Updates & Corrections: July 2007


p. 13     Insert new entry between Wilson’s Storm-Petrel and White-vented Storm-Petrel: New Zealand Storm-Petrel Oceanites maorianus
New Zealand (Little Barrier Is.; rediscovered in 2003)
p. 19     Family: Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bittern—63)

Change number of species in Ardeidae from 63 to 62

p. 26      Black-necked Swan, Cygnus melanocoryphus”   

Change spelling of species name to melancoryphus

p. 48     Bonelli’s Eagle, Aquilafasciatus

Change fasciatus to fasciata

p. 48     Booted Eagle, Aquila pennatus

Change pennatus to pennata

p. 57      Blue Grouse, Dendragapus obscurus

Change English name to Dusky Grouse
(remaining entry is correct)

p. 58     Siberian Grouse, Dendragapus falcipennis

Move to p. 57, immediately preceding Dusky Grouse

p. 264     African Broadbill, Smithornis capensis
Delete upper of two duplicate entries for

S. c. medianus and its range; proper sequence is as follows:

S. c. delacouri
S. c. camarunensis
S. c. albigularis
S. c. meinertzhageni
S. c. medianus
S. c. suahelicus
S. c. conjunctus
S. c. cryptoleucus
S. c. capensis

p. 340
    Plain-capped Ground-Tyrant, Muscisaxicola alpinus

Delete entry for M. a. griseus (see Taczanowski’s Ground-Tyrant, M. griseus, p. 339)

p. 364     Long-billed Pipit, Anthus similis

Change erroneous double-entry for A. s. dewittei to the following single entry: A. s. dewittei (moco, hallae) Highlands of e DRCongo, sw Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Angola

p. 469     Northern Fantail, Rhipidura rufiventris

Delete second of two entries for both R. r. tenkatei and R. r. gularis; change range of first entry for gularis to read as follows: “New Guinea, Yapen I., and n Torres Strait (Boigu I.)”

p. 479
    Shining Flycatcher, Myiagra alecto

Delete second of two entries for M. a. wardelli; change range of first to read as follows: “Trans-Fly of se New Guinea, Torres Strait, and n, e Queensland s to Moreton Bay”

p. 529     Tufted Titmouse, Baeolophus bicolor

Delete subspecies entries; range of “B. b. bicolor” applies to the entire Tufted Titmouse

p. 529     Black-crested Titmouse, Baeolophus atricristatus

Add three subspecies entries, as follows:

B. a. paloduro (dysleptus) Texas panhandle and sw Oklahoma; sw Texas and nw  Coahuila

B. a. sennetti Central and s Texas (s to Brooks County, west to Terrell County)

B. a. atricristatus S Texas and ne Mexico (ne Coahuila and Tamaulipas to s Veracruz)

p. 557
    Dusky Myzomela, Myzomela obscura

Delete second of two entries for M. o. fumata; change range of first to read as follows: “S New Guinea (Vogelkop to Port Moresby), Boigu and Saibai islands (n Torres Strait)”

p. 579     Spangled Drongo, Dicrurus bracteatus

Delete second of two entries for D. b. carbonarius; change range of first to read as follows: “Aru Is., New Guinea (incl. n Torres Strait), Louisiade Arch., D’Entrecasteaux Arch.”

p. 626     (Line 1) delete duplicate entry for F. c. balearica (entry on p. 625 is correct)
p. 699
    New Zealand Storm-Petrel, Oceanites maorianus

Delete from list of extinct species (see new entry for p. 13)

p. 699
    Labrador Duck, Camptorhynchus labradorius

Change date last seen from 1975 to 1875

p. 700     Great Auk, Pinguinus impennis

Change range to “islands of North Atlantic Ocean;” change date last seen to 1844