Bird Species New to Science (2011- 2005)

Here is the quick list of new bird species, subspecies and genus described to science (2011- 2005).

 


Year 2011

Species:

Mentocrex beankaensis Goodman, Raherilalao et Block, 2011
Tsingy Wood Rail (Family: Rallidae), synonymum Canirallus beankaensis

Puffinus bryani Pyle, Welch et Fleischer, 2011
Bryan’s Shearwater ((Family: Procellariidae)

Turdus sanchezorum J. P. O’Neill, D. F. Lane et L. N. Naka, 2011
Varzea Thrush (Family: Turdidae)
Varzea Thrush Turdus sanchezorum is split from Spectacled Thrush T.nudigenis (O’Niell et al 2011)

Heliangelus (viola) splendidus Weller, 2011
Sunangel (Family: Trochilidae)

Subspecies:

Anser albifrons sponsa Banks, 2011 (Family: Anatidae)
Chordeiles nacunda coryi Agne & Pacheco, 2011 (Family: Caprimulgidae)
Heliangelus regalis johnsoni Graves, GR, Lane, O’Neill & Valqui, 2011 (Family: Trochilidae)
Amytornis modestus raglessi Black, 2011 (Family: Maluridae)
Amytornis modestus curnamona Black, 2011 (Family: Maluridae)
Minla cyanouroptera wirthi (Collar, 2011) (Family: Leiothrichidae)
Turdus lherminieri montserrati Zuccon, 2011 (Family: Turdidae)
Oenanthe lugens warriae Shirihai & Kirwan, 2011 (Family: Muscicapidae)

Genus:

Artemisiospiza Klicka & Banks, 2011
(Family: Emberizidae)


Year 2010

Species:

Scytalopus petrophilus B. M. Whitney, M. F. de Vasconcelos, L. F. Silveira et J. F. Pacheco, 2010
Rock Tapaculo (Family: Rhinocryptidae)

Grallaria fenwickorum Barrera et Bartels, 2010
Urrao Antpitta (Family: Grallariidae) Grallaria urraoensis

Buteo socotraensis Porter et Kirwan, 2010
Socotra Buzzard (Family: Accipitridae)

Laniarius willardi Voelker, Outlaw, Reddy, Tobler, Bates, Hackett, Kahindo, Marks, Peterhans et Gnoske, 2010 (2009), Auk 126 p.???
Willard’s Sooty Boubou (Family: Malaconotidae)

Subspecies:

Pterodroma brevipes magnificens Bretagnolle & Shirihai, 2010 (Family: Procellariidae)
Coenocorypha aucklandica perseverance Miskelly & Baker, AJ, 2010 (Family: Scolopacidae)
Amazilia amazilia azuay Krabbe & Ridgely, 2010 (Family: Trochilidae)
Scytalopus opacus androstictus Krabbe & Cadena, 2010, Zootaxa 2354 p.63 (Family: Rhinocryptidae)
Crateroscelis robusta diamondi Beehler & Prawiradilaga, 2010 (Family: Acanthizidae)
Pachycare flavogriseum lecroyae Beehler & Prawiradilaga, 2010 (Family: Acanthizidae)
Anisognathus lacrymosus yariguierum Donegan & Avendaño-C, 2010 (Family: Thraupidae)

Genus:

Pseudasthenes Derryberry et al 2010 (Family: Furnariidae)
Four related species of Asthenes separated to Pseudasthenes (Derryberry et al. 2010, SACC 432)

Drymotoxeres Claramunt, Derryberry, Chesser, Aleixo & Brumfield, 2010 (Family: Furnariidae)


Year 2009

Species:

Loxia sinesciuris Benkman, Smith, Keenan, Parchman et Santisteban, 2009
South Hills Crossbill (Family: Fringillidae)

Phylloscopus calciatilis Alström, Davidson, Duckworth, Eames, Le, Nguyen, Olsson, Robson et Timmins, 2009 – Seicercus calciatilis , Ibis 152["2010"] p.[145],159
Limestone Leaf Warbler (Family: Phylloscopidae)

Pycnonotus hualon Woxvold, Duckworth et Timmins, 2009, Forktail 25 p.2
Bare-faced Bulbul (Family: Pycnonotidae)

Scepomycter rubehoensis Bowie, Fjeldså et Kiure 2009, Ibis 151 p.709,716 fig.2
Rubeho Warbler (Family: Cisticolidae)

Synallaxis beverlyae Hilty et Ascanio, 2009, Auk 126 p.485,486
Rio Orinoco Spinetail (Family: Furnariidae)

Vermivora cyanoptera Olson et Reveal, 2009, WilsonJ.Orn. 121 p.620
Blue-winged Warbler (Family: Parulidae)

Thalurania nigricapilla Valdés-Velásquez et Schuchmann 2009
Black-capped Woodnymph (Family: Trochilidae)

Subspecies:

Buteo polyosoma fjeldsai Cabot, J & de Vries, 2009 (Family: Accipitridae)
Batrachostomus moniliger roonwali Dutta, 2009 (Family: Podargidae)
Heliangelus amethysticollis apurimacensis Weller, 2009 (Family: Trochilidae)
Grallaria milleri gilesi Salaman, Donegan & Prys-Jones, 2009, BBOC 129 p.5 (Family: Grallariidae)
Dendrocitta vagabunda behni Steinheimer, 2009 (Family: Corvidae)
Zoothera dauma iriomotensis Nishiumi & Morioka, 2009 (Family: Turdidae)
Serinus estherae chaseni Kinzelbach, Dickinson & Somadikarta, 2009, BBOC 129 p.63 (Family: Fringillidae)
Loxia curvirostra sinesciuris Benkman, 2009, Condor 111 p.171 (Family: Fringillidae)

Genus:

Geocerthia Chesser & Claramunt, 2009 (Family: Furnariidae)
Nephelomyias Ohlson, Fjeldså & Ericson, 2009 (Family: Tyrannidae)
Sinosuthora Penhallurick & Robson, CR, 2009 (Family: Sylviidae)
Manucerthia Pratt, 2009 (Family: Fringillidae)


Year 2008

Species:

Foudia delloni Cheke et Hume, 2008
Réunion Fody (Family: Ploceidae)

Oceanodroma monteiroi Bolton, Smith, Gómez-Díaz, Friesen, Medeiros, Bried, Roscales et Furness, 2008, Ibis p.717,722 – Thalobata monteiroi
Monteiro’s Storm Petrel (Family: Hydrobatidae)
Monteiro’s Storm Petrel is a newly described cryptic species of “Band-rumped” Storm Petrel (Bolton, Smith, Gómez-Diaz, Friesen, Medeiros, Bried, Roscales & Furness, 2008);

Phyllomyias weedeni Herzog, Kessler et Balderrama, 2008, Auk 125 FrontCover,backofFrontCover,p.265,266
Yungas Tyrannulet (Family: Tyrannidae)
Phyllomyias weedeni is a newly described species most closely related to P. fasciatus (Herzog et al. 2008, SACC 364)

Phylloscopus occisinensis Martens, 2008, Vert.Zool. 58 no.2 p.234,236,239,246,248
Alpine Leaf Warbler (Family: Phylloscopidae)
Phylloscopus occisinensis is split from Tickell’s Leaf Warbler P.affinis (Martens et al 2008)

Stachyris nonggangensis Zhou et Jiang, 2008, Auk 125 p.420,421
Nonggang Babbler (Family: Timaliidae)

Stiphrornis pyrrholaemus Schmidt et Angehr, 2008, Zootaxa 1850 p.27,29 fig.2,3,4
Olive-backed Forest Robin (Family: Muscicapidae)

Zosterops gibbsi Dutson, 2008, Ibis p.698,699
Vanikoro White-eye (Family: Zosteropidae)

Zosterops somadikartai Indrawan, Rasmussen et Sunarto, 2008, WilsonJ.Orn. 120 p.3,
Togian White-eye (Family: Zosteropidae)

Subspeces:

Arborophila gingica guangxiensis Zhou, F & Jiang, AW, 2008 (Family: Phasianidae)
Grus grus archibaldi Ilyashenko, 2008, Russ.Orn.J. 17 p.562 (Family: Gruidae)
Numenius phaeopus rogachevae Tomkovich, 2008, Zool.J.[Russ.] 87 no.9 p.1097 (Family: Scolopacidae)
Pyrrhura amazonum lucida Arndt, 2008, Papageien[Arndt] 21 p.278,279 (Family: Psittacidae)
Pyrrhura roseifrons dilutissima Arndt, 2008, Papageien[Arndt] 21 p.280 (Family: Psittacidae)
Pyrrhura roseifrons parvifrons Arndt, 2008, Papageien[Arndt] 21 p.279 (Family: Psittacidae)
Bubo virginianus pinorum Dickerman & Johnson, AB, 2008 (Family: Strigidae)
Caprimulgus longirostris pedrolimai Grantsau, 2008 (Family: Caprimulgidae)
Grallaricula nana hallsi Donegan, 2008, BBOC 128 p.161 (Family: Grallariidae)
Grallaricula nana nanitaea Donegan, 2008, BBOC 128 p.164 (Family: Grallariidae)
Scytalopus griseicollis gilesi Donegan & Avendaño-C, 2008 (Family: Rhinocryptidae)
Amytornis merrotsyi pedleri Christidis, Horton & Norman, 2008 (Family: Maluridae)
Coracina papuensis rothschildi Kok, 2008 (Family: Campephagidae)
Cyanistes teneriffae hedwigae (Dietzen, Garcia-del-Rey, Castro & Wink, 2008) (Family: Paridae)
Tesia olivea chiangmaiensis Renner et al 2008 (Family: Cettiidae)
Phylloscopus affinis perflavus Martens, J, Sun & Päckert, 2008 (Family: Phylloscopidae)
Prinia burnesii nepalicola Baral, Basnet, Chaudhary, B, Chaudhary, H, Giri & Som, 2008 (Family: Cisticolidae)
Stiphrornis erythrothorax pyrrholaemus Schmidt & Angehr, 2008 (Family: Muscicapidae)
Arremonops conirostris pastazae Krabbe & Stejskal, 2008 (Family: Emberizidae)
Nesospiza acunhae fraseri Ryan, PG, 2008 (Family: Thraupidae)

Genus:

Eleoscytalopus Maurício et al 2008 (Family: Rhinocryptidae)

Oreolais Nguembock, Fjeldså, Couloux, Cruaud & Pasquet, 2008 (Family: Cisticolidae)
Separate Black-collared Apalis and Ruwenzori Apalis from Apalis to Oreolais; related to Urolais, Schistolais and Artisornis (Nguembock et al 2008).

Parkesia Sangster, 2008 (Family: Parulidae)
Northern and Louisiana Waterthrushes are not closely related to the Ovenbird Seiurus of NA, moved to own genus Parkesia (NACC 2010)

Leiothlypis Sangster, 2008 (Family: Parulidae)
Separate 6 species of Oreothlypis {previously Vermivora) to Leiothlypis (Lovette et al 2010, SACC 453)


Year 2007

Species:

Atlapetes blancae Donegan, 2007, BBOC 127 p.257
Antioquia Brush Finch (Family: Passerellidae)

Cnipodectes superrufus Lane, Servat, Valqui, et Lambert, 2007
Rufous Twistwing (Family: Tyrannidae)

Cyanistes (teneriffae) hedwigii Dietzen, García del Rey, Delgado Castro et Wink, 2007
Gran Canaria Blue Tit (Family: Paridae)

Eriocnemis isabellae Cortes, Ortega, Mazariegos-Hurtado et Weller, 2007
Gorgeted Puffleg (Family: Trochilidae)

Formicivora grantsaui Gonzaga, Carvalhaes et Buzzetti, 2007
Sincora Antwren (Family: Thamnophilidae)

Melipotes carolae Beehler, Prawiradilaga, Fretes et Kemp, 2007
Wattled Smoky Honeyeater (Family: Meliphagidae)

Scytalopus diamantinensis Bornschein, Mauricio, Belmont-Lopes, Mata et Bonatto, 2007
Diamantina Tapaculo (Family: Rhinocryptidae)

Serpophaga griseicapilla Straneck, 2007
Grey-crowned Tyrannulet (Family: Tyrannidae)
Grey-crowned Tyrannulet is a newly described species with distinctive vocalization and confused taxonomic history (SACC 419)

Subspecies:

Asio flammeus cubensis Garrido, 2007 (Family: Strigidae)

Genus:

Rigidipenna Cleere et al 2007 (Family: Podargidae)
DNA analyses support separation of Podargus inexpectatus to a monotypic genus Rigidipenna (Cleere, Kratter, Steadman, Braun, Huddleston, Filardi, & Dutson, 2007, BLI, TOL)

Tarphonomus Chesser & Brumfield, 2007 (Family: Furnariidae)
Move Bolivia Earthcreeper and Chaco Earthcreeper from Upucerthia to Tarphonomus (Chesser & Brumfield, 2007, SACC 323)

Willisornis Agne & Pacheco, 2007 (Family: Thamnophilidae)
Separate Scale-backed Antbird from Hylophylax to new genus Willisornis (Brumfield et al 2007, Agne & Pacheco 2007, SACC 495)


Year 2006

Species:

Aratinga hockingi Arndt 2006
Hocking’s Parakeet (Family: Psittacidae)

Batis crypta Fjeldså, Bowie et Kiure 2006
Dark Batis (Family: Platysteiridae)

Horeites haddeni (LeCroy et Barker 2006) – Cettia haddeni
Bougainville Bush Warbler (Family: Cettiidae)

Liocichla bugunorum Athreya, 2006
Bugun Liocichla (Family: Leiothrichidae)

Loriculus camiguinensis Tello, Degner, Bates et Willard, 2006
Camiguin Hanging Parrot (Family: Psittacidae)

Ninox dubiosa Weick, 2006
Dubious Hawk Owl (Family: Strigidae)

Scytalopus notorius Raposo, Stopiglia, Loskot et Kirwan, 2006
Serra do Mar Tapaculo (Family: Rhinocryptidae)

Nyctanassa carcinocatactes Olson & Wingate, 2006
Bermuda Night Heron (Family: Ardeidae) — Extinct Species

Subspecies:

Aratinga mitrata chlorogenys Arndt, 2006 (Family: Psittacidae)
Aratinga mitrata tucumana Arndt, 2006 (Family: Psittacidae)
Caprimulgus longirostris mochaensis Cleere, 2006 (Family: Caprimulgidae)
Coeligena lutetiae albimaculata Sanchez Oses, 2006 (Family: Trochilidae)
Periparus ater eckodedicatus (Martens, J, Tietze & Sun, 2006) (Family: Paridae)
Regulus regulus ellenthalerae Päckert, Dietzen, Martens, J, Wink & Kvist, 2006 (Family: Regulidae)
Luscinia cyane nechaevi Red’kin, 2006 (Family: Muscicapidae)
Atlapetes latinuchus yariguierum Donegan & Huertas, 2006 (Family: Emberizidae)

Genus:

Alipiopsitta Caparroz & Pacheco, 2006 (Family: Psittacidae)

Epinecrophylla Isler, ML & Brumfield, 2006 (Family: Thamnophilidae)
Epinecrophylla includes eight species separated from Myrmotherula (Isler et al. 2006, SACC 275)

Robsonius Collar, 2006 (Family: Pellorneidae)
Genus transferred from Timaliidae to new babbler family Pellorneidae

Cantorchilus Mann, NI, Barker, Graves, JA, Dingess-Mann & Slater, PJB, 2006 (Family: Troglodytidae)


Year 2005

Species:

Jabouilleia naungmungensis Rappole, Renner, Shwe et Sweet, 2005
Naung Mung Scimitar Babbler (Family: Pellorneidae)

Polioptila clementsi B. M. Whitney et J. A. Alonso, 2005
Iquitos Gnatcatcher (Family: Polioptilidae)

Scytalopus pachecoi Mauricio, 2005
Planalto Tapaculo (Family: Rhinocryptidae)

Scytalopus rodriguezi Krabbe, Salaman, Cortes, Quevedo, Ortega et Cadena, 2005
Upper Magdalena Tapaculo (Family: Rhinocryptidae)

Scytalopus stilesi Cuervo, Cadena, Krabbe et Renjifo, 2005
Stiles’s Tapaculo (Family: Rhinocryptidae)

Subspecies:

Lagopus muta gerasimovi Red’kin, 2005 Phasianidae)
Pachyptila crassirostris flemingi Tennyson & Bartle, 2005 (Family: Procellariidae)
Xiphorhynchus fuscus pintoi Longmore & Silveira, 2005 (Family: Furnariidae)
Iduna pallida alulensis (Ash, Pearson, DJ & Bensch, 2005) (Family: Acrocephalidae)
Sylvia melanocephala valverdei Cabot, J & Urdiales, 2005 (Family: Sylviidae)
Rhinomyias gularis kamlae Leh, 2005 (Family: Muscicapidae)

Genus:

Eremopsaltria Kirwan & Gregory, 2005 (Family: Fringillidae)


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