Updates: Cuckoos, Cormorant, Cotinga, and lots more

BOW Authors August 4, 2020

This week we have a long list of species profile updates to report. Species such as the metallic burgundy Pompadour Cotinga; the striking Sangkar White-eye; and the plump, orange-crowned Wrenthrush just received new treatments by our global editorial team. We regularly updates accounts with the latest science; updated range maps; representative photos, videos, and sounds; and of course, the latest taxonomy. Click on a species below to view the whole account. (Not a subscriber yet? Take advantage of our TryBOW coupon code to receive a 10% introductory discount).

 

Extent of Revision Species Authors
Full Elegant Quail (Callipepla douglasii) David E. Brown and Jennifer M. Gee
Great Spotted Cuckoo (Clamator glandarius) Robert B. Payne, Ernest Garcia, Peter F. D. Boesman, and Nárgila Moura
Klaas’s Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx klaas) Robert B. Payne, Peter F. D. Boesman, and Nárgila Moura
Full Least Seedsnipe (Thinocorus rumicivorus) Sarah Toner
Peruvian Diving-Petrel (Pelecanoides garnotii) Carles Carboneras, Francesc Jutglar, Guy M. Kirwan, and Logan Kahle
Full Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) Raymond C. Telfair II and Michael L. Morrison
Full Malabar Gray Hornbill (Ocyceros griseus) Divya Mudappa and T. R. Shankar Raman
Full White-headed Woodpecker (Dryobates albolarvatus) Jeffrey M. Kozma, Teresa J. Lorenz, Martin G. Raphael, Kimball L. Garrett, and Rita D. Dixon
Pompadour Cotinga (Xipholena punicea) David Snow, Arnau Bonan, Sabrina Aeluro, Guy M. Kirwan, and Andrew J. Spencer
Yellow-billed Tit-Tyrant (Anairetes flavirostris) John W. Fitzpatrick, Andrew J. Spencer, and Kyra Leonardi
Full Blackish Pewee (Contopus nigrescens) Thomas S. Schulenberg and Andrew J. Spencer
Full Tylas Vanga (Tylas eduardi) Satoshi Yamagishi, Masahiko Nakamura, and Thomas S. Schulenberg
Full Red-shouldered Vanga (Calicalicus rufocarpalis) Satoshi Yamagishi, Masahiko Nakamura, Arnau Bonan, and Thomas S. Schulenberg
Full Nuthatch-Vanga (Hypositta corallirostris) Satoshi Yamagishi, Masahiko Nakamura, David Christie, and Thomas S. Schulenberg
Full Crossley’s Vanga (Mystacornis crossleyi) Nigel Collar, Craig Robson, and Thomas S. Schulenberg
Tropical Boubou (Laniarius major) Hilary Fry, Nárgila Moura, and Peter F. D. Boesman
Full Rufous-tailed Lark (Ammomanes phoenicura) Kulbushansingh Suryawanshi and Per Alström
Northern Crombec (Sylvietta brachyura) David Pearson, Guy M. Kirwan, Nárgila Moura, and Peter F. D. Boesman
Barratt’s Warbler (Bradypterus barratti) David Pearson, Peter F. D. Boesman, and Nárgila Moura
Greater Striped Swallow (Cecropis cucullata) Angela Turner, Peter F. D. Boesman, and Nárgila Moura
Charlotte’s Bulbul (Iole charlottae) Wich’yanan Limparungpatthanakij, Lincoln Fishpool, and Joe Tobias
Full Aldabra White-eye (Zosterops aldabrensis) Nárgila Moura and Peter F. D. Boesman
Indian White-eye (Zosterops palpebrosus) Wich’yanan Limparungpatthanakij and Bas van Balen
Full Sangkar White-eye (Zosterops melanurus) Panji G. Akbar and Bas van Balen
Full Banasura Laughingthrush (Montecincla jerdoni) Praveen J.
Full Long-billed Gnatwren (Ramphocaenus melanurus) Harold F. Greeney, Jonathan L. Atwood, Susannah Lerman, and Andrew J. Spencer
Ashy Flycatcher (Fraseria caerulescens) Barry Taylor, Peter F. D. Boesman, and Nárgila Moura
Madanga (Madanga ruficollis) Bas van Balen
Slaty Brushfinch (Atlapetes schistaceus) Alvaro Jaramillo, Josep del Hoyo, Nigel Collar, and Guy M. Kirwan
Full Wrenthrush (Zeledonia coronata) Gates Dupont, Jon Curson, and Andrew J. Spencer
Bahama Oriole (Icterus northropi) Aiman Raza, Matthew Kane, and Kevin Omland

*A full account revision has been fully updated with recent literature and media.

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