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Ranges Version 1

UPDATE ARCHIVES: Ranges

Range updates—Version 1.7 (September 2008)

Page Species Scientific Name Change
38 Plain Bush-hen Amaurornis olivacea Range to “OR, Philippines”
52 Banded Fruit Dove Ptilinopus cinctus Range to “Lesser Sundas, Java”
55 Rainbow Lorikeet Trichoglossus moluccanus Range to “ne, se, sc Australia”
73 Long-billed Hermit Phaethornis longirostris Range to “s Mexico to n Colombia,w Ecuador, nw Peru” with lump of Baron’s Hermit
90 Golden-olive Woodpecker Piculus rubiginosus Range to “LA: s Mexico to Guyana & nw Argentina”
90 Bronze-winged Woodpecker Piculus aeruginosus Range to “MA: e Mexico”
99 Suiriri Flycatcher Suiriri suiriri Range to “sc SA, Amazonia”
125 Papuan Logrunner Orthonyx novaeguineae Range to “w,c New Guinea”
130 Varied Triller Lalage leucomela Range to “c New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago, n,e Australia
165 Flamecrest Regulus goodfellowi Range to “Taiwan”
197 Rufous-capped Warbler Basileuterus rufifrons Range to “Mexico, Guatemala s to Venezuela”
205 Turquoise Tanager Tangara mexicana Range to “Amazonia, se Brasil, with lump of White-bellied Tanager
Update v 1.6 Eastern Jungle Crow Corvus levaillantii Range to “n India to the Malay Peninsula”
Update v 1.6 Sunda Scops Owl Otus lempiji Range to “s Thailand, Malaya, Sumatra, Borneo, Java”

Range Updates—Version 1.6 (June 30, 2008)

 

Page Species Scientific Name Change
21 Sunda Teal Anas gibberifrons Range to “Indonesia”
24 Tropical Shearwater Puffinus bailloni Range to Tropical Indian Ocean, Tropical Pacific Ocean
27 Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus Range to exclude AU, Australia
28 Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Range to exclude OR, Asia
28 (Western) Great Egret Ardea alba Range to “NA, SA, AF, Europe to c Asia”
30 Oriental Darter Anhinga melanogaster Range to OR countries
32 Barred Honey Buzzard Pernis celebensis Range to “Sulawesi”
33 Central Nicobar Serpent Eagle Spilornis minimus Range to exclude Great Nicobar Island,
33 Grey Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae Restrict range to “Australia, Tasmania”
34 Common Black Hawk Buteogallus anthracinus Remove “Cuba”
35 Little Eagle Hieraetus morphnoides Remove “New Guinea”
36 Mountain Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus nipalensis Expand Range from “also Japan” to “Himalayas to Taiwan and Japan”
38 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus Range to “w Europe to c Asia”
38 (Plain) Bush-hen Amaurornis olivacea Restrict range to”OR, Philippines”
40 Eurasian Stone-curlew Burhinus oedicnemus Range to “w, sw EU to Pakistan”
41 Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor Range to exclude Chatham Is
50 Indian Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica Range to Indian subcontinent and se Asia through w Lesser Sundas
52 Sri Lanka Green Pigeon Treron pompadora Range to “Sri Lanka”
54 Buru Mountain Pigeon Gymnophaps mada Restrict range to “Buru Is”
54 Pied Imperial Pigeon Ducula bicolor Delete “also Sulawesi”
56 Pale-headed Rosella Platycercus adscitus Range of to “ne, e Australia”
62 Blue Malkoha Ceuthmochares aereus Range to “w, c Africa”
64 Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo Surniculus lugubris Range to “Indian subcontinent to Malaysia, Greater Sundas and Palawan”
64 (Western) Barn Owl Tyto alba Range to “NA, SA, AF, EU, OR, widespread”
65 Indian Scops Owl Otus bakkamoena Range to s Pakistan, c, s India, Sri Lanka
66 Tawny Owl Strix aluco Range to “w Eurasia, n Africa to nw India”
67 African Barred Owlet Glaucidium capense Add “w (AF)” to Range
68 Hantu Boobook Ninox squamipila Restrict range to “Buru and Seram Is.”
70 Indian Jungle Nightjar Caprimulgus indicus Restrict Range to “India and Sri Lanka”
71 Halmahera Swiftlet Aerodramus infuscatus Restrict range to “Halmahera”
85 Emerald Toucanet Aulacorhynchus prasinus Restrict range to “e Mexico to Nicaragua”
86 Crimson-fronted Barbet Megalaima rubricapillus Range to “Sri Lanka”
86 Black-browed Barbet Megalaima oorti Restrict range to “peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra”
89 Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos macei Range to “n Pakistan to n Burma”
119 Green Catbird Ailuroedus crassirostris Restrict Range to “e Australia”
121 Black-faced Friarbird Philemon moluccensis Restrict range to “Buru Is.”
122 White-bellied Honeyeater Glycifohia notabilis Breeding Range General Region from PO to AU
122 Grey-eared Honeyeater Lichmera incana Breeding Range General Region from PO to AU
123 Scarlet Myzomela Myzomela sanguinolenta Add New Caledonia to Range
124 Fan-tailed Gerygone Gerygone flavolateralis Breeding Range General Region from PO to AU
129 Bar-bellied Cuckooshrike Coracina striata Range to “se Asia to Philippines”
129 South Melanesian Cuckooshrike Coracina caledonica Range to “Vanuatu, Loyalty Is., New Caledonia”
129 Palau Cicadabird Coracina monacha Breeding Range General Region from AU to PO
129 Melanesian Cuckooshrike Coracina caledonica Range to include Vanuatu, New Caledonia
130 White-bellied Minivet Pericrocotus erythropygius Range to “India” only
130 Orange Minivet Pericrocotus flammeus Range to “Peninsular India, Sri Lanka”
130 Long-tailed Triller Lalage leucopyga Breeding Range General Region from PO to AU
130 Western Shriketit Facunculus leucogaster Distribution to sw Australia
131 Grey Whistler Pachycephala simplex Range to n Australia, New Guinea
133 Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus Breeding range to w Eurasia and non-breeding range to Africa
133 Black-eared Oriole Oriolus bouroensis Restrict range to “Buru Is.”
134 Morningbird Colluricincla tenebrosa Breeding Range General Region from AU to PO
135 Palau Fantail Rhipidura lepida Breeding Range General Region from AU to PO
135 Grey Fantail Rhipidura albiscapa Range to include Vanuatu, New Caledonia
136 Vanikoro Monarch Mayrornis schistaceus Breeding Range General Region from PO to AU
136 Buff-bellied Monarch Neolalage banksiana Breeding Range General Region from PO to AU
136 Southern Shrikebill Clytorhynchus pachycephaloides Breeding Range General Region from PO to AU
137 Melanesian Flycatcher Myiagra caledonica Range to include Vanuatu, New Caledonia
142 Great Tit Parus major Range to “w, c Eurasia, n Africa”
143 Brown-throated Martin Riparia paludicola Range to “AF widespread” only
143 Black-lored Tit Parus xanthogenys Range to “Himalayas from n Pakistan to e Nepal”
143 (Eurasian) Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus Range to remove “also n Africa”
144 Pacific Swallow Hirundo tahitica Distribution to exclude range of H.domicola
148 Rufous-vented Prinia Prinia burnesii Range to “Pakistan, nw India”
148 Black-throated Prinia Prinia atrogularis Range to “e Himalayas from Nepal to w Burma”
150 Black-capped Bulbul Pycnonotus melanicterus Range to “Sri Lanka”
152 Seram Golden Bulbul Thapsinillas affinis Restrict range to “Seram and Ambon Is.”
152 Ashy Bulbul Hemixos flavala Range to “Indian sub-continent, Burma, sw China, w, ne Thailand, Indochina”
153 Japanese Bush Warbler Cettia diphone Breeding range of to “Sakhalin Is. to Japan and Ryukyu islands” and non-breeding range to “s, se China, Taiwan”
154 Southern Marquesan Reed Warbler Acrocephalus mendanae Restrict range to “s Marquesas Islands”
159 Long-billed Wren-Babbler Rimator malacoptilus Distribution to “Himalayas from ne India to s China”.
160 Common Babbler Turdoides caudata Range of to “Indian subcontinent”
161 Chestnut-capped Laughingthrush Garrulax mitratus Restrict range to “Malaysia, Sumatra”
161 Red-faced Liocichla Liocichla phoenicea Range to “Nepal, ne India to adjacent s China”
164 Santa Cruz White-eye Zosterops sanctaecrucis Breeding Range General Region from PO to AU
164 Vanuatu White-eye Zosterops flavifrons Breeding Range General Region from PO to AU
164 Sulphur White-eye Zosterops minutus Breeding Range General Region from PO to AU
164 Forest White-eye Zosterops inornatus Breeding Range General Region from PO to AU
165 Sanford’s White-eye Woodfordia lacertosa Breeding Range General Region from PO to AU
167 Indian Nuthatch Sitta castanea Range to “n, c, sw India”
168 White-cheeked Nuthatch Sitta leucopsis Range to “w Himalayas”
169 Rusty-winged Starling Aplonis zelandica Breeding Range General Region from PO to AU
169 Striated Starling Aplonis striata Breeding Range General Region from PO to AU
169 Vanuatu Starling Aplonis santovestris Breeding Range General Region from PO to AU
174 White-tailed Alethe Alethe diademata Range to “w AF”
175 Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus Breeding range to “n Eurasia from Finland to Japan”
178 Brown-chested Jungle Flycatcher Rhinomyias brunneatus Range to “se China to w Malaysia”
179 Hill Blue Flycatcher Cyornis banyumas Range to “sw China and ne India to Southeast Asia to Borneo”
181 Nilgiri Flowerpecker Dicaeum concolor Range from “widespread” to “sw India”
181 Flame-breasted Flowerpecker Dicaeum erythrothorax Restrict range to “Buru Is.”
182 Purple-throated Sunbird Leptocoma sperata Range to “Philippines”
182 Olive Sunbird Cyanomitra olivacea Range of to “widespread AF”
182 Eastern Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris mediocris Range to “w, c Kenya, n Tanzania”
189 Tricolored Munia Lonchura malacca Range to “Peninsular India, Sri Lanka”
189 Red-headed Parrot-Finch Erythrura cyaneovirens Breeding Range General Region from PO to AU
194 Spot-winged Rosefinch Carpodacus rodopeplus Range to “Himalayas from n India to s Tibet”
194 Caucasian Great Rosefinch Carpodacus rubicilla Range to “c, e Caucasus Mts”