Following on from our recent updates to the Clements Checklist, we have now updated the IOC World List to the recently released v2.9. Of most interest to listers will be the 15 new species added:

  • Tsingy Wood Rail Canirallus beankaensis
  • Black-banded Fruit Dove Ptilinopus alligator
  • Blue-moustached Bee-eater Merops mentalis
  • Whitely's Toucanet Aulacorhynchus whitelianus
  • Bronze-winged Woodpecker Colaptes aeruginosus
  • Xingu Scale-backed Antbird Willisornis vidua
  • Northern Fiscal Lanius humeralis
  • Mexican Jay Aphelocoma wollweberi
  • Montane Tiny Greenbul Phyllastrephus albigula
  • Sakhalin Grasshopper Warbler Locustella amnicola
  • Sao Tome White-eye Zosterops feae
  • Philippine Magpie-Robin Copsychus mindanensis
  • Orange-tufted Spiderhunter Arachnothera flammifera
  • Pale Spiderhunter Arachnothera dilutior
  • Masked Cardinal Paroaria nigrogenis

As always, BUBO Listing will alert you to any updates you need to make because of this. For details about how to do these, see how taxonomic updates are handled in BUBO Listing.