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    Limestone Wren-Babbler

    The interplay of color and bioacoustic traits in the differentiation of a Southeast Asian songbird complex Gwee ... Reindt in press Molecular Ecology Abstract Morphological traits have served generations of biologists as a taxonomic indicator, and have been the main basis for defining and...
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    The mitonuclear compatibility species concept

    http://americanornithologypubs.org/doi/full/10.1642/AUK-16-201.1 Well... this would certainly make life easier.
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    Niche filling slows the diversification of Himalayan songbirds

    http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature13272.html?WT.ec_id=NATURE-20140501 Sorry if I missed a thread about it. Quite some new species sequenced apparently there is no larger version of the phylogeny to download?
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    Peregrine and Saker

    Peregrine and saker falcon genome sequences provide insights into evolution of a predatory lifestyle http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/vaop/ncurrent/abs/ng.2588.html
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    Coal Tit

    Pentzold et al (in press). Where is the line? Phylogeography and secondary contact of western Palearctic coal tits (Periparus ater: Aves, Passeriformes, Paridae). Zoologischer Anzeiger. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0044523112000666
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    Hawaiian Honeycreepers

    Multilocus Resolution of Phylogeny and Timescale in the Extant Adaptive Radiation of Hawaiian Honeycreepers: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982211010785 And also http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/10/111020145144.htm (The first to show Carpodacus sister...
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    Swamphens Porphyrio in Peninsular Malaysia

    I am wondering about the distribution of the different species/subspeciesgroups of Swamphens in SE Asia. On Langkawi, northern Malaysian Peninsula, I saw Grey-headed poliocephalus-group Swamhens. It was my understanding, based on George Sangster's paper in Dutch Birding 98(1) that only...
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    Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher Ceyx erithaca/ C. rufidorsa

    I am a bit puzzled about the taxonomy of the Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher complex. I guess that’s normal. Borneo is where it gets fishy. Morphologically there is integration between the two forms, which has been the basis for lumping the two in one species, i.e. Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher Ceyx...
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    Filling the gap - COI barcode resolution in eastern Palearctic birds