Bulletin 129

Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club Vol. 129, 2009

Club Announcements 1
SALAMAN, P., DONEGAN, T. & PRYS-JONES, R. A new subspecies of Brown-banded Antpitta Grallaria milleri from Antioquia, Colombia 5
BECKING, J.-H. The Bartels and other egg collections from the island of Java, Indonesia, with corrections to earlier publications of A. Hoogerwerf 18
COLLAR, N. J., DINGLE, C., GABREMICHAEL, M. N. & SPOTTISWOODE, C. N. Taxonomic status of the Degodi Lark Mirafra degodiensis, with notes on the voice of Gillett’s Lark M. gilletti 49
KINZELBACH, R., DICKINSON, E. C. & SOMADIKARTA, S. A substitute name for Serinus estherae orientalis Chasen 63
Club Announcements 65
SAGE, B. Global warming and the breeding birds of the Arctic 77
PRATT, H. D., RETTER, M. L. P., CHAPMAN, D., ORD, W. M. & PISANO, P. An Abbott’s Booby Papasula abbotti on Rota, Mariana Islands: first historical record for the Pacific Ocean 87
BENNETT, E., BOLTON, M. & HILTON, G. Temporal segregation of breeding by storm petrels Oceanodroma castro (sensu lato) on St Helena, South Atlantic 92
ARETA, J. I. Paedomorphosis in Sporophila seedeaters 98
CHEKE, A. Was Mascarene Grey White-eye Zosterops borbonicus introduced to Madagascar? 104
CREASE, A. First breeding data for Roraiman Nightjar Caprimulgus whitelyi, from south-east Venezuela 109
MATIAS, R. Removal of Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostris from the Western Palearctic list, and the first record of Lesser Moorhen Gallinula angulata for Madeira 116
MILENSKY, C. N., WILKINSON, F. A. & HOLLAND, A. P. First record of Todd’s Nightjar Caprimulgus heterurus in Guyana 119
Club Announcements 121
LEE, M. T., DONG, D. L. & ONG, T. P. A photographic record of Silvery Pigeon Columba argentina from the Mentawai Islands, Indonesia, with notes on identification, distribution and conservation 122
SHIRIHAI, H., PYM, T., KRETZSCHMAR, J., MOCE, K., TAUKEI, A. & WATLING, D. First observations of Fiji Petrel Pseudobulweria macgillivrayi at sea: off Gau Island, Fiji, in May 2009 129
CABOT, J. & DE VRIES, T. A new subspecies of Gurney’s Hawk Buteo poecilochrous 149
DIAMOND, J., MAURO, I., BISHOP, K. D. & WIJAYA, L. The avifauna of Kofiau Island, Indonesia 165
REGO, M. R., DANTAS, S., GUILHERME, E. & MARTUSCELLI, P. First records of Fine-barred Piculet Picumnus subtilis from Acre, western Amazonia, Brazil 182
STOPIGLIA, R., STRAKER, L. C. & RAPOSO, M. A. Kinglet Calyptura Calyptura cristata (Vieillot, 1818): documented record for the state of São Paulo and taxonomic status of the name Pipra tyrannulusWagler, 1830 185
SCHODDE, R. The identity of the type species of the cuckoo-dove genus MacropygiaSwainson, 1837 (Columbidae) 188
DICKINSON, E. C., FRAHNERT, S. & ROSELAAR, C. S. A substitute name for Dryobates minor heinrichi von Jordans 191
Club Announcements 193
SHEPHERD, L. D., COOPER, J., HAILE, J., SCOFIELD, P., TENNYSON, A. J. D. & WORTHY, T. H. Selection of a neotype for Apteryx mantelli Bartlett, 1852, with the support of genetic data 195
DONEGAN, T. M., SALAMAN, P. & DEAN, J. Overlooked first record of Leach’s Storm Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa for Colombia 198
PRYS-JONES, R. P., BROOKS, D. M. & ARNOLD, K. A. A second specimen of Sabine’s Gull Xema sabini from Texas, with a review of ­Meinertzhagen-generated confusion surrounding the first 202
OLSON, S. L. & HUME, J. P. Notes on early illustrations and the juvenile plumage of the extinct Hawaii MamoDrepanis pacifica (Drepanidini) 206
MAIA, H. A. & ALBERTO, A. C. The occurrence of São Tomé ­Short-tail Amaurocichla bocagii and
Newton’s Fiscal Lanius newtoni in the montane forests of São Tomé
HILLE, S. M. & COLLAR, N. J. The taxonomic and conservation status of Milvus kites in
the Cape Verde archipelago: further (and final?) reflections
ROESLER, I., KIRWAN, G. M., AGOSTINI, M. G., BEADLE, D., SHIRIHAI, H. & BINFORD, L. C. First sight records of White-chested Swift Cypseloides lemosi in Bolivia, with documented records of C. lemosi and White-chinned Swift C. cryptus in Peru 222
GUILHERME, E. & SANTOS, M. P. D. Birds associated with bamboo forests in eastern Acre, Brazil 229
TENNENT, W. J. A cat among the pigeons! Known specimens and supposed distribution of the extinct Solomons Crested Pigeon Microgoura meeki Rothschild, 1904 241
CLARK, W. S., PATTEN, M. A. & WILSON, J. C. Dark ­Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus from California is melanistic 254
GREENEY, H. F., JUIÑA J., M E., LLIQUIN, S. M. I. & LYONS, J. A. A. First nest description of the Yellow-breasted Antpitta Grallaria flavotincta in north-west Ecuador 256
Index for Volume 129 (2009) 259