Bulletin 140

Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club 140, 2020

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Publication date for Volume 140 (1): 19 March 2020
Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club Volume 140 Number 1, pages 1–102 | PDF (25 Mb)
Club Announcements 1
RAUST, P. On the possible vernacular name and origin of the extinct Spotted Green PigeonCaloenas maculata 3
SILVA, H. G., VILLAFAÑA, M. G. P., CRUZ-NIETO, J. & CRUZ-NIETO, M. A. Are some of the birds endemic to the Tres Marías Islands (Mexico) species? 7
BRADLEY, J. A review of the status, distribution and ecology of Friedmann’s Lark Mirafra pulpa, including its habitat associations 38
SMITH, P. Azara’s no. 243 ‘Trepador de pico corto’ is a Lesser Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus fuscus 47
GUILHERME, E., LIMA, J. M. & SANTOS, E. A. The nest, nestlings and morphometrics of Sapphire-spangled Emerald Amazilia lactea bartletti 52
PEDROZA, D., MELO, T. N., SILVA MACHADO, T. L., GUIMARÃES, D. P., LIMA, J. M.  & GUILHERME, E. Birds of Humaitá Forest Reserve, Acre, Brazil: an important forest fragment in south-west Amazonia 58
GUILHERME, E. & LIMA, J. M. The nest, eggs and nestling development of Fork-tailed Woodnymph Thalurania furcata boliviana 80
WILES, G. J., PRATT, H. D., KASTNER, M., MCKINLAY, G., CHOJNACKI, J. & PENDRED, M. M. Distribution, behaviour, and provenance of Oriental Dollarbirds Eurystomus orientalis in Micronesia, including the first two records from the Mariana Islands 85
MARCUK, V. & DE BOER, D. Historical breeding records of Chestnut-bellied Imperial Pigeon Ducula brenchleyi in the Ragnar Kreuger collection, with a description of the egg 96
BOND, A. L. & LAVERS, J. L. Records of Brown Booby Sula leucogaster in the Pitcairn Islands with additional observations during 2015–19 99
Publication date for Volume 140 (2): 22 June 2020
Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club Volume 140 Number 2, pages 103–216 | PDF (36 Mb)
Club Announcements 103
ACEVEDO-CHARRY, O., DAZA-DÍAZ, W. & COLÓN-PIÑEIRO, Z. First record of Rufous-thighed Kite Harpagus diodon in Colombia 104
HALLEY, M. R. Audubon’s Bird of Washington: unravelling the fraud that launched The birds of America 110
JANSEN, J. J. F. J. & CIBOIS, A. Clarifying the morphology of the enigmatic Kiritimati Sandpiper Prosobonia cancellata (J. F. Gmelin, 1785), based on a review of the contemporary data 142
KIRWAN, G. M. & COLLAR, N. J. Picus Rafflesii Vigors, 1830, re-assigned to Chloropicoides Malherbe, 1849 147
BLACK, A. B., WILSON, C. A., PEDLER, L. P., MCGREGOR, S. R. & JOSEPH, L. Two new but threatened subspecies of Rufous Grasswren Amytornis whitei (Maluridae) 151
SHARPE, C. J., GINER F., S. B., RODRÍGUEZ-FERRARO, A., MIRANDA, J., TORRES, L. & OCHOA G., J. First records of Piping Plover Charadrius melodus for Venezuela, with a revision of its non-breeding distribution 164
LIMA, J. & GUILHERME, E. Breeding biology and biometrics of Silver-beaked Tanager Ramphocelus carbo connectens in south-west Brazilian Amazonia 170
DAVISON, G. W. H., BOESMAN, P., COLLAR, N. J. & PUAN, C. L. Species rank for Rheinardia ocellata nigrescens (Phasianidae) 182
PRATT, H. D. Species limits and English names in the genus Gygis (Laridae) 195
AZPIROZ, A. B., CORMONS, G. & AVENDAÑO, J. E. New documented records of Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis and Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii for Colombia 209
FRITH, C. B. The New Guinea bird names Macgregor’s Bowerbird and Macgregor’s Honeyeater 214
Publication date for Volume 140 (3): 21 September 2020
Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club Volume 140 Number 3, pages 217–366 | PDF (27 Mb)
Club Announcements 217
SAGOT-MARTIN, F., LIMA, R. D., PACHECO, J. F., IRUSTA, J. B., PICHORIM, M. & HASSETT, D. M. An updated checklist of the birds of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, with comments on new, rare, and unconfirmed species 218
JANSEN, J. J. F. J. & CHEKE, A. S. Martinet’s engravings in Buffon (1770–83): variation in their hand-colouring and its implications for defining Echo Parakeet Psittacula eques (Boddaert, 1783) 299
GREGG, J., NASON, D. & BOERSMA, J. Survey of the montane avifauna of Fergusson Island, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea 309
VAN GROUW, H. & DEKKERS, W. Temminck’s Gallus giganteus; a gigantic obstacle to Darwin’s theory of domesticated fowl origin? 329
SUÁREZ, W. & OLSON, S. L. A new fossil vulture (Cathartidae: Cathartes) from Quaternary asphalt and cave deposits in Cuba 335
GUILHERME, E. & LIMA, J. Breeding biology and morphometrics of Common Pauraque Nyctidromus a. albicollis in south-west Amazonia, and the species’ breeding season and clutch size in Brazil 344
DECICCO, L. H., BENZ, B. W., DERAAD, D. A., HIME, P. M. & MOYLE, R. G. New Guinea Erythrura parrotfinches: one species or two? 351
BRITO, G. R. R. Does Black-crested Antshrike Sakesphorus canadensis occur south of the Amazon in Brazil? 359
COSTA, T. V. V. & INGELS, J.† The immature plumage of Ocellated Poorwill Nyctiphrynus ocellatus (Caprimulgidae) 364
Publication date for Volume 140 (4): 9 December 2020
Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club Volume 140 Number 4, pages 367–504 | PDF (23 Mb)
Club Announcements 217
DAVIES, S. E. W., GOH, W. L., BALL,S. P., CRANBROOK, EARL OF, SIEW, W. S. & TARBURTON, M. Phenotypic variation and polymorphism confirmed among white-bellied swiftlets of the Collocalia esculenta group (Apodidae, Collocaliini) mitochondrial and nuclear DNA evidence 373
SUÁREZ, W. Remarks on extinct giant owls (Strigidae) from Cuba, with description of a new species of Ornimegalonyx Arredondo 387
BOESMAN, P. & COLLAR, N. J. Further vocal evidence for treating the Bahama Nuthatch Sitta (pusilla) insularis as a species 393
BISHOP, K. D. & HACKING, S. M. Avifauna of the Ninigo, Hermit, Sae and Kaniet Islands, and adjacent seas, Papua New Guinea 404
DIAMOND, J. & BISHOP, K. D. Origins of the upland avifauna of Yapen Island, New Guinea region 423
VERHELST, B. & POTTIER, J. A survey of the eastern uplands of Yapen Island, New Guinea, reveals three new species records 449
PEREIRA, S., BARBOSA, B. B. & UBAID, F. K. Description of the nest, eggs and nestling development of Maranhão Hermit Phaethornis maranhaoensis 456
BOKERMANN, M., COSTA, E. L. & SCHUNCK, F. Speckled Rail Coturnicops notatus recorded for the first time in coastal south-east Brazil 463
CONEJO-BARBOZA, K., SÁNCHEZ, C., SANDOVAL, L. & GREENEY, H. F. Nest design and parental care of Striped Woodhaunter Automolus subulatus 468
Index to Volume 140 (2020) 477