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Species Version 1

UPDATE ARCHIVES: SPECIES (Versions 1.1-1.7 only)

Below are summaries of past updates to the IOC World Bird List, first published as Birds of the  World, Recommended English Names – Version 1.0 (Gill and Wright 2006). All of the updated information and species changes are included in the latest version of the species lists available on this website. To access current updates, please click on one of the links at the top of this page.

The updates of the IOC World Bird List published through 2008 are as follows:

  • September 2008 (Version 1.7)
    • Additions of one newly discovered species (Olive-backed Forest Robin), and three splits each of Pyrrhura parakeets and Zimmerius tyrannulets
    • Removal of (lumped) Campo Suiriri, Tanimbar Flycatcher and Mangrove Black Hawk,.as well as all species previously marked for Deletion (DEL).
    • Adjustments or changes of 19 English Names, including restoration of Long-tailed Tit.
    • Generic revisions including broad reclassification of gulls and terns, separation of two species of  Scytalopus tapaculos to a new genus Eleoscytalopus,  moves of  Buarremon and Lysurus brush finches to Arremon, Darwin’s Rhea from Pterocnemia to Rhea, Slender-billed Kite from Rostrhamus to monotypic Helicolestes, Anianiau from Hemignathus to monotypic Magumma, and most Pionopsitta parrots to Pyrilia.
    • Resequencing of Donacobius from wrens (Troglodytidae) to Old World warblers (Sylviidae), and of Sapayoa to broadbills (Eurylaimidae) in  accord with DNA revelations.
  • June 2008 (Version 1.6) – Addition of splits  proposed by Rasmussen and Anderton (2005) for the avifauna of South Asia.  Alignments with Version 1.0 of the BLI world list and with Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian birds (Christidis and Boles 2008). Upgrades of seabird taxonomy. Addition of other proposed species splits and taxonomic updates published or identified in peer reviewed journals since the posting of Version  1.5.
  • January 2008 (Version 1.5) – Addition of most  proposed species splits and taxonomic changes published in peer-reviewed  ornithological journals in 2005-2007, with necessary adjustments of  English names and Ranges. Additional alignments with decisions by the SACC. Alignments  with the draft list (Version 0) of world birds of Birdlife  International (BLI).
  • October 2007 (Version 1.4) – Alignments with the  classification and pending proposals of the AOU’s South American Checklist  Committee (SACC).
  • August 2007 (Version 1.3) – Alignments with the AOU Checklist for North and  Middle America.

Species Updates-Version 1.7 (September 30, 2008)

Page IOC English Name Scientific Name Change Code Source After Species
59 Santarem Parakeet Pyrrhura amazonum ADD AS SACC Painted Parakeet
59 Rose-fronted Parakeet Pyrrhura roseifrons ADD AS SACC Santarem Parakeet
59 Bonaparte’s Parakeet Pyrrhura lucianii ADD AS SACC Rose-fronted Parakeet
68 Southern Boobook Ninox boobook STET R. Schodde (in litt.)
94 Broad-billed Sapayoa Sapayoa aenigma SEQUENCE TAX NACC Grauer’s Broadbill (Eurylaimidae)
99 Campo Suiriri Suriri affinis DELETE AL Hayes 2001;SACC
99 Venezuelan Tyrannulet Zimmerius improbus ADD AS Fitzpatrick 2004; BLI 1.0
99 Guianan Tyrannulet Zimmerius acer ADD AS SACC Slender-footed Tyrannulet
100 Choco Tyrannulet Zimmerius albigularis ADD AS SACC Golden-faced Tyrannulet
137 Tanimbar Flycatcher Myiagra fulviventris DELETE AL Dickinson 2003
167 Black-capped Donacobius Donacobius atricapilla SEQUENCE PHY SACC Brown Emutail
174 Olive-backed Forest Robin Stiphrornis pyrrholaemus ADD NEW Schmidt et al. 2008 Western Forest Robin
Update v 1.1 Mangrove Black Hawk Buteogallus subtilus DELETE AL SACC, NACC

SPECIES UPDATES-Version 1.6 (June 30, 2008)

Page IOC English Name Scientific Name Change CODE Source After Species
21 Andaman Teal Anas albogularis ADD AS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Sunda Teal
22 Snares Penguin Eudyptes robustus DELETE AL Christidis & Boles 2008
22 Royal Penguin Eudyptes schlegeli DELETE AL Christidis & Boles 2008
24 Persian Shearwater Puffinus persicus ADD AS Onley & Scofield 2007 Audubon’s Shearwater
27 Black-backed Bittern Ixobrychus dubius ADD AS Christidis & Boles 2008 Little Bittern
27 New Zealand Bittern Ixobrychus novaezelandiae DELETE EX BLI
28 Eastern Cattle Egret Bubulcus coromandus ADD AS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Western Cattle Egret
28 Eastern Great Egret Ardea modesta ADD AS Collar 2007; Christidis & Boles 2008 Western Great Egret
30 African Darter Anhinga rufa ADD AS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005, Kennedy et al. 2005 Header: Family name Anhingas
30 Australasian Darter Anhinga novaehollandiae ADD AS Kennedy et al. 2005, Christidis & Boles 2008 Oriental Darter
31 Eastern Osprey Pandion cristatus ADD? PS Christidis & Boles 2008 (Western) Osprey
32 Philippine Honey Buzzard Pernis steerei ADD? PS Collar 2007 Barred Honey Buzzard
33 Great Nicobar Serpent Eagle Spilornis klossi ADD AS Dickinson 2003 Central Nicobar Serpent Eagle
33 Variable Goshawk Accipiter hiogaster ADD AS Christidis & Boles 2008 Spot-tailed Sparrowhawk
38 Brown-cheeked Rail Rallus indicus ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Water Rail
38 Pale-vented Bush-hen Amaurornis moluccana ADD AS Christidis & Boles 2008 (Plain) Bush-hen
40 Indian Stone-curlew Burhinus indicus ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Eurasian Stone-curlew
50 Pacific Emerald Dove Chalcophaps longirostris ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Indian Emerald Dove
52 Grey-fronted Green Pigeon Treron affinis ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Sri Lanka Green Pigeon
52 Ashy-headed Green Pigeon Treron phayrei ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Grey-fronted Green Pigeon
52 Andaman Green Pigeon Treron chloropterus ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Ashy-headed Green Pigeon
52 Philippine Green Pigeon Treron axillaris ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Andaman Green Pigeon
52 Buru Green Pigeon Treron aromaticus ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Philippine Green Pigeon
53 Nicobar Imperial Pigeon Ducula nicobarica ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Green Imperial Pigeon
53 Seram Imperial Pigeon Ducula neglecta ADD? PS Rheindt and Hutchinson 2007 Spectacled Imperial Pigeon
54 Seram Mountain Pigeon Gymnophaps stalkeri ADD? PS Rheindt and Hutchinson 2007 Buru Mountain Pigeon
56 Reischek’s Parakeet Cyanoramphus hochstetteri ADD? PS Christidis & Boles 2008 Red-fronted Parakeet
56 Eastern Rosella Platycercus eximius ADD AS Christidis & Boles 2008 Crimson Rosella
56 Northern Rosella Platycercus venustus ADD AS Christidis & Boles 2008 Pale-headed Rosella
62 Neumann’s Coucal Centropus neumanni DELETE AL Payne 2005
62 Burchell’s Coucal Centropus burchelli DELETE AL Payne 2005
62 Kai Coucal Centropus spilopterus DELETE AL Payne 2005
62 Green Malkoha Ceuthmochares australis ADD AS Payne 2005 Blue Malkoha
63 Pied Bronze Cuckoo Chrysococcyx crassirostris DELETE AL Payne 2005
64 Andaman Masked Owl Tyto deroepstorffi ADD AS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Barn Owl
64 Sri Lanka Bay Owl Phodilus assimilis ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Oriental Bay Owl
64 Fork-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo Surniculus dicruroides ADD AS Collar 2007 Square-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo
64 Moluccan Drongo-Cuckoo Surniculus musschenbroeki ADD AS Collar 2007 Fork-tailed Drongo-Cuckoo
64 Dark Hawk-Cuckoo Hierococcyx bocki ADD AS Collar 2007 Large Hawk-Cuckoo
64 Eastern Barn Owl Tyto javanica ADD? PS Christidis & Boles 2008 (Western) Barn Owl
64 Lesser Sooty Owl Tyto multipunctata DELETE AL Christidis & Boles 2008
65 Collared Scops Owl Otus lettia ADD AS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Indian Scops Owl
65 Japanese Scops Owl Otus semitorques ADD AS König et al. 1999 Collared Scops Owl
65 Sunda Scops Owl Otus lempiji ADD AS König et al. 1999 Japanese Scops Owl
66 Himalayan Owl Strix nivicola ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Tawny Owl
68 Southern Boobook Ninox boobook DELETE AL Christidis & Boles 2008
68 Hume’s Hawk-Owl Ninox obscura ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Brown Hawk-Owl
68 Halmahera Boobook Ninox hypogramma ADD? PS Rheindt and Hutchinson 2007 Cinnabar Boobook
68 Tanimbar Boobook Ninox forbesi ADD? PS Rheindt and Hutchinson 2007 Hantu Boobook
70 Grey Nightjar Caprimulgus jotaka ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Indian Jungle (previously Grey) Nightjar C. indicus
71 Sulawesi Swiftlet Aerodramus sororum ADD? PS Rheindt and Hutchinson 2007 Philippine Swiftlet
71 Seram Swiftlet Aerodramus ceramensis ADD? PS Rheindt and Hutchinson 2007 Halmahera Swiftlet
85 Wagler’s Toucanet Aulacorhynchus wagleri ADD? PS Puebla-Olivares et al. 2008 Family name “Toucans, Barbets”
85 Blue-throated Toucanet Aulacorhynchus caeruleogularis ADD? PS Puebla-Olivares et al. 2008 Emerald Toucanet
85 Violet-throated Toucanet Aulacorhynchus cognatus ADD? PS Puebla-Olivares et al. 2008 Blue-throated Toucanet
85 Santa Marta Toucanet Aulacorhynchus lautus ADD? PS Puebla-Olivares et al. 2008 Violet-throated Toucanet
85 Grey-throated Toucanet Aulacorhynchus griseigularis ADD? PS Puebla-Olivares et al. 2008 Santa Marta Toucanet
85 White-throated Toucanet Aulacorhynchus albivitta ADD? PS Puebla-Olivares et al. 2008 Grey-throated Toucanet
85 Black-throated Toucanet Aulacorhynchus atrogularis ADD? PS Puebla-Olivares et al. 2008 White-throated Toucanet
86 Malabar Barbet Megalaima malabarica ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Bornean Barbet
86 Indochinese Barbet Megalaima annamensis ADD? PS Finestein et al. 2008 Black-browed Barbet
89 Spot-breasted Pied Woodpecker Dendrocopos analis ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Fulvous-breasted Woodpecker
91 Crimson-backed Goldenback Chrysocolaptes stricklandi ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Greater Goldenback
98 Yungas Tyrannulet Phyllomyias weedeni ADD NEW Herzog et al 2008 Planalto Tyrannulet
111 Diamantina Tapaculo Scytalopus diamantinensis ADD? NEW Bornschein 2007 Marsh Tapaculo
117 Pernambuco Foliage-gleaner Automolus lammi ADD? PS Zimmer 2008 White-eyed Foliage-gleaner
118 Tschudi’s Woodcreeper Xiphorhyncus chunchotambo ADD? PS Marantz et al. 2003 Ocellated Woodcreeper
119 Spotted Catbird Ailuroedus melanotis ADD AS Christidis & Boles 2008 White-eared Catbird
121 Tanimbar Friarbird Philemon plumigenis ADD? PS Rheindt and Hutchinson 2007 Black-faced Friarbird
124 Tasmanian Scrubwren Sericornis humilis ADD AS Christidis & Boles 2008 White-browed Scrubwren
124 Tropical Scrubwren Sericornis beccarii ADD AS Christidis & Boles 2008 Large-billed Scrubwren
124 Perplexing Scrubwren Sericornis virgatus ADD? PS Gregory 2007 Tropical Scrubwren
124 Biak Gerygone Gerygone hypoxantha ADD? PS Gregory 2007 Large-billed Gerygone
125 Dimorphic Jewel-babbler Ptilorrhoa geislerorum ADD? PS Boles 2007a Blue Jewel-babbler
126 Malabar Woodshrike Tephrodornis sylvicola ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Large Woodshrike
126 Sri Lanka Woodshrike Tephrodornis affinis ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Common Woodshrike
126 Reichenow’s Batis Batis reichenowi ADD? PS Sinclair and Ryan 2003, Louette 2006 Dark Batis
129 Andaman Cuckooshrike Coracina dobsoni ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Bar-bellied Cuckooshrike
129 North Melanesian Cuckooshrike Coracina welchmani ADD? PS Taylor 2005 Slaty Cuckooshrike
130 Jerdon’s Minivet Pericrocotus albifrons ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 White-bellied Minivet
130 Scarlet Minivet Pericrocotus speciosus ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Sunda Minivet
130 St. Matthias Triller Lalage conjuncta ADD? PS Taylor 2005 Varied Triller
131 White-bellied Whistler Pachycephala leucogastra ADD? PS Boles 2007b Black-headed Whistler
132 Red-tailed Shrike Lanius phoenicuroides ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Isabelline Shrike
132 Steppe Grey Shrike Lanius pallidirostris ADD? PS Hernández et al. 2004, BLI Southern Grey Shrike
133 Indian Golden Oriole Oriolus kundoo ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Eurasian Golden Oriole
133 Tanimbar Oriole Oriolus decipiens ADD? PS Rheindt and Hutchinson 2007 Black-eared Oriole
134 Sri Lanka Drongo Dicrurus lophorinus ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Greater Racket-tailed Drongo
135 White-spotted Fantail Rhipidura albogularis ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 White-throated Fantail
139 Larger-spotted Nutcracker Nucifraga multipunctata ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Spotted Nutcracker
139 Indian Jungle Crow Corvus culminatus ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Eastern Jungle Crow
142 Sichuan Tit Poecile weigoldicus ADD? PS Collar 2007 Willow Tit
142 Spot-winged Tit Periparus melanolophus DELETE AL Collar 2007 Subspecies of Coal Tit
142 Black-bibbed Tit Poecile hypermelaenus ADD? PS Collar 2007 Marsh Tit
142 Japanese Tit Parus minor ADD? PS Collar 2007 Great Tit
142 Cinereous Tit Parus cinereus ADD? PS Collar 2007 Japanese Tit
142 Turkestan Tit Parus bokharensis DELETE AL Collar 2007 Subspecies of Great Tit
143 Grey-throated Martin Riparia chinensis ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Brown-throated Martin
143 Indian Black-lored Tit Parus aplonotus ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005, Fishpool & Tobias 2005 Black Lored Tit
143 Chinese Penduline Tit Remiz consobrinus DELETE? PL Collar 2007 Subspecies of White-crowned Penduline Tit
143 African Blue Tit Cyanistes teneriffae ADD? PS Salzburger et al. 2002, BLI (Eurasian) Blue Tit
144 Sri Lanka Swallow Cecropis hyperythra ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Red-rumped Swallow
148 Swamp Prinia Prinia cinerascens ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005, Ryan et al. 2006 Rufous-vented Prinia
148 Hill Prinia Prinia superciliaris ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Black-throated (previously Hill) Prinia
149 Rufous-headed Tailorbird Orthotomus heterolaemus ADD? PS Collar 2007 Mountain Tailorbird
150 Andaman Bulbul Pycnonotus fuscoflavescens ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005, Fishpool & Tobias 2005 Black-headed Bulbul
150 Black-crested Bulbul Pycnonotus flaviventris ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005, Fishpool & Tobias 2005 Andaman Bulbul
150 Ruby-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus dispar ADD? PS Fishpool & Tobias 2005 Black-crested Bulbul
150 Flame-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus gularis ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005, Fishpool & Tobias 2005 Ruby-throated Bulbul
150 Bornean Bulbul Pycnonotus montis ADD? PS Fishpool & Tobias 2005 Black-capped Bulbul
152 Square-tailed Bulbul Hypsipetes ganeesa ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005, Fishpool & Tobias 2005 Black Bulbul
152 Northern Golden Bulbul Thapsinillas longirostris ADD AS Collar 2007 Yellowish Bulbul
152 Buru Golden Bulbul Thapsinillas mysticalis ADD? PS Rheindt and Hutchinson 2007 Northern Golden Bulbul
152 Cinereous Bulbul Hemixos cinereus ADD? PS Fishpool & Tobias 2005 Ashy Bulbul
153 Manchurian Bush Warbler Cettia canturians ADD AS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005; BLI Pale-footed Bush Warbler
154 Indian Reed Warbler Acrocephalus brunnescens ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Clamorous Reed Warbler
154 Northern Marquesan Reed Warbler Acrocephalus percernis ADD? PS Cibois et al. 2007 Bokikokiko
156 Negros Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus nigrorum ADD? PS Collar 2007 Mountain Leaf Warbler
158 Ruwenzori Hill Babbler Pseudoalcippe atriceps ADD? PS Collar & Robson 2007 African Hill Babbler
159 Nonggang Babbler Stachyris nonggangensis ADD NEW Fang and Aiwu 2008 Sooty Babbler
160 Afghan Babbler Turdoides huttoni ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Common Babbler
160 Mount Victoria Babax Babax woodi ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Chinese Babax
161 Grey-breasted Laughingthrush Garrulax jerdoni DEL? PL Rasmussen & Anderton 2005, Collar & Robson 2007
161 Kerala Laughingthrush Garrulax fairbanki ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005, Collar & Robson 2007 Black-chinned (Grey-breasted) Laughingthrush
161 Chestnut-hooded Laughingthrush Garrulax treacheri ADD? PS Collar & Robson 2007 Chestnut-capped Laughingthrush
161 Scarlet-faced Liocichla Liocichla ripponi ADD? PS Collar & Robson 2007 Red-faced Liocichla
164 Togian White-eye Zosterops somadikartai ADD NEW Indrawan et al. 2008 Black-crowned White-eye
167 Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch Sitta cinnamoventris ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Indian (previously Chestnut-bellied) Nuthatch
167 Burmese Nuthatch Sitta neglecta ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch
167 Siberian Nuthatch Sitta arctica ADD? PS Collar 2007 Eurasian Nuthatch
168 Przewalski’s Nuthatch Sitta przewalskii ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 White-cheeked Nuthatch
170 Malabar Starling Sturnus blythii ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Chestnut-tailed Starling
173 Tibetan Blackbird Turdus maximus ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005, Collar 2005 Common Blackbird
173 Indian Blackbird Turdus simillimus ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005, Collar 2005 Tibetan Blackbird
174 Fire-crested Alethe Alethe castanea ADD PS Sinclair and Ryan 2003, Collar 2005 White-tailed (previously Fire-crested) Alethe
175 Himalayan Bluetail Tarsiger rufilatus ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Red-flanked Bluetail
176 Andaman Shama Copsychus albiventris ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 White-rumped Shama
176 White-bellied Blue Robin Myiomela albiventris ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Nilgiri Blue Robin
178 Nicobar Jungle Flycatcher Rhinomyias nicobaricus ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Brown-chested Jungle Flycatcher
179 Large Blue Flycatcher Cyornis magnirostris ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Hill Blue Flycatcher
179 Tanimbar Flycatcher Ficedula riedeli ADD AS Collar 2007 Palawan Flycatcher
181 Plain Flowerpecker Dicaeum minullum ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Nilgiri (previously Plain) Flowerpecker
181 Andaman Flowerpecker Dicaeum virescens ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Plain Flowerpecker
181 Halmahera Flowerpecker Dicaeum schistaceiceps ADD? PS Rheindt and Hutchinson 2007 Flame-breasted Flowerpecker
182 Van Hasselt’s Sunbird Leptocoma brasiliana ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Purple-throated Sunbird
182 Western Olive Sunbird Cyanomitra obscura DELETE AL Bowie et al. 2004 Subspecies of Olive Sunbird
182 Usambara Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris usambaricus ADD? PS Bowie et al. 2004b, BLI Eastern Double-collared Sunbird
182 Forest Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris fuelleborni ADD? PS Bowie et al. 2004b, BLI Usambara Double-collared Sunbird
183 Vigors’s Sunbird Aethopyga vigorsii ADD AS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Crimson Sunbird
189 Chestnut Munia Lonchura atricapilla ADD AS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Tricolored (previously Black-headed) Munia
194 Chinese Beautiful Rosefinch Carpodacus davidianus ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 (Himalayan) Beautiful Rosefinch
194 Sharpe’s Rosefinch Carpodacus verreauxii ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 Spot-winged Rosefinch
194 Chinese White-browed Rosefinch Carpodacus dubius ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 (Himalayan) White-browed Rosefinch
194 Spotted Great Rosefinch Carpodacus severtzovi ADD? PS Rasmussen & Anderton 2005 (Caucasian) Great Rosefinch

SPECIES UPDATES-Version 1.5 (January 16, 2008)

Page IOC English Name Scientific Name Change CODE Source After Species
19 Green Pheasant Phasianus versicolor ADD AS BLI Common Pheasant
19 Tundra Bean Goose Anser serrirostris ADD AS AOU (Taiga) Bean Goose
21 Campbell Teal Anas nesiotis ADD AS BLI Auckland Teal
21 Brown Teal Anas chlorotis ADD AS BLI Campbell Teal
22 Eastern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes filholi ADD? PS BLI NR Western Rockhopper Penguin
22 Northern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes moseleyi ADD? PS BLI Eastern Rockhopper Penguin
24 Beck’s Petrel Pseudobulweria becki ADD AS BLI Tahiti Petrel
24 Newell’s Shearwater Puffinus newelli ADD AS BLI Townsend’s Shearwater
24 Tropical Shearwater Puffinus bailloni ADD AS BLI UR Audubon’s Shearwater
24 Galapagos Shearwater Puffinus subalaris ADD AS SACC Tropical Shearwater
24 Macaronesian Shearwater Puffinus baroli ADD AS BOU Little Shearwater
26 Malagasy Sacred Ibis Threskiornis bernieri ADD AS BLI (African) Sacred Ibis
32 Yellow-billed Kite Milvus aegyptius ADD? PS BLI UR Black Kite
33 Malagasy Harrier Circus macrosceles ADD AS BLI Reunion (Malagasy Marsh) Harrier
34 Cuban Black Hawk Buteogallus gundlachi ADD AS AOU Mangrove Black Hawk
35 Eastern Buzzard Buteo japonicus ADD? PS BLI UR Common Buzzard
35 Himalayan Buzzard Buteo refectus ADD? PS BLI UR Eastern Buzzard
35 New Guinea Hawk-Eagle Hieraaetus weiskei ADD AS BLI Little Eagle
36 Legge’s Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus kelaarti ADD? PS Haring et al. 2007 Mountain Hawk-Eagle
36 Pinsker’s Hawk-Eagle Spizaetus pinskeri ADD? PS BLI NR Philippine Hawk-Eagle
39 Tristan Gallinule Gallinula nesiotis DELETE extinct
39 Gough Gallinule Gallinula comeri ADD AS BLI Makira Woodhen
41 Chatham Oystercatcher Haematopus chathamensis ADD AS BLI Variable Oystercatcher
43 Australian Painted Snipe Rostratula australis ADD AS BLI NR Greater Painted Snipe
46 American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus ADD AS BOU (European) Herring Gull
46 Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis ADD AS BOU Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans, previously Yellow-legged Gull)
52 Mindanao Brown Dove Phapitreron brunneiceps ADD AS BLI Dark-eared Brown Dove
54 White-tipped Imperial Pigeon Ducula luctuosa ADD AS BLI Pied Imperial Pigeon
54 Chatham (Island) Pigeon Hemiphaga chathamensis ADD AS BLI New Zealand Pigeon
54 Sula Hanging Parrot Loriculus sclateri ADD AS BLI Moluccan Hanging Parrot
54 Camiguin Hanging Parrot Loriculus camiguinensis ADD? NEW BLI UR Philippine Hanging Parrot
56 Chatham Parakeet Cyanoramphus forbesi ADD AS BLI Yellow-crowned Parakeet
56 Malherbe’s Parakeet Cyanoramphus malherbi ADD AS BLI Chatham Parakeet
57 Mindanao Racquet-tail Prioniturus waterstradti ADD AS BLI Montane Racquet-tail
58 Hocking’s Parakeet Aratinga hockingi ADD? NEW SACC UR Scarlet-fronted Parakeet
58 Sulphur-breasted Parakeet Aratinga pintoi ADD? NEW SACC UR Sun Parakeet
58 Chapman’s Parakeet Aratinga alticola ADD? PS SACC UR Mitred Parakeet
64 Eastern Grass Owl Tyto longimembris ADD AS BLI (African) Grass Owl
64 Oriental Cuckoo Cuculus optatus ADD AS BLI, AOU Himalayan Cuckoo (C.saturatus, previously Oriental Cuckoo)
64 Sunda Cuckoo Cuculus lepidus ADD AS BLI Oriental Cuckoo
65 Anjouan Scops Owl Otus capnodes ADD AS BLI Karthala Scops Owl
66 Rock Eagle-Owl Bubo bengalensis ADD AS BLI Eurasian Eagle-Owl
67 Albertine Owlet Glaucidium albertinum ADD AS BLI African Barred Owlet
68 Bornean Frogmouth Batrachostomus mixtus ADD AS BLI Short-tailed Frogmouth
69 Todd’s Nightjar Caprimulgus heterurus ADD AS SACC Little Nightjar
70 Mees’s Nightjar Caprimulgus meesi ADD? NEW BLI UR Large-tailed Nightjar
70 Andaman Nightjar Caprimulgus andamanicus ADD AS Rasmussen and Anderton 2005 Mees’s Nightjar
77 Gorgeted Puffleg Eriocnemis isabellae ADD NEW SACC Black-breasted Puffleg
84 Austen’s Brown Hornbill Anorrhinus austeni ADD AS BLI (Tickell’s) Brown Hornbill
84 Luzon Hornbill Penelopides manillae ADD AS BLI Tarictic Hornbill
84 Mindoro Hornbill Penelopides mindorensis ADD AS BLI Luzon Hornbill
84 Samar Hornbill Penelopides samarensis ADD AS BLI Mindoro Hornbill
84 Mindanao Hornbill Penelopides affinis ADD AS BLI Samar Hornbill
86 Chinese Barbet Megalaima faber ADD AS BLI Black-browed Barbet
86 Taiwan Barbet Megalaima nuchalis ADD AS BLI Chinese Barbet
87 White-chested Tinkerbird Pogoniulus makawai ADD AS BLI Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird
89 Sulu Pygmy Woodpecker Dendrocopos ramsayi ADD AS BLI Philippine Pygmy Woodpecker
102 Rufous Twistwing Cnipodectes superrufus ADD NEW SACC Brownish Twistwing
102 Yellow-rumped Myiobius Myiobius mastacalis STET PS SACC NR Whiskered Myiobius
108 Sincora Antwren Formicivora grantsaui ADD NEW SACC Rusty-backed Antwren
109 Imeri Warbling Antbird Hypocnemis flavescens ADD AS SACC (Guianan) Warbling Antbird
109 Peruvian Warbling Antbird Hypocnemis peruviana ADD AS SACC Imeri Warbling Antbird
109 Yellow-breasted Warbling Antbird Hypocnemis subflava ADD AS SACC Peruvian Warbling Antbird
109 Rondonia Warbling Antbird Hypocnemis ochrogyna ADD AS SACC Yellow-breasted Warbling Antbird
109 Spix’s Warbling Antbird Hypocnemis striata ADD AS SACC Rondonia Warbling Antbird
109 Humaita Antbird Schistocichla humaythae ADD AS SACC Spot-winged Antbird
109 Brownish-headed Antbird Schistocichla brunneiceps ADD AS SACC Humaita Antbird
109 Rufous-faced Antbird Schistocichla rufifacies ADD AS SACC Brownish-headed Antbird
109 Roraiman Antbird Schistocichla saturata ADD AS SACC Rufous-faced Antbird
111 Serro do Mar Tapaculo Scytalopus notorius ADD? PS SACC UR Mouse-colored Tapaculo
118 Brigida’s Woodcreeper Hylexetastes brigidai ADD PS BLI UR Uniform Woodcreeper
121 Elegant Honeyeater Meliphaga cinereifrons ADD? PS BLI UR Graceful Honeyeater
121 Kimberley Honeyeater Meliphaga fordiana ADD? PS BLI UR White-lined Honeyeater
122 Wattled Smoky Honeyeater Melipotes carolae ADD NEW BLI (Common) Smoky Honeyeater
126 Dark Batis Batis crypta ADD NEW BLI Forest Batis
126 Western Black-headed Batis Batis erlangeri ADD? PS BLI UR (Eastern) Black-headed Batis
136 Santa Cruz Shrikebill Clytorhynchus sanctaecrucis ADD AS BLI Black-throated Shrikebill
144 Hill Swallow Hirundo domicola ADD AS BLI Pacific Swallow
149 Rufous-fronted Tailorbird Orthotomus frontalis ADD AS BLI Philippine Tailorbird
153 Bouganiville Bush Warbler Cettia haddeni ADD NEW BLI Fiji Bush Warbler
153 Bangwa Forest Warbler Bradypterus bangwaensis ADD AS BLI Cinnamon Bracken Warbler
155 Caspian Reed Warbler Acrocephalus fuscus ADD? PS BLI UR Eurasian Reed Warbler
155 Mangrove Reed Warbler Acrocephalus avicenniae ADD? PS BLI UR African Reed Warbler
156 Claudia’s Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus claudiae ADD AS BLI Blyth’s Leaf Warbler
156 Hartert’s Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus goodsoni ADD AS BLI Claudia’s Leaf Warbler
156 Kloss’s Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus ogilviegranti ADD AS BLI Davison’s (White-tailed) Leaf Warbler
157 Eastern Orphean Warbler Sylvia crassirostris ADD AS BLI (Western) Orphean Warbler
157 Balearic Warbler Sylvia balearica ADD? PS AERC Marmora’s Warbler
158 Black-streaked Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus gravivox ADD? PS BLI UR Black-necklaced Scimitar Babbler (=Spot-breasted, P.erythrocnemis)
158 Spot-breasted Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus mcclellandi ADD? PS BLI UR Black-streaked Scimitar Babbler
158 Grey-sided Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus swinhoei ADD? PS BLI UR Spot-breasted Scimitar Babbler
158 Sri Lanka Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus melanurus ADD? PS BLI UR Indian Scimitar Babbler
158 Taiwan Scimitar Babbler Pomatorhinus musicus ADD AS BLI Streak-breasted Scimitar Babbler
159 Naung Mung Scimitar Babbler Jabouilleia naungmungensis ADD? NEW BLI NR Short-tailed Scimitar Babbler
159 Sumatran Wren-Babbler Rimator albostriatus ADD AS BLI Long-billed Wren-Babbler
159 White-throated Wren-Babbler Rimator pasquieri ADD AS BLI Sumatran Wren-Babbler
159 Grey-banded Babbler Robsonius (Napothera) sorsogonensis ADD? PS, GEN BLI UR Rusty-faced Babbler (=Rabor’s Wren-Babbler)
159 Taiwan Wren-Babbler Pnoepyga formosana ADD AS BLI Scaly-breasted Wren-Babbler
159 Grey-bellied Wren-Babbler Spelaeornis reptatus ADD AS BLI Naga Wren-Babbler (=Long-tailed Wren-Babbler)
159 Chin Hills Wren-Babbler Spelaeornis oatesi ADD AS BLI Grey-bellied Wren-Babbler
159 Pale-throated Wren-Babbler Spelaeornis kinneari ADD AS BLI Chin Hills Wren-Babbler
159 Cachar Wedge-billed Babbler Sphenocichla roberti ADD AS BLI Sikkim Wedge-billed Babbler (=Wedge-billed Wren-Babbler)
159 Visayan Pygmy Babbler Stachyris pygmaea ADD AS BLI (Mindanao) Pygmy Babbler
160 Bold-striped Tit-Babbler Macronous bornensis ADD AS BLI Pin-striped ((Striped)Tit-Babbler
160 Mindanao Miniature Babbler Micromacronus sordidus ADD AS BLI (Visayan) Miniature Babbler
160 Rufous-crowned Laughingthrush Garrulax ruficeps ADD AS BLI White-throated Laughingthrush
160 Sumatran Laughingthrush Garrulax bicolor ADD AS BLI White-crested Laughingthrush
161 Bare-headed Laughingthrush Garrulax calvus ADD AS BLI Black Laughingthrush
161 Cambodian Laughingthrush Garrulax ferrarius ADD AS BLI White-necked Laughingthrush
161 Rufous-cheeked Laughingthrush Garrulax castanotis ADD AS BLI Grey Laughingthrush
161 Blue-crowned Laughingthrush Garrulax courtoisi ADD AS BLI Yellow-throated Laughingthrush
161 Buffy Laughingthrush Garrulax berthemyi ADD AS BLI Rusty Laughingthrush
161 Orange-breasted Laughingthrush Garrulax annamensis ADD AS BLI Spot-breasted Laughingthrush
161 Taiwan Hwamei Garrulax taewanus ADD AS BLI (Chinese) Hwamei
161 Bhutan Laughingthrush Garrulax imbricatus ADD AS BLI Streaked Laughingthrush
161 Assam Laughingthrush Garrulax chrysopterus ADD AS BLI Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush
161 Silver-eared Laughingthrush Garrulax melanostigma ADD AS BLI Assam Laughingthrush
161 Golden-winged Laughingthrush Garrulax ngoclinhensis ADD AS BLI Silver-eared Laughingthrush
161 Malayan Laughingthrush Garrulax peninsulae ADD AS BLI Golden-winged Laughingthrush
161 Vietnamese Cutia Cutia legalleni ADD AS BLI (Himalayan) Cutia
162 Collared Babbler Gampsorhynchus torquatus ADD AS BLI White-hooded Babbler
162 Black-crowned Fulvetta Alcippe klossi ADD AS BLI Rufous-winged Fulvetta
162 Indochinese Fulvetta Alcippe danisi ADD? PS BLI UR Spectacled Fulvetta
162 Manipur Fulvetta Alcippe manipurensis ADD AS BLI Grey-hooded (=Streak-throated) Fulvetta
162 Taiwan Fulvetta Alcippe formosana ADD AS BLI Manipur Fulvetta
162 Black-browed Fulvetta Alcippe grotei ADD AS BLI Mountain Fulvetta
162 Indochinese Yuhina Yuhina torqueola ADD AS BLI Striated Yuhina
163 Black-headed Parrotbill Paradoxornis margaritae ADD AS BLI Grey-headed Parrotbill
167 Bugun Liocichla Liocichla bugunorum ADD NEW BLI Emei Shan Liocichla
167 Rio Negro Gnatcatcher Polioptila facilis ADD? PS SACC NR Guianan Gnatcatcher
167 Para Gnatcatcher Polioptila paraensis ADD? PS SACC NR Rio Negro Gnatcatcher
167 Iquitos Gnatcatcher Polioptila clementsi ADD NEW SACC Para Gnatcatcher
168 Hodgson’s Treecreeper Certhia hodgsoni ADD AS BLI Eurasian Treecreeper
168 Manipur (=Hume’s) Treecreeper Certhia manipurensis ADD AS BLI Brown-throated Treecreeper
170 Bornean Leafbird Chloropsis kinabaluensis ADD AS BLI Blue-winged Leafbird
170 Jerdon’s Leafbird Chloropsis jerdoni ADD AS BLI Bornean Leafbird
170 Sumatran Leafbird Chloropsis media ADD AS BLI Golden-fronted Leafbird
171 Bornean Whistling Thrush Myophonus borneensis ADD AS BLI Javan (=Sunda) Whistling Thrush
171 Seram Thrush Zoothera joiceyi ADD AS BLI Buru (=Moluccan) Thrush
171 Enggano Thrush Zoothera leucolaema ADD NEW BLI Chestnut-capped Thrush
172 Guadalcanal Thrush Zoothera turipavae ADD AS BLI White-bellied Thrush
173 Abyssinian Thrush Turdus abyssinicus ADD? PS BLI UR Olive Thrush
176 Bornean Forktail Enicurus borneensis ADD? PS BLI UR White-crowned Forktail
176 European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola ADD? PS BLI UR Canary Islands Bush Chat
176 Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus ADD? PS BLI UR European Stonechat
178 Amber Mountain Rock Thrush Monticola (Pseudocossyphus) erythronotus ADD AS BLI Forest Rock Thrush
180 Bornean Leafbird Chloropsis kinabaluensis ADD AS BLI Blue-winged Leafbird
180 Jerdon’s Leafbird Chloropsis jerdoni ADD AS BLI Bornean Leafbird
180 Sumatran Leafbird Chloropsis media ADD AS BLI Golden-fronted Leafbird
183 Hofmann’s Sunbird Cinnyris hofmanni ADD? PS BLI UR Shelley’s Sunbird
189 Royal Parrotfinch Erythrura regia ADD AS BLI Red-headed Parrotfinch
189 Fiji Parrotfinch Erythrura pealii ADD AS BLI Royal Parrotfinch
192 Arabian Golden-winged Grosbeak Rhynchostruthus percivali ADD AS BLI Socotra Golden-winged Grosbeak
194 African Crimson-winged Finch Rhodopechys alienus ADD? PS BLI UR (Eurasian) Crimson-winged Finch
195 Azores Bullfinch Pyrrhula murina ADD AS BLI Eurasian Bullfinch
198 Ochre Oriole Icterus fuertesi STET PS TK Orchard Oriole
200 House Bunting Emberiza sahari ADD AS BLI Striolated (= House) Bunting
202 Antioquia Brush Finch Atlapetes blancae ADD NEW SACC Rufous-naped Brush Finch
208 Nightingale Island Finch Nesospiza questi ADD? PS BLI UR Inaccessible Island (Tristan) Finch

SPECIES UPDATES-Version 1.4 (October 17, 2007)

Page IOC English Name Scientific Name Change CODE Source After Species
12 Kalinowski’s Tinamou Nothoprocta kalinowskii DELETE AL SACC
14 Blue-throated Piping Guan Pipile cumanensis ADD AS SACC Trinidad Piping Guan
14 Red-throated Piping Guan Pipile cujubi ADD AS SACC Blue-throated Piping Guan
16 Dusky Grouse Dendragapus fuliginosus ADD AS NACC Blue (Sooty) Grouse
21 Mexican Duck Anas diazi DELETE AL NACC
59 Maroon-faced Parakeet Pyrrhura griseipectus ADD AS SACC Green-cheeked Parakeet
62 Scaled Ground Cuckoo Neomorphus squamiger ADD AS SACC Rufous-vented Ground Cuckoo
65 Colombian Screech Owl Megascops colombianus ADD AS SACC Bare-shanked Screech Owl
73 Pale-tailed Barbthroat Threnetes leucurus ADD AS SACC Band-tailed Barbthroat
73 Baron’s Hermit Phaethornis baroni DELETE AL SACC
75 Emerald-bellied Woodnymph Thalurania hypochlora DELETE AL SACC
76 Loja Hummingbird Amazilia alticola DELETE AL SACC
76 Rondonia Emerald Amazilia rondoniae DELETE AL SACC
76 Tepui Hummingbird Amazilia cupreicauda DELETE AL SACC
77 Dusky Starfrontlet Coeligena orina ADD NEW SACC White-tailed Starfrontlet
77 Gould’s Inca Coeligena inca DELETE AL SACC
77 Golden-tailed Starfrontlet Coeligena eos DELETE AL SACC
77 Longuemare’s Sunangel Heliangelus clarisse DELETE AL SACC
78 Coppery-naped Puffleg Eriocnemis sapphiropygia DELETE AL SACC
92 White-necked Puffbird Notharchus hyperrhynchus ADD AS SACC replace N.macrorhynchos
92 Guianan Puffbird Notharchus macrorhynchos ADD AS SACC White-necked Puffbird
95 White-ruffed Manakin Corapipo altera ADD AS NACC White-throated Manakin
99 Campo Suiriri Suiriri affinis DELETE AL SACC
107 White-streaked Antvireo Dysithamnus leucostictus DELETE AL SACC
107 Venezuelan Antvireo Dysithamnus tucuyensis DELETE AL SACC
111 Planalto Tapaculo Scytalopus pachecoi ADD NEW SACC Serro do Mar Tapaculo
111 Upper Magdalena Tapaculo Scytalopus rodriguezi ADD NEW SACC Choco Tapaculo
111 Stiles’s Tapaculo Scytalopus stilesi ADD NEW SACC Upper Magdalena Tapaculo
144 Ridgway’s Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx ridgwayi DELETE AL NACC
197 Chestnut-capped Warbler Basileuterus delattrii DELETE AL NACC
198 Olive Oropendola Psarcolius yuracares DELETE AL SACC
202 Yellow-throated Brush Finch Atlapetes gutturalis DELETE AL NACC
204 Lemon-rumped Tanager Ramphocelus icteronotus DELETE AL NACC
205 White-bellied Tanager Tangara brasiliensis DELETE AL SACC
209 Dubois’s Seedeater Sporophila ardesiaca ADD AS SACC Yellow-bellied Seedeater
209 Thick-billed Seed Finch Oryzoborus funereus ADD AS NACC Entre Rios Seedeater