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

Species Version 2

SPECIES UPDATES – IOC Version 2.11    (jan 2, 2012)

Seq IOC English Name Scientific Name Change Code After Species Source
67 Guatemalan Pygmy Owl Glaucidium cobanense ADD AS Mountain Pygmy Owl (G. gnoma) Holt et al 1999 (HBW 5), König & Weick 2008, Howell & Eisermann 2011, Eisermann & Howell in press
91 Luzon Flameback Chrysocolaptes haematribon ADD AS Buff-spotted [Greater] Flameback (C.lucidus) Mees 1966, Collar 2011
91 Yellow-faced Flameback Chrysocolaptes xanthocephalus ADD AS Buff-spotted [Greater] Flameback (C.lucidus) Mees 1966, Collar 2011
91 Red-headed Flameback Chrysocolaptes erythrocephalus ADD AS Buff-spotted [Greater] Flameback (C.lucidus) Mees 1966, Collar 2011
91 Javan Flameback Chrysocolaptes strictus ADD AS Buff-spotted [Greater] Flameback (C.lucidus) Mees 1966, Collar 2011
91 Greater Flameback Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus ADD AS Buff-spotted [Greater] Flameback (C.lucidus) Mees 1966, Collar 2011
138 Bornean Green Magpie Cissa jefferyi ADD AS Javan [Short-tailed] Green Magpie (C.thalassina) Madge 2009 (HBW 14), Van Balen et al 2011
153 Chinese Grassbird Graminicola striatus ADD AS Indian [Rufous-rumped] Grassbird (G.bengalensis) Leader et al 2010
173 Varzea Thrush Turdus sanchezorum ADD NEW Spectacled Thrush (T. nudigenis) O’Niell et al 2011 (Condor)
197 White-bellied Warbler Basileuterus hypoleucus DEL AL Golden-crowned Warbler (B. culicivorus) Vilaça and dos Santos 2010;  SACC 493

SPECIES UPDATES – IOC Version 2.10    (Oct 18, 2011)

Seq IOC English Name Scientific Name Change Code After Species Source
14 Sira Curassow Pauxi koepckeae ADD AS Horned Curassow (P. unicornis) Gastañaga, MacLeod, Brooks & Hennessey 2011
33 Northern Harrier Circus hudsonius ADD AS Hen (Northern) Harrier (Circus cyaneus) Simmons 2000 (Harriers), Ferguson-Lees & Christie 2001, Rasmussen & Anderton 2005, Smith et al 2011, Dobson & Clarke 2011
35 Cape Verde Buzzard Buteo bannermani ADD AS Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo) Clouet & Wink 2000; Clements 2011
52 Oberholser’s Fruit Dove Ptilinopus epius ADD AS Maroon-chinned (Banggai) Fruit Dove (P. subgularis) Rheindt, Eaton & Verbelen 2011
52 Sula Fruit Dove Ptilinopus mangoliensis ADD AS Maroon-chinned  (Banggai) Fruit Dove (P. subgularis) Rheindt, Eaton & Verbelen 2011
66 Everett’s Scops Owl Otus everetti ADD AS Philippine Scops Owl (O. megalotis) Miranda et al 2011
66 Negros Scops Owl Otus nigrorum ADD AS Philippine Scops Owl (O. megalotis) Miranda et al 2011
66 Mexican Barred Owl Strix sartorii ADD AS (Northern) Barred Owl (S. varia) Barrowclough et al 2011
73 Salim Ali’s Swift Apus salimalii ADD AS Fork-tailed [Pacific] Swift (A. pacificus) Leader 2011
73 Blyth’s Swift Apus leuconyx ADD AS Fork-tailed [Pacific] Swift (A. pacificus) Leader 2011
73 Cook’s Swift Apus cooki ADD AS Fork-tailed [Pacific] Swift (A. pacificus) Leader 2011
109 Magdalena Antbird Myrmeciza palliata ADD AS Dull-mantled Antbird (M. laemosticta) Chaves et al. 2010, SACC 475
112 Urrao Antpitta Grallaria urraoensis ADD NEW Brown-banded Antpitta (G.milleri) Barrera et al. 2010, Carantón-Ayala and Certuche-Cubillos 2010, Cadena & Stiles 2010. SACC 479
134 Tablas Drongo Dicrurus menagei ADD AS Hair-crested Drongo (D. hottentottus) Allen 2006, Rocamora & Yeatman-Berthelot 2009, BLI 4, Rheindt & Hutchinson 2007 , Rheindt et al 2010
152 Moheli Bulbul Hypsipetes moheliensis ADD AS Grand Comoro (Comoros) Bulbul (H. parvirostris) Warren et al 2005
154 Saipan Reed Warbler Acrocephalus hiwae ADD AS Nightingale Reed Warbler(A.lucinius) Cibois et al 2011
154 Pagan Reed Warbler Acrocephalus yamashinae ADD AS Nightingale Reed Warbler(A.lucinius) Cibois et al 2011
184 Bornean Spiderhunter Arachnothera everetti ADD AS Streaky-breasted Spiderhunter (A. affinis) Moyle et al 2011

SPECIES UPDATES – IOC Version 2.9    (July 10,2011)

Seq IOC English Name Scientific Name Change Code After Species Source
22 Eastern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes filholi DEL AL Genetically distinct from E. chrysocome, but case for species distinction is weak BLI, cf Banks et al 2006
37 Tsingy Wood Rail Canirallus beankaensis ADD AS Madagascar Wood Rail (C. kioloides) Goodman et al 2011
52 Black-banded Fruit Dove Ptilinopus alligator ADD AS Banded Fruit Dove (P. cinctus) HBW 4; see also Christidis & Boles 2008
83 Blue-moustached Bee-eater Merops mentalis ADD AS Blue-headed Bee-eater(M. muelleri) Marks et al 2007, BLI 4
85 Whitely’s Toucanet Aulacorhynchus whitelianus ADD AS Chestnut-tipped Toucanet (A. derbianus) Bonaccorso et al 2011 resurrect Cory species group of tepui region taxa; SACC proposal needed
85 Chestnut-mandibled Toucan Ramphastos swainsonii DEL AL Treat as ssp of Black-mandibled Toucan (Ramphastos ambiguus) SACC 440, NACC 2010-B-13
90 Bronze-winged Woodpecker Colaptes  aeruginosus ADD AS, PHY Golden-olive Woodpecker (C.[Piculus] rubiginosus) C. aeruginosus (currently treated as a ssp of C.rubiginosus) is sister to C. auricularis; rubiginosus is sister to C. atricollis (Moore et al 2010)
110 Xingu Scale-backed Antbird Willisornis vidua ADD AS Common Scale-backed Antbird (W. poecilinotus) Xingu Scale-backed Antbird, including subspecies vidua and nigrigula is split from Scale-backed Antbird (Isler and Whitney 2011); SACC proposal badly needed.  shorter English name preferred ??
132 Northern  Fiscal Lanius humeralis ADD AS Southern [Common] Fiscal (L.collaris) Fuchs et al 2011
132 Uhehe Fiscal Lanius marwitzi DEL AL Subspecies of L. collaris Fuchs et al 2011
138 Mexican Jay Aphelocoma wollweberi ADD AS Transvolcanic [Mexican] Jay (A.ultramarina) McCormack et al 2008, NACC 2010-B-12
151 Montane Tiny Greenbul Phyllastrephus albigula ADD AS [Lowland] Tiny Greenbul (P. debilis) Fuchs et al 2011
154 Sakhalin Grasshopper Warbler Locustella amnicola ADD AS Gray’s Grasshopper Warbler (L. fasciolata) King 1997; Drovetski et al 2004; Alstrom et al 2011, OBC; cf Dickinson 2003, HBW 11 w comments.
163 Sao Tome White-eye Zosterops feae ADD AS Principe White-eye (Z.ficedulinus) Phylogeny with respect to ficedulinus (and griseovirescens) and sister relation to Speirops spp (Melo et al 2011)
171 Kibale Ground Thrush Geokichla [Zoothera] kibalensis DEL AL Treat this virtually unknown holdover from Sibley & Monroe as ssp of Black-eared Ground Thrush G. cameronensis as do other major lists (P Gregory comm). Dickinson 2003, Stevenson and Fanshawe 2002
176 Philippine Magpie-Robin Copsychus mindanensis ADD AS Oriental Magpie-Robin (C. saularis) Sheldon et al 2009
178 Ethiopian Grey Flycatcher Bradornis pumilus DEL AL Subspecies of African Grey Flycatcher (B. microrhynchus) Dickinson 2003, HBW; cf Sibley & Monroe
183 Orange-tufted Spiderhunter Arachnothera flammifera ADD AS Little Spiderhunter (A. longirostra) Lohman et al 2010, Rahman et al 2010
183 Pale Spiderhunter Arachnothera dilutior ADD AS Little Spiderhunter (A. longirostra) Lohman et al 2010, Rahman et al 2010
203 Masked Cardinal Paroaria nigrogenis ADD AS Red-capped Cardinal (P. gularis) Dávalos & Porzecanski 2009, SACC 469A

SPECIES UPDATES – IOC Version 2.8    (MAR 31,2011)

Seq IOC English Name Scientific Name Change Code After Species Source
24 Boyd’s Shearwater Puffinus boydi ADD AS Barolo [Macaronesian] Shearwater Robb and Mullarney 2008, BOU; Olson 2010
28 Eastern Great Egret Ardea modesta DEL AL Published basis for separation of modesta from alba was incorrect;revisit to split New World and Old World taxa correctly (Pratt MS)
29 King Shag Leucocarbo albiventer DEL AL Sympatry of King Shag and Imperial Shag in s SA needs study to resolve status as species of color morph (Siegel-Causey 1986,Rasmussen, Jaramillo 2003) best to lump for now as do HBW, SACC, cf Dickinson 2003)
29 South Georgia Shag Leucocarbo georgianus ADD AS Imperial Shag L. atriceps Orta 1992, Jaramillo 2003, HANZAB, HBW
30 Antarctic Shag Leucocarbo bransfieldensis ADD AS Imperial Shag L. atriceps Orta 1992, Jaramillo 2003, HANZAB, HBW; SACC needs proposal
30 Heard Island Shag Leucocarbo nivalis ADD AS Imperial Shag L. atriceps Orta 1992, Jaramillo 2003, HANZAB, HBW
30 Crozet Shag Leucocarbo melanogenis ADD AS Imperial Shag L. atriceps Orta 1992, Jaramillo 2003, HANZAB, HBW
30 Macquarie Shag Leucocarbo purpurascens ADD AS Imperial Shag L. atriceps Orta 1992, Jaramillo 2003, HANZAB, HBW
73 Wedge-tailed Sabrewing Campylopterus pampa ADD AS Curve-winged  Saberwing (C.curvipennis) Peterson & Navarro-Sigüenza 2009, Gonzalez et al 2011; English names follow Ridgway, Sibley & Monroe 1993, AOU 1998
108 Restinga Antwren Formicivora littoralis DEL AL Firme & Raposo 2011; SACC needs proposal
155 Kamchatka Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus examinandus ADD AS Arctic Warbler Alström et al 2011
155 Japanese Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus xanthodryas ADD AS Arctic Warbler Alström et al 2011
202 Grey-striped Brush Finch Arremon costaricensis ADD AS Stripe-headed Brush Finch (A. torquatus) Cadena & Cuervo 2010, SACC 468
202 Colombian Brush Finch Arremon basilicus ADD AS Stripe-headed Brush Finch (A. torquatus) Cadena & Cuervo 2010, SACC 468
202 Phelps’s Brush Finch Arremon perijanus ADD AS Stripe-headed Brush Finch (A. torquatus) Cadena & Cuervo 2010, SACC 468
202 Grey-browed Brush Finch Arremon assimilis ADD AS Stripe-headed Brush Finch (A. torquatus) Cadena & Cuervo 2010, SACC 468
202 Buffy-flanked Brush Finch Arremon phaeopleurus ADD AS Stripe-headed Brush Finch (A. torquatus) Cadena & Cuervo 2010, SACC 468
202 Venezuelan Brush Finch Arremon phygas ADD AS Stripe-headed Brush Finch (A. torquatus) Cadena & Cuervo 2010, SACC 468

SPECIES UPDATES – IOC Version 2.7    (Dec 29, 2010)

Seq IOC English Name Scientific Name Change Code After Species Source
25 Tricolored Grebe Tachybaptus tricolor ADD AS Little Grebe Mlikovský 2010
32 Yellow-billed Kite Milvus aegyptius ADD AS Black Kite Johnson et al. 2005; IOC advisors’ consensus
35 Archer’s Buzzard Buteo archeri ADD AS Augur Buzzard Riesing et al 2003, HBW 2, cf Clark et al 2003
35 Socotra Buzzard Buteo socotraensis ADD AS Himalayan Buzzard Porter & Kirwan 2010
36 Barrow’s Korhaan Eupodotis barrowii DEL AL Subspecies of E. senegalensis Roberts VII, HBW 3
56 Western Ground Parrot Pezoporus flaviventris ADD AS [Eastern] Ground Parrot Murphy et al 2010
62 Burchell’s Coucal Centropus burchellii ADD AS White-browed Coucal Roberts VII; reinstate contra Payne 2005
65 Socotra Scops Owl Otus socotranus ADD AS Oriental Scops Owl König & Weick 2008, Redman et al 2009, Porter and Aspinall 2010
73 Tapajos Hermit Phaethornis aethopyga ADD AS Black-throated Hermit Piacentini et al. 2009, SACC 442
80 Amazonian Trogon Trogon ramonianus ADD AS Gartered Trogon SACC 430
111 Rock Tapaculo Scytalopus petrophilus ADD NEW Mouse-colored Tapaculo Whitney et al 2010
111 Serra do Mar Tapaculo Scytalopus notorius DEL AL Raposo & Kirwin 2008, Whitney et al 2010
120 Thick-billed Grasswren Amytornis modestus ADD AS Western [previously Thick-billed] Grasswren (textilis) Black et al 2010
177 Pretoria Rock Thrush Monticola pretoriae DEL AL Subspecies of M. brevipes with extensive intergradation Dickinson 2003, Roberts VII, Ryan-Bowie comm
188 Angolan Waxbill Coccopygia bocagei ADD AS Swee Waxbill Payne 2010, Birds of Africa VII
188 Kandt’s Waxbill Estrilda kandti ADD AS Black-headed Waxbill Birds of Africa VII
209 Entre Rios Seedeater Sporophila zelichi DEL AL Color morph of Marsh Seedeater Areta, 2008; SACC 376

SPECIES UPDATES – IOC Version 2.6    (Oct 23, 2010)

 

Seq IOC English Name Scientific Name Change Code After Species Source
68 Blyth’s Frogmouth Batrachostomus affinis ADD AS Javan Frogmouth Cleere 2010
68 Palawan Frogmouth Batrachostomus chaseni ADD AS Javan Frogmouth Cleere 2010
69 Mexican Whip-poor-will Caprimulgus arizonae ADD AS [Eastern] Whip-poor-will NACC 2010
70 Vogelkop Owlet-nightjar Aegotheles affinis ADD AS Barred Owlet-nightjar Dumbacher et al 2003; Pratt, Rheindt comm 2010
94 Malayan Banded Pitta Hydrornis [Pitta] irena ADD AS [Javan] Banded Pitta Rheindt & Eaton 2010
94 Bornean Banded Pitta Hydrornis [Pitta] schwaneri ADD AS [Javan] Banded Pitta Rheindt & Eaton 2010
94 Sula Pitta Erythropitta dohertyi DEL AL Rheindt et al 2010
106 Fulvous Antshrike Frederickena fulva ADD AS Undulated Antshrike Isler et al 2010; SACC 431
112 Sucre Antpitta Grallaricula cumanensis ADD AS Slaty-crowned Antpitta Donegan 2008, SACC  421A
121 Swan River Honeyeater Melithreptus chloropsis ADD AS White-naped Honeyeater Toon et al. 2010
136 Kauai Elepaio Chasiempis sclateri ADD AS Mascarene Paradise Flycatcher NACC 2010
136 Oahu Elepaio Chasiempis ibidis ADD AS Kauai Elepaio NACC 2010
150 Ashy-fronted Bulbul Pycnonotus cinereifrons ADD AS Olive-winged Bulbul Oliveros and Moyle 2010
151 Palawan Bulbul Alophoixus frater ADD AS Grey-cheeked Bulbul Oliveros and Moyle 2010
152 Mindoro Bulbul Hypsipetes [Ixos] mindorensis ADD AS Philippine Bulbul Oliveros and Moyle 2010
152 Visayan Bulbul Hypsipetes [Ixos] guimarasensis ADD AS Philippine Bulbul Oliveros and Moyle 2010
161 Himalayan Shrike-babbler Pteruthius ripleyi ADD AS Pied [White-browed]    Shrike-babbler Rheindt & Eaton 2009
161 Dalat Shrike-babbler Pteruthius annamensis ADD AS Pied [White-browed] Shrike-babbler Rheindt & Eaton 2009
161 Blyth’s Shrike-babbler Pteruthius aeralatus ADD AS Pied [White-browed] Shrike-babbler Rheindt & Eaton 2009
161 Clicking Shrike-babbler Pteruthius intermedius ADD AS Trilling [Chestnut-fronted] Shrike-babbler Rheindt & Eaton 2009
177 Ruaha Chat Pentholaea [Myrmecocichla] collaris ADD AS Arnot’s Chat Glen et al 2010
189 White-capped Munia Lonchura ferruginosa ADD AS Tricolored Munia BLI 1.0, Restall 1997
198 Variable Oriole Icterus pyrrhopterus ADD AS Epaulet Oriole D´Horta et al 2008, SACC  418

SPECIES UPDATES – IOC Version 2.5    (Jul 2010)

 

Seq IOC English Name Scientific Name Change Code After Species Source
39 Common    Gallinule Gallinula    galeata ADD AS Common Moorhen Groenenberg et al 2008, SACC 416
83 Blue-crowned Motmot Momotus coeruliceps  ADD AS Russet-crowned Motmot Navarro-Sigüenza & Peterson 2004
83 Blue-diademed Motmot Momotus lessoni   ADD AS Blue-crowned Motmot Stiles 2009
83 Whooping Motmot Momotus subrufescens  ADD AS Blue-diademed Motmot Stiles 2009
83 Trinidad Motmot Momotus bahamensis  ADD AS Amazon Motmot Stiles 2009
99 Straneck’s Tyrannulet Serpophaga griseicapilla ADD NEW White-bellied Tyrannulet Straneck 2007, SACC  419
99 Ticking Doradito Pseudocolopteryx citreola ADD ADD Warbling Doradito Abalos and Areta 2009; SACC     420
111 Cundinamarca Tapaculo Scytalopus infasciatus DEL AL SACC
113 Chestnut-winged Cinclodes Cinclodes albidiventris ADD AS Buff-winged (Bar-winged) Cinclodes Sanín et al 2009, SACC 415
113 Cream-winged Cinclodes Cinclodes albiventris ADD AS Cordoba Cinclodes Sanín et al 2009, SACC 415
138 Woodhouse’s Scrub Jay Aphelocoma woodhouseii ADD AS California (Western) Scrub Jay Delaney et al. 2008, NACC 2009-A-02    (7/5, yes/no)
167 Pacific (Western Winter)  Wren Troglodytes pacificus ADD AS [Eastern] Winter Wren Drovetski    et al. 2004,Toews and Irwin 2008; NACC 2009-E-1
167 (Eastern) Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis ADD AS Eurasian     Wren Drovetski    et al. 2004,Toews and Irwin 2008; NACC 2009-E-1
196 Bahama Warbler Dendroica flavescens ADD AS Yellow-throated Warbler McKay et al 2010

SPECIES UPDATES – IOC Version 2.4    (Mar 2010)

 

Seq IOC English Name Scientific Name Change Code After Species Source
17 Rubeho Forest Partridge Xenoperdix obscurata ADD AS Udzungwa Forest Partridge Bowie & Fjeldså 2005
23 Desertas Petrel Pterodroma deserta ADD AS Fea’s Petrel Robb and Mullarney 2008, Jesus et al. 2009
36 Pinsker’s Hawk-Eagle Nisaetus pinskeri ADD AS Philippine Hawk-Eagle Haring et al. 2007, Gamauf et al. 2005a,b
45 South Island Snipe Coenocorypha iredalei ADD AS Chatham Snipe Checklist Committee of OSNZ
45 Snares Snipe Coenocorypha huegeli ADD AS South Island Snipe Checklist Committee of OSNZ
49 Brown Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia phasianella ADD AS Slender-billed Cuckoo-Dove Sibley &    Monroe 1990; HBW 4; widely accepted;
60 Tres Marias Amazon Amazona tresmariae ADD AS Yellow-headed Amazon Navarro-Sigüenza & Peterson    2004, Eberhard & Birmingham 2004
68 Northern Boobook Ninox japonica ADD AS Brown Hawk-Owl King 2002
68 Chocolate Boobook Ninox randi ADD AS Northern Boobok King 2002
86 Indochinese Barbet Megalaima annamensis ADD AS Black-browed Barbet Finestein et al. 2008, Collar 2006b.
89 Melancholy Woodpecker Dendropicos    lugubris ADD AS Gabon Woodpecker HBW 7, Sibley and Monroe 1990
89 Eastern Grey Woodpecker Dendropicos    spodocephalus ADD AS African Grey Woodpecker HBW 7,     Redman et al 2009; Picus canus is Grey-headed Woodpecker
111 Paramo Tapaculo Scytalopus opacus ADD AS Paramillo Tapaculo Krabbe & Cadena 2010
125 North Island Kokako Callaeas wilsoni ADD AS Crested Berrypecker Checklist Committee of OSNZ
125 North Island Saddleback Philesturnus rufusater ADD AS South Island Kokako Checklist Committee of OSNZ
127 Tropical Boubou Laniarius major ADD AS Ethiopian Boubou Nguembock et al. 2008
134 Sumatran Drongo Dicrurus sumatranus ADD AS Hair-crested Drongo Sibley & Monroe    1990, King 1997, HBW 14
134 Wallacean Drongo Dicrurus densus ADD AS Sumatran Drongo Sibley & Monroe    1990, King 1997, HBW 14
154 Rubeho Warbler Scepomycter rubehoensis ADD NEW Winifred’s Warbler Bowie, Fjeldså & Kiure 2009
173 Usambara Thrush Turdus roehli ADD AS Olive Thrush Sinclair and Ryan 2003, Bowie et al MS
174 Olive-backed Forest Robin Stiphrornis pyrrholaemus DEL AL Keith, Urban & Fry (1992),    Collar (2005), BLI
174 Gabon Forest Robin Stiphrornis gabonensis DEL AL Keith, Urban & Fry (1992), Collar (2005), BLI
174 Eastern Forest Robin Stiphrornis xanthogaster DEL AL Keith, Urban & Fry (1992), Collar (2005), BLI
174 Sangha Forest Robin Stiphrornis sanghensis DEL AL Keith, Urban & Fry (1992), Collar (2005), BLI
176 Stejneger’s Stonechat Saxicola stejnegeri ADD AS Siberian Stonechat Zink et al 2009
176 Madagascar Stonechat Saxicola sibilla ADD AS African Stonechat Woog et al 2008
177 Amber Mountain Rock Thrush Monticola erythronotus DEL AL Forest Rock Thrush Outlaw et al 2007, Zuccon and Ericson 2010
177 Benson’s Rock Thrush Monticola bensoni DEL AL Forest Rock Thrush Outlaw et al 2007, Zuccon and Ericson 2010
187 Black-faced Firefinch Lagonosticta vinacea DEL AL English name reverts to L.larvata Dickinson 2003, BoA, Ryan (pers. comm)
196 Audubon’s Warbler Dendroica auduboni ADD AS Myrtle [Yellow-rumped] Warbler Milá et al 2007a, Brelsford and Irwin 2009
196 Black-fronted Warbler Dendroica nigrifrons ADD AS Audubon’s Warbler Milá et al 2007a
196 Goldman’s Warbler Dendroica goldmani ADD AS Black-fronted Warbler Milá et al 2007a

SPECIES UPDATES – IOC Version 2.3    (Dec 2009)

 

IOC English Name Scientific Name Change Code After Species Source
19 Hainan Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron katsumatae ADD AS Grey Peacock-Pheasant Chang et al 2008
21 Mexican Duck Anas diazi ADD AS Mottled Duck McCracken et al 2001
25 Cape Verde Storm Petrel Oceanodroma jabejabe ADD AS Monteiro’s Storm Petrel Bolton 2007
71 Bornean Swiftlet Collocalia dodgei ADD AS Cave Swiftlet Moyle et al. 2008
89 Velasquez’s Woodpecker Melanerpes santacruzi ADD AS Golden-fronted Woodpecker García-Trejo et al 2009
127 Willard’s Sooty Boubou Laniarius willardi ADD NEW Mountain Sooty Boubou Voelker et al 2009
146 Maghreb Lark Galerida macrorhyncha ADD AS Crested Lark Guillaumet et al 2006, 2008
155 Limestone Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus calciatilis ADD NEW Yellow-vented Warbler Alström et al 2009
165 Sclater’s Wren Campylorhynchus    humilis ADD AS Rufous-naped Wren Vázquez-Miranda et al 2009
165 Rufous-backed Wren Campylorhynchus    capistratus ADD AS Sclater’s Wren Vázquez-Miranda et al 2009
198 Puerto Rican Oriole Icterus portoricensis ADD AS Hispaniolan (Greater Antillean)    Oriole Sturge et al 2009, Price & Hayes 2009
198 Cuban Oriole Icterus melanopsis ADD AS Puerto Rican Oriole Sturge et al 2009, Price & Hayes 2009
198 Bahama Oriole Icterus northropi ADD AS Cuban Oriole Sturge et al 2009, Price & Hayes 2009
162 David’s Fulvetta Alcippe davidi ADD AS Black-browed Fulvetta Zou et al 2007, Song et al 2009
162 Yunnan Fulvetta Alcippe fratercula ADD AS David’s Fulvetta Zou et al 2007, Song et al 2009
162 Huet’s Fulvetta Alcippe hueti ADD AS Yunnan Fulvetta Zou et al 2007, Song et al 2009
184 Shelley’s Sparrow Passer shelleyi ADD AS Kenya Sparrow Fry and Keith 2004, Redman et al    2009
184 Kordofan Sparrow Passer cordofanicus ADD AS Shelley’s Sparrow Fry and Keith 2004
184 Abd al-Kuri Sparrow Passer hemileucus ADD AS Socotra Sparrow Kirwan (2008), Redman et al 2009

SPECIES UPDATES –  IOC Version 2.2    (Aug 2009)

 

IOC English Name Scientific Name Change Code After Species Source
22 Snares Penguin Eudyptes robustus ADD AS Fiordland Penguin Tennyson in press
22 Royal Penguin Eudyptes schlegeli ADD AS Northern Rockhopper Penguin Tennyson in press
46 Cabot’s Tern Thalasseus acuflavidus ADD AS Sandwich Tern Efe et al. 2009
46 Cayenne Tern Thalasseus eurygnatha DEL AL AOU NACC. Efe et al. 2009
65 Enggano Scops Owl Otus enganensis ADD AS Simeulue Scops Owl Sibley & Monroe 1990, König    & Becking, 2009, BLI
92 Chaco Puffbird Nystalus striatipectus ADD AS Caatinga Puffbird Silva 1991; restore from PS to AS
111 Lara Tapaculo Scytalopus fuscicauda DEL AL Donegan & Avendaño-C. 2008,    SACC June 2009
115 Rio Orinoco Spinetail Synallaxis beverlyae ADD NEW Pale-breasted Spinetail Hilty and Ascanio 2009
117 Santa Marta Foliage-gleaner Automolus rufipectus ADD AS Chestnut-crowned Foliage-gleaner Krabbe 2008
139 Bougainville Crow Corvus meeki ADD AS White-billed Crow Sibley & Monroe 1990, Madge    & Burn 1994, BLI
150 Bare-faced Bulbul Pycnonotus hualon ADD NEW Spectacled Bulbul Woxvold et al 2009
157 Moltoni’s Warbler Sylvia moltonii ADD AS Subalpine Warbler Brambilla et al 2008
163 Rufous-headed Parrotbill Paradoxornis bakeri ADD AS White-breasted (formerly Greater    Rufous-headed) Parrotbill King and Robson 2008
164 Robust White-eye Zosterops strenuus DEL EX Fuller 2002
169 Kosrae Starling Aplonis corvina DEL EX Fuller 2002
169 Mysterious Starling Aplonis mavornata DEL EX Fuller 2002
169 Tasman Starling Aplonis fusca DEL EX Fuller 2002
208 Grey-throated Warbling Finch Poospiza cabanisi ADD AS Buff-throated Warbling Finch SACC Aug 2009
210 Grey Warbler-Finch Certhidea fusca ADD AS Green Warbler-Finch Tonnis et al 2005

Species Updates –  IOC Version 2.1 (May    2009)

 

IOC English Name Scientific Name Change Code After Species Source
23 Antipodean Albatross Diomedea antipodensis ADD AS Wandering Albatross Brooke 2004, BLI 1.0, Tennyson in    press, and others
23 Amsterdam Albatross Diomedea amsterdamensis ADD AS Antipodean Albatross Roux et al 2003, BLI 1.0
23 Tristan Albatross Diomedea dabbenena ADD AS Amsterdam Albatross Brooke 2004, BLI 1.0, and others
23 Northern Royal Albatross Diomedea sanfordi ADD AS Southern Royal Albatross Brooke 2004; BLI 1.0; Tennyson in    press
23 Campbell Albatross Thalassarche impavida ADD AS Black-browed Albatross Brooke 2004; BLI 1.0; Tennyson in    press, and others
23 Chatham Albatross Thalassarche eremita ADD AS Campbell Albatross Brooke 2004; BLI 1.0; Tennyson in    press, and others
23 Salvin’s Albatross Thalassarche salvini ADD AS Chatham Albatross Brooke 2004; BLI 1.0; Tennyson in    press, and others
23 Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross Thalassarche carteri ADD AS Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross Brooke 2004, BLI 1.0, Tennyson in    press
29 South Georgia Shag Leucocarbo georgianus DEL >PS Jaramillo 2003
30 Antarctic Shag Leucocarbo bransfieldensis DEL >PS Jaramillo 2003
33 Papuan Harrier Circus spilothorax ADD AS Eastern Marsh Harrier Simmons 2000, Ferguson-Lees & Christie    2005
113 Patagonian Forest Earthcreeper Upucerthia saturatior ADD AS Scaly-throated Earthcreeper Areta & Pearman 2009
122 Indonesian Honeyeater Lichmera limbata ADD AS Olive Honeyeater Sibley & Monroe 1990, BLI 1.0
139 Bismarck Crow Corvus insularis ADD AS Torresian Crow Dutson et al. ms
145 Degodi Lark Mirafra degodiensis DEL AL Collar et al 2009
153 Bismarck Thicketbird Megalurulus grosvenori ADD AS New Caledonian Thicketbird Sibley & Monroe 1990, BLI 1.0
156 Alpine Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus occisinensis ADD AS Tickell’s Leaf Warbler Martens et al 2008

Species Updates –  IOC Version 2.0    (January 2009)

 

IOC English Name Scientific Name Change Code After Species Source
20 Black-necked Swan Cygnus melancoryphus, not    melanocoryphus STET TAX STET CORRECT spelling of species name    from melanocoryphus to melancoryphus
25 Monteiro’s  Storm Petrel Oceanodroma monteiroi ADD NEW Band-rumped Storm Petrel Bolton et al. 2008
31 Rock Kestrel Falco rupicolus ADD AS Common Kestrel Sinclair & Ryan 2003, Hockey,    Dean & Ryan (eds) 2005
36 Changeable Hawk-Eagle Nisaetus (Spizaetus) limnaeetus DEL AL Lumped with Nisaetus cirrhatus (Haring et al. 2007)
40 Black-rumped Buttonquail Turnix nanus ADD AS Hottentot Buttonquail (=Turnix    hottentottus) Sinclair & Ryan 2003, Hockey,    Dean & Ryan (eds) 2005
56 Ouvea Parakeet Eunymphicus uvaeensis  ADD AS Horned Parakeet Boon et al 2008
58 Golden Parakeet Guarouba gourouba STET TAX CORRECT Guarouba to Guaruba (H&M 3rd corregenda 8)
59 Dusky-billed Parrotlet Forpus sclateri STET TAX CORRECT: species name of    Dusky-billed Parrotlet is modestus not sclateri (Pacheco &    Whitney 2006, H&M 3rd corregenda 8)
68 Cinnamon Frogmouth Rigidipenna (Podargus)    inexpectatus STET TAX SEPARATE to monotypic genus Rigidipenna    (Cleerre et al. 2007)
74 Blue-chinned Sapphire Chlorestes notata=notatus STET TAX CORRECT: Spelling of species name    is notata not notatus (David & Gosselin 2002)
76 Escudo Hummingbird Amazilia handleyi DEL AL Lumped with Amazilia tzacatl (AOU 1998)
78 Long-tailed Sylph Aglaiocercus kingii STET TAX CORRECT:species name of    Long-tailed Sylph is kingii, not kingi (H&M 3rd corregenda    8)
84 Damara Red-billed Hornbill Tockus damarensis  ADD AS (Northern) Red-billed Hornbill Sinclair & Ryan 2003, Hockey,    Dean & Ryan (eds) 2005
84 Southern Red-billed Hornbill Tockus rufirostris  ADD AS Damara Red-billed Hornbill Sinclair & Ryan 2003
84 Tanzanian Red-billed Hornbill Tockus ruahae ADD AS Southern Red-billed Hornbill Sinclair & Ryan 2003, Kemp    & Delport 2002
84 Western Red-billed Hornbill Tockus kempi  ADD AS Tanzanian Red-billed Hornbill Sinclair & Ryan 2003, Tréca    & Érard 2000
86 Brown Barbet Caloramphus fuliginosus STET TAX CORRECT: Genus of Brown Barbet    is  Caloramphus, not Calorhamphus (H&M 3rd corregenda 6)
88 Ocellated Piculet Picumnus dorbignyanus STET TAX CORRECT: Species name of Ocellated    Piculet is dorbignyanus not dorbygnianus (H&M 3rd    corregenda 7)
90 Bronze-winged Woodpecker Colaptes (Piculus) aeruginosus DEL AL Lumped with Colaptes    rubiginosus (AOU 1998)
110 Crescentchests Melanopareia spp SEQ PHY Diamantina Tapaculo Chesser 2004; SACC
112 Black-crowned Antpitta Pittasoma michleri SEQ PHY Black-bellied Gnateater Rice 2005; SACC
112 Rufous-crowned Antpitta Pittasoma rufopileatum SEQ PHY Black-crowned Antpitta Rice 2005; SACC
123 New Caledonian Myzomela Myzomela caledonica  ADD AS Scarlet Myzomela Higgins, Christidis & Ford    2008
123 Sumba Myzomela Myzomela dammermani  ADD AS Red-headed Myzomela Higgins, Christidis & Ford    2008
127 Bulo Burti Boubou Laniarius liberatus DEL AL Nguembock et al.2008
127 Somali Boubou Laniarius erlangeri ADD AS Tropical Boubou Nguembock et al. 2008
127 Zanzibar Boubou Laniarius sublacteus ADD AS Somali Boubou Nguembock et al. 2008
131 Mangrove Whistler Pachycephala grisola = cinerea STET TAX Species name cinerea has    precedence over grisola (Walters 2003, Dickinson 2003,corregenda 7)
135 Streaked Fantail Rhipidura spilodera=verreauxi STET TAX Species name verreauxi has    precedence over spilodera (Dickinson & Watling 2006)
136 Annobon Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone smithii  ADD AS Red-bellied Paradise Flycatcher Sinclair & Ryan 2003
143 Black-headed Penduline Tit Remiz macronyx   ADD AS Eurasian Penduline Tit Madge 2008
145 Eastern Clapper Lark Mirafra fasciolata  ADD AS (Cape) Clapper Lark Sinclair & Ryan 2003, Hockey,    Dean & Ryan (eds) 2005
145 Silver-throated Bushtit Aegithalos glaucogularis ADD AS Long-tailed Tit Harrap 2008
145 Burmese Bushtit Aegithalos sharpei  ADD AS Black-browed Bushtit Harrap 2008
146 Beesley’s Lark Chersomanes beesleyi ADD AS Spike-heeled Lark Sinclair & Ryan 2003
151 Uluguru Greenbul Andropadus neumanni  ADD AS Mountain Greenbul Sinclair & Ryan 2003
153 West Himalayan Bush Warbler Bradypterus kashmirensis ADD AS Spotted Bush Warbler Alström et al 2008
161 Grey-breasted Laughingthrush Garrulax jerdoni DEL AL Rasmussen & Anderton 2005,    Collar & Robson 2007
164 Vanikoro White-eye Zosterops gibbsi ADD NEW Santa Cruz White-eye Dutson 2008
164 Cape White-eye Zosterops capensis ADD AS Abyssinian White-eye Hockey, Dean & Ryan eds 2005
173 Principe Thrush Turdus xanthorhynchus  ADD AS Sao Tome (=Gulf of Guinea) Thrush Melo et al 2010
175 Alexander’s Robin Sheppardia poensis DELETE AL Subspecies of S.bocagei (Dickinson    2003)
181 Grey-throated Sunbird Anthreptes griseigularis ADD AS Brown-throated Sunbird Cheke & Mann 2008
198 Moriche Oriole Icterus chrysocephalus DELETE AL Subspecies of Epaulet Oriole SACC
Update    1.6 Black-bibbed Tit Parus hypermelanea SEQUENCE TAX Marsh Tit Correction, split from Parus    palustris, not Periparus
Update    1.7 Tanimbar Flycatcher Ficedula riedeli SEQUENCE PS Rufous-chested Flycatcher Correction, see Outlaw &    Voelker (2006)
Update    1.7 Hall’s Greenbul Andropadus hallae DELETE AL Melanistic form of A. virens;    included on previous spreadsheets by mistake
Update    1.7 Chatham Fernbird Megalurus rufescens DELETE EX Extinct; included in previous spreadsheets by mistake