuehni) from the Unique and Understudied Sulawesi Region. PLOS One Published: June 04, 2014. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098694

Kemp A. 1995. The Hornbills. Oxford University  Press, Oxford, UK.

Kemp AC & W Delport. 2002. Comments on the status of  subspecies in the red-billed hornbill (Tockus  erythrorhynchus) complex (Aves:Bucerotidae), with the description of  a new taxon endemic to Tanzania. Annals of the Transvaal Museum. 39:1-8.

Kennedy M & HG Spencer. 2000. Phylogeny, biogeography  and taxonomy of Australasian Teals. Auk 117:154-163.

Kennedy M &  HG Spencer.  2014.  Classification of the cormorants of the world.  Molec. Phy.and Evol. 79: 249-257.

Kennedy M, CA Valle & HG Spencer. 2009. The  phylogenetic position of the Galapagos Cormorant. Mol. Phyl. Evol. 53: 94-98.

Kennedy M, RD Gray & HG Spencer. 2000. The  phylogenetic relationships of the shags and cormorants:can sequence data  resolve a disagreement between behavior and morphology?  Mol. Phy. Evol.  17:345-359.

Kennedy M, BR Holland, RD Gray & HG Spencer. 2005. Untangling long branches: Identifying conflicting  phylogenetic signals a priori using spectral analysis, neighbor-net, and  consensus networks. Systematic Biology 54:620-633.

Kennerley PR, DN Bakewell & PD Round. 2008. Rediscovery of a long-lost Charadrius plover from South-East Asia. Forktail 24: 63–79.

Kennerley PR & x Pearson 2010. Helm Identification Guides: Reed & Bush Warblers. Christopher Helm, London.

Kerr KCR & C Dove. 2013. Delimiting shades of gray: phylogeography of the Northern Fulmar, Fulmarus glacialis. Ecol Evol. 3: 1915-1930.  [pdf]

Kiere LM, CM Hofmann, IE Tracy, TW Cronin, J  Leips & KE Omland. 2007. Using Color to define species boundaries:  Quantitative analysis in the Orchard Oriole complex supports the recognition of  two species. Condor 109:692-697.

King BF. 1997. Checklist of the Birds of  Eurasia. Ibis Publishing Company. Vista, CA.

King BF. 2002. Species limits in the Brown Boobook Ninox  scutulata complex. Bulletin B.O.C. 122: 250-257.

King BF & C Robson. 2008. The taxonomic status of  the three subspecies of Greater Rufous-headed Parrotbill, Paradoxornis  ruficeps. Forktail 24:120-122.

Kirchman JJ, CC Witt, JA McGuire & GR Graves.  2010. DNA from a 100-year-old holotype confirms the validity of a potentially  extinct hummingbird species, Biol. Lett. 6, 112-115.

Kirk, DA. and MJ Mossman. 1998. Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Kirwan, G.M., 2007. Studies of Socotran birds IV. Synonymization of six endemic bird taxa, with comments on the
name Onychognathus blythii creaghi. Sandgrouse, 29: 135‐148.

Kirwan G.M. 2008. Studies of Socotran birds III.  Morphological and mensural evidence for a ‘new’ species in the Rufous Sparrow  Passer motitensis complex endemic to the island of Abd ‘Al-Kuri, with the  validation of Passer insularis Sclater & Hartlaub, 1881, Bull. B.O.C. 128,  83-93.

Kirwan, G.M. 2011. External characters suggest that Long-tailed Manakin Chiroxiphia linearis is monotypic. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club 131: 76-80.

Kirwan GM & A  Grieve. 2007. Studies of Socotran birds II. One, two or three  species: towards a rational taxonomy for the Golden-winged Grosbeak Rhynchostruthus  socotranus. Bulletin of the African Bird Club. 14:159-169.

Kirwan G. M., Atkinson, P. W., van den Berg, A. B. and  Shirihai, H. 2006. Taxonomy of the Crimson-winged Finch Rhodopechys  sanguineus: a test case for defining species limits between disjunct taxa?. Bull. Afr. Bird Club 13: 136-146.

Kirwan GM & MS Gregory. 2005. A new genus for the Mongolian Finch Bucanetes mongolicus (Swinhoe, 1870), Bull. Brit. Ornith. Club 125, 68-80.

Kirwan GM & H Shirihai, H. 2007. Species limits in the  House Bunting complex. Dutch Birding 29:1-19.

Kirwan GM, M Schweizer, R Ayé & A Grieve. 2009. Taxonomy, identification and status of Desert Sparrows. Dutch Birding 39:139-158.

Klicka J et al. 2001. The taxonomic rank of Spizella  taverneri: A response to Mayr and Johnson. Condor 103: 420-422.

Klicka J, RM Zink, JC Barlow, WB McGillivray & TJ Doyle 1999. Evidence supporting the recent  origin and species status of the Timberline Sparrow. Condor 101: 577-588.

Klicka J & GM Spellman. 2007. A molecular evaluation  of the North American “grassland” sparrow clade. Auk 124: 537-551.

Klicka J, K Burns & GM Spellmann. 2007. Defining a  monophyletic Cardinalini: A molecular perspective. Mol. Phylo. Evol.  45:1014-1032.

Klicka J  & R Banks  R. 2011. A generic name for some sparrows (Aves: Emberizidae). Zootaxa 2793: 67-68.

Knox, AG & MP Walters. 1994. Extinct and endangered birds in the collections of the Natural History Museum. British Ornithologists’ Club, Tring, U.K.

König C, F Weick & J-H Becking. 1999. Owls: a guide  to the owls of the world. Yale University Press.

König C &  F Weick. 2009. Owls of the World, 2nd  edition. New Haven, Yale University Press.

Krabbe N. 2008. Vocal evidence for restitution of species  rank to a Santa Marta  endemic: Automolus rufipectus Bangs (Furnariidae), with  comments on its generic affinities. Bull BOC 128:219-227.

Krabbe N. & CD Cadena. 2010. A taxonomic revision of  the Paramo Tapaculo Scytalopus canus Chapman (Aves:Rhinocryptidae), with a  description of a new subspecies from Ecuador and Peru. Zootaxa 2354:56-66.

Krabbe N &TS Schulenberg. 1997. Pages 47-88 in  “Studies in Neotropical ornithology honoring Ted Parker” (Remsen, J.  V., Jr., Ed.). Ornithological Monographs No. 48.

Krabbe N & TS Schulenberg. 2003. Family Formicariidae  (ground-antbirds). Pp. 682-731 in “Handbook of the Birds of the  World, Vol. 8. Broadbills to tapaculos.” (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx  Edicions, Barcelona.

Krabbe N & TS  Schulenberg. 2005. A mystery solved: the  identity and distribution of Kalinowski’s Tinamou, Nothoprocta kalinowskii. Bull. BOC 125:253-260.

Krabbe N, P Flórez,  et al. 2005. Rediscovery of the Dusky  Starfrontlet Coeligena orina, with a description of the adult plumages and a  reassessment of its taxonomic status. Ornitología Colombiana 3: 28-35.

Krabbe N., Salaman, P, Cortés, A., Quevedo, A., Ortega,  L.A. and Cadena, C.D. 2005. A new species of Scytalopus tapaculo from  the upper Magdalena Valley, Colombia. Bull. BOC 125: 93-108.

Krajewski C, JT Sipiorski, and FE Anderson 2010. Complete  Mitochondrial Genome Sequences and the Phylogeny of Cranes (Gruiformes:  Gruidae). Auk 127: 440-452.

Kroodsma DE & D Brewer. 2005. Family Troglodytidae  (wrens). Pp. 356-447 in  Handbook of the  Birds of the World, Vol. 10. Cuckoo-shrikes to thrushes (J. del Hoyo et al.,  eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Kruckenhauser L, E Haring, W Pinsker, MJ Riesing, H Winkler, M Wink, & A Gamauf. 2004. Genetic vs. morphological  differentiation of Old World buzzards (genus Buteo, Accipitridae). Zool.  Scripta 33: 197-211.

Kundu, S., C.G. Jones, R.P. Prys-Jones, and J.J. Groombridge. 2012. The evolution of the Indian Ocean parrots (Psittaciformes): extinction, adaptive radiation and eustacy. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62: 296–305.

Küpper C, J Augustin, A Kosztolányi, T Burke, J Figuerol &T Székely. 2009. Kentish vs Snowy Plover: Phenotypic  and genetic analyses of Charadrius alexandrinus reveal divergence of  Eurasian and American subspecies. Auk 126:839-852.

Kushlan JA & JA Hancock. 2005. Herons.  Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Kuziemko, M & FP Brammer, 2013. The name of Forest Thrush Cichlerminia iherminieri on Montserrat. Bull. B.O.C. 133:318.

Lambert FR. 1998. A new species of Amaurornis from the Talaud Islands, Indonesia, and a review of taxonomy of bush hens  occurring from the Philippines to Australasia. Bull. B.O.C. 118: 67-82.

Lane BA & DI Rogers. 2000. The Australian Painted  Snipe, Rostratula (benghalensis) australis: An Endangered Species? Stilt  36:26-34.

Lane DF, GP Servat, T Valqui & FR Lambert, F.R. 2007.  A distinctive new species of tyrant flycatcher (Passeriformes:Tyrannidae:Cnipodectes)  from southeastern Peru.  Auk 124: 762-772.

Lanyon WE. 1986. A phylogeny of the kingbirds and their  allies. Amer. Mus. Novitates 2797: 1-28.

Lanyon WE. 1995. Eastern Meadowlark. Birds of North America No. 160.

Lara CE, AM Cuervo, SV Valderrama, D. Caleron-F. & CD Cadena. 2012. A new species of wren (Troglodytidae: Thryophilus) from the dry Cauca River Canyon, Northwestern Colombia. Auk 129: 537-550.

Larsen C, M Speed, N Harvey and HA Noyes. 2007. A  molecular phylogeny of the nightjars (Aves: Caprimulgidae) suggests extensive  conservation of primitive morphological traits across multiple lineages. Mol.  Phy. Evol. 42: 789-796.

Leader PJ. 2011. Taxonomy of the Pacific Swift Apus pacificus Latham, 1802, complex. Bull BOC 131: 81-93.

Leader PJ, GJ Carey, U Olsson, HS Baral & P Alström 2010. The  taxonomic status of Rufous-rumped Grassbird Graminicola bengalensis,  with comments on its distribution and status. Forktail 26: 121-126.

Leader PJ & GJ Carey. 2012. Zappey’s Flycatcher Cyanoptila cumatilis, a forgotten Chinese breeding endemic. Forktail 28: 121–128.

Leader PJ, GJ Carey & PI Holt. 2013. Species limits within Rhopophilus pekinensis. Forktail 29:31-36.

LeCroy, M & S. Sloss 2000. Type specimens of birds in the American Museum of Natural History. Part 3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 257:14.

Lee S, CS Parr, Y Hwang, DP Mindell, JC Choe. 2003. Phylogeny of magpies (genus Pica) inferred from mtDNA data. Molec. Phy. Evol. 29: 250-257.

LeCroy,M & FK Barker. 2006: A new species of  bush-warbler from Bougainville Island and a monophyletic origin for southwest  Pacific Cettia. American Museum Novitates 3511: 1-20.

LeCroy M & J  Diamond. 1995. Plumage variation in the Broad-billed Fairy-wren Malurus grayi. Emu 95:185-193.

Leisler B, P Heidrich, K Schulze-Hagen & M Wink.  1997. Taxonomy and phylogeny of Reed Warblers (genus Acrocephalus) based  on mtDNA sequences and morphology. J. Ornithol. 138: 469-496.

Lerner H.R.L, M. Meyer, H.F. James, M. Hofreiter and R.C. Fleischer. 2011. Multilocus Resolution of Phylogeny and Timescale in the Extant Adaptive Radiation of Hawaiian Honeycreepers. Current Biology 21:1–7.

Lerner HRL & DP Mindell. 2005. Phylogeny of eagles,  Old World vultures and other Accipitridae based on nuclear and mitochondrial  DNA. Mol. Phyl. Evol. 37: 327-346.

Lerner HRL, MC Klaver & DP Mindell. 2008.  Molecular Phylogenetics of the Buteonine Birds of Prey (Accipteridae). Auk  125:304-315.

Liebers D, AJ Helbig & P de Knijff, P. 2001. Genetic  differentiation and phylogeography of gulls in the Larus  argentatus-cachinnans-fuscus group. Molec. Ecol. 10: 2447-2462.

Lim HC, FH Sheldon & RG Moyle. 2010.Extensive color  polymorphism in the southeast Asian oriental dwarf kingfisher Ceyx erithaca:  a result of gene flow during population divergence? J Avian Biology 41: 305 318.

Lim H.C., F. Zou, S.S. Taylor, B.D. Marks, R.G. Moyle, G. Voelker, and F.H. Sheldon. 2010. Phylogeny of magpie-robins and shamas (Aves: Turdidae: Copsychus and Trichixos): implications for island biogeography in Southeast Asia. Journal of Biogeography 37: 1894–1906.

Livezey BC. 1995. Phylogeny and evolutionary ecology of  modern seaducks (Anatidae: Mergini). Condor 97: 233-255.

Livezey BC. 1996. A phylogenetic analysis of geese and  swans (Anseriformes: Anserinae), including selected fossil species. Syst. Biol. 45: 415-450.

Livezey BC. 1998. A phylogenetic analysis of  the Gruiformes (Aves) based on morphological characters, with an emphasis on  rails (Rallidae). Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond. 353: 2077-2151.

Lohman DJ, KK Ingram, DM Prawiradilaga, K Winker, FH Sheldon, RG Moyle, PKL Ng, PS Ong, LK Wang, TM Braile, D Astut & R Meier. 2010. Cryptic genetic diversity in “widespread” Southeast Asian bird species suggests that Philippine avian endemism is gravely underestimated. Biol. Conserv. 143: 1885-1890.

Lopes LE & LP Gonzaga. 2013. Taxonomy, natural history, and conservation of Paroaria baeri (Aves: Thraupidae). Trop. Zool. 26 (2): 87-103.

Louette M. 2005. Western Black-headed Batis Batis  erlangei: a separate species consisting of two subspecies. Bull  Afr Bird Club 12:99-105.

Louette M. 2006. Family Platysteiridae (Batises  and Wattle-eyes). Pp. 164-199 in   Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 11. Old World flycatchers to  Old World warblers. (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Lougheed SC, JR Freeland, P Handford & IT Boag.  2000. A molecular phylogeny of warbling-finches (Poospiza): paraphyly in  a Neotropical emberizid genus. Mol. Phy. Evol. 17: 367-378.

Lovette IJ. 2004.  Molecular phylogeny and plumage signal evolution in a trans Andean and circum Amazonian avian species complex. Mol. Phyl. Evol. 32:512-523.

Lovette IJ & Rubenstein, DR. 2007. A comprehensive  molecular phylogeny of the starlings (Aves: Sturnidae) and mockingbirds (Aves:  Mimidae): Congruent mtDNA and nuclear trees for a cosmopolitan avian radiation,  Mol. Phyl. Evol. 44:1031-1056.

Lovette IJ, McCleery, B.V., Talaba, A.L. and Rubenstein,  D.R. 2008. A complete species-level molecular phylogeny for the “Eurasian”  starlings (Sturnidae: Sturnus, Acridotheres,  and allies): Recent diversification in a highly social and dispersive avian  group, Mol. Phy. Evol. 47: 251-260.

Lovette IJ, JL Pérez-Emán, J Sullivan, RC Banks, I Fiorentino, S  Córdoba-Códoba, M Echeverry-Galvis, FK Barker, KJ Burns, J Klicka, SM Lanyon, and E Bermingham. 2010. A comprehensive multilocus phylogeny for the wood-warblers and a revised classification of the Parulidae (Aves). Mol Phy Evol. 57:753-770.

Loynes K, L Joseph & JS Keogh. 2009. Multi-locus  phylogeny clarifies the systematics of the Australo-Papuan robins (Family  Petroicidae, Passeriformes). Mol. Phy. Evol: 53:212-219.

Maas PHJ. 2011. The Most Recent Animal Extinctions. In: TSEW ( 2011). The Sixth Extinction Website.

Machado E & LF Silveira. 2011. Plumage variability and taxonomy of the Capped Seedeater Sporophila bouvreuil (Aves: Passeriformes: Emberizidae). Zootaxa 2781: 49–62.

Madge S & H Burn. 1994.  Crows and Jays: A Guide to the Crows, Jays  and Magpies of the World. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston, New  York.

Madge SC. 2008. Family Remizidae (Penduline-Tits). Pp.  52-75 in Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 13. Penduline-tits to  Shrikes. (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Mahood SP, AJI John, JC Eames, CH Oliveros, RG Moyle, H Chamnan, CM Poole, H Nielsen & FH Sheldon. 2013.  A new species of lowland tailorbird (Passeriformes: Cisticolidae: Orthotomus) from the Mekong floodplain of Cambodia.  Forktail 29:1-14.

Maley JM & RT Brumfield. 2013. Mitochondrial and next-generation sequence data used to infer phylogenetic relationships and species limits in the Clapper/King Rail complex. Condor 115: 316-329.

Mann NF, FK Barker, JA Graves, KA Dingess-Mann  & Slater, P.J.B. (2006). Molecular data delineate four genera of “Thryothorus” wrens. Mol. Phyl. Evol.  40: 750-759.

Marantz CA, A Aleixo, LR Bevier &  and MA Patten.  2003. Family Dendrocolaptidae (woodcreepers). Pp. 358-447 in “Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 8. Broadbills to  tapaculos.” (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Marchant, S & PJ Higgins (Eds.), 1990 a. Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds. 1A. Ratites to
Petrels. 1‐734. Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

Marchant, S & PJ Higgins (Eds.), 1990 b. Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds. 1B. Australian
Pelican to Ducks. 735‐1400. Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

Marchant, S & PJ Higgins (Eds.), 1993. Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds. 2. Raptors to
Lapwings. 1‐984. Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

Marín A, & FG Stiles. 1992. On the biology of five species  of swifts (Apodidae, Cypseloidinae) in Costa Rica. Proc. Western Foundation  Vertebrate Zool. 4: 287-351.

Marks BD, JD Weckstein & RG Moyle. 2007. Molecular phylogenetics of the bee-eaters (Aves:Meropidae) based on nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequence data. Mol Phyl Evol 45:23-32.

Marova IM, DA Shipilina, VV Fedorov & VV Ivanitskii 2013. Hybridization zone between Eastern European Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita abietinus and Siberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus (collybita) tristis. EOU2013UK. (abstract on p147)

Martens J & DT Tietze. 2006. Systematic  notes on Asian birds. 65. A preliminary review of the Certhiidae. Zool. Med.  Leiden 80: 273-286.

Martens J,  Y-H Sun, & M Päckert. 2008. Intraspecific differentiation of Sino-Himalayan bush-dwelling Phylloscopus leaf warblers, with description of two new taxa (P. fuscatus, P.  fuligiventer, P. affinis, P. armandii, P. subaffinis). Vertebrate Zoology  58:233-265.

Martens J, DT Tietze  & Y-H Sun Yuehua.  2006. Molecular phylogeny of Parus (Periparus), a Eurasian radiation of  tits (Aves: Passeriformes: Paridae). Zool. abhandl. Staat. Mus. Tier  Dresden 55: 9-26.

Marthinsen G, L Wennerbert & JT Lifjeld.  2008. Low support for separate species within the redpoll complex (Carduelis  flammea–hornemanni–cabaret) from analyses of mtDNA and microsatellite markers.  Mol. Phyl. Evol. 47:1005-1017 .

Martinez Gómez JE, BR Barber, AT Peterson. 2005.  Phylogenetic position and generic placement of the Socorro Wren (Thryomanes  sissonii). Auk 122:50-56.

Mathews GM 1942. New genus. Emu 41:305.

Mauck WM III, & KJ Burns 2009. Phylogeny,  biogeography, and recurrent evolution of divergent bill types in the  nectar-stealing flowerpiercers (Thraupini: Diglossa and Diglossopis). Biological Journal of  the Linnean Society 98: 14-28.

Maurício GN. 2005. Taxonomy of southern populations in  the Scytalopus speluncae group, with description of a new species and  remarks on the systematics and biogeography of the complex (Passeriformes:  Rhinocryptidae). Ararajuba 13 (1): 7-28.

Maurício GN, H Mata, MR Bornschein, CD Cadena, H Alvarenga & SL Bonatto.  2008. Hidden generic diversity in Neotropical birds: Molecular and anatomical  data support a new genus for the ‘‘Scytalopus” indigoticus species-group (Aves:  Rhinocryptidae).  Mol. Phy. Evol..  49:125–135.

Mayr, E. & JM Diamond, 2001. The Birds of Northern Melanesia. Speciation, Ecology and Biogeography. i‐xxiv, 1‐492. Oxford University Press, New York.

Mayr E & NK Johnson. 2001.  Is Spizella taverneri a species or a  subspecies. Condor 103: 418-419.

Mazar Barnett & Buzzetti 2014. A new species of Cichlocolaptes Reichenbach 1853 (Furnariidae), the ‘gritador-do-nordeste’, an undescribed trace of the fading bird life of northeastern Brazil. Rev Bras Ornitol 22(2): 75–94.

McCormack JE, AT Peterson, E Bonaccorso  &TB Smith. 2008. Speciation in the highlands of Mexico: genetic and  phenotypic divergence in the Mexican jay (Aphelocoma ultramarina), Mol.  Ecol. 17: 2505-2521.

McCracken KG, WP Johnson & FH Sheldon. 2001.  Molecular population genetics, phylogeography, and conservation biology of the  Mottled Duck (Anas fulvigula). Conservation Genetics 2:87-102.

McGowan, PJK., 1994. Family Phasianidae (Pheasants and Partridges), pp. 434‐553. In: Handbook of the Birds of the
World, 2. J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott & J. Sargatal (Eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

McKay BD, FK Barker, HL Mays Jr., SM Doucet & GE  Hill  2010. A molecular phylogenetic  hypothesis for the manakins (Aves: Pipridae) . Molec. Phy. Evol. 55: 733-737.

McKay BD, HL Mays Jr, C-T Tao, D Wan, H Higuchi & I Nishium. 2014. Incorporating Color into Integrative Taxonomy: Analysis of the Varied Tit (Sittiparus varius) Complex in East Asia. Syst. Biol. 0(0):1–13. DOI:10.1093/sysbio/syu016

McKay BD, Reynolds, HL Hayes & Lee 2010. Evidence for the  species status of the Bahama Yellow-throated Warbler (Dendroica  “dominica” flavescens). Auk 127: 932-939.

Mees GF. 1996. Geographical variation in birds of Java. Publ. Nutt. Orn. Club 26.

Mees, GF., 2006. The avifauna of Flores (Lesser Sunda Islands).  Zoologische Mededelingen, 80: 1‐261.

Melo M & C O’Ryan. 2007. Genetic differentiation between Príncipe Island and mainland populations of the grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus), and implications for conservation. Molecular Ecology 16: 1673-1685.

Melo M and J Fuchs. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of the  Gulf of Guinea Alcedo kingfishers. Ibis 150: 633-369.

Melo M. et al . 2010. Multiple lines of evidence support the  recognition of a very rare bird species: the Príncipe thrush. J. Zoology xxxxxx

Melo M, BH Warrens, & PJ Jones. 2011. Rapid parallel evolution of aberrant traits in the diversification of the Gulf of Guinea white-eyes (Aves, Zosteropidae). Molecular Ecology 20: 4953-4967.

Milá B, JE McCormack, G Castañeda, RE Wayne & TB Smith. 2007. Recent postglacial range expansion drives the  rapid diversification of a songbird lineage in the genus Junco. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 274: 2653-2660.

Milá B, TB Smith & RE Wayne. 2006.  Postglacial population expansion drives the evolution of long-distance  migration in a songbird. Evolution 60: 2403-2409.

Milá B, TB Smith & RK Wayne. 2007.  Speciation and rapid phenotypic differentiation in the Yellow-rumped Warbler  Dendroica coronata complex. Molec. Ecol. 16:159-173.

Milá B, DPL Toews, TB Smith, RK Wayne. 2011. A cryptic contact zone between divergent mitochondrial DNA lineages in southwestern North America supports past introgressive hybridization in the yellow-rumped warbler complex (Aves: Dendroica coronata). Biol J Linn Soci 103: 696–706.

Millener PR & Powlesland, RG. 2001. The Chatham  Islands pigeon (Parea) deserves full species status; Hemiphaga chathamensis (Rothschild 1891); Aves: Columbidae. J. R. Soc. N. Z. 31: 365-383.

Miller JM et al. 2010. Phylogeographic analysis of nuclear  and mtDNA supports subspecies designations in the ostrich (Struthio camelus).  Conserv Genet 12: 423-431.

Mills, MSL & WRJ Dean, 2007. Notes on Angolan birds: new country records, range extensions and taxonomic
questions. Ostrich, 78: 55‐63.

Millsap BA, SH Seipke & WS Clark 2011. The Gray Hawk (Buteo nitidus) is two species. Condor 113: 326-339.

Miranda H. C. Jr. et al., 2011. Phylogeny and taxonomic review of Philippine lowland scops owls (Strigiformes): parallel diversification of highland and lowland clades. Wilson J. Orn. 123: 441-452.

Mitchell, Llamas, Soubrier, Rawlence, Worthy, Wood, Lee & Cooper 2014. Ancient DNA reveals elephant birds and kiwi are sister taxa and clarifies ratite bird evolution. Science 344(6186): 898–900.

Mlíkovský J. 2010. Systematic notes on Asian birds: 74. A preliminary review of the grebes, family Podicipedidae, BOC. Occas. Publs. 5, 125-131.

Mlíkovský J. 2012. Correct name for the Asian Brown Flycatcher (Aves:Muscicapidae, Muscicapa). Zootaxa 3393:53-56.

Mlíkovský, J. 2012. The correct name for the Siberian Black-billed Capercaillie is Tetrao urogalloides (Aves: Tetraonidae). Zootaxa 3452: 66-68

Mlíkovsky J. & S Frahnert. 2009. Nomenclatural notes on Neotropical swallows of the genus Tachycineta Cabanis (Aves:Hirundinidae). Zootaxa 2209:65-68.

Monteiro LR & RW Furness. 1998. Speciation through  temporal segregation of Madeiran storm-petrel (Oceanodroma castro) populations  in the Azores? Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond. 353, 945–953.

Montgomerie, R & K Holder. 2008. Rock Ptarmigan (Lagopus muta), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Moore WS, AC Weibel & A Agius. 2006.  Mitochondrial DNA phylogeny of the woodpecker genus Veniliornis (Picidae, Picinae) and related genera implies convergent evolution of plumage  patterns. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 87: 611­624.

Moyle RG, PA Hosner, J Nais,M Lakim & FH Sheldon. 2008.  “Taxonomic status of the Kinabalu ‘linchi’ swiftlet.” BBOC  128:94-100.

Moyle RG. 2005. Phylogeny and biogeographical history of  the Trogoniformes, a pantropical bird order. Biological Journal of the Linnean  Society 84:725–738.

Moyle RG. 2004. Phylogenetics of barbets (Aves :  Piciformes) based on nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequence data. Mol. Phy.  Evol. 30: 187-200

Moyle RG. 2006. A molecular phylogeny of kingfishers  (Aves: Alcedinidae) with insights into early biogeographic history. Auk 123:  487-499.

Moyle RG, J Cracraft, M Lakim, J Nais, and FH Sheldon. 2006. Reconsideration of the phylogenetic relationships of the  enigmatic Bornean Bristlehead (Pityriasis gymnocephala). Mol. Phy. Evol. 39:  893-898.

Moyle RG., RT Chesser, RO Prum, P Schikle & J Cracraft. 2006. Phylogeny and evolutionary history of Old World suboscine birds  (Aves: Eurylaimides). American Museum Novitates 3544.

Moyle RG, M Schilthuizen, MA Rahman & and FH Sheldon. 2005. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the white-crowned forktail Enicurus  leschenaulti in Borneo. J. Avian Biol. 36: 96-101.

Moyle RG, RT Chesser, RT. Brumfieldd, JG Tello, DJ Marchese  and J Cracraft. 2009. Phylogeny and phylogenetic classification of the  antbirds,ovenbirds, woodcreepers, and allies (Aves: Passeriformes:infraorder  Furnariides).Cladistics 25: 1–20.

Moyle RG, SS Taylor, CH Oliveros, HC Lim, CL Haines, MA. Rahman & FH Sheldon. 2011. Diversification of an endemic Southeast Asian genus: Phylogenetic relationships of the Spiderhunters (Aves:Nectariniidae). Auk 128: 777-788.

Murphy S. et al. 2009.   TITLE  Wingspan 19(2): 19

Navarro-Sigüenza A & AT Peterson.  2004.  An alternative species taxonomy of the birds of Mexico. Biota Neotropica v4  (n2) – http://www.biotaneotropica.org.br/v4n2/pt/abstract?taxonomic-review+BN03504022004

Navarro-Sigüenza AG, AT Peterson, A Nyari, G García-Deras & J García-Moren . 2008. Phylogeography of the  Buarremon Brush – finch complex (Aves, Emberizidae) in Mesoamerica. Mol. Phy.  Evol. 47:21-35.

Navarro-Sigüenza AG, AT Peterson, E López-Medrano,  and H Benítez-Díaz. 2001. Species limits in Mesoamerican Aulocorhynchus  Toucanets.  Wilson Bull. 113: 363-372

Nelson, JB. 2005. Pelicans, cormorants and their relatives: Pelecanidae, Sulidae, Phalacrocoracidae, Anhingidae, Fregatidae, Phaethontidae. Oxford University Press, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Nettleship DN, 1996. Family Alcidae (Auks) in Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 3.  Hoatzin to Auks (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions,  Barcelona.

Nguembock B, J. Fjeldså, A Tillier, E Pasquet. 2007. A  phylogeny for the Cisticolidae (Aves: Passeriformes) based on nuclear and  mitochondrial DNA sequence data, and a re-interpretation of a unique  nest-building specialization. Mol. Phy. Evol. 42: 272-286.

Nguembock B. et al. 2009. Phylogeny and biogeography of the  genus Illadopsis (Passeriformes: Timaliidae) reveal the complexity of  diversification of some African taxa. J Avian Biology 40: 113-125.

Nguembock B., J Fjeldså, A Couloux,& E Pasquet, E.  2008. Phylogeny of Laniarius: Molecular data reveal L. liberatus synonymous  with L. erlangeri and “plumage coloration” as unreliable morphological  characters for defining species and species groups. Mol. Phy. Evol. 48:396-407.

Nijman V & M Aliabadian. 2013. DNA barcoding as a tool for elucidating species delineation in wide-ranging species as illustrated by owls (Tytonidae and Strigidae).  Zool Sci 30: 1005–1009.

Njabo KY, RCK Bowie, M Sorenson. 2008. Phylogeny,  biogeography and taxonomy of the African wattle-eyes (Aves: Passeriformes:  Platysteiridae). Mol. Phylogenet.Evol 48: 136-149.

Norman JA, L Christidis,  M Westerman, &  FA Richard Hill. 1998. Molecular data confirm the species status of the  Christmas Island Hawk-Owl, Ninox natalis. Emu 98:197-208.

Norman JA, FE Rheindt, DL Rowe, & L Christidis.  2007. Speciation dynamics in the Australo-Papuan Meliphaga honeyeaters.  Mol. Phy. Evol. 42: 80-91.

Norman JA, WE Boles, L Christidis. 2009a.  Relationships of the New Guinean songbird genera Amalocichla and Pachycare based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences. J Avian Biology 40:  640-645.

Norman, JA., PGP Ericson, KA Jønsson, J Fjeldså & L Christidis. 2009b. A multi-gene phylogeny reveals novel relationships for aberrant genera of Australo-Papuan core Corvoidea and polyphyly of the Pachycephalidae and Psophodidae (Aves: Passeriformes). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 52, 488–497.

Nunn GB & SE Stanley. 1998. Body size effects and  rates of cytochrome b evolution in tube-nosed seabirds. Molec. Biol. Evol. 15:  1360-1371.

Nyári AS, BW Benz, KA Jønsson, J Fjeldså & RG Moyle.  2009. Phylogenetic relationships of fantails (Aves: Rhipiduridae). Zool Scripta 38: 553-561.

Nyári AS. 2007. Phylogeographic patterns, molecular and  vocal differentiation, and species limits in Schiffornis turdina (Aves). Mol.  Phy. Evol. 44: 154-164.

Nyári AS & L Joseph. 2011. Systematic dismantlement of Lichenostomus improves the basis for understanding relationships within the honeyeaters (Meliphagidae) and the historical development of  Australo-Papuan communities.  Emu 111: 202-211.

Nylander JAA,  U Olsson, P Alström & I Sanmartin. 2008. Accounting for phylogenetic uncertainty in biogeography: A bayesian approach to dispersal-vicariance analysis of the thrushes (Aves: Turdus).  Syst. Biol. 57: 257-268.

Oatley, G. 2011. Taxonomy, phylogeny and eco-biogeography of southern African white-eyes (Zosterops spp.) Aves: order Passeriformes, Family: Zosteropidae. PhD Thesis, University of Cape Town.

Ödeen A, O Håstad, and P Alström. 2010. Evolution of  ultraviolet vision in shorebirds (Charadriiformes). Biol. Lett. 6:  370-374.

Ohlson  JI, J Fjeldså, & PGP Ericson.  2008. Tyrant flycatchers coming out in the open: Phylogeny and ecological  radiation of Tyrannidae (Aves, Passeriformes). Zool Scripta 37:315-335.

Ohlson JI, J Fjeldså & PGP Ericson.  2009. A new genus for three species of tyrant flycatchers (Passeriformes:  Tyrannidae), formerly placed in Myiophobus. Zootaxa 2290: 36–40.

Ohlson JI, M Irestedt, J Fjeldså & PGP Ericson.  2012. Putting an end to a mystery: DNA from a 180 years old study skin reveals the phylogenetic position of the Kinglet Calyptura Calyptura cristata (Passeriformes: Tyrannides). Ibis 154: 533–541.

Ohlson JI, RO Prum, & PGP Ericson. 2007. A  molecular phylogeny of the cotingas (Aves: Cotingidae). Molec. Phy. Evol.  42:25-37.

Olson S. L. 1998. Lectotypification of Charadrius rubricollis Gmelin, 1789.  Bull BOC 118: 256-259.

Olson SL. 2000. A new genus for the Kerguelen Petrel. Bull.  Brit. Orn. Club 120:59-62.

Olson SL. 2010. Stasis and turnover in small shearwaters on  Bermuda over the last 400,000 years (Aves: Procellariidae: Puffinus  lherminieri group). Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 99: 699-707.

Olson SL. 2012. A new species of small owl of the genus Aegolius (Aves: Strigidae) from Quaternary deposits on Bermuda. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 125: 97-105.

Olson SL. and H.F. James. 1995. Nomenclature of the  Hawaiian akialoas and nukupuus (Aves: Drepanidini). Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 108:373-387.

Olson SL & P Jouventin. 1996. A new species of small flightless duck from Amsterdam Island, southern Indian Ocean (Anatidae: Anas). Condor 98: 1–9.

Olson SL & JL Reveal. 2009. Nomenclatural History  and a New Name for the Blue-winged Warbler (Aves: Parulidae). Wilson Journal of  Ornithology, 121:618-620.

Olson SL. and Wingate, D. B. 2012. A new species of towhee (Aves: Emberizidae: Pipilo) from Quaternary deposits on Bermuda. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 125: 85–96.

Olsson U, P Alström, L Svensson, M Aliabadian, and P  Sundberg.  2010. The Lanius excubitor (Aves, Passeriformes) conundrum—Taxonomic dilemma when molecular and  non-molecular data tell different stories, Mol. Phy. Evol. 55: 347-357.

Olsson U, P  Alström, PGP Ericson & Sundberg, P.  2005. Non-monophyletic taxa and cryptic species – evidence from a molecular  phylogeny of leaf-warblers (Phylloscopus, Aves). Mol. Phy. Evol. 36:  261-276.

Olsson U, PJ Leader, GJ Carey, AA Khan, L Svensson & P  Alström. 2013a. New insights into the intricate taxonomy and phylogeny of the Sylvia curruca complex.  MPE 67: 72-85.

Olsson U, M Irestedt, G Sangster, PGP Ericson & P  Alström. 2013b. Systematic revision of the avian family Cisticolidae based on a multi-locus phylogeny of all genera. MPE 66: 790-799.

Olsson U, R Yosef & P  Alström. 2013c. Assessment of species limits in Africa ‘brown buntings’ (Emberiza, Passeriformes) based on mitochondrial and nuclear sequence data.  Ibis DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12044

Olsson U & P Alström. 2013.  Molecular evidence suggests that the enigmatic Sulawesi endemic Geomalia heinrichi belongs in the genus Zoothera (Turdidae, Aves). Chinese Birds 4:155-160.

O’Neill JP, DF Lane, LN Naka. 2011. A cryptic new species of Thrush (Turdidae: Turdus) from Western Amazonia. Condor 113: 869-880.

Onley D & P Scofield. 2007. Albatrosses, Petrels & Shearwaters of the World. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ.

Oppenheimer & Silveira 2009. A taxonomic review of the  Dark-winged Trumpeter Psophia viridis (Aves: Gruiformes: Psophiidae. Pap.  Avulsos Zool. (São Paulo) 49 (41) : 547-555.

Orta, J. 1992. Family Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants).  Pp.326-353 in Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 1. Ostrich to Ducks. (J.  del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Ottvall R, S Bensch, G Walinder & Lifjeld, J.T. 2002. No evidence of genetic differentiation between lesser redpolls Carduelis flammea cabaret and common redpolls Carduelis f. flammea. Avian Science 2:237-244.

Outlaw DC, & G Voelker. 2006.  Systematics of Ficedula Flycatchers (Muscicapidae): A Molecular  Reassessment of a Taxonomic Enigma. Mol. Phy. Evol. 41: 118-126.

Outlaw RK, G Voelker & D Outlaw. 2007. Molecular  systematics and historical biogeography of the rock-thrushes (Muscicapidae: Monticola).  Auk 124:561-577.

Outlaw RK, G Voelker, and RCK Bowie. 2010. Shall we chat?  Evolutionary relationships in the genus Cercomela (Muscicapidae) and its  relation to Oenanthe reveals extensive polyphyly among chats distributed in  Africa, India and the Palearctic. Mol. Phy. Evol. 55: 284-292.

Pacheco JF & BM Whitney. 2006. Mandatory changes to  the scientific names of three neotropical birds. Bull. Brit. Ornithol. Club  126: 242-244.

Päckert M, JMartens, S Eck, AA Nazarenko,  OP Valchuk, B Petri & M Veith. 2005. Parus major – a  misclassified ring species. Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 86: 153-174.

Päckert M, J Martens, W Liang, Y-C Hsu & Y-H Sun.  2012. Molecular genetic and bioacoustic differentiation of Pnoepyga wren-babblers.  J. Ornithol. DOI 10.1007/s10336-012-0897-0.

Päckert M, J Martens, M Wink, A Feigl & DT Tietze. 2012. Molecular phylogeny of Old World swifts (Aves: Apodiformes, Apodidae, Apus and Tachymarptis) based on mitochondrial and nuclear markers. Molec. Phy. Evol. 63: 606-616.

Palma, R.L., A.J.D. Tennyson, C.P. Gaskin, and A. Jaramillo. 2012. The scientific name, author, and date for the “Fuegian storm-petrel”, a subspecies of Oceanites oceanicus from southern South America. Notornis 59: 74-78.

Panov E. 2011. The true shrikes (Laniidae) of the world. Ecology, Behavior and Evolution. Pensoft Publ.

Parker KA, K Ludwig, TM King, DH Brunton, RP Scofield & IG Jamieson, 2014. Differences in vocalisations, morphology and mtDNA support species status for New Zealand saddleback Philesturnus spp. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 41: 79-94.

Patel S, JD Weckstein, JSL Patané, JM Bates & A Aleix. 2010. Temporal and Spatial Diversification of Pteroglossus Araçaris (AVES: Ramphastidae) in the Neotropics: Constant rate of Diversification does not support an Increase in radiation during the Pleistocene, Mol. Phyl. Evol. 58, 105-115.

Patten M.A. 2012. The White Ibis Eudocimus albus subspecies of South America. Bull. BOC. 132:128-132.

Pavlova A, RM Zink, SV Drovetski,Y Red’kin & and S  Rohwer. 2003. Phylogeographic patterns in Motacilla flava and Motacilla  citreola: species limits and population history. Auk 120: 744-758.

Payne RB. 2005. The Cuckoos. Oxford University  Press, Oxford.

Payne RB & MD Sorenson. 2007. Integrative systematics at the species level: plumage, songs and molecular phylogeny of quailfinches Ortygospiza. Bull BOC 127: 4-26.

Paynter R A JR. 1970. Subfamily Emberizinae. Pp. 3-214  in “Check-list of birds of the World, Vol. 13″ (Paynter R. A., Jr.,  ed.). Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Penhallurick J. 2010. A correction to Penhallurick & Robson 2009. Forktail 26: 147-148.

Penhallurick J & M Wink. 2004. Analysis of the  taxonomy and nomenclature of the Procellariiformes based on complete nucleotide  sequences of  the mitochondrial DNA  genome. Emu 104: 125-147 .

Penhallurick J. & Dickinson, E.C. 2008. The correct name of ‘Himalayan Buzzard’ is Buteo (buteo) burmanicus. Bull. Brit. Orn. Club. 128.

Penhallurick J & C Robson 2009. The  generic taxonomy of parrotbills (Aves, Timaliidae). Forktail 25: 137–141.

Penhallurick J. 2012. The number of albatross species. Open Ornithology 5: 32-41.

Penhallurick J. World Bird Info. http://worldbirdinfo.net.

Penhallurick, J. & M Walters, 2005. Some taxonomic comments on the genus Polyplectron (Phasianidae). Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club, 125 (3): 228‐229.

Pereira SL & AJ Baker. 2005. Multiple gene evidence for  parallel evolution and retention of ancestral morphological states in the  shanks. Condor 107:514-526.

Pereira SI & AJ Baker. 2010. The enigmatic monotypic crab  plover Dromas ardeola is closely related to pratincoles and coursers (Aves,  Charadriiformes, Glareolidae).Genetics and Molecular Biology, 33:583-586.

Pérez-Emán JL, LL Hernández, RT Brumfield 2010.  Phylogenetic Relationships of the White-Throated Barbtail, Premnoplex tatei (Furnariidae), an Endemic of the Northeastern Mountain Range of Venezuela.  Condor 112: 561–570.

Perktas U, GF Barrowclough & and JG Groth. 2011. Phylogeography and species limits in the green woodpecker complex (Aves: Picidae): multiple Pleistocene refugia and range expansion across Europe and the Near East. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 104: 710–723.

Peterson AT & AG Navarro-Sigüenza.  2000.  A new taxon in the “Amazilia  viridifrons” complex of southern Mexico. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 113: 864-870.

Peterson AT & AG Navarro-Sigüenza. 2009. Constructing checklists and avifauna-wide reviews: Mexican bird taxonomy revisited.  Auk 126:915-921.

Peterson, MJ. 2000. Plain Chachalaca (Ortalis vetula), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Phalan B, Fishpool LDC, Loqueh EM, Grimes T, Molubah FP and Garbo M. 2013. Liberian Greenbul expedition 2013: Final report. Unpublished report to African Bird Club and RSPB. Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Phillips AR. 1981. Subspecies vs. forgotten species: The  case of Grayson’s Robin (Turdus graysoni). Wilson Bull. 93:301-309.

Phillips AR. 1986. The Known Birds of North and Middle America. Part. 1. Denver, CO.

Phillips AR. 1991. The Known Birds of North and Middle America. Part. 2. Denver, CO.

Pieplow ND & CD Francis. 2011. Song differences among subspecies of Yellow-Eyed Juncos (Junco phaeonotus). Wilson J Ornithol 123: 464-471.

Pitman, RL & JR Jehl, 1998. Geographic variation and reassessment of species limits in the ‘Masked’ Boobies of the
eastern Pacific Ocean. Wilson Bulletin, 110 (2): 155‐170.

Pitra C, D Lieckfeldt, S Frahnert & J. Fickel. 2002.  Phylogenetic Relationships and Ancestral Areas of the Bustards (Gruiformes:  Otididae), Inferred from Mitochondrial DNA and Nuclear Intron Sequences, Mol.  Phy. Evol. 23, 63-74.

Pittie A & EC Dickinson. 2006. The correct name of the  Sri Lankan Woodpigeon and the citation for its original description. Bull.  Brit. Ornithol. Club 126: 196-200.

Piacentini VQ, A Aleixo & LF Silveira. 2009.  Hybrid, subspecies, or species? The validity and taxonomic status of Phaethornis longuemareus aethopyga, Zimmer, 1950  (Trochilidae). Auk 126:604-612.

Piacentini VQ, JF Pacheco & BM Whitney. 2010.  “The name Ramphastos piperivora Linnaeus revisited”  BBOC  130:141-143.

Pons J-M, A Hassanin & P-A Crochet. 2005.  Phylogenetic relationships within the Laridae (Charadriiformes: Aves) inferred  from mitochondrial markers. Mol. Phyl. & Evol. 37:  686-699.

Pons J-M, G Olioso, C Cruaud & J Fuchs. 2011. Phylogeography of the Eurasian green woodpecker (Picus viridis), J. Biogeogr. 38, 311-325.

Pons. J-M, GM Kirwan, RF Porter, J Fuchs. 2013. A reappraisal of the systematic affinities of Socotran, Arabian and East African scops owls (Otus, Strigidae) using a combination of molecular, biometric and acoustic data.  Ibis 155: 518-533.

Porter RF & GM Kirwan. 2010. Studies of Socotran birds  VI. The taxonomic status of the Socotra Buzzard. Bull BOC 130:116-131.

Pratt HD. 2005. The Hawaiian Honeycreepers. Oxford University Press.

Pratt HD. 2009. A new genus for the Hawai’i Creeper, with comments on generic limits among insectivorous Hawaiian honeycreepers.  ‘Elepaio 69, 47-50.

Pratt HD. 2011. Observations on species limits in the Great Egret (Ardea alba) complex. J Heron Biology & Conservation 1: 5 Online

Pratt HD &  TK Pratt. 2001. The interplay of species concepts, taxonomy, and conservation:  lessons from the Hawaiian avifauna.  Studies in Avian Biology 22:68-80.

Preston, C. R. and R. D. Beane. 2009. Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Price et al 2004. http://darwin.biology.utah.edu/pubshtml/pdf-files/70.pdf

Price JJ and SM Lanyon. 2002. A robust phylogeny of  the oropendolas: polyphyly revealed by mitochondrial sequence data. Auk 119:  335-348.

Procházka, Stokke, Jensen, Fainová, Bellinvia, Fossøy, Vikan, Bryja & Soler 2011. Low genetic differentiation among reed warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus populations across Europe. J Avian Biol 42: 103-113.

Proudfoot, GA &  RR Johnson. 2000. Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium brasilianum), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Prum RO. 1992. Syringeal morphology, phylogeny, and  evolution of the Neotropical manakins (Aves: Pipridae). American Museum  Novitates 3043: 1-65.

Puebla-Olivares F,  E Bonaccorso, A Espinosa de  los Monteros, KE Omland, Je Llorente-Bousquets, AT Peterson, &  AG Navarro-Sigüenza. 2008.  Speciation  in the Emerald Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus prasinus) complex.  Auk  125:39-50.

Pyle P, AJ Welch & RC Fleischer. 2011. A new species of shearwater (Puffinus) recorded from Midway Atoll, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Condor 135: 518-527.

Racamora GJ & D Yeatman-Berthelot. 2009. Family  Dicruridae (Drongos). Pp. 172-227 in Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol.  14. Bush-shrikes to Old World Sparrows (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx  Edicions, Barcelona.

Raffaele H. et al. 1998. A Guide to the Birds of the  West Indies. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ.

Rahman MA, DFA Gawin & C. Moritz. 2010. Patterns of Genetic Variation in the Little Spiderhunter (Arachnothera longirostra) in Southeast Asia, Raffles Bull. Zool. 58: 381-390.

Rains, Weimerskirch & Burg 2011. Piecing together the global population puzzle of wandering albatrosses: genetic analysis of the Amsterdam albatross Diomedea amsterdamensis. J Avian Biol 42: 69-79.

Ramos, JA. 2000. Azores Bullfinch Pyrrhula murina. Bull.  Afr. Bird Club 7: 31-33.

Randi et al  2003  Phylogeography of the rock partridge (Alectoris graeca). Molec. Ecol. 12:  2201-2214.

Randi, E.  2006. Evolutionary and conservation genetics of the rock partridge Alectoris graeca. Acta Zool. Sinica 52: 370-374.

Raposo, M.A., J.E. Simon & D.M. Teixeira, 2009. Correction of the type locality of Neomorphus geoffroyi (Temminck, 1820), with lectotype designation. Zootaxa, 2176: 65‐68.

Raposo, MA., R Stopiglia,  V Loskot & GM Kirwan. 2006. The correct use of the name Scytalopus speluncae (Ménétriés,  1835), and the description of a new species of Brazilian tapaculo (Aves:  Passeriformes: Rhinocryptidae). Zootaxa 1271: 37-56.

Raposo, MA and GM Kirwan. 2008. The Brazilian species  complex Scytalopus speluncae: how many times can a holotype be overlooked?  Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia 16:78-81.

Raposo do Amaral, FS. & LF Silveira, 2004. Tinamus solitarius pernambucensis Berla, 1946 é sinônimo de Tinamus
solitarius (Vieillot, 1819). Ararajuba, 12: 33‐41.

Raposo do Amaral F, FH Sheldon, A Gamauf, E Haring, M Riesing, LF Silveira & A Wajntal. 2009. Patterns and processes of diversification in a widespread and ecologically diverse avian group, the buteonine hawks (Aves, Accipitridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53:703-715.

Rappole, JH, SC Renner, NM Shwe,  and PR Sweet.  2005. A new species of scimitar-babbler (Timalidae:Jabouilleia) from the  sub-Himalayan region of Myanmar. Auk 122:1064-1069.

Rasmussen, PC & NJ Collar. 2002.  Family Bucconidae (puffbirds). Pp. 102-139 in Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 7. Jacamars to woodpeckers. (J.  del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Rasmussen, PC & JC Anderton. 2005. Birds of South  Asia: the Ripley Guide. Barcelona, Spain: Lynx Edicions.

Rasmussen, PC & JC Anderton. 2012. Birds of South  Asia: the Ripley Guide. 2e. Barcelona, Spain: Lynx Edicions.

Rasmussen, PC, DNS Allen, NJ Collar, B DeMeulemeester, RO Hutchinson, PGC Jakosalem, RS Kennedy, FR Lambert & LM Paguntalan. 2012. Vocal divergence and new species in the Philippine Hawk Owl Ninox philippensis complex. Forktail 28: 1–20.

Red’kin, Y. and Konovalova, M. 2006. Systemic  Notes on Asian Birds. 63. The eastern Asiatic races of Sitta europaea.  Zool. Med. Leiden 80

Reddy, S. 2008.Systematics and biogeography of  the shrike-babblers (Pteruthius): Species limits, molecular phylogenetics, and  diversification patterns across southern Asia. Mol. Phy. Evol.:47:54-72.

Reddy, S & J. Cracraft. 2007.  Old World Shrike-babblers (Pteruthius)  belong with New World vireos (Vireonidae). Molec. Phy Evol  44:1352-1357.

Reding DM, JT Foster, HF James, HD Pratt & RC Fleischer.  2009. Convergent evolution of ‘creepers’ in the Hawaiian honeycreeper radiation. Biol. Lett. 5:221-224.

Redman N, T Stevenson, & J Fanshawe. 2009. Birds of  the Horn of Africa. London, Christopher Helm.

Remsen, J.V. Jr. (Ed). 2013. A classification of the bird species of South America. American Ornithologists Union http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.htm

Remsen, JV Jr, EV Schirtzinger, A Ferraroni, LF Silveira & TF Wright. 2013.  DNA-sequence data require revision of the parrot genus Aratinga (Aves: Psittacidae).  Zootaxa 3641 (3): 296–300.

Repenning M & CS Montana. 2013.  A new species of Gray Seedeater (Emberizidae: Sporophila) from upland grasslands of southern Brazil.  Auk 130(4):791-803.

Restall R. 1997. Munias and Mannikins. Yale  University Press. New Haven, CT.

Restall R, C Rodner & M Lentino. 2006. The Birds of Northern South American: An Identification Guide. Yale University Press, New  Haven & London.

Rheindt FE. 2006. Splits galore: the revolution in Asian  leaf warbler systematics. BirdingASIA 5: 25-39.

Rheindt, F.E., and J.A. Eaton. 2009. Species limits in Pteruthius (Aves: Corvida) shrike-babblers: a comparison between the Biological and Phylogenetic Species Concepts. Zootaxa number 2301: 29–54.

Rheindt FE & JA Eaton 2010. Biological species limits in the  Banded Pitta Pitta guajana. Forktail 26: 86-91.

Rheindt FE & J Eaton, 2012. Notes on the life-history and taxonomy of Muscicapa dauurica umbrosa, an overlooked Bornean canopy bird. Forktail 28: 144-146.

Rheindt FE & R Hutchinson. 2007. A  photoshot odyssey through the confused avian taxonomy of Seram and Buru  (Southern Moluccas). Birding Asia 7: 18-38.

Rheindt FE, L Christidis, & JA Norman. 2009.  Genetic introgression, incomplete lineage sorting and faulty taxonomy create  multiple cases of polyphyly in a montane clade of tyrant-flycatchers (Elaenia, Tyrannidae). Zoologica Scripta 38:143–153.

Rheindt FE, JA Norman, & L Christidis. 2008a. DNA  evidence shows vocalizations to be better indicator of taxonomic limits than  plumage patterns in Zimmerius tyrant-flycatchers.  Molec Evol and Phy 48:150-156.

Rheindt FE,  JA Norman & L Christidis.  2008b. Genetic differentiation across the Andes in two pan-Neotropical tyrant-flycatcher species.  Emu 108: 261-268.

Rheindt FE, L Christidis, & JA Norman. 2008c. Habitat shifts in the evolutionary history of a Neotropical flycatcher lineage from forest and open landscapes. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8: 193-211.

Rheindt FE, F Verbelen, DD Putra, A Rahman & M Indrawan. 2010. New  biogeographic records in the avifauna of Peleng Island (Sulawesi, Indonesia),  with taxonomic notes on some endemic taxa. Bull BOC 130: 181-207.

Rheindt FE, JA Eaton & F Verbelen 2011. Vocal trait evolution in a geographic leapfrog pattern: speciation in the Maroon-chinned Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus subgularis) complex from Wallacea. Wilson J Ornithol 123(3): 429-440.

Rheindt FE, T Székely T, SV Edwards, PLM Lee & T Burke et al. 2011. Conflict between Genetic and Phenotypic Differentiation: The Evolutionary History of a ‘Lost and Rediscovered’ Shorebird. PLoS ONE 6(11): e26995.

Rheindt FE, AM Cuervo, RT Brumsfeld. 2013. Rampant polyphyly indicates cryptic diversity in a clade of Neotropical flycatchers (Aves: Tyrannidae).  Biol. J. Linn. Soc. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2012.02036.x

Rhymer, J.M., M.G. Fain, J.E. Austin, D.H. Johnson & C. Krajewski, 2001. Mitochondrial phylogeography, subspecific taxonomy, and conservation genetics of Sandhill Cranes (Grus canadensis; Aves: Gruidae). Conservation Genetics, 2:203‐218.

Ribas CC, L Joseph, & CR Miyaki. 2006.  Molecular systematics and patterns of  diversification in Pyrrhura (Psittacidae) with special reference to the picta-leucotis complex. Auk:123: 660-680.

Ribas CC, R Gaban-Lima, CY  Miyaki, & J Cracraft. 2005. Historical biogeography and  diversification within the Neotropical parrot genus Pionopsitta (Aves:  Psittacidae). J Biogeography 32:1409-1427.

Ribas CC, A Aleixo, ACR Nogueira, CY Miyaki & J Cracraft.  2012.  A palaeobiogeographic model for biotic diversification within Amazonia over the past three million years.  Proc. Royal. Soc. B 279: 681-689.

Ribeiro AM, P Lloyd, WRJ Dean, M Brown, RCK Bowie. 2014. The ecological and geographic context of morphological and genetic divergence in an understory-dwelling bird. PLoS ONE 9(2): e85903. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0085903

Rice, NH. 2005. Further evidence for paraphyly of the  Formicariidae (Passeriformes). Condor 107: 910-915

Richmond, CW. 1917. Proc. US. Nat. Mus., vol. 53: 570

Ridgely, RS & JA Gwynne. 1989.  A Guide to the Birds of Panama. Princeton  University Press,  Princeton, NJ.

Ridgely, RS, and G Tudor. 1989. The Birds of South  America, Vol. 1. Univ. Texas Press, Austin.

Ridgely, RS, and G Tudor. 1994. The Birds of South  America, Vol. 2. Univ. Texas Press, Austin.

Ridgely, RS & PJ Greenfield. 2001. The Birds of  Ecuador. Vol. I. Status, distribution, and taxonomy. Cornell University  Press, Ithaca, New York.

Riesing, MJ, L Kruckenhauser, A Gamauf,& E Haring.  2003. Molecular phylogeny of the genus Buteo (Aves: Accipitridae) based on  mitochondrial marker sequences. Mol. Phy. Evol. 27:328-342.

Rising, JD. 1996. The Sparrows of the United States and  Canada. Academic Press, San Diego, CA.

Robb, M. & K Mullarney. 2008. Petrels Night and Day: A  Sound Approach Guide. Sound Approach. Poole, Dorset, UK.

Robb MS, AB van den Berg & M Constantine. 2013. A new species of Strix owl from Oman.  Dutch Birding 35: 275-310.

Robbins, MB & KJ Zimmer. 2005. Taxonomy,  vocalizations and natural history of Philydor dimidiatum (Furnariidae), with comments on the systematics of Syndactyla and Simoxenops. Bull. Brit. Ornith. Club 125:212-228.

Robertson, BC, BM Stephenson,  & SJ Goldstien. 2011. When rediscovery is not enough: Taxonomic uncertainty hinders conservation of a critically endangered bird. Mol Phy & Evol. 61: 941-952.

Robertson C & G Nunn.   1998. Towards a new taxonomy for albatrosses. In: Albatross Biology and  Conservation (eds Robertson G,Gales R), pp. 13–19. Surrey Beatty, Chipping  Norton.

Robertson, CJR & J Warham. 1992. Nomenclature of the  New Zealand wandering albatross Diomedea exulans. Bull Brit  Orn Club, 12(2), 74–81.

Robin VV et al., 2010. Ancient geographical gaps and  paleo-climate shape the phylogeography of an endemic bird in the sky islands of  southern India. PLoS one 5 (10): e13321, 1-13.

Robinson, TJ & CA Matthee. 1999. Molecular genetic relationships of the extinct ostrich, Struthio camelus syriacus: consequences for ostrich introductions into Saudi Arabia. Animal Conservation 2: 165-171.

Robson, C. 2000. A Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia.  Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J.

Robson, C. 2009.  Brown-winged Parrotbill.  HBW 12:315.

Rojas-Soto OR. 2003. Geographic variation of the  Curve-billed Thrasher (Toxostoma curvirostre) complex. Auk. 120:311-322.

Rojas-Soto, OR, A Espinosa de los Monteros  & RM Zink. 2007. Phylogeography and patterns of differentiation in the  Curve-billed Thrasher. Condor 109:456-463.

Rookmaaker, LC. 1986. Bibliographical notes on the 1980 S.A.O.S. checklist of southern African birds. Ostrich 57:190.

Roselaar, C.S. Zoological Museum Amsterdam. Threatened and extinct species. Psittacidae Psittacodis westermanni Available at: http://ip30.eti.uva.nl/zma3d/psittacidae2.html. Accessed 11-28-2012.

Roux, JP, P Jouventin, LL, Mougin, JC Stahl, &  H Weimerskirch. 1983. Un nouvel albatros Diomedea amsterdamensis n.sp.  découvert sur l’ile Amsterdam. L”Oiseau et al R.F.O. 53: 1-11.

Roy, MS, JC Torres-Mura,  and F Hertel. 1999. Molecular phylogeny and evolutionary History of the tit-tyrants (Aves: Tyrannidae). Mol.  Phy. Evol. 11: 67-76.

Ruokonen M, K Litvin, T Aarvak, 2008. Taxonomy of the bean goose – pink-footed goose. Molec Phy and Evol. 48:554-562.

Ruokonen MK & T Aarvak. 2011. Typology revisited: historical taxa of the bean goose – pink-footed goose complex. Ardea 99: 105-114.

Russello, MA. & G Amato. 2004. A molecular phylogeny  of Amazona: implications for Neotropical parrot biogeography, taxonomy, and  conservation. Mol. Phyl. Evol. 30: 421-437.

Ryan, PG. 1998. The taxonomic and conservation status of  the Spectacled Petrel Procellaria conspicillata. Bird Conserv. Int. 8, 223–235.

Ryan, PG. 2010. A new flava? Africa Birds & Birding 15(5): 16.

Ryan, P.G.; Wright, D.; Oatley, G.; Wakeling, J.; Cohen, C.; Nowell, T.L.; Bowie, R.C.K.; Ward, V. & Crowe, T.M. 2004. Systematics of Serinus canaries and the status of Cape and Yellow-crowned Canaries inferred from mtDNA and morphology. Ostrich 75:288-294.

Ryan, PG et al. 2006. Family Cisticolidae (Cisticolas and  Allies). Pp. 378-491 in  Handbook of the  Birds of the World, Vol. 11. Old World flycatchers to Old World warblers. (J.  del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Ryan, PG, P Bloomer, CL Moloney, TJ Grant, & W Delport, W. 2007. Ecological Speciation in South Atlantic Island Finche.s  Science 315:1420-1423.

Safford, R & F Hawkins (Eds). Birds of Africa, VIII. The Malagasy Region. Christopher Helm, London.

Saitoh, T, A. Cibois, S. Kobayashi, E. Pasquet & J-C Thibault. 2012. The complex systematics of the Acrocephalus of the Mariana Islands, western Pacific. Emu. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MU12012.

Salzburger W, J Martens, & C Sturmbauer. 2002.  Paraphyly of the Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus) suggested from cytochrome b  sequences. Mol. Phy. Evol.. 24:19-25.

Salzburger W., J. Martens, AA Nazarenko, Sun  Yue-hua, R Dallinger & C Sturmbauer. 2002. Phylogeography of the Eurasian  Willow Tit (Parus montanus) based on DNA sequences of the mitochondrial  cytochrome-b gene. Mol. Phyl. Evol., 24: 26-34

Sánchez-Gonzáles, LA, AG Navarro-Sigüenza, AT  Peterson, & J García-Moreno. 2007. Taxonomy of Chlorospingus  ophthalmicus in Mexico and northern Central America. Bull. B.O.C. 127:34-49.

Sánchez-González, LA & RG Moyle. 2011. Molecular systematics and species limits in the Philippine fantails (Aves: Rhipidura). Mol Phyl Evol 61: 290-299.

Sangster G. et al 2011. Taxonomic recommendations for British birds: seventh report. Ibis 153:883–892.

Sangster G. 2009.  Acoustic differences between the scoters, Melanitta nigra nigra and M.n.americana. Wilson Journal of Ornithology  121:696-702.

Sangster G, JM Collinson,  AJ Helbig, AG Knox,& DT Parkin. 2005.Taxonomic recommendations for British birds: third report. Ibis 147: 821-826.

Sangster G, JM Collinson, P-A Crochet, AG Knox, DT Parkin, SC Votier. 2012.  Taxonomic recommendations for British birds: eighth report.  Ibis 154:874-883.

Sangster G, CJ Hazevoet, AB van den Berg &  CS Roselaar. 1997. Dutch avifaunal list: taxonomic changes in 1977–97. Dutch  Birding 19: 21–28.

Sangster G, CJ Hazevoet, AB van den Berg &  CS Roselaar. 1998. Dutch avifaunal list: species concepts, taxonomic  instability, and taxonomic changes in 1998. Dutch Birding 20: 22–32.

Sangster G, P Alström, E Forsmark & U Olsson. 2010. Multi-locus phylogenetic analysis of Old World chats and flycatcher reveals extensive paraphyly at family, subfamily and genus level (Aves: Muscicapidae). Molecular Phylogenetics & Evol. 57:380-392.

Sangster G, BF King, P Verbelen &  CR Trainor 2013. A new owl species of the genus Otus (Aves: Strigidae) from Lombok, Indonesia. PLOS ONE 8(2): e53712.

Sangster G, JM Collinson, P-A Crochet, AG Knox, GT Parkin & SC Votier (in press, 2013). Taxonomic recommendations for Western Palearctic birds: ninth report. Ibis (2013), doi: 10.1111/ibi.12091]

Sangster, G and F Rozendaal. 2004. Territorial songs and  species-level taxonomy of  the nightjars  of the Caprimulgus macrurus complex with the description of a new  species. Zool. Verh. Leiden 350:7-45.

Sanín C, CD Cadena, JM Maley, DA Lijtmaer PL  Tubaro. & RT Chesser. 2009. Paraphyly of Cinclodes fuscus (Aves: Passeriformes:  Furnariidae): Implications for Taxonomy and Biogeography. Mol. Phy. Evol. 53:  547-555.

Sari EHR & PG Parker. 2012. Understanding the colonization history of the Galapagos Flycatcher (Myiarchus magnirostris). Mol. Phy. Evol. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2011.11.10.2013

Schmidt BK, JT Foster, GR Angehr, KL Durrant &  RC Fleischer. 2008. A new species of African Forest Robin from Gabon  (Passeriformes: Muscicapidae: Stiphrornis). Zootaxa 1850:27-42.

Schnitker H. 2007. Revision der Systematik des Orangebrust‐Zwergpapageis. Papageien 20: 100‐105, 134‐141.

Schodde, R., EC Dickinson, FD Steinheimer & WJ Bock, 2010. The date of Latham’s Supplementum Indicis Ornithologici: 1801 or 1802? South Australian Ornithologist, 35:231-235.

Schodde R & L Christidis. 2014.   Relicts from Tertiary Australasia: undescribed families and subfamilies of  songbirds (Passeriformes) and their zoogeographic signal. Zootaxa 3786 (5): 501–522.

Schodde R, GM Kirwan & RF Porter 2012. Morphological differentiation and speciation among darters (Anhinga). Bull BOC 132: 283–294.

Schodde R & IJ Mason. 1997.  Zoological Catalogue of Australia, Volume 37,  Part 2: Aves (Columbidae to Coraciidae). Australian Biological Resources Study.

Schodde R & IJ Mason. 1999. Directory of Australian  Birds:Passerines. i-x, 1-851, CISRO Publishing, Canberra.

Schodde, R., IJ Mason, ML Dudzinski & JL McKean, 1980. Variation in the Striated Heron Butorides striatus in
Australasia.  Emu, 80: 203‐212.

Schottler B, FW Henning & H-H Bergmann. 2002.  Brutzeitliche Beobachtungen an der palmerischen Blaumeise Parus caeruleus  palmensis. Limicola 16: 22-29.

Schuchmann K-L 1999. In Handbook of the Birds of the  World, Vol.  5 . Barn-Owls to  Hummingbirds (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Schuchmann, K.L, AA Weller & I Heynen, 2000. Biogeography and taxonomy of the Andean hummingbird genus
Haplophaedia Simon (Aves : Trochilidae), with the description of a new subspecies from southern Ecuador. –
Ornithologischer Anzeiger, 39 (1): 17‐42.

Schuchmann, K-L, AA Weller & E Wulfmeyer, 2003. Biogeography and taxonomy of Lafresnaya (Trochilidae), with
a new subspecies from Colombia. Ornitologia Neotropical, 14: 157‐171.

Schweitzer M, M. Guntert & ST Hertwik. 2012. Phylogeny and biogeography of the parrot genus Prioniturus (Aves: Psittaciformes).  J Zool Syst Evol Res  50: 145–156.

Seabrook-Davison M, L Huynen, DM Lambert,& DH Brunton. 2009. Ancient DNA Resolves Identity and Phylogeny of New Zealand’s Extinct and Living Quail (Coturnix sp.). PLoS ONE 4(7): e6400.

Seeholzer, GF, BM Winger, MG Harvey, AD Cáceres, and JD Weckstein. 2012. A New Species Of Barbet (Capitonidae: (Capito) From The Cerros Del Sira, Ucayali, Peru, Auk 129:1-9.

Sefc K, RB Payne, & M Sorenson. 2003.  Phylogenetic relationships of African  sunbird-like warblers: Moho (Hypergerus atriceps), Green Hylia (Hylia prasina)  and Tit-hylia (Pholidornis rushiae). Ostrich 74:8-17.

Serra L,  Y Liuf, C  Yeun, X Yang, M Barbuto & M Casiraghi. 2010. Toward a resolution of a taxonomic  enigma: first genetic analyses of Paradoxornis webbianus and P.  alphonsianus (Aves: Paradoxornithidae) from China and Italy  Mol. Phyl & Evol. 57: 1312-1318.

Sheldon FH. 1987. Phylogeny of Herons Estimated from DNA-DNA Hybridization Data.   Auk 104: 97-108.

Sheldon FH et al.  2009. Phylogeography of the magpie-robin species complex (Aves: Turdidae: Copsychus) reveals a Philippine species, an interesting isolating barrier and unusual dispersal patterns in the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia. J. Biogeogr. 36: 1070-1083.

Shirihai H, G Gargallo & A Helbig, A. 2001. Sylvia  Warblers. Princeton University Press. Princeton, NJ.

Short LL. 1982. Woodpeckers of the world. Delaware  Museum of Natural History, Greenville, Delaware.

Sibley CG & BL Monroe. 1990. Distribution and  taxonomy of birds of the world. New Haven, USA: Yale University Press.

Sick H. 1993. Birds in Brazil. Princeton Univ.  Press, Princeton, New Jersey.

Siegal-Causey D. 1988. Phylogeny of the Phalacrocoracidae.  Condor 90:885-905.

Silva JMC. 1991. Sistemática e biogeografia da  superespécie Nystalus maculatus (Piciformes: Bucconidae). Ararajuba 2: 75-79.

Silva JMC, and DC Oren. 1992.  Notes on Knipolegus franciscanus Snethlage,  1928 (Aves: Tyrannidae), and endemism of central Brazilian dry forests. Goeldiana.  Zool. 16: 1-9.

Silva JM, FC Novaes,  and DC Oren. 1995. A new  species of the genus Hylexetastes (Dendrocolaptidae) from eastern Amazonia.  Bull. Brit. Orn. Club 115:200-206.

Silveira LF,  FCT de Lima,  and E. Höfling. 2005. A new  species of Aratinga parakeet (Psittaciformes: Psittacidae) from Brazil,  with taxonomic remarks on the Aratinga solstitialis complex. Auk  122:292-305.

Simmons RE. 2000. Harriers of the World. Oxford University  Press, Oxford, UK.

Simon JE, JF Paheco, BM Whitney, GT Mattos, and  RL GagliardiI. 2008. Phacellodomus ferrugineigula (Pelzeln, 1858)  (Aves: Furnariidae) é uma espécie válida. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia 16:  107-124.

Sinclair I. & P Ryan. 2003. Birds of Africa South of the  Sahara. Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford.

Skerrett A. and Disley, T. 2011. Birds of Seychelles. Christopher Helm, London, UK.

Smith JL, L. Monteiro, O Hasegawa and VL Friesen. 2007.  Global phylogeography of the band-rumped  storm-petrel (Oceanodroma castro; Procellariiformes: Hydrobatidae)  Mol. Phy. Evol. 43: 755–773.

Smith, xx Wittenberg, Macwhirter & Bildstein 2011. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus. BNA Online 210 [27 Sep 2011].

Snow D.W. 1979. Subfamily Tityrinae. Pp. 229- 245 in  “Check-list of birds of the World, Vol. 8″ (Traylor, M. A., Jr.,  ed.). Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Snow D.W. 2004. Family Pipridae (manakins). Pp. 110-169 in Handbook  of the Birds of the World, Vol. 9. Cotingas to pipits and wagtails. (J. del  Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Song G., Qu, Y., Yin, Z., Shouhsien, L., Liu, N. & Lei,  F. 2009. Phylogeography of the Alcippe  morrisonia (Aves:Timaliidae): Long population history beyond late  Pleistocene glaciations. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9:143-153.

Sousa-Neves T, A Aleixo and F Sequeira.  2013.  Cryptic patterns of diversification of a widespread Amazonian Woodcreeper species complex (Aves: Dendrocolaptidae) inferred from multilocus phylogenetic analysis: implications for historical biogeography and taxonomy. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 68: 410-424.

South American Checklist Committee (SACC). 2006–2012. Checklist of the Birds of South America. On-line J.V. Remsen, Jr., et al., eds.

Spellman GM,   A Cibois, RG Moyle, K Winker & FK Barker.  2008. Clarifying the systematics of an enigmatic avian lineage: What is a Bombycillid?  Mol. Phyl. Evol 49:1036-1040.

Spottiswoode CN, U Olsson, MSL Mills, C Cohen, JE Francis, N Toye, D Hoddinott, A Dagne, C Wood, PF Donald, NJ Collar, P Alström, P., 2013. Rediscovery of a long-lost lark reveals the conspecificity of endangered Heteromirafra populations in the Horn of Africa. J. Ornithol. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10336-013-0948-1.

Stepanyan LS. 1972. [A new species of the genus Locustella from the east Palearctic]. Zool. Zh. 51: 1896-1897.

Stiles FG. 1996. When black plus white equals gray: the  nature of variation in the Variable Seedeater complex (Emberizinae: Sporophila).  Ornitologia Neotropical 7: 75-108. .

Stiles, F.G., 1996b. A new species of Emerald Hummingbird (Trochilidae, Chlorostilbon) from the Sierra de Chiribiquete,
southeastern Colombia, with a review of the C. mellisugus complex. Wilson Bulletin, 108: 1‐27.

Stiles FG. 2009. A review of the genus Momotus (Coraciiformes: Momotidae) in northern South America and adjacent areas.  Ornitología Colombiana 8: 29-75.

Stiles FG & & AA Skutch. 1989. Guide to the  Birds of Costa Rica. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York.

Storer RW. 1970. Subfamily Thraupinae. Pp. 246-408 in  “Check-list of birds of the World, Vol. 13″ (Paynter R. A., Jr.,  ed.). Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Stotz DF, et al. 1996. Neotropical birds: ecology and  conservation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996.

Straneck R 2007. Una nueva especie de Serpophaga (Aves: Tyrannidae). Revista FAVE -  Ciencias Veterinarias 6: 31 – 42.

Stromberg, MR. 2000. Montezuma Quail (Cyrtonyx montezumae), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Sturge RJ, F Jacobsen, BB Rosensteel, RJ Neale,   & KE Omland, K.E. 2009. Colonization of South America from Caribbean Islands  confirmed by molecular phylogeny with increased taxon sampling. Condor.  111:575-579.

Svensson L. 2012. A new subspecies of Western Orphean Warbler Sylvia hortensis and criteria for separating Western from Eastern Orphean Warbler S. crassirostris. Bull. BOC 132:75-83.

Svensson L. 2013a. A taxonomic revision of the Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans. Bull. BOC 133:240-248.

Svensson L. 2013b. Subalpine Warbler variation and taxonomy. Brit Birds 106(11): 651–668.

Svensson L., Shirihai, H., Frahnert, S. & Dickinson, EC. Taxonomy and nomenclature of the Stonechat complex Saxicola torquatus sensu lato in the Caspian region. Bull. B.O.C. 132:260-269.

Szabo JK, Khwaja N, Garnett ST, Butchart SHM. 2012. Global Patterns and Drivers of Avian Extinctions at the Species and Subspecies Level. PLoSONE 7(10): e47080. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0047080

Tavares ES, GHJ de Kroon & AJ Baker 2010. Phylogenetic and  coalescent analysis of three loci suggest that the Water Rail is divisible into  two species, Rallus aquaticus and R. indicus. BMC Evol Biol 10 (226): 1-12. (http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2148/10/226)

Tavares ES, AJ Baker, SL Pereira, and CY Miyaki.  2006. Phylogenetic relationships and historical biogeography of Neotropical  parrots (Psittaciformes: Psittacidae: Arini) inferred from mitochondrial and  nuclear DNA Sequences. Syst Bio. 55: 454­-470.

Taylor, PB, 1996. Family Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules and Coots), pp. 108‐209. In: Handbook of the Birds of the World, 3. J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott & J. Sargatal (Eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Taylor PB. 1998. Rails. Yale University Press. New  Haven, CT.

Taylor PB. 2005. Family Campephagidae  (cuckoo-shrikes). Pp. 40-122 in Handbook of  the Birds of the World, Vol. 10. Cuckoo-shrikes to Thrushes (J. del Hoyo et  al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Tebb G, P Morris & P Los. 2008. New and interesting bird records from Sulawesi and Halmahera, Indonesia. Birding Asia 10:67-76.

Techow M., PG Ryan, and x O’Ryan. 2009. Phylogeography and  taxonomy of White-chinned and Spectacled Petrels. Mol. Phy. Evol. 52: 25-33.

Tello JG, JFD Degner, JM Bates & DE Willard.  2006. A new species of hanging-parrot (Aves: Psittacidae: Loriculus) from  Camiguin Island, Philippines. Fieldiana (Zoology) NS 106: 49-57.

Tello JG & JM Bates. 2007. Molecular  phylogenetics of the tody-tyrant and flatbill assemblage of tyrant flycatchers  (Tyrannidae). Auk 124:134-154.

Tello JG, RG Moyle, DJ Marchese, and  J Cracraft. 2009. Phylogeny and phylogenetic classification of the tyrant  flycatchers, cotinga, manakins, and their allies (Aves: Tyrannides). Cladistics  25:1-39.

Tennyson AJD. 2010. Procellariiformes, Sphenisciformes. In: Checklist Committee,  B.J. Gill (Convener). Checklist of  the Birds of New Zealand, Norfolk and Macquarie Islands, and the Ross  Dependency, Antarctica (4th ed.). Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Thiollay, JM, 1994. Family Accipitridae, pp. 1‐638. In: Handbook of the Birds of the World, 2. J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott
& J. Sargatal (Eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Tickell WLN. 2000. Albatrosses. Yale University Press.  New Haven, CT.

Tietze DT & J Martens. 2010: Intraspecific  differentiation in Spotted Creepers, Salpornis spilonotus (Aves:  Passeriformes: Certhiidae). Vertebrate Zoology 60: 163-170.

Tietze DT, J Martens, & Y-H Sun. 2006. Molecular  phylogeny of treecreepers (Certhia) detects hidden diversity. Ibis  148:477-488.

Tietze DT & U Borthakur. 2012. Historical biogeography of tits (Aves: Paridae, Remizidae). Orgs Divers Evol doi 10.1007/s13127-012-0101-7.

Tietze, D. T., M. Päckert, J. Martens, H. Lehmann & Y.-H. Sun, 2013. Complete phylogeny and historical biogeography of true rosefinches (Aves: Carpodacus). Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 169: 215-234.

Toews DPL & DE Irwin. 2008. Cryptic speciation in a  Holarctic passerine revealed by genetic and bioacoustic analyses. Molec.  Ecol.17: 2691-2705.

Tonni B, PR Grant, BR Grant, & K Petrin. 2005.  Habitat selection and ecological speciation in Galápagos warbler finches (Certhidea  olivacea and Certhidea fusca). Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological  Sciences 272:819-826.

Toon A, JM Hughes, & L. Joseph. 2010 Multilocus  analysis of honeyeaters (Aves: Meliphagidae) highlights spatio-temporal  heterogeneity in the influence of biogeographic barriers in the Australian  monsoonal zone. Molec Ecol. 19: 2980–2994.

Toon A, JJ Austin, G Dolman, L. Pedler, L Joseph. 2012. Evolution of arid zone birds in Australia: leapfrog distribution patterns and mesic-arid connections in quail-thrush (Cinclosoma, Cinclosomatidae). Molec. Phy. Evol. 62: 286-295.

Toon A, L Joseph & AH Burbidge. 2013. Genetic analysis of the Australian whipbirds and wedgebills illuminates the evolution of their plumage and vocal diversity.  Emu 113: 359–366. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MU13005

Töpfer T,  E Haring, TR Birkhead, RJ Lopes, LL Severinghaus, J Martens, M Päckert. 2011. A molecular phylogeny of bullfinches Pyrrhula Brisson, 1760 (Aves: Fringillidae). Molec Phy. Evol 58: 271-282.

Tréca B. and C Érard. 2000. A new subspecies of the  Red-billed Hornbill, Tockus erythrorhynchus, from West Africa. Ostrich  71:363-366

Triggs SJ. and CH Daugherty. 1996. Conservation and  genetics of New Zealand Parakeets. Bird Conservation International. 6:89-101.

Trewick S A. 1996. Morphology and evolution of two takahe: flightless rails of New Zealand. J. Zool. 238: 221-237.

Turbott EG. 1990. Checklist of the birds of New Zealand.  Third. Wellington: Ornithological Society of New Zealand.

Turčoková L, L Kocian, A Kürthy & C Balázs. 2012. The response of males belonging to the European subspecies of Hoopoe to the playback of song of their own and foreign subspecies (U. e. marginata). Tichodroma 24.

Turner DA. 2010. Merops oreobates (Sharpe 1892): a  monotypic species or not? Bull BOC 130: 228-229.

Tyrberg T. 2009. Holocene avian extinctions. In: Turvey, S.T. (editor) (2009). Holocene extinctions. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

Urantowka AD, Grabowski KA & T Strzała. 2012. Complete mitochondrial genome of Blue-crowned Parakeet (Aratinga acuticaudata) — phylogenetic position of the species among parrots group called conures. Mitochondrial DNA, Early Online, 1–3.

Urantowka AD, AM Kroczak & T Strzała 2013. Complete mitochondrial genome of endangered Socorro Conure (Aratinga brevipes) – taxonomic position of the species and its relationship with Green Conure. Mitochondrial DNA. [abstract] in press

Urban, E., CH Fry & S Keith (Eds.). 1986.  The Birds of Africa, II. Galliformes to Columbiformes. Academic Press, London.

Urban, E., CH Fry & S Keith (Eds.). 1997.  The Birds of Africa, V. Turdidae to Platysteiridae. Academic Press, London.

Valderrama E, JL Pérez-Emáni, RT Brumfield, AM Cuervo &  CD Cadena. 2014. The influence of the complex topography and dynamic history of the montane Neotropics on the evolutionary differentiation of a cloud forest bird (Premnoplex brunnescens, Furnariidae).  J Biogeography Online DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12317

Valdés-Velásquez, A. & K.-L. Schuchmann. 2009.A new  species of hummingbird (Thalurania; Trochilidae, Trochilinae) from the western  Colombian Andes.  Ornithol. Anz., 48:  143–149.

Van Balen S, JA Eaton & FE Rheindt. 2013. Biology, taxonomy and conservation status of the Short-tailed Green Magpie Cissa thalassina from Java. Bird Conservation International 23.01: 91-109

van Steenis, J. H. 2008. Galerida galore – speciation in  ‘crested larks’. Dutch Birding 30: 238-239.

Vázquez-Miranda, H, AG Navarro-Sigüenza,   & KE Omland. 2009. Phylogeography of the Rufous-naped Wren (Campylorhynchus  rufinucha): Speciation and hybridization in Mesoamerica.  Auk.  126:765-778.

Vennesland, RG. and RW Butler. 2011. Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias), The Birds of North America Online (A. Poole, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Vilaça ST & FR dos Santos 2010. Biogeographic history of  the species complex Basileuterus culicivorus (Aves, Parulidae) in the  Neotropics. Mol Phyl Evol. 57: 585-597.

Voelker, G. 1999. Molecular evolutionary  relationships in the avian genus Anthus (Pipits: Motacillidae). Mol. Phy. Evol.  11:84-94

Voelker, G. 2010, Repeated vicariance of Eurasian songbird lineages since the Late Miocene, J. Biogeogr. 37, 1251-1261.

Voelker, G, S Rohwer, RCK Bowie, & DC Outlaw. 2007.  Molecular systematics of a speciose, cosmopolitan songbird genus: defining the  limits of, and relationships among, the Turdus thrushes. Mol. Phy. Evol. 42:  422-434.

Voelker, G & J Klicka. 2008. Systematics of Zoothera thrushes and a synthesis of true thrush molecular relationships. Molec. Phy. and Evol. 49:377-381.

Voelker, G. & RK Outlaw. 2008. Establishing a perimeter position: speciation around the Indian Ocean Basin. J. Evol. Biol. 21:1779-1788.

Voelker G, RK Outlaw, S Reddy, M Tobler, JM Bates, SJ Hackett, C Kahindo, BD Marks, JC Kerbis Peterhans, and TP Gnoske . 2010. A new species of boubou  (Malaconotidae: Laniarius) from the Albertine Rift . Auk 127:678-689.

Walstrom VW, J Klicka, GM Spellman. 2011. Speciation in the White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis): a multilocus perspective. Molecular Ecology 21:907-920.

Walters, M. 2003. The correct name for the  Mangrove Whistler Pachycephala cinerea (Blyth) Zool. Verhand. 344:107-109.

Warren, BH, E Bermingham, RP Prys-Jones, & C Thebaud. 2005. Tracking island colonization history and phenotypic shifts in Indian Ocean bulbuls (Hypsipetes ycnonotidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 85_271-287.

Webb, DM & WS Moore. 2005. A phylogenetic analysis  of woodpeckers and their allies using 12S, Cyt b, and COI nucleotide sequences  (class Aves; order Piciformes). Mol. Phy. Evol. 36: 233-248.

Webb WC, JM Marzluff, KE Omland. 2011. Random interbreeding between cryptic lineages of the Common Raven: evidence for speciation in reverse. Molecular Ecology 20: 2390-2402.

Weckstein, JD, DE Kroodsma, and RC Faucett. 2002. Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) BNA Online.

Weir, J et al.   2008. Phylogeography of a morphologically diverse Neotropical  montane species, the Common Bush-Tanager (Chlorospingus ophthalmicus).  Mol. Phy & Evol. 47: 650-664.

Weir, J.T., and M. Price. 2011, Andean uplift promotes lowland speciation through vicariance and dispersal in Dendrocincla woodcreepers, Mol. Ecol. 20: 4550-4563.

Welch AJ, AA Yoshida & RC Fleischer.  2011. Mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences reveal recent divergence in morphologically indistinguishable petrels. Molecular Ecology, no. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05008.x

Weller, A-A. 1999.  On types of trochilids in The Natural History Museum, Tring II. Re-evaluation of Erythronota (?) elegans Gould 1860: a presumed extinct species of the genus Chlorostilbon. Bull. Brit. Ornithol. Club 119: 197-202.

Weller, A.-A. 2011. Geographic and age-related variation in the Violet-throated Sunangel (Heliangelus viola, Trochilidae): evidence for a new species and subspecies. Ornitología Neotropical 22: 601-614.

Weller, A.-A. & K.-L. Schuchmann 2004. Biogeographic and taxonomic revision of the trainbearers Lesbia (Trochilidae), with the description of two new subspecies. Orn. Anz. 43, 115-136 (127)

Wells, DR, EC Dickinson, & RWRJ Dekker. 2003. A  preliminary review of the Chloropseidae and Irenidae. Zool. Verh. 344:25-42.

Wells, D.R. & Inskipp, T. 2012. A proposed new genus of booted eagles (tribe Aquilini). Bull. B.O.C. 132:70-72.

Wetmore, A. 1963. Additions of records of birds known from  the Republic of Panama, Smiths. Misc. Coll. 145:1-11.

Wetmore, A., 1968. The Birds of the Republic of Panamá. 2. Columbidae (pigeons) to Picidae (woodpeckers).
Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, 150 (2): i‐v, 1‐605.

Wetmore, A, RF Pasquier & SL Olson. 1984. The Birds of the Republic of Panamá. 4. Passeriformes: Hirundinidae (Swallows) to Fringillidae (Finches). Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington. i-vi, 1-670.

Whitney BM, M Ferreira de Vasconcelos, LF Silveira, & JF  Pacheco. 2010. Scytalopus petrophilus (Rock Tapaculo): a new species  from Minas Gerais, Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia, 18: 73-88

Whitney, B. M. 2003. Family Conopophagidae (gnateaters). Pp.  732-747 in Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 8. Broadbills to  tapaculos. (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Whitney, BM & JA Alonso. 2005. A new species of  gnatcatcher from white-sand forests of northern Amazonian Peru with revision of  the Polioptila guianensis complex. Wilson Bulletin 117:113-127.

Whittaker, A.  2008.  Field evidence for the validity of White-tailed Tityra Tityra leucura Pelzeln, 1868.  Bulletin Brit. Orn. Club  128: 107-113.

Wiley, JW & Garrido, O.H. 2005. Taxonomic status and  biology of Cuban Black-Hawk. J. Raptor Research. 39:351-364.

Wiley JW, O Garrido, & K Connell. Natural history notes on the Loggerhead Kingbird (Tyrannus caudifasciatus). J Carib Ornithol 23:19-30, 2010.

Williams RSR. 2002.   The rediscovery and doubtful validity of the Blue-wattled Bulbul Pycnonotus  nieuwenhuisi.Forktail 18: 107-109.

Wink M, A-A El-Sayed, H Sauer-Gürth & J Gonzalez. 2009.  Molecular phylogeny of owls (Strigiformes) inferred from DNA sequences of the  mitochondrial cytochrome b and the nuclear RAG-1 gene. Ardea 97: 581–591.

Wink, M., H. Sauer-Gürth. 2004.  Phylogenetic relationships in diurnal raptors based on nucleotide sequences of mitochondrial and nuclear marker genes. In: Raptors Worldwide; (R.D. Chancelor & B.-U. Meyburg, eds.), pp 483498, WWGBP, Berlin.

Wink M, H Sauer-Gürth & M Fuchs. 2004b.  Phylogenetic Differentiation in owls base on nucleotide sequences of the  mitochondrial and nuclear marker genes. Raptors Worldwide. (Eds RD Chancellor  and B-U Meyburg) pp.517-526. WWGBP/MM, Budapest.

Wink M, H Sauer-Gürth,  & E Gwinner. 2002. Evolutionary  relationships of stonechats and related species inferred from mitochondrial-DNA  sequences and genomic fingerprinting. British Birds. 95:349-355.

Wink M, H Sauer-Gürth & HH Witt. 2004a.  Phylogenetic Differentiation of the Osprey Pandion haliaetus inferred  from nucleotide sequences of the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene. Raptors  Worldwide. (Eds RD Chancellor and B-U Meyburg) pp.511-516. WWGBP/MME,  Budapest.

Wink M, I Siebold, F Lotfikhah & Bednarek, W.  1998. Molecular systematics of Holarctic raptors (Order Falconiformes), pp  29-48 in Chancellor, R.D. et al (eds). Holarctic Birds of Prey. ADENEX-WWGBP,  Berlin.

Winkler, H & D Christie, 2002. Family Picidae (Woodpeckers), pp. 296‐555. In: Handbook of the Birds of the World, 7. Jacamars to Woodpeckers. J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott & J. Sargatal (Eds.). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Wittmann U, P Heidrich, M Wink & E Gwinner. 1995.  Speciation in the Stonechat (Saxicola torquata) inferred from nucleotide  sequences of the cytochrome-b gene. J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Res. 33:  116-122.

Wolters HE. 1975. Die Vogelarten der Erde.

Woods RW. 1993. Cobb’s Wren Troglodytes (aedon) cobbi of the Falkland Islands. Bull. British Orn. Club 113:195-207.

Woodall, PF. 2001. Family Alcedinidae  (kingfishers). Pp. 130-249  in “Handbook of the Birds of the  World, Vol. 6. Mousebirds to Hornbills.” (J. del Hoyo et al., eds.). Lynx  Edicions, Barcelona.

Woog F, E Rastegar-Pouyani, J Gonzalez and B Helm.  2008. Distinct taxonomic position of the Madagascar Stonechat (Saxicola torquatus sibilla) revealed by nucleotide  sequences of mitochondrial DNA. J. Ornithology 149:423-430.

Woxvold IA, JW Duckworth & RJ Timmins. 2009. An  unusual new bulbul (Passeriformes: Pycnonotidae) from the limestone karst of  Lao PDR. Forktail 25: xxxx

Wu H.-C., Lin, R.-C., Hung, H.-Y., Yeh, C.-F., Chu, J.-H., Yang, X.-J., Yao, C.-J., Zou, F.-S., Yao, C.-T., Li, S.-H. & Lei, F.-M. 2011. Molecular and morphological evidences reveal a cryptic species in the Vinaceous Rosefinch Carpodacus vinaceus (Fringillidae; Aves). Zoologica Scripta, 40: 468–478.

Yésou P. 2002. Systematics of Larus  argentatus-cachinnans-fuscus complex revisited. Dutch Birding 24:271-298.

Yeung CKL et al. 2011. Beyond a morphological paradox: Complicated phylogenetic relationships of the parrotbills (Paradoxornithidae, Aves). Mol. Phy. Evol. 61: 192-202.

Yeung NW, DB Carlon & S Conant. 2009. Testing subspecies hypothesis with molecular markers and morphometrics in the Pacific white tern complex. Biol J Linn Soc 98:586-595.

Zimmer K. 2008. The White-eyed Foliage-gleaner  (Furnariidae:Automolus) is two species. Wilson Bulletin 120:10-25.

Zink RM, A Pavlova, SV  Drovetski and M  Wink. 2009. Taxonomic status and evolutionary history of the Saxicola torquata  complex. Mol. Phy. Evol. 5: 769-773.

Zink RM, DL Dittmann, SW Cardiff, and JD Rising.  1991. Mitochondrial DNA variation and the taxonomic status of the Large-billed  Savannah Sparrow. Condor 93:10160-1019.

Zink RM, SV Drovetski, and S Rohwer. 2006.  Selective neutrality of mitochondrial ND2 sequences, phylogeography and species  limits in Sitta europaea. Mol. Phyl. Evol. 40: 679-686.

Zink RM. 1994. The geography of mitchondrial DNA variation, population structure, hybridization, and species limits in the Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca). Evolution 48: 96-111.

Zink RM and AE Kessen. 1999. Species limits in the Fox Sparrow. Birding 31: 508-517.

Zink RM and JD Weckstein. 2003. Recent evolutionary history of the Fox Sparrows (Genus: Passerella). Auk 120: 522-527.

Ziswiler, V, HR Güttinger, & and H Bregulla. 1972.  Monographie der Gattung Erythura Swainson, 1837 (Aves, Passeres,  Estrildidae). Bonner Zool. Monogr., 2:1-158.

Zou F, HC Limb, BD Marks, RG Moyle, and FH Sheldon.  2007. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of the Grey-cheeked Fulvetta (Alcippe  morrisonia) of China and Indochina: A case of remarkable genetic divergence in  a “species”. Mol. Phy. Evol. 44:165–174.

Zuccon D. 2011.  Taxonomic notes on some Muscicapidae. Bull BOC 131: 196-199.

Zuccon D & PGP Ericson. 2010. The Monticola Rock-Thrushes: Phylogeny and biogeography revisited. Mol Phy Evol, 55: 901-910.

Zuccon D & PGP Ericson. 2010. The phylogenetic position  of the Black-collared Bulbul Neolestes torquatus. Ibis 52: 386-392.

Zuccon, D & PGP Ericson. 2010. A multi-gene phylogeny disentangles the chat-flycatcher complex (Aves: Muscicapidae). Zool. Scripta 39: 213-224.

Zuccon D, E Pasquet & PGP Ericson. 2008.  Phylogenetic relationships among Palearctic-Oriental starlings and mynas  (genera Sturnus and Acridotheres: Sturnidae). Zool. Scripta 37: 469-481.

Zuccon D, R Prys-Jones, PC Rasmussen & PGP Ericson. 2012. The phylogenetic relations and generic limits of finches (Fringillidae).  Mol. Phy. Evol.  62:581-596.