Recent Updates

Festive Coquette ML256101871
BOW Team August 16, 2021
Over the next few weeks, the 2021 eBird Clements taxonomic update will progress.  This update, our first since the launch of the Birds of the World website, takes into account recent taxonomic knowledge on splits, lumps, name changes, and changes in the sequence of the species lists.
Northern Wheatear (Eurasian) ML204639371
BOW Team November 18, 2020
We're happy to bring you a long list of recently revised species accounts. Read on for a full list and an overview of several notable updates.
 ML206310361
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.
 ML48939001
BOW Authors June 4, 2020
This week: The smallest of North American quails; a common Accipiter from eastern and southern Africa; and a Cinclus dipper (aquatic songbird) from South America.
Gray Parrot ML134506111
BOW Authors May 28, 2020
Recent species updates include: Gray Parrot, Javan Cuckooshrike, and Canada Warbler
African Firefinch ML47426121
BOW Authors April 26, 2020
This week's round up of updated species accounts includes: The Antillean Mango (endemic to Hispaniola and Puerto Rico), the Coquerel's Coua (endemic to Madagascar), and the small and unobtrusive estrildid finch which is broadly, but patchily distributed across sub-Saharan Africa.
 ML190844141
BOW Authors April 21, 2020
Our round up of latest revisions includes: Heermann's Gull, Western Reef-Heron, Kashmir Nutracker, Rufous-vented Ground-Cuckoo, Green Manakin, Chivi Vireo, and Red-throated Loon
Black-faced Dacnis ML159751371
BOW Authors April 16, 2020
Catch up on these recently updated species accounts: White-crowned Manakin, Black-faced Dacnis, Orange Bullfinch, and Restinga Tyrannulet.
Pinyon Jay
BOW Authors April 10, 2020
Catch up on these recently updated species accounts: Pinyon Jay, Bare-faced Curassow, and Tricolored and White-winged Brushfinch.