unanswered Japan List Updated to IOC

4 years 11 months ago #1194 by Mike Prince
We have just updated the Japan list on BUBO Listing following an update of the underlying taxonomy to the latest version of IOC. There were several changes and we have applied most of these automatically, but you will want to check your lists for newly available species.

In particular the following species from the old list are no longer recognised as full species. We have automatically updated existing lists to use the new lumped taxon:
Mongolian Gull Larus mongolicus
Heuglin's Gull Larus heuglini
Ryukyu Green Pigeon Treron riukiuensis
Japanese Skylark Alauda japonica
Gray's Warbler Locustella fasciolata
Siberian Stonechat Saxicola maurus
Ryukyu Flycatcher Ficedula owstoni
Black-backed Wagtail Motacilla lugens

Species newly available, and thus you may want to add some of these if you have seen them, are:
Black Swan Cygnus atratus
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
Bermuda Petrel Pterodroma cahow
Trindade Petrel Pterodroma arminjoniana
Pink-footed Shearwater Puffinus creatopus
Bryan's Shearwater Puffinus bryani
Newell's Shearwater Puffinus newelli
Grey-backed Storm Petrel Garrodia nereis
Javan Pond Heron Ardeola speciosa
Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Slaty-breasted Rail Gallirallus striatus
Corn Crake Crex crex
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
European Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Razorbill Alca torda
Guadalupe Murrelet Synthliboramphus hypoleucus
Spotted Dove Spilopelia chinensis
Philippine Cuckoo-Dove Macropygia tenuirostris
Pacific Long-tailed Cuckoo Urodynamis taitensis
Uniform Swiftlet Aerodramus vanikorensis
Edible-nest Swiftlet Aerodramus fuciphagus
Silver-backed Needletail Hirundapus cochinchinensis
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba
Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher Ceyx erithaca
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug
Monk Parakeet Myiopsitta monachus
Black-naped Monarch Hypothymis azurea
Taiwan Blue Magpie Urocissa caerulea
Yellow-bellied Tit Pardaliparus venustulus
Eurasian Crag Martin Ptyonoprogne rupestris
Manchurian Bush Warbler Horornis borealis
Yellow-streaked Warbler Phylloscopus armandii
Kamchatka Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus examinandus
Japanese Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus xanthodryas
Claudia's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus claudiae
Sulphur-breasted Warbler Phylloscopus ricketti
Blunt-winged Warbler Acrocephalus concinens
Baikal Bush Warbler Locustella davidi
Masked Laughingthrush Garrulax perspicillatus
White-browed Laughingthrush Garrulax sannio
White-eared Sibia Heterophasia auricularis
Javan Myna Acridotheres javanicus
Rufous-bellied Niltava Niltava sundara
Zappey's Flycatcher Cyanoptila cumatilis
Verditer Flycatcher Eumyias thalassinus
Blue-fronted Redstart Phoenicurus frontalis
Plumbeous Water Redstart Phoenicurus fuliginosus
White-throated Bush Chat Saxicola insignis
Stejneger's Stonechat Saxicola stejnegeri
Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris
Rosy Pipit Anthus roseatus
Myrtle Warbler Setophaga coronata

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