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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40 Birder's Guide to Listing & Taxonomy | October 2016 Species Changes M. hillii Alaska Yellow Wagtail Motacilla tschutschensis, Green-headed Wagtail M. taivana, and Manchurian Wagtail M. macronyx Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola and Tibetan Wagtail M. werae Rufous-capped Warbler Basileuterus rufifrons and Chestnut- capped Warbler B. delattrii Stripe-crowned Warbler Basileuterus culicivorus, Cabanis's Warbler B. cabanisi, Golden-crowned Warbler B. auricapillus, and White-bellied Warbler B. hypoleucus Red-bellied (Slate-throated) Redstart Myioborus miniatus and Yellow-bellied Redstart M. verticalis Caribbean Bananaquit Coereba flaveola, Bahamas Bananaquit C. bahamensis, Cozumel Bananaquit C. caboti, and Continental Bananaquit C. mexicana Olive Sparrow Arremonops rufivirgatus and West Mexican Sparrow A. superciliosus Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus and Olive-backed Towhee P. macronyx Botteri's Sparrow Peucaea botterii and Peten Sparrow P. petenica Yellow-eyed Junco Junco phaeonotus, Baird's Junco J. bairdi, Chiapas Junco J. fulvescens, and Guatemalan Junco J. alticola Northern Hepatic Tanager Piranga hepatica, Highland Hepatic Tanager P. lutea, Blood-red Tanager P. haemalea, and Lowland Hepatic Tanager P. flava Flame-colored Tanager Piranga bidentata and Lafresnaye's Tanager P. sanguinolenta Yellow Grosbeak Pheucticus chrysopeplus and Orange Grosbeak P. aurantiacus Eastern Blue Bunting Cyanocompsa parellina and Western Mexico Blue Bunting C. indigotica Audubon's Oriole Icterus graduacauda and Dickey's Oriole I. dickeyae Northern House Finch Haemorhous frontalis, Mexican House Finch H. mexicanus, Guadalupe House Finch H. amplus, McGregor's House Finch H. mcgregori White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera and Two-barred Crossbill L. bifasciata Pine Siskin Spinus pinus and Chiapas Siskin S. perplexus EXTRALIMITAL LUMPS - Green Heron Butorides virescens with Striated Heron B. striata All Stilts into Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus Blackish Oystercatcher Haematopus ater and Black Oyster- catcher H. bachmani Himalayan Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus and Oriental Cuckoo C. optatus Eurasian Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus and American Three-toed Woodpecker P. dorsalis La Sagra's Flycatcher Myiarchus sagrae and Lucayan Flycatcher M. lucaysiensis Loggerhead Kingbird Tyrannus caudifasciatus, Puerto Rican Kingbird T. taylori, and Hispaniolan Kingbird T. gabbii White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus, Bermuda Vireo V. bermudianus, and Veracruz Vireo V. perquisitor Plumbeous Vireo Vireo plumbeus and Notable Vireo V. montanus Cassin's Vireo Vireo cassinii and San Lucas Vireo V. lucasanus Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus and Chivi Vireo V. chivi Green Jay Cyanocorax luxuosus and Inca jay C. yncas Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri and Blue-crested Jay C. coronata Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma woodhouseii and Sumichrast's Scrub-Jay A. sumichrasti American Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris, Atlas Horned Lark E.atlas, Caucasian Horned Lark E. penicillata, Himalayan Horned Lark E. longirostris, Shore Lark E. flava, and Steppe Horned Lark E. brandti Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis and Ridgway's Rough-winged Swallow S. ridgwayi Gray-headed Chickadee Poecile cinctus and Alaska Chickadee P. lathami Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla and Grand Bahama Nuthatch S. insularis Northern Rock Wren Salpinctes obsoletus and Central American Rock Wren S. guttatus Sedge Wren Cistothoru stellaris, Pampas Wren C. platensis, Grass Wren C. elegans, , Austral Wren C. hornensis, Tucumán Wren C. tucumanus, Puna Wren C. minimus, Junín Wren C. graminicola, Páramo Wren C. aequatorialis, and Venezuelan Wren C. alticola Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus and White-browed Wren T. albinucha Northern Cactus Wren Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus and Cape Cactus Wren C. affinis American Dipper Cinclus mexicanus and Costa Rican Dipper C. ardesiacus Red-spotted Bluethroat Luscinia svecica, White-spotted Bluethroat L. cyanecula, and Turkish Bluethroat L. magna Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe, and Seebohm's Wheatear O. seebohmi White-throated Thrush Turdus assimilis and Dagua Thrush T. daguae American Robin Turdus migratorius and San Lucas Robin T. confinis Western Red-legged Thrush Turdus plumbeus and Eastern Red- legged Thrush T. ardosiaceus LeConte's Thrasher Toxostoma lecontei and Vizcaino or Rosalia Thrasher T. arenicola Bahama Mockingbird Mimus gundlachii and Hill's Mockingbird

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