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 59 Cliff Parakeet Myiopsitta luchsi ADD AS Monk Parakeet M. monacha Collar 1997, Russello et al. 2008, SACC 93 & 503 need documentation
 131 Louisiade Whistler Pachycephala collaris ADD  AS Oriole Whistler P. orioloides Andersen et al. 2013, Jønsson et al 2014; includes ssp rosseliana

IOC Version 4.4 (Oct 31,2014)

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 38  Aztec Rail Rallus tenuirostris ADD AS King Rail R. elegans Maley & Brumfield 2013, NACC 2014-A-5
 38  Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans  ADD  AS Mangrove [Clapper] Rail  R. longirostris Maley & Brumfield 2013, NACC 2014-A-5. Rename R. longirostris incl ssp longirostris,, phelpsi, dillonripleyi, margaritae, pelodramus,cypereti, crassirostris. 
 38 Ridgway’s Rail Rallus obsoletus ADD AS Clapper Rail R. [longirostris] crepitans Maley & Brumfield 2013, NACC 2014-A-5; includes ssp obsoletuslevipes, beldingi, yumanensis, [rhizophorae], [nayaritensis].
52 Norfolk Ground Dove Gallicolumba norfolciensis DEL TAX Name formally suppressed; validity of species requires confirmation
86 Sooty Barbet Caloramphus hayii ADD AS Brown Barbet (C. fuliginosus) Den Tex and Leonard 2013; C. hayii includes ssp detersus
86 Blue-eared Barbet Megalaima duvaucelii ADD AS Yellow-eared [Blue-eared/Little] Barbet (M. australis) Den Tex and Leonard 2013. Blue-eared Barbet (M. duvaucelii) includes all ssp except australis; Yellow-eared Barbet is monotypic.
96 Palkachupa Cotinga Phibalura boliviana ADD AS Swallow-tailed Cotinga (P. flavirostris) Brumfield et al. 2004, Hennessey 2011, BLI; SACC 494 (declined by 4/10 qualified nays). Burden of proof shifts to lumping
109 Riparian Antbird Cercomacra fuscicauda ADD AS Blackish Antbird (C. nigrescens) Mayer et al. 2014; SACC 636
131 Bougainville Whistler Pachycephala richardsi ADD AS Hooded Whistler (P. implicata) Dutson 2011, Andersen et al. 2013, Jønsson et al. 2014
131 White-throated Whistler Pachycephala vitiensis DEL AL Fiji Whistler (P. graeffii) Lump Fiji subspecies of White-throated Whistler with Fiji Whistler. Alternative assignment of ornata, ubiensis to follow. The combined species epithet P. vitiensis has priority over P. graeffii (H&M 2003, Andersen et al. 2013)
197 Black-eared Warbler Basileuterus melanotis ADD AS Golden-crowned Warbler (B. culicivorus) Gutiérrez-Pinto et al 2012, Donegan 2014;includes chitrensis. 
197 Tacarcuna Warbler Basileuterus tacarcunae ADD AS Black-eared Warbler (B. melanotis) Gutiérrez-Pinto et al 2012, Donegan 2014.
197 Yungas Warbler Basileuterus punctipectus ADD AS Three-banded Warbler (B. trifasciatus) Gutiérrez-Pinto et al 2012, Donegan 2014; includes B. p. inconspicuus and canens). English name?
197 Roraiman Warbler Myiothlypis roraimae ADD AS Two-banded Warbler (M. bivittata) Restore Roraiman Warbler to species status (Hilty 2003, IOC 1.0); SACC 67, 630.
199 Pale Baywing Agelaioides fringillarius ADD AS [Greyish] Baywing (A. badius) Jaramillo & Burke 1999, Fraga 2008, 2011(HBW), CBRO 2011

IOC Version 4.3 (July 31, 2014)

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57 Seychelles Black Parrot Coracopsis barklyi ADD AS  Lesser Vasa Parrot C. nigra  Kundu et al 2012, H&M4; old basal lineage of the C. nigra complex, which includes extinct Mascarinus
118 Duida Woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes duidae ADD AS Guianan [Lineated] Woodcreeper L. albolineatus  Rodrigues et al 2013, SACC 620
118 Inambari Woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes fatimalimae ADD  NEW Duida Woodcreeper L. duidae  Rodrigues et al 2013, SACC 620
118  Rondonia Woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes fuscicapillus ADD, TAX AS Inambari Woodcreeper L. fatimalimae  Rodrigues et al 2013, SACC 620; includes L. a. madeirae
118 Layard’s Woodcreeper  Lepidocolaptes layardi ADD AS Rondonia Woodcreeper L. fuscicapillus  Rodrigues et al 2013, SACC 620
128 Silver-backed Butcherbird Cracticus argenteus ADD AS Grey Butcherbird  C. torquatus  Schodde & Mason 1999, Kearns 2013, Kearns et al 2014
147 Lepe Cisticola Cisticola lepe DEL AL Ssp of Red-faced Cisticola C. erythrops  Dowsett & Forbes-Watson 1993, H&M3
167 Inambari Gnatcatcher Polioptila attenboroughi ADD NEW Para Gnatcatcher P. paraensis  Whittaker et al 2013, SACC 619
191 Kimberley Pipit Anthus pseudosimilis DEL AL African Pipit A. cinnamomeus  Davies & Peacock 2014
191 Long-tailed Pipit Anthus longicaudatus DEL AL Buffy Pipit A. vaalensis  Davies & Peacock 2014

IOC Version 4.2 (Apr 15, 2014)

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57 Timneh Parrot Psittacus timneh ADD AS Grey Parrot P. erithacus Melo & O’Ryan (2007), BirdLife (2012): distinct genetics, plumage, bill color, vocals; parapatry with uncertain hybridization.
78 Blue-bearded Helmetcrest Oxypogon cyanolaemus ADD AS [Green-] Bearded Helmetcrest O. guerinii Collar & Salaman 2013, SACC 609
78 White-bearded Helmetcrest Oxypogon lindenii ADD AS Blue-bearded Helmetcrest O. cyanolaemus Collar & Salaman 2013, SACC 609
78 Buffy Helmetcrest Oxypogon stuebelii ADD AS White-Bearded Helmetcrest O. lindenii Collar & Salaman 2013, SACC 609
101 Acre Tody-Tyrant Hemitriccus cohnhafti ADD NEW Yungas Tody-Tyrant H. spodiops Zimmer et al 2013, SACC 598
105 White-rumped Sirystes Sirystes albocinereus ADD AS Sibilant [Eastern] Sirystes S. sibilator Donegan 2013, SACC 610
105 Todd’s Sirystes Sirystes subcanescens ADD AS White-rumped Sirystes S. albocinereus Donegan 2013, SACC 610
107 Negro Stipple-throated Antwren Epinecrophylla pyrrhonota ADD AS [Napo] Stipple-throated Antwren E. haematonota Whitney et al 2013e, SACC 589A
107 Madeira Stipple-throated Antwren Epinecrophylla amazonica ADD AS Negro Stipple-throated Antwren E. pyrrhonota Whitney et al 2013e, SACC 589A
112 Snethlage’s Antpitta Hylopezus paraensis ADD AS Spotted Antpitta H. macularius Carneiro et al 2012, SACC 622
112 Alta Floresta Antpitta Hylopezus whittakeri ADD AS Snethlage’s Antpitta H. paraensis Carneiro et al 2012; newly described (species) taxon  in macularius complex, treated tentatively as ssp in 4.1 pending review of species complex. SACC 622
117 Dusky Leaftosser Sclerurus obscurior ADD AS ‘Tawny-throated’ Leaftosser S. mexicanus d’Horta et al 2013, SACC 603. Note: obscurior complex comprises additional species. English names under review
146  Sidamo Lark Heteromirafra sidamoensis DEL AL Conspecific with Archer’s Lark (Spottiswoode et al 2013, Alström et al 2013)
208 Tropeiro Seedeater Sporophila beltoni   ADD  NEW Plumbeous Seedeater S. plumbea  Repenning & Fontana 2013, SACC 615

IOC Version 4.1 (Jan 7, 2014)

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65 Arabian Scops Owl Otus pamelae ADD AS African Scops Owl O. senegalensis Pons et al 2013
73 Mexican Hermit Phaethornis mexicanus ADD AS Long-billed Hermit P. longirostris Howell 2013, Arbeláz-Cortés and Navarro-Sigüenza 2013; includes griseoventer
103 Plumbeous Tyrant Knipolegus cabanisi ADD AS Jelski’s Black [Andean] Tyrant K. signatus Hosner & Moyle 2012, SACC 573; English names pending
108 Aripuana Antwren Herpsilochmus stotzi ADD NEW Black-capped Antwren  H. atricapillus Whitney et al 2013a, SACC 585
108 Predicted Antwren Herpsilochmus praedictus ADD NEW Aripuana Antwren H. stotzi Cohn-Haft and Bravo 2013, SACC 586
109 Manicore Warbling Antbird Hypocnemis rondoni ADD NEW Spix’s Warbling Antbird H. striata Whitney et al 2013b, SACC 588
110 Bicolored Antbird Gymnopithys bicolor ADD AS White-cheeked [Bicolored] Antbird G. leucaspis Ridgely & Greenfield 2001,SACC 587
131 Rennell Whistler Pachycephala feminina ADD AS Oriole Whistler P. orioloides Jønsson et al 2008, Dutson 2011, Andersen 2013
131 New Caledonian Whistler Pachycephala caledonica   ADD AS Melanesian Whistler P. [caledonica] chlorura  Mayr 1967, Sibley & Monroe 1990, Andersen 2013
176 Bornean Forktail Enicurus borneensis ADD AS White-crowned Forktail E. leschenaulti Effectively sympatric with (lowland) E.l. frontalis; other members of this species complex are species candidates (Moyle et al. 2005, Collar and Pilgrim 2007).
194 Spotted Great Rosefinch Carpodacus severtzovi DEL AL [Caucasian] Great Rosefinch C. rubicilla Carpodacus rubicilla includes C. severtzovi (Tietze et al 2013, cf Rasmussen & Anderton 2005, IOC 3.5)
194 Pale Rosefinch Carpodacus stoliczkae ADD AS Sinai Rosefinch C. synoicus Tietze et al 2013
200 Gosling’s Bunting Emberiza goslingi ADD AS Cinnamon-breasted Bunting E. tahapisi Olsson et al 2013c

 

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20 Reunion Sheldgoose Alopochen kervazoi ADD EXT, AS Mauritius Sheldgoose Cheke A & J Hume 2008.
71 Ameline Swiftlet Aerodramus amelis ADD AS Uniform Swiftlet A. vanikorensis Price et al 2004; H&M4, see Appendix 2.6 re suggested relationship to Philippine Swiftlet A. mearnsi
90 Ochre-backed Woodpecker Celeus ochraceus ADD AS Blond-crested Woodpecker  C. flavescens Benz & Robbins 2011; H&M4. Taxonomic status of similar C. flavescens intercedens to be determined.
91 Iberian Green Woodpecker Picus sharpei ADD AS European Green Woodpecker Pons et al 2011, Perktas et al 2011
99 Mistletoe Tyrannulet Zimmerius parvus ADD AS Paltry Tyrannulet Z. vilissimus Rheindt et al 2013
99 Venezuelan Tyrannulet Zimmerius petersi ADD AS ‘Specious’ [Venezuelan] Tyrannulet Z. improbus Rheindt et al 2013
99 Coopmans’s Tyrannulet Zimmerius minimus ADD AS Golden-faced Tyrannulet Z. chrysops Rheindt et al 2013
99 Chico’s Tyrannulet Zimmerius chicomendesi ADD NEW Mishana Tyrannulet Z. villarejoi Whitney et al 2013
111 Junin Tapaculo Scytalopus gettyae ADD NEW Blackish Tapaculo S. latrans Hosner et al 2013; SACC 581
115 Delta Amacuro Softtail Thripophaga amacurensis ADD NEW Orinoco Softtail O. cherriei Hilty et al 2013; SACC 580.
135 Pale-blue Monarch Hypothymis puella ADD AS Black-naped Monarch H. azurea King 1997, HBW 11, Fabre et al 2012; incl puellablasii
136 Ua Pou Monarch Pomarea mira  Extant CORR Considered to be Extant, not EXT, based on a recent sighting (BLI, Raust 2010)
142 Caspian Tit Poecile hyrcanus ADD AS Marsh Tit P. palustris Caspian Tit is a member of the montanus/palustris complex, not sister to Sombre Tit (Johansson et al 2013)
146 Sierra Madre Ground Warbler Robsonius thompsoni ADD AS Cordillera [Rusty-faced] Ground Warbler R. rabori Hosner et al 2013
149 Cambodian Tailorbird Orthotomus chaktomuk ADD NEW Dark-necked Tailorbird O. atrogularis Described as a new species. Relationships uncertain; genetically close to sympatric Dark-necked Tailorbird, O. atrogularis (Mahood et al 2013).
159 Chinese Wren-babbler Pnoepyga mutica ADD AS Scaly-breasted Wren-babbler  P. albiventer Päckert et al 2012
179  Zappey’s Flycatcher Cyanoptila cumatilis  ADD AS Blue-and-white Flycatcher C. cyanomelana Leader & Carey 2012
183 Magnificent Sunbird Aethopyga magnifica  ADD  AS Crimson Sunbird A. siparaja Hosner et al 2013
183 Maroon-naped Sunbird Aethopyga guimarasensis ADD AS Flaming Sunbird A. flagrans Hosner et al 2013
183 Bohol Sunbird Aethopyga decorosa ADD AS Metallic-winged Sunbird A. pulcherrima Hosner et al 2013
183 Luzon Sunbird Aethopyga jefferyi ADD AS Metallic-winged Sunbird A. pulcherrima Hosner et al 2013
184 Zarudny’s Sparrow Passer zarudnyi ADD AS Desert Sparrow P. simplex Kirwan et al 2009, Sangster et al 2013
188 African Quailfinch Ortygospiza fuscocrissa DEL AL [Black-faced] Quailfinch O. atricollis Fray 2004, Payne & Sorenson 2007
188 Black-chinned Quailfinch Ortygospiza gabonensis DEL AL [Black-faced] Quailfinch O. atricollis Fray 2004, Payne & Sorenson 2007
194 Taiwan Rosefinch Carpodacus formosanus ADD AS Vinaceous Rosefinch C. vinaceus Wu et al 2011, Tietze et al 2013; cf Collar 2004

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25  Pincoya Storm Petrel Oceanites pincoyae ADD NEW Elliot’s Storm Petrel O. gracilis  Harrison et al 2013
57  Mindoro Racket-tail  Prioniturus mindorensis ADD AS Blue-crowned Racket-tail P. discurus Schweitzer et al 2012, H&M4; different clades in phylogeny
64  Lesser Sooty Owl  Tyto multipunctata ADD AS [Greater] Sooty Owl T. tenebricosa König & Weick 2009, HBW, H&M4
65  Rinjani Scops Owl  Otus jolandae ADD NEW Moluccan Scops Owl O. magicus Sangster et al 2013
67  Baja Pygmy Owl Glaucidium hoskinsii ADD AS Mountain Pygmy Owl  G. gnoma Howell and Webb 1995, König et al. 1999, HBW-5
69  Solomons Nightjar  Eurostopodus nigripennis ADD AS White-throated Nightjar E. mystacalis Cleere 2010, Dutson 2012
69  New Caledonian Nightjar  Eurostopodus exul ADD AS White-throated Nightjar E. mystacalis Cleere 2010, Dutson 2012, H&M4
69  Palau Nightjar  Caprimulgus phalaena ADD AS Grey Nightjar C. jotaka Cleere 2010. Distinct vocals on file (XC, McCauley, Pratt)
75  Green-crowned Woodnymph Thalurania fannyi DEL AL  ssp of Crowned Woodnymph  T. colombica Clinal variant (SACC 558)
98  Tepui Elaenia  Elaenia olivina  ADD AS Sierran Elaenia (E. pallatangae) Genetic data indicate that olivina is not closely related to pallatangae (Rheindt et al 2008, 2009)
98  Chilean Elaenia  Elaenia chilensis ADD AS White-crested Elaenia (E. albiceps) Ridgely & Tudor 1994, Jaramillo 2003, Rheindt et al 2009, SACC – proposal badly needed
113  Plain-breasted Earthcreeper Upucerthia jelskii DEL AL  Merge with Buff-breasted Earthcreeper U. validirostris Validirostris has priority over jelskii (SACC 572). Subspecies revision to follow.
134  Raja Ampat Pitohui Pitohui cerviniventris ADD AS [Northern] Variable Pitohui  P. kirhocephalus Dumbacher & Fleischer 2001, Dumbacher et al  2008; Dumbacher 2013 MS. Includes ssp pallidus.
134  Southern Variable Pitohui Pitohui uropygialis ADD AS [Northern] Variable Pitohui  P. kirhocephalus Dumbacher & Fleischer 2001, Dumbacher et al  2008; Dumbacher 2013 MS. Includes ssp brunneiceps, aruensis, nigripectus, meridionalis,tibialis
166  Antioquia Wren Thryophilus sernai  ADD NEW Rufous-and-white Wren (T. rufalbus)  Lara et al 2012, SACC 562
201  Sagebrush Sparrow  Artemisiospiza nevadensis ADD AS Bell’s [Sage] Sparrow Cicero & Johnson 2007, Cicero 2010, Klicka & Banks 2011, HBW 16, Cicero & Koo 2012, NACC 2013-A-8, 2013-C-3

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26  Andean Ibis Theristicus branickii  ADD  AS  Black-faced Ibis T. melanops Steinbacher 1979, Fjeldså & Krabbe 1990, Sibley & Monroe 1990, Matheu & del Hoyo 1992, Ridgely & Greenfield 2001, Viscarra 2009, Collar & Bird 2011, Clements 6, cf H&M3, HBW; SACC awaits proposal. 
 37  Junin Crake  Laterallus tuerosi  DEL  AL  Ssp of L. jamaicensis SACC 536
 38  Hawkins’s Rail  Diaphorapteryx hawkinsi  ADD  EXT  Slaty-breasted Rail Gallirallus striatus Cooper & Tennyson 2004
 67 Bermuda Saw-whet Owl  Aegolius gradyi    ADD  EXT  Northern Saw-whet Owl A. acadicus Olson 2012
 82 Sao Tome Kingfisher  Corythornis thomensis  DEL  AL  Malachite Kingfisher C. cristatus Genetic analysis does not support recognition  (Melo & Fuchs 2008)
 82 Principe Kingfisher  Corythornis nais  DEL  AL  Sao Tome Kingfisher C. thomensis  Genetic analysis does not support recognition  (Melo & Fuchs 2008)
 92 Two-banded Puffbird  Hypnelus bicinctus  ADD  AS  Russet-throated Puffbird  H.ruficollis See Rasmussen & Collar 2002, Restall 2007, HBW 7. Limited hybridization (only) reported from Maracaibo region of Venezuela and in Catatumbo lowlands of Colombia. Possibly based on misdiagnosed juvenile and immature bicinctus (Restall & Lentino, in prep). SACC needs proposal.
 96 Russet-winged Schiffornis  Schiffornis stenorhyncha  ADD  AS  Foothill Schiffornis S. aenea
Nyári 2007, Donegan et al. 2011, SACC 505, 543AB. Includes panamensis
 96 Northern Schiffornis  Schiffornis veraepacis  ADD  AS  Guianan Schiffornis S. olivacea Nyári 2007, Donegan et al. 2011, SACC 505, 543AB. Includes dumicola, rosenbergi, buckleyi?, acrophites
 96 Foothill Schiffornis  Schiffornis aenea  ADD  AS  Northern Schiffornis S. veraepacis Nyári 2007, Donegan et al. 2011, SACC 505, 543AB. Monotypic
 96 Guianan Schiffornis  Schiffornis olivacea  ADD  AS  Varzea Schiffornis S. major Nyári 2007, Donegan et al. 2011, SACC 505, 543AB. Monotypic
108 Klages’s Antbird  Drymophila klagesi  ADD  AS  Long-tailed Antbird D. caudata  Isler et al 2012, SACC 542; includes aristeguietana
108 Santa Marta Antbird  Drymophila hellmayri  ADD  AS  Klages’s Antbird D. klagesi  Isler et al 2012, SACC 542; monotypic
108 Streak-headed Antbird  Drymophila striaticeps  ADD  AS  Santa Marta Antbird D. hellmayri Chapman 1912, Isler et al 2012, SACC 542; includes occidentalis, peruviana, and boliviana [not on IOC 3.1)
110 Zeledon’s Antbird  Myrmeciza zeledoni  ADD  AS  Immaculate Antbird  M. immaculata Donegan 2012, SACC 541
154  Aguiguan Reed Warbler  Acrocephalus nijoi   ADD  AS, EXT  Saipan Reed Warbler Saitoh et al 2012
168 African Spotted Creeper  Salpornis salvadori  ADD  AS [Indian] Spotted Creeper S. spilonotus Tietze & Mertens 2010;  Rasmussen & Anderton 2012, see also HBW 13
184 Italian Sparrow  Passer italiae  ADD  AS  Spanish x House Sparrow P. hispaniolensis x P. domesticus Elgvin et al 2011, Hermansen et al 2011; increasingly recognized as an example of hybrid speciation
202 Bermuda Towhee  Pipilo naufragus  †  ADD  EXT  Eastern Towhee P. erythrophthalamus Olson & Wingate, 2012
208 Monte Yellow Finch  Sicalis mendozae  ADD  AS  Greenish Yellow Finch S. olivascens Areta et al 2012, SACC 539

IOC Version 3.2 (Oct 15, 2012)

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24  Scopoli’s Shearwater Calonectris diomedea ADD AS Streaked Shearwater (C. leucomelas) Robb & Mullarney 2008, Howell 2012, Sangster et al 2012; split from Cory’s Shearwater (C. [diomedea] borealis)
24  Bryan’s Shearwater Puffinus bryani ADD NEW Balearic Shearwater (P.mauretanicus) Pyle et al 2011, NACC 2011-C-4
35  Grey Hawk Buteo plagiatus ADD AS [Before] Grey-lined [Grey] Hawk (B. nitidus) Sibley & Monroe 1993, Millsap et al 2011, NACC Proposal 2011-A-4,2011-C-14b, SACC Proposal #523,
67  Mindanao Hawk-Owl Ninox spilocephala ADD AS Luzon [Philippine] Hawk-Owl (N. philippensis) Rasmussen et al 2012
67  Mindoro Hawk-Owl Ninox mindorensis ADD AS Mindanao Hawk-Owl (N.spilocephala) Rasmussen et al 2012
67  Romblon Hawk-Owl Ninox spilonota ADD AS Mindoro Hawk-Owl (N.mindorensis) Rasmussen et al 2012
67  Cebu Hawk-Owl Ninox rumseyi ADD NEW Romblon Hawk-Owl (N. spilonota) Rasmussen et al 2012
67  Camiguin Hawk-Owl Ninox leventisi ADD NEW Cebu Hawk-Owl (N.rumseyi) Rasmussen et al 2012
67  Sulu Hawk-Owl Ninox reyi ADD AS Camiguin Hawk-Owl (N. leventisi) Rasmussen et al 2012
 91  Spot-throated Flameback Dinopium everetti ADD  AS  Common Flameback (D. javanense) Mees 1966, Collar 2011
134  Tablas Fantail Rhipidura sauli ADD  AS Blue-headed Fantail (R. cyaniceps) Sánchez-González & Moyle 2011
134  Visayan Fantail Rhipidura albiventris ADD  AS Tablas Fantail (R. sauli) Sánchez-González & Moyle 2011
134  Visayan Blue Fantail Rhipidura samarensis ADD  AS [Mindanao] Blue Fantail (R. superciliaris) Sánchez-González & Moyle 2011
134  Philippine Pied Fantail Rhipidura nigritorquis ADD  AS [Malaysian] Pied Fantail (R. javanica) Sánchez-González & Moyle 2011
149  Trilling Tailorbird Orthotomus chloronotus ADD  AS Philippine Tailorbird (O. castaneiceps) Sheldon et al 2012
191  Jackson’s Pipit Anthus latistriatus DEL  AL African Pipit (A. cinnamomeus) Jackson’s Pipit is a dubious taxon that “is best treated pro tem as a recognizable race of African Pipit”  fide R Dowsett and D. Pearson (H&M 3, 4 draft, cf HBW)
178  Brown-streaked Flycatcher Muscicapa williamsoni ADD  AS Asian Brown Flycatcher (M. dauurica) King 1997, HBW 12, Rheindt & Eaton 2012; includes umbrosa

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18  Vietnamese Pheasant Lophura hatinhensis DEL TAX Edwards’s Pheasant Taxonomic status uncertain, but species description inadequate and hypotheses re variation in Edwards’s Pheasant unresolved  (McGowan 1994 -HBW 2/IBC, Madge & McGowan 2002, Hennache et al 2012; also Penhallurick, Rheindt, Ligon comments March 2012)
47  Scripps’s Murrelet Synthliboramphus scrippsi ADD AS Xantus’s Murrelet (S. hypoleucus) Sibley and Monroe 1993, Nettleship 1996, Birt et al 2012, NACC 2011-C-10, 2011-C-14a
58  Hocking’s Parakeet Aratinga hockingi DEL AL Mitred Parakeet (A. mitrata) SACC 473
58  Chapman’s Parakeet Aratinga alticola DEL AL Chapman’s Parakeet (A. alticola) SACC 473
70  Hispaniolan Nightjar Antrostomus ekmani ADD AS Cuban [Greater Antillean] Nightjar (A. cubanensis) Garrido and Reynard 1998, Cleere 2010, HBW 5
85  Sira Barbet Capito fitzpatricki ADD NEW Scarlet-banded Barbet (C. wallacei) Seeholzer et al 2012
86  Yellow-billed Toucanet Aulacorhynchus calorhynchus DEL AL Groove-billed Toucanet (A. sulcatus) Bonaccorso et al 2011
126  Western Quail-thrush Cinclosoma marginatum ADD AS Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush (C. castaneothorax) Toon et al 2012
126  Nullarbor Quail-thrush Cinclosoma alisteri ADD AS Cinnamon Quail-thrush (C.cinnamomeum) Toon et al 2012
126  West African Wattle-eye Platysteira hormophora ADD AS Chestnut Wattle-eye (P. castanea) Njabo et al. 2008
196  Black-fronted Warbler Setophaga nigrifrons DEL AL Audubon’s Warbler (S. auduboni) Broad clines of genetic markers suggest that nigrifrons is conspecific with auduboni (Brelsford et al 2011, Milá et al 2011,  AOU/NACC 2010-A-3)
206  Pearly-bellied Seedeater Sporophila pileata ADD AS Copper [Capped] Seedeater (S. bouvreuil) Machado & Silveira 2011, SACC 502, 517
 n/a  EXTINCT TAXA 126 SPP ADD NEW  VARIOUS SEE SPREADSHEET

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