Birder's Guide

OCT 2017

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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1 October 2017 | Birder's Guide to Listing & Taxonomy B I R D E R ' S G U I D E T O L I S T I N G & T A X O N O M Y O C T O B E R 2 0 1 7 • V o l . 2 9 , N o. 3 Correspondence From the President Jeffrey A. Gordon From the Editor Mich A el l . P. r etter About the Contributors Articles Introducing the American Ornithological Society P A ul h ess The Story and Strategy of a Record-Breaking Big Day in Amazonia s e A n M. Willi AM s My Biggest Year Ar JA n d WA rshuis A Little Big Day in Mexico s teve n . G. h o W ell & Jon A th A n v A r GA s ABA Checklist Committee Update: Adding "Hawaii-only" Species Peter Pyle Check-list Supplement Redux, v. 2017 Mich A el l . P. r etter 2016 Listing Snapshot Listing Central Update Gre G n eise On the cover: Alex Warnick created the wonderful artwork on this issue's cover. It depicts an array of birds for which taxonomic fortunes have changed this year. Birder's Guide to Listing & Taxonomy aims to explain these changes in straightforward language. 1 • "Kumlien's" Iceland Gull; 2 • "Thayer's" Iceland Gull; 3 • Cassia Crossbill; 4 • Yellow-breasted Chat; 5 • Rivoli's Hummingbird; 6 • Northern Shrike; 7 • Yellow-fronted Canary. Artwork © Alex Warnick Contents 3 3 5 6 8 18 24 28 36 43 48 28 24 8 18 48 4 2 1 3 5 6 7

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