Birder's Guide

OCT 2016

Birder's Guide is the American Birding Association's newest publication. Each issue focuses on a key subject, providing tips from experienced birders on a wide variety of topics like Travel, Listing & Taxonomy, Gear, and Conservation & Community.

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39 October 2016 | Birder's Guide to Listing & Taxonomy Barred Owl Strix varia and Cinereous Owl S. sartorii Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa and Lapland Owl S. lapponica Ferruginous Pygmy Owl Glaucidium brasilianum, Ridgway's Pygmy-Owl G. ridgwayi, and Tucuman Pygmy-Owl G. tucumanum Long-eared Owl Asio otus and American Long-eared Owl A. wilsonianus Northern Black Swift Cypseloides borealis, Central American Black Swift C. costaricensis, and Caribbean Black Swift C. niger Vaux's Swift Chaetura vauxi, Yucatan Swift C. gaumeri, Richmond's Swift C. richmondi, and Ashy-tailed Swift C. andrei Green-breasted Mango Anthracothorax prevostii and Ecuadorian Mango A. iridescens Magnificent Hummingbird Eugenes fulgens and Admirable Hummingbird E. spectabilis Broad-billed Hummingbird Cynanthus latirostris, Doubleday's Hummingbird C. doubledayi, and Lawrence's Hummingbird C. lawrencei Coppery-tailed Trogon Trogon ambiguus and Elegant Trogon T. elegans Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops and African Hoopoe U. africana Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus and San Lucas Woodpecker M.angustifrons Golden-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes aurifrons and Velasquez's Woodpecker M. santacruzi Ivory-billed Woodpecker Campephilus principalis and Cuban Ivory-billed Woodpecker C. bairdii American Kestrel Falco sparverius and Cuban Kestrel F. sparveroides American Merlin Falco columbarius and Eurasian Merlin F. aesalon Monk Parakeet Myiopsitta monachus and Cliff Parakeet M. luchsi Green Parakeet Psittacara holochlorus, Socorro Parakeet P. brevipes, and Red-throated Parakeet P. rubritorquis Greenish Elaenia Myiopagis viridicata and West Mexican Elaenia M. minima Northern Tufted Flycatcher Mitrephanes phaeocercus and Costa Rican Tufted Flycatcher M. aurantiiventris Cuban Pewee Contopus caribaeus and Bahaman Pewee C. bahamensis Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans and White-winged Phoebe S. latirostris Vermillion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus, Galápagos Vermillion Flycatcher P. nanus, and San Cristóbal Vermilion Flycatcher P. dubius Nutting's Flycatcher Myiarchus nuttingi and Ridgway's Flycatcher M. flavidior harrisi Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis, Chilean Rail L. salinasi, and Junin Rail L. tuerosi Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyria, Black-backed Swamphen, P. indicus Gray-headed Swamphen P. poliocephalus, Philippine Swamphen P. pulverulentus, Australian Swamphen P. melanotus, and African Swamphen P. madagascariensis Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata, Hawaiian Gallinule G. sandvicensis, and Altiplano Gallinule G. garmani Northern Limpkin Aramus pictus and Southern Limpkin A. guarauna Black-necked Stilt Himantopus mexicanus, Hawaiian Stilt H. knudseni, and White-backed Stilt H. melanurus Mongolian Plover Charadrius mongolus and Black-fronted Plover P. atrifrons Great Skua Stercorarius skua and Brown Skua S. antarcticus Pigeon Guillemot Cepphus columba and Kurile Guillemot C. snowi Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus, Cape Gull L. vetula, Kerguelen Kelp Gull L. judithae, Malagasy Kelp Gull L. melisandae Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus and Heuglin's Gull L. heuglini Black Noddy Anous minutus and Hawaiian Noddy A. melanogenys Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica and Australian Gull-billed Tern G. macrotarsa Eurasian Black Tern Chlidonias niger and American Black Tern C. surinamensis Black Skimmer Rynchops niger and Amazonian Skimmer R. cinerascens Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata, Viosca Pigeon P. vioscae, and White-necked Pigeon P. albilinea Eurasian Collared-dove Streptopelia decaocto and Burmese Collared-dove S. xanthocycla Eastern Spotted Dove Streptopelia chinensis and Western Spotted Dove S. suratensis Western Barn-Owl Tyto alba, Eastern Barn-Owl T. delicatula, American Barn-Owl T. furcata, Curaçao Barn-Owl T. bargei, Lesser Antilles Barn-Owl T. insularis, Galapagos Barn-Owl T. punctatissima, Cape Verde Barn-Owl T. detorta, São Tomé Barn-Owl T. thomensis, and Boang Barn-Owl T. crassirostris Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus and Magellanic Horned Owl B. magellanicus Northern Hawk-Owl Surnia ulula and American Hawk-Owl S. caparoch Southern Burrowing Owl Athene cunicularia and Northern Burrowing Owl A. floridana Mottled Owl Strix virgate, Mexican Wood Owl S. squamulata, and Atlantic Forest Owl S. borelliana

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