Bulletin 122

Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club Vol. 122, 2002

Club News 1
VASCONCELOS, M.F. DE, NETO, S. D’A & RODRIGUES, M. A range extension for the Cípo Castanero Asthenes luizae and the consequences for its conservation status 7
BOURNE, W.R.P. The nomenclature and past history in Britain of the Bean and Pink-footed Geese 11
DAVID, N. & GOSSELIN, M. Gender agreement of avian species names 14
JIGUET, F. Taxonomy of the Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus Lichtenstein inferred from biometrics and wing plumage pattern, including two previously undescribed subspecies 50
CLEERE, N. Notes on the generic citation of the Oilbird Steatornis caripensis (Steatornithidae) 71
KING, B.F. The Heirococcyx fugax, Hodgson’s Hawk-cuckoo, complex 74
Club News 81
LIVERSIDGE, R. & VOELKER, G. The Kimberley Pipit: a new African species 93
EAMES, J.C. Eleven new sub-species of babbler (Passeriformes: Timaliinae) from Kon Tum Province, Vietnam 109
HUME, J.P. Notes on the extinct Kosrae Starling Aplonis corvina Kittlitz, 1833 141
CLEERE, N. & INGELS, J. First record of the Rufous Potoo Nyctibius bracteatus and in-flight drinking by the Semi-collared Nighthawk Lucoralis semitorquatus in French Guiana 154
CLARK, W.S & PAULSON, D.R. Specimen record of Short-toed Snake Eagle for Kenya is invalid 156
CLEERE, N. & WALTERS, M. Correction of the type locality of the Pennant-winged Nightjar Macrodipteryx vexillarius (Caprimulgidae) 158
Club News 161
Cleere, N. A A review of the taxonomy and systematics of the Sickle-winged and White-winged nightjars (Caprimulgidae) 168
Dean, W.R.J., Dowsett, R.J., Sakko, A. & Simmons, R.E. New records and amendments to the birds of Angola 180
da Silva, J.M., Novaes, F.C. & Oren, D.C. Differentiation of Xiphocolaptes (Dendrocolaptidae) across the river Xingu, Brazilian Amazonia: recognition of a new phylogenetic species and biogeographic implications 185
Sim, I.M.W. & Zafina, S. Extension of the known range of the Red-shouldered Vanga Calicalicus rufocarpalis in southwest Madagascar 194
Lindsell, J.A. The first nest and egg records of Black-eared Ground Thrush Zoothera camaronensis, Budongo Forest, western Uganda 196
Jones, H.L. Erroneous and unconfirmed bird records from Belize: setting the record straight 201
de Vasconcelos, M.F. A newly discovered specimen of Kalinowski’s Tinamou Nothoprocta kalinowskii from the Andean Pacific slope of Peru 216
Louette, M. Relationship of the Red-thighed Sparrowhawk Accipiter erythropus and the African Little Sparrowhawk A. minullus 218
Ash, J.S & Pearson, D.J. Hippolais warblers apprently breeding on the north Somalia coast 222
Dowsett, R.J. More on Boyd Alexander’s types from Lake Chad 228
Ryall, C. Further records of range extension in the House Crow Corvus splendens 231
Club News 241
Fisher, C. & Kear, J. The taxonomic importance of two early paintings of the Pink-headed Duck Rhodonessa caryophyllacea (Latham 1790) 244
Cleere, N. The identity of Marcgrave’s “Ibiiau” and its bearing on the nomenclature of the Scissor-tailed Nightjar Hydropsalis torquata (Caprimulgidae) 249
King, B. Species limits in the Brown Boobook Ninox scutulata complex 250
David, N. & Gosselin, M. The grammatical gender of avian genera 257
Tobias, J.A. & Ekstrom, J.M.M. The New Caledonian Owlet-nightjar Aegotheles savesi rediscovered? 282
Salaman, P., Donegan, T.M. & Cuervo, A.M. New distributional bird records from Serranía de San Lucas and adjacent Central Cordillera of Colombia 289
Fulton, G.R. & Boles, W.E. Pneumaticity of the dorsal foramen and dorsal sulcus of the sternum in Australasian Passeriformes 304
Steinheimer, F. D. A newly discovered paralectotype of Pteroptochos megapodius Kittlitz, 1830 312
Weller, A.-A. First confirmed record of Agyrtria versicolor (Trochilidae) for Peru 314
Gregory, P. & Hornbuckle, J. Further observations of a Microeca flycatcher from the Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea 317