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Bird Families List - Clements v2019 vs. IOC 11.1 (1 Viewer)

Oz Horine

Member
Israel
Many birders are hesitant about which taxonomy to use. My personal bird families list, may be 4 ticks longer if I use the IOC, but I choose Clementes to be compatible with eBird, which seems to be the leading birding database.



Clements v2019
IOC 11.1
remark
Count: 248​
Count: 251​
I’m excluding the extinct Oos/Hawaiian Honeyeaters​
  • Tityras and allies
2 Clements families in 1 IOC family​
  • Crows and Jays
2 Clements families in 1 IOC family​
  • Crombecs, African Warblers
  • Hylias
2 IOC families in 1 Clements family​
  • Cettia Bush Warblers & Allies
  • Streaked Scrub Warbler
  • Yellow Flycatchers
3 IOC families in 1 Clements family​
  • Sylviid Babblers
  • Parrotbills & Allies
2 IOC families in 1 Clements family​
  • Alcippe Fulvettas
  • Laughingthrushes & Allies
2 IOC families in 1 Clements family​


A complete list of families for comparison on my site (Clements vs. IOC vs. HBW).
 
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kb57

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Europe
That's very helpful thanks! I'd have thought being Israel based you'd have gone for IOC in order to add Streaked Scrub Warbler :)...one of only four monospecific families I have in my families list and dating from a trip to Israel back in 1978 (the others are bearded reedling, ibisbill and oilbird).
 

Oz Horine

Member
Israel
That's very helpful thanks! I'd have thought being Israel based you'd have gone for IOC in order to add Streaked Scrub Warbler :)...one of only four monospecific families I have in my families list and dating from a trip to Israel back in 1978 (the others are bearded reedling, ibisbill and oilbird).
Thanks KB57! where are you based? The other wide distributed Palearctic monotype family is Wallcreeper
 

MJB

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That's very helpful thanks! I'd have thought being Israel based you'd have gone for IOC in order to add Streaked Scrub Warbler :)...one of only four monospecific families I have in my families list and dating from a trip to Israel back in 1978 (the others are bearded reedling, ibisbill and oilbird).
That might soon be three such families. Re Streaked Scrub Warbler, Bergier et al 2013 document vocal differences between the eastern & western groups, as do Schweizer 2020 and van den Berg & The Sound Approach 2020. IOC11.1 puts the proposed split into the 'inactive' category, presumably awaiting further data.
MJB
Bergier, P, J Franchimont, M Thévenot & Moroccan Rare Birds Committee (2006-2009). Rare birds in Morocco: report of the Moroccan Rare Birds Committee (2007–09). Bull. ABC 18(1): 40-60.
van den Berg, AB and The Sound Approach 2020. Morocco: sharing the birds. Poole, Dorset. UK.
Schweizer, M. 2020. Trends in systematics: Diversification and taxonomy of birds characteristic of the Palearctic desert belt. Dutch Birding 42(3): 181-202.
 

kb57

Well-known member
Europe
Thanks KB57! where are you based? The other wide distributed Palearctic monotype family is Wallcreeper
I'm based in UK, but despite a few attempts in Switzerland, have yet to see a wallcreeper...I guess this should be high on my list to put right once we are free to travel again!
 

Oz Horine

Member
Israel
I'm based in UK, but despite a few attempts in Switzerland, have yet to see a wallcreeper...I guess this should be high on my list to put right once we are free to travel again!
This winter we have two cooperative individuals in Israel, doesn't happen every winter...
 

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