South American Classification Committee

 

American Ornithologists' Union

 

 

RECENT CHANGES

(since 1 March 2005; updated 14 April 2016)

 

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Reassign species currently placed in Myrmeciza into 12 genera (Proposal 628; 22 Feb 2016).  Note: Part G needs to be revisited in separate proposal.

Add Bangsia arcaei to the Main List (Proposal 695; 31 Jan 2016)

Change name of Bahia Spinetail from Synallaxis whitneyi to S. cinerea (Proposal 692; 31 Jan 2016)

Transfer Crex crex from Hypothetical List to Main List (Proposal 690; 31 Jan 2016)

Transfer Helmeted Woodpecker from Dryocopus to Celeus (Proposal 689; 31 Jan 2016)

Rearrange linear sequence of species in Celeus (Proposal 688; 31 Jan 2016)

Merge Pelecanoididae into Procellariidae (Proposal 687; 31 Jan 2016)

Treat Elaenia brachyptera as a separate species from Elaenia chiriquensis (Proposal 686; 31 Jan 2016)

• Modify linear sequence of (A) genera and (B) species in Conopophagidae (Proposal 685; 31 Jan 2016)

• Elevate Conopophaga lineata cearae to species rank (Proposal 684; 31 Jan 2016)

• Change the English name of Gallinago jamesoni to Jameson’s Snipe (Proposal 683; 22 Jan 2016)

• Change the English name of Eudyptes sclateri to Erect-crested Penguin (Proposal 682; 22 Jan 2016)

Revise the linear sequence of cuckoos (Cuculidae) (Proposal 680; 22 Jan 2016)

• Revise the linear sequence of the Phalacrocoracidae (Proposal 648B; 22 Jan 2016)

The correct spelling of the name for Dives warszewiczi is Dives warczewiczi (Proposal 678; 9 Jan 2016)

Change South American siskins from the genus Sporagra to the genus Spinus (Proposal 675; 9 Jan 2016)

Change the scientific name of Chapada Flycatcher (Proposal 671; 15 Dec 2015)

Revise the linear sequence of Vireonidae (Proposal 661; 9 December 2015)

• Change the English name of Buteogallus coronatus (Proposal 681; 31 October 2015)

Revise the classification of sandpipers and turnstones (Arenariinae) (Proposal 665; 2015)

Add Pluvialis fulva (Pacific Golden Plover) to main list (Proposal 666; 31 October 2015)

Recognize Scytalopus perijanus as a valid species (Proposal 670; 4 September 2015)

Add Chroicocephalus philadelphia (Bonaparte’s Gull) to main list (Proposal 667; 4 September 2015)

Add Larus californicus (California Gull) to main list (Proposal 668; 4 September 2015)

English names for Stephanoxis loddigesii and Stephanoxis lalandi (Proposal 672; 23 July 2015)

Treat Stephanoxis lalandi as consisting of two species (Proposal 664; May 2015).

English names for the Lineated Woodcreeper group (Proposal 660A-E; 16 June 2015)

English names of the Blossomcrowns (Proposal 669; 16 June 2015)

Elevate the subspecies Anthocephala floriceps floriceps and A. f. berlepschi to species rank (Proposal 654; March 2015)

Recognize newly described Lepidocolaptes fatimalimae and split Lepidocolaptes albolineatus into four species (Proposal 620; 26 August 2014)

Establish an English name for Scytalopus gonzagai (Proposal 662; 18 February 2015)

• Change English name of Ramphastos ambiguus (Proposal 663; 18 February 2015)

Revise the generic classification of 6 species of Hylophilus: (A) resurrect Pachysylvia and (B) recognize Tunchiornis (Proposal 656; 16 February 2015)

• Change English name “Brush-Finch” to “Brushfinch(Proposal 653; 21 January 2015)

• Split Ardenna from Puffinus (Proposal 647; 21 January 2015)

• Resurrect Porphyriops for Gallinula melanops (Proposal 651; 20 January 2015)

• Resurrect Mustelirallus for Porzana albicollis and (transfer Neocrex to Mustelirallus (Proposal 650; 20 January 2015)

• Revise the linear sequence of species in the Fregatidae (Proposal 649; 20 January 2015)

Revise the classification of the Phoenicopteridae: Modify linear sequence of species (Proposal 644B; 20 January 2015)

• Elevate subspecies Agelaioides badius fringillarius (Pale Baywing) to species rank (Proposal 642; 20 January 2015)

Modify linear sequence of genera and species in Emberizidae (Proposal 633; 20 January 2015)

Transfer Hylophilus sclateri to Vireo (A) and change English name to Tepui Vireo (B) (Proposal 655; 11 January 2015)

Recognize Scytalopus gonzagai as a valid species (Proposal 643; 2 December 2014)

Split extralimital R. l. crepitans group from Rallus longirostris (Proposal 639; 2 December 2014)

• Recognize the genus Cercomacroides (Thamnophilidae) (Proposal 638; 2 December 2014)

Treat Chloephaga melanoptera and Neochen jubata as congeners (in Oressochen)  (Proposal 637; 2 December 2014)

Split Cercomacra fuscicauda from Cercomacra nigrescens (Proposal 636; 2 December 2014)

Change English names in certain Icteridae: (A) Bay-winged Cowbird, (B) Red-breasted Blackbird and White-browed Blackbird, and (C) Band-tailed Oropendola and Casqued Oropendola (Proposal 641; 22 November 2014)

Recognize newly described Hylopezus whittakeri and split Hylopezus macularius into two species (Proposal 622; 26 May 2014)

• Recognize rheas as an order, Rheiformes (Proposal 626; 1 May 2014)

• Move Pelecanoididae in linear sequence (Proposal 627; 1 May 2014)

Split Oxypogon into four species (Proposal 609; 1 May 2014)

Split Sirystes into two (A) or four (B) species (Proposal 610; 1 May 2014)

English name of Scytalopus rodriguezi (Proposal 614; 1 May 2014)

Recognize newly described Sporophila beltoni (Proposal 615; 2 Apr 2014)

• Recognize newly described genus Anumara (Proposal 613; 2 Apr 2014)

• Change the sequence of species in Sturnella (Proposal 612; 2 Apr 2014)

Merge Ocyalus and Clypicterus with Cacicus (Proposal 611; 2 Apr 2014)

• Treat Xiphorhynchus pardalotus as basal to X. ocellatus complex (Proposal 600C; 2 Apr 2014)

• Revise classification of the Psittaciformes (Proposal 599; 2 Apr 2014)

• Revise the classification of the Pipridae (Proposal 591; 2 Apr 2014)

Reclassification of the Scolopacidae (Proposal 555; 2 Apr 2014)

Modify English name of Pheucticus chrysogaster (Proposal 625; 1 Apr 2014)

Modify linear sequence of species in Knipolegus (Proposal 608; 1 Apr 2014)

• English name of Upucerthia validirostris (Proposal 606; 1 Apr 2014)

• Change linear sequence of species in Sporophila (Proposal 605; 1 Apr 2014)

• Revise linear sequence of species in Thripadectes (Proposal 602; 1 Apr 2014)

• Merge Oryzoborus and Dolospingus into Sporophila (Proposal 604; 22 Feb 2014)

• Revise classification of Automolus and relatives (Proposal 601; 22 Feb 2014)

Recognize newly described Hemitriccus cohnhafti (Proposal 598; 22 Feb 2014)

• Modify linear sequence of species in Dendrocincla (Proposal 597; 22 Feb 2014)

Revise linear sequence of species in the genus Saltator (Proposal 593A; 22 Feb 2014)

Split Gymnopithys leucaspis into two species (Proposal 587; 15 Feb 2014)

Revise sequence of genera in the New World parrots (Proposal 595; 29 Dec 2013)

Revise linear sequences of species in Geositta, Cinclodes, and Phacellodomus (Proposal 594; 29 Dec 2013)

Recognize newly described Hypocnemis rondoni (Proposal 588; 29 Dec 2013)

• Recognize newly described Herpsilochmus praedictus (Proposal 586; 29 Dec 2013)

Recognize newly described Herpsilochmus stotzi (Proposal 585; 29 Dec 2013)

Split Pterodroma heraldica and P. atrata from P. arminjoniana (Proposal 582; 29 Dec 2013)

Elevate Knipolegus cabanisi to species rank (Proposal 573; 7 Dec 2013)

Merge Upucerthia validirostris and U. jelskii into a single species (Proposal 572; 22 Nov 2013)

Add subfamilies to Accipitridae (Proposal 553; 22 Nov 2013)

Add subfamilies to Columbidae (Proposal 552; 22 Nov 2013)

• Recognize newly described Scytalopus gettyae (Proposal 581; 25 Oct 2013)

• Divide Aratinga into four genera (Proposal 578; 25 Oct 2013)

Add Fea’s Petrel Pterodroma feae to the main list (Proposal 577; 25 Oct 2013)

Add Silver Pheasant (Lophura nycthemera) to the Main List as an introduced species (Proposal 576; 25 Oct 2013)

• Elevate Knipolegus franciscanus to species rank (Proposal 574; 25 Oct 2013)

Recognize newly described Thripophaga amacurensis (Proposal 580; 19 Sep 2013)

Change English name of Myrmeciza immaculata (II) to "Blue-lored Antbird" (Proposal 583; 6 Aug 2013)

Change the English names of Chlorospingus species from “Bush-Tanager” to “Chlorospingus” (Proposal 579; 30 Jul 2013)

Adopt a new generic classification for the Parulidae (Proposal 571; 30 Jul 2013)

Change English name of Drymophila caudata (Proposal 567; 30 Jul 2013)

• Change English names of Immaculate Antbirds (Proposal 568; 30 Jul 2013)

English names for Schiffornis (genus and species) (Proposals 543 and 543A; 15 May 2013)

Recognize the genus Euchrepomis for four "Terenura" (Proposal 557; 17 Mar 2013)

Treat Geotrygon purpurata as a separate species from G. saphirina (Proposal 566; 17 Mar 2013)

• Treat Thalurania fannyi and Thalurania colombica as conspecific (Proposal 558; 12 Mar 2013)

Recognize the genus Rhopias for Myrmotherula gularis (Proposal 563; 12 Mar 2013)

Adopt a new English name for Thamnophilus atrinucha (2) (Proposal 570; 12 Mar 2013)

Recognize newly described Thryophilus sernai (Proposal 562; 11 Mar 2013)

• An alternative classification of nightjar species in the New World (Proposal 522; 7 Dec 2012)

• Change linear sequence of genera in Charadriidae (Proposal 551; 30 Nov 2012)

Change linear sequence in Coeligena (Proposal 554; 30 Nov 2012)

• Elevate Myrmeciza immaculata zeledoni to species rank (Proposal 541; 29 Nov 2012)

Transfer Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius from the Hypothetical List to Main List (Proposal 547; 29 Nov 2012)

• Reorganize the generic classification of the “core tanagers” (Proposal 437 (c, d, e, f, h); 29 Nov 2012)

c. Continue to recognize the genera Stephanophorus, Diuca, Neothraupis, Lophospingus, Cissopis and Schistochlamys and Paroaria

d. Continue to recognize Wetmorethraupis and Bangsia as separate genera

e. Lump Thraupis bonariensis into Pipraeidea.

f. Lump Delothraupis into Dubusia

h. Recognize Buthraupis for montana, Chlorornis for riefferii, and Cnemathraupis for eximia and aureodorsalis

• Resurrect the genus Uromyias (Proposal 525; 23 Nov 2012)

Changes to Pipridae genera and sequence (Proposal 534; 23 Nov 2012)

Elevate Pauxi unicornis koepckeae to species rank (Proposal 537; 23 Nov 2012)

Elevate Sicalis olivascens mendozae to species status (Proposal 539; 23 Nov 2012)

Elevate Dendrocincla fuliginosa turdina to species rank (Proposal 540; 23 Nov 2012)

Recognize Selenidera piperivora as the valid combination for the Guianan Toucanet (Proposal 533; 19 Nov 2012)

Split Troglodytes cobbi from T. aedon (Proposal 526; 19 Nov 2012)

Species limits in Ortalis. (A) Split Ortalis araucuan from O. guttata. (B) Split Ortalis squamata from O. guttata (Proposal 478; 19 Nov 2012)

Split Drymophila caudata into four species (Proposal 542; 18 Nov 2012)

• Revise linear sequence of species in Pionus (Proposal 531; 15 Nov 2012)

• Revise linear sequence of species in Amazona (Proposal 532; 15 Nov 2012)

Correct the name of Piezorhina to Piezorina (Proposal 538; 15 Nov 2012)

• Recognize Aulacorhynchus [d.] whitelianus as a separate species from A. derbianus (Proposal 520; 4 Sep 12)

• Move Philydor ruficaudatum and P. lichtensteini to Anabacerthia (Proposal 527; 4 Sep 12)

• Merge Simoxenops into Syndactyla (Proposal 528; 4 Sep 12)

• Merge Gyalophylax and Siptornopsis into Synallaxis (Proposal 529; 4 Sep 12)

Change the scientific name of the Common Bush-Tanager from Chlorospingus ophthalmicus to C. flavopectus (Proposal 521; 7 Aug 12)

• Split Gray Hawk (Buteo nitidus) into two species (Proposal 523; 7 Aug 12)

• Remove hyphens from “Ground-Dove” (Proposal 530; 7 Aug 12)

Change the English name of Phalacrocorax magellanicus to Magellanic Cormorant (Proposal 535; 7 Aug 12)

Recognize the genus Isleria for two "Myrmotherula" (Proposal 518; 29 Jun 12)

• Correct the name Eriocnemis alinae to E. aline (Proposal 519; 29 Jun 12)

• Split Thrush-like Manakin Schiffornis turdina into five species (Proposal 505; 24 Apr 12)

Change English name of Scytalopus panamensis to "Tacarcuna Tapaculo" (Proposal 513; passed 24 Apr 12)

• Establish English names for Sporophila bouvreuil and Sporophila pileata (Proposal 517; passed 24 Apr 12)

Split Sporophila pileata from S. bouvreuil (Proposal 502; passed 8 Feb 12)

Recognize Turdus sanchezorum (Proposal 514; passed 8 Mar 12)

• Remove hyphens from certain English names that do not represent monophyletic groups: “Black-Hawk" (Proposal 515; passed 8 Mar 12)

Establish the English name of Eudyptes moseleyi as Tristan Penguin (Proposal 516; passed 8 Mar 12)

• Transfer genera from Emberizidae and Incertae Sedis to Thraupidae (Proposal 512; passed 8 Feb 12)

• Split Eudyptes moseleyi from E. chrysocome and add E. moseleyi to the Main List (Proposal 511; passed 8 Feb 12)

Transfer Larus marinus from Hypothetical List to Main List (Proposal 508; passed 8 Feb 12)

Transfer Chlidonias leucopterus from Hypothetical List to Main List (Proposal 509; passed 8 Feb 12)

Transfer Oenanthe oenanthe from Hypothetical List to Main List (Proposal 510; passed 8 Feb 12)

• Establish Bald Parrot as the English name of Pyrilia aurantiocephala (Proposal 499; passed 8 Feb 12)

• New linear sequence of genera in Furnariidae (Proposal 504; passed 2 Feb 12)

Treat Basileuterus hypoleucus as conspecific with B. culicivorus Proposal 493; passed 2 Feb 12)

Revise generic boundaries in the Buteogallus group (Proposal 492; passed 25 Jan 12)

• Change linear sequence of orders for (A) Falconiformes and Psittaciformes (Nores) and (B) Cariamiformes (Proposals 491A and 491B; passed 24 Jan. 2012)

• Split Willisornis vidua from Willisornis poecilinotus (Proposal 495; passed 11 Nov 11)

• Treat Snowy Plover Charadrius nivosus as a separate species from Kentish Plover C. alexandrinus (Proposal 482; passed 11 Nov 11)

• The correct name for Chlorostilbon aureoventris is C. lucidus (Proposal 490; passed 28 Oct 11)

Change the English name of Pyrrhura cruentata (Proposal 496; passed 28 Oct 11)

• Change the English name of Amazona vinacea (Proposal 497; passed 28 Oct 11)

• Change the English name of Amazona aestiva (Proposal 498; passed 28 Oct 11)

Revise generic boundaries in the Buteo (Proposal 460; passed 8 Aug 11)

Recognize a new species of Grallaria. Part A. Reconocer la especie recientemente descrita Grallaria como especie. Part B. Recognize Grallaria urraoensis as the scientific name of the new species (Proposal 479; passed 2 Aug 11)

• Recognize Myrmeciza palliata as a separate species from Myrmeciza laemosticta (Proposal 475; passed 2 Aug 11)

• Changes in various species names to conform to The Code (Proposal 489; passed 1 Aug 11)

• Resurrect Sporagra for South American goldfinches and siskins (Proposal 488; passed 1 Aug 11)

• Restore Xenops milleri to the genus Microxenops (Proposal 486; passed 1 Aug 11)

• Split Calonectris edwardsii from Calonectris diomedea (Proposal 483; passed 1 Aug 11)

• Change the linear sequence of the furnarioid families (Proposal 481; passed 1 Aug 11)

Place Sapayoa aenigma in its own family, Sapayoidae (Proposal 480; passed 1 Aug 11)

English names for seven new species Arremon torquatus group (Proposal 487; passed 1 Aug 11)

Species limits in Arremon torquatus (Proposal 468; passed June 11)

• Change English name of Atlapetes rufinucha to Bolivian Brush-Finch (Proposal 471; passed 29 July 11)

Change the spelling of Claravis godefrida to Claravis geoffroyi (Proposal 477; passed 29 July 11)

• Species limits in Paroaria: elevate nigrogenis to species rank (Proposal 469A; passed 31 March 11)

Remove Busarellus from buteonine genera in linear sequence of Accipitridae (a) and (b) rearrange linear sequence on non-buteonine genera (Proposal 461; passed 31 March 11)

Recognize newly described Scytalopus petrophilus (Proposal 463; passed 5 March 11)

• Recognize a new scientific name for the Blue-winged Warbler (Proposal 454; passed 5 March 11)

Aratinga maculata has priority over recently described A. pintoi (Proposal 455; passed 5 March 11)

Transfer Caprimulgus rufus and Caprimulgus sericocaudatus to the genus Antrostomus Bonaparte 1838 (Proposal 466; passed 3 March 11)

Transfer Podager nacunda to the genus Chordeiles Swainson 1831 (Proposal 467; passed 3 March 11)

 Move Motacilla alba (White Wagtail) from the Hypothetical to Main SACC List (Proposal 470; passed 3 March 11)

• Recognize the parulid genus Leiothlypis (Proposal 453x; passed 9 February 11)

• Resurrect Rhynchospiza for South American “Aimophila” (Proposal 456; passed 9 February 11)

Split Ortalis columbiana from O. guttata (Proposal 439; passed 3 Jan 11)

• Recognize Phaethornis aethopyga as a valid species (Proposal 442; passed 12 Nov 10)

Treat Scytalopus opacus as a separate species from Scytalopus canus (Proposal 446; passed 12 Nov 10)

Forpus modestus has priority over Forpus sclateri (Proposal 458; passed 12 Nov 10)

• Create a new order, Phaethontiformes, for the Phaethontidae (Proposal 449; passed (11 Nov 10)

Alter the traditional orders Pelecaniformes (excluding Phaethontidae) and Ciconiiformes to reflect new data on their relationships, and create a new order, Suliformes (Proposal 450; passed (11 Nov 10)

Create a new order, Eurypygiformes, for the Sunbittern (Proposal 451; passed (11 Nov 10)

• Recognize the parulid genus Parkesia (Proposal 452; passed 7 October 2010)

• Change linear sequence of species in Brotogeris (Proposal 438; passed 7 October 2010)

• Recognize Trogon [v.] ramonianus with T. [v.] crissalis as constituting a single species distinct from Trogon violaceus (Proposal 430; passed 6 October 2010)

• Place all members of Schizoeaca and Oreophylax in Asthenes (Proposal 434; passed 6 October 2010)

• Recognize a new genus Drymotoxeres for Campylorhamphus pucherani (Proposal 436; passed 6 October 2010)

Add Anthus cervinus (Red-throated Pipit) to main list (Proposal 429; passed 13 September 2010)

Place Deconychura stictolaema in a new genus Certhiasomus  (Proposal 435; passed 13 September 2010)

Recognize a new genus Pseudasthenes for some members of Asthenes (Proposal 433; passed 13 September 2010)

Merge Skutchia borbae into Phlegopsis (Proposal 432; passed 13 September 2010)

Split Frederickena unduligera into two species (Proposal 431; passed 13 September 2010)

Add Puffinus tenuirostris (Short-tailed Shearwater) to main list  (Proposal 428; passed 13 September 2010)

Transfer Saltator” rufiventris from the Cardinalidae to the Thraupidae (Proposal 427; passed 13 September 2010)

Split Grallaricula cumanensis from G. nana (Proposal 421A; passed 17 August 10)

Change linear sequence of genera in Rhinocryptidae (Proposal 423; passed 17 August 10)

• Change the English name of Pachyptila desolata from Dove Prion to Antarctic Prion (Proposal 444; passed 17 August 10)

Change the English name of Puffinus gravis from Greater Shearwater to Great Shearwater (Proposal 448; passed 17 August 10)

Recognize Icterus pyrrhopterus as a separate species from Icterus cayanensis (Proposal 418; passed 10 August 10)

Recognize Geocerthia Chesser and Claramunt, 2009 (Proposal 424; passed 10 August 10)

Recognize Nephelomyias Ohlson et al., 2009 (Proposal 425; passed 10 August 10)

Place Chlorospingus in the Emberizidae (Proposal 426; passed 10 August 10)

Recognize the newly described Serpophaga griseicapilla (Proposal 419; passed 18 May 10)

• Split Pseudocolopteryx citreola from P. flaviventris (Proposal 420; passed 18 May 10)

Split Pyrrhura griseipectus from P. leucotis (Proposal 403; passed 18 May 10)

Recognize the newly described species Synallaxis beverlyae (Proposal 406; passed 17 Mar. 10)

Change the English name of Anthus chacoensis to Pampas Pipit (Proposal 407; passed 17 Mar. 10)

Change linear order of current Thryothorus wrens (II) (Proposal 408; passed 17 Mar. 10)

• Recognize genus Pheugopedius (II) (Proposal 409; passed 17 Mar. 10)

• Recognize genus Thryophilus (II) (Proposal 410; passed 17 Mar. 10)

• Recognize genus Cantorchilus (II) (Proposal 411; passed 17 Mar. 10)

Split Momotus momota into five species (Proposal 412; passed 17 Mar. 10)

Change linear sequence of species in Diglossa (Proposal 413; passed 17 Mar. 10)

Change linear sequence of species in Cinclodes (Proposal 414; passed 17 Mar. 10)

Split Cinclodes fuscus into three species (Proposal 415; passed 17 Mar. 10)

Split Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata) from Common Moorhen (G. chloropus) (Proposal 416; passed 16 Mar. 10)

Split Dysithamnus plumbeus and D. leucostictus (II) (Proposal 405A; passed 16 Mar. 10)

• Adopt "White-streaked Antvireo" as English name for D. leucostictus (II) (Proposal 405c; passed 16 Mar. 10)

Change English name of Scytalopus griseicollis to Pale-bellied Tapaculo (Proposal 404; passed 16 Mar. 10)

Change linear sequence of genera in Rhinocryptidae (Proposal 400; passed 30 Sep 09)

• Remove hyphens from certain English names (Proposal 401; passed 30 Sep 09)

• Remove hyphens from certain English names that do not represent monophyletic groups (Proposal 402; passed 30 Sep 09)

Establish English names for Phacellodomus ferrugineigula and P. erythrophthalmus (Proposal 396; passed 19 Aug 09)

Split Poospiza cabanisi from P. lateralis (Proposal 387; passed 18 Aug 09)

Change the English name of Phegornis mitchellii from Diademed Plover back to Diademed Sandpiper-Plover (Proposal 395; passed 17 Aug 09)

Treat Upucerthia saturatior as a separate species from Upucerthia dumetaria (Proposal 393: passed 12 Aug 09)

Elevate Turdus maculirostris to species rank (Proposal 385: passed 14 July 09)

Eliminate Sporophila zelichi from the main list (Proposal 376: passed 14 July 09)

Split Certhidea fusca from Certhidea olivacea (Proposal 367: passed 14 July 09)

Treat Automolus rufipectus as a separate species from Automolus rubiginosus (Proposal 394: passed 10 June 09)

Treat Scytalopus fuscicauda as conspecific with S. meridanus (Proposal 389: passed 1 June 09)

Change linear sequence of genera in Psittacidae (Proposal 386: passed 1 June 09)

• Change linear sequence of species in Pteroglossus (Proposal 381; passed 14 Apr. 09)

• Change linear sequence of genera in the Cotingidae (Proposal 382; passed 14 Apr. 09)

• Separate Accipitriformes from Falconiformes (Proposal 383; passed 14 Apr. 09)

Change linear sequence of “kite” genera in Accipitridae (Proposal 384; passed 14 Apr. 09)

Recognize Trogon caligatus as a separate species from Trogon violaceus (2) (Proposal 378; passed 8 Apr. 09)

Recognize Trogon chionurus as a separate species from Trogon viridis (2) (Proposal 379; passed 8 Apr. 09)

Recognize Trogon mesurus as a separate species from Trogon melanurus (2) (Proposal 380; passed 8 Apr. 09)

• Recognition of Tricolored Munia as the English common name for Lonchura malacca (Proposal 368; passed 8 Apr. 09)

• Transfer Automolus roraimae to Syndactyla (Proposal 375; passed 23 Mar. 09)

• Split Automolus lammi from Automolus leucophthalmus (Proposal 369; passed 23 Mar. 09)

• Split Phacellodomus ferrugineigula from P. erythrophthalmus (Proposal 371; passed 20 Mar. 09)

Resurrect the genus Compsospiza (Proposal 366; passed 16 November 08)

Split Zimmerius albigularis from Z. chrysops (Proposal 363; passed 29 September 08)

Place Cathartidae in their own order, Cathartiformes (Proposal 361; passed 29 September 08)

Erect the new genus Eleoscytalopus for the "Scytalopus" indigoticus species group (Proposal 365; passed 12 September 08)

Recognize Phyllomyias weedeni (Proposal 364; passed 12 September 08)

Split Zimmerius acer from Z. gracilipes (Proposal 362; passed 12 September 08)

Transfer Crested Myna Acridotheres cristatellus from the Hypothetical List to the Main List (Proposal 360; passed 12 September 08)

• Treat Anas andium as a separate species from Anas flavirostris (Proposal 356; passed 12 September 08)

• Transfer Anser anser (Graylag Goose) from the Hypothetical List to the Main List (Proposal 353; passed 12 September 08)

Recognize Donacobius in its own family, Donacobiidae (Proposal 293; passed 5 September 08)

• Redefine species limits in Pyrrhura picta and leucotis complexes (Proposal 306; passed 5 September 08) [P. griseipectus lumped into P. leucotis; P. amazonum, P. lucianii, and P. roseifrons split from P. picta]

• Recognize Aratinga pintoi as a valid species (Proposal 197; passed 5 September 08)

• Merge Pterocnemia into Rhea (Proposal 348; passed 7 August 08)

• Move Limnodromus scolopaceus to Main List (Proposal 355; passed 6 August 08)

• Recognize Scytalopus diamantinensis (Diamantina Tapaculo) as a valid species (Proposal 329; passed 6 August 08)

• Change English name of Turdus nudigenis from "Bare-eyed Thrush" to "Spectacled Thrush" (Proposal 295x; passed 6 August 08)

• Merge Buteo poecilochrous into B. polyosoma (Proposal 317; passed 27 June 08)

• Treat Phoenicopterus roseus as separate species from P. ruber (Proposal 345; passed 5 June 08)

• Reassign Dichropogon to Willisornis (Proposal 340; passed 29 May 08)

• Recognize Atlapetes blancae as a species (Proposal 332; passed 8 May 2008)

• Recognize the genus Dendroplex Swainson 1827 (Dendrocolaptidae) as valid (Proposal 316; passed 6 May 2008)

• Change linear sequence of species in the genus Turdus (Proposal 338; passed 1 May 2008)

• Change linear sequence of species in the genus Trogon (Proposal 337; passed 1 May 2008)

• Change English name of Gallinula chloropus from "Common Moorhen" to "Common Gallinule" (Proposal 335; passed 1 May 2008)

• Use of Pyrilia over Gypopsitta (Proposal 333; passed 1 May 2008)

• Move Sapayoa aenigma to Eurylaimidae (Proposal 336; passed 24 Apr. 2008)

• Modify English names of some Poecilotriccus flycatchers (Proposal 334; passed 24 Apr. 2008)

• Add Ardeola ralloides (Squacco Heron) to main list (Proposal 330; passed 24 Apr. 2008)

• Recognize Formicivora grantsaui as a valid species (Proposal 325; passed 31 Mar. 08)

• Reinstate Ochetorhynchus and merge Chilia and Eremobius into it (Proposal 324; passed 31 Mar. 08)

• Recognize the genus Tarphonomus for two "Upucerthia" (Proposal 323; passed 31 Mar. 08)

Remove Saltatricula from Emberizidae (Proposal 322; passed 31 Mar. 08)

Remove Parkerthraustes and Saltator from Cardinalidae (Proposal 321; passed 31 Mar. 08)

Transfer Amaurospiza to Cardinalidae (Proposal 320; passed 31 Mar. 08)

Transfer Granatellus to Cardinalidae (Proposal 319; passed 31 Mar. 08)

Rearrange Neotropical swallow genera (Proposal 314; passed 31 Mar. 08)

Transfer Piranga, Habia, and Chlorothraupis to Cardinalidae (Proposal 318; passed 24 Mar. 08)

Change English name of Chroicocephalus (formerly Larus) ridibundus (Proposal 315; passed 24 Mar. 08)

Modify English name of "Guttulated Foliage-gleaner" (Syndactyla guttulata) (Proposal 331; passed 24 Mar. 08)

Change the English name of Melanodera melanodera from "Canary-winged Finch" to "White-bridled Finch" (Proposal 296: passed 28 Feb. 08)

Split Thalassarche cauta into three species (Proposal 255: passed 28 Feb. 08)

Add Chroicocephalus (formerly Larus) ridibundus (Common Black-headed Gull) to main list (Proposal 311: passed 30 Jan. 08)

Add Tringa glareola (Wood Sandpiper) to main list (Proposal 310: passed 8 Jan. 08)

Add Platalea leucorodia (Eurasian Spoonbill) to main list (Proposal 309: passed 8 Jan. 08)

Add Ardea purpurea (Purple Heron) to main list (Proposal 308: passed 8 Jan. 08)

Adopt the Family Tityridae (Proposal 313; passed 28 Nov 07)

Change linear sequence of species in Thamnophilus (Proposal 305; passed 28 Nov 07)

Change English name of Thalurania colombica (sensu stricto) to "Violet-crowned Woodnymph" (Proposal 303: passed 30 Oct 07)

Elevate subspecies humaythae, brunneiceps, and rufifacies (within Schistocichla leucostigma) to species rank (Proposal 301: passed 30 Oct 07)

Split Hypocnemis cantator by elevating H. flavescens, peruviana, subflava, ochrogyna and striata to species rank (Proposal 299: passed 30 Oct 07)

Change English name of T. nudigenis to something besides "Bare-eyed" (Proposal 295: passed 30 Oct 07)

Change linear sequence of species in Veniliornis (Proposal 292: passed 30 Oct 07)

Change the linear sequence of thamnophilid genera: move Hypocnemis adjacent to Drymophila (Proposal 300: passed 29 Oct 07)

Treat Buteogallus subtilis as a subspecies of B. anthracinus (Proposal 294: passed 29 Oct 07)

291. Change linear sequence in Tangara (Proposal 291: passed 29 Oct 07)

Recognize Eriocnemis isabellae as a species (Proposal 302: passed 24 Oct 07)

Recognize Cnipodectes superrufus as a valid species (Proposal 297: passed 24 Oct 07)

Change English name of Cnipodectes to Twistwing (II) (Proposal 298: passed 1 Oct 07)

Lump the genera Arremon, Buarremon, and Lysurus in an expanded genus Arremon (Proposal 289; passed 1 Oct 07)

Recognize the Cariamidae in their own Order, Cariamiformes (Proposal 290; passed 1 Oct 07)

Change genera and linear sequence within the gulls (Larinae) (Proposal 250: passed 26 Sep 07)

Recognize four species of Sporophila within the Sporophila americana superspecies (Proposal 287: passed 24 Sep 07)

Split Coccycua from Coccyzus (Proposal 229: passed 24 Sep 07)

Merge Nesomimus into Mimus (Proposal 220: passed 24 Sep 07)

Revive the genus Dichropogon (Proposal 286: passed 4 Sep 07)

Change linear order of Cracidae genera (Proposal 285 B: passed 4 Sep 07)

Classification within Falconidae (Proposal 281: passed 4 Sep 07)

Transfer Paroaria to Thraupidae (Proposal 276: passed 4 Sep 07)

Transfer some Sakesphorus species into Thamnophilus (Proposal 278; passed 29 Aug 07)

Recognize sister relationship between Podicipediformes and Phoenicopteriformes (Proposal 274; passed 29 Aug 07)

Split Icterus icterus into three species (Proposal 288; passed 18 July 07)

Use of Agriornis albicauda for Agriornis andicola (Normand David) (Proposal 280; passed 18 July 07)

Change spelling of Phylloscartes paulistus to Phylloscartes paulista (Proposal 279; passed 18 July 07)

Recognize the genus Epinecrophylla (Proposal 275; passed 18 July 07)

Change English names of Turdus nudigenis, T. assimilis. T. grayi, and T. albicollis to "Thrush" (Proposal 260; passed 18 July 07)

Change the English name of Caprimulgus heterurus from Santa Marta Nightjar to "Todd's Nightjar" (Proposal 252; passed 18 July 07)

Macropsalis forcipata has priority over Macropsalis creagra (Proposal 266; passed 8 July 07)

Change linear sequence of genera in the Trochilidae (Proposal 267; passed 8 July 07)

Change spelling of "Cloudforest" to "Cloud-forest" Screech-Owl (Megascops marshalli) (Proposal 269; passed 8 July 07)

Subfamilies and linear sequence in the Furnariidae (Proposal 272; passed 8 July 07)

Recognize Leptodon forbesi (Proposal 273; passed 5 July 07)

Transfer Veniliornis fumigatus to Picoides (Proposal 263: passed 22 June 07)

Transfer Piculus rubiginosus and P. rivolii from Piculus to Colaptes (Proposal 265; passed 22 June 07)

Separate Pelecanus thagus from P. occidentalis (Proposal 271; passed 22 June 07)

Reassign Salvatoria to Alipiopsitta (Proposal 254; passed 25 May 07)

Transfer Picoides mixtus and P. lignarius to Veniliornis (Proposal 262; passed 25 May 07)

Change the English name of Melanodera melanodera from Black-throated Finch to Canary-winged Finch (Proposal 257; passed 21 May 07)

Split Conopias parvus from C. albovittatus (Proposal 251: passed 5 Mar. 07)

Eliminate Kalinowski's Tinamou Nothoprocta kalinowskii from the list of South American species (Proposal 246; passed 14 Feb. 2007)

Remove Melanopareia from the Rhinocryptidae and create family Melanopareiidae (Proposal 239; passed 31 Jan. 07)

Change classification of the Formicariidae, including recognition of family Grallariidae (Proposal 235; passed 31 Jan. 07)

Change linear sequence of genera in Trogonidae (Proposal 230; passed 31 Jan. 07)

Merge Platycichla into Turdus (Proposal 247: passed 29 Dec. 06)

Change the English name of Celeus obrieni to Kaempfer's Woodpecker (Proposal 249: passed 29 Dec. 06)

Change English names of three species of mockingbirds in the Galapagos Islands (Proposal 242; passed 29 Dec. 06)

Merge Catoptrophorus and Heteroscelus into Tringa (Proposal 227: passed 27 Dec. 06)

Include Oroaetus and Spizastur in Spizaetus (Proposal 233: passed 27 Dec. 06)

Transfer "Amazona" xanthops to the monotypic genus Salvatoria (Proposal 234: passed 27 Dec. 06)

Change linear sequence of Henicorhina species (Proposal 236: passed 27 Dec. 06)

Change linear sequence of forest Tinamidae genera (Proposal 237: passed 27 Dec. 06)

Change linear sequence of Nothocercus species (Proposal 238: passed 27 Dec. 06)

Recognize Schistocichla saturata as a species separate from S. leucostigma (Proposal 240: passed 27 Dec. 06)

Eliminate Sporophila insulata from the list of South American birds (Proposal 245: passed 27 Dec. 06)

Remove Cathartidae from Ciconiiformes (Proposal 241; passed 18 Dec. 06)

Change to lower case "s" in English name "Painted-Snipe" (Nycticryphes) (Proposal 225; passed 18 Dec. 06)

Reassign Chordeiles vielliardi to genus Nyctiprogne (Proposal 232; passed 15 Dec. 06)

Change name of Bahia Spinetail from Synallaxis cinereus to S. whitneyi (Proposal 223; passed 15 Dec. 06)

Change English name of Neopipo cinnamomea to Cinnamon Manakin-Tyrant (Proposal 187C; passed 15 Dec. 06)

Merge Asturina into Buteo (Proposal 228; passed 12 Oct. 06)

Recognize Caprimulgus heterurus as a separate species from C. parvulus (Proposal 169; passed 11 Oct. 2006)

Change linear sequence in South American Mimus (Proposal 221; passed 22 August 06)

Remove hyphen from English name "Crescent-chest" (Melanopareia) (Proposal 217; passed 31 July 06)

Remove hyphen from English name "Bamboo-wren" (Psilorhamphus) (Proposal 216; passed 31 July 06)

Split Gypopsitta from Pionopsitta (Proposal 212; passed 31 July 06)

Change linear sequence in Gypopsitta (Proposal 213; passed 31 July 06)

Recognize Polioptila clementsi (Proposal 203; passed 31 July 06)

Remove hyphen in the English name "Violet-ear" (Proposal 199; passed 31 July 06)

Transfer Philydor dimidiatum to the genus Syndactyla (Proposal 198; passed 31 July 06)

Add Gallinula angulata to Main List (Proposal #208; passed 16 July 06)

Add Falco tinnunculus to Main List (Proposal #207; passed 7 June 06)

Recognize Scytalopus pachecoi as a valid species (Proposal #196; passed 1 June 06)

Resurrect genus Helicolestes for Rostrhamus hamatus (Proposal #201; passed 1 June 06)

Change English names of Phaethornis longirostris and P. superciliosus to Long-billed Hermit and Long-tailed Hermit, respectively (Proposal #205; passed 1 June 06)

Treat Amazilia rondoniae as a subspecies of A. versicolor (Proposal #188; passed 25 May 06).

Recognize Scytalopus rodriguezi as a valid species. (Proposal #195; passed 25 May 06)

Recognize Scytalopus stilesi as a valid species (Proposal #193; passed 17 March 06)

Split Pyrrhura griseipectus and P. pfrimeri from P. leucotis (Proposal #181; passed 16 Dec. 05)

Change linear sequence of penguins (Spheniscidae) (Proposal #183; passed 16 Dec. 05)

Recognize Coeligena orina as a species distinct from C. bonapartei (Proposal #185; passed 16 Dec. 05)

Add suborders in Charadriiformes (Proposal #179)

Reassign Propyrrhura to Primolius (Proposal #177)

Change genera and linear sequence within the terns (Sterninae) (Proposal #175)

Change linear sequence of species in Geositta (Proposal #172)

Hydrobatidae divided into two subfamilies (Proposal #167)

Linear sequence of families in Charadriiformes changed to reflect recent findings (Proposal #148)

Urosticte ruficrissa (Rufous-vented Whitetip) treated as a separate species from U. benjamini (Purple-bibbed Whitetip) (Proposal #141)

Puffinus subalaris (Galapagos Shearwater) treated as a separate species from P. lherminieri (Audubon's Shearwater) (Proposal #160)

Amazilia cupreicauda considered conspecific with A. viridigaster (Proposal #168)

Cichlopsis moved in linear sequence of Turdidae from near Myadestes to after Entomodestes (Proposal #165)

Wilsonia pusilla moved from Hypothetical List to Main List based on published photos from Colombia

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Proposals that did not pass:

Proposal 147. Recognize Eriocnemis sapphiropygia as a species separate from E. luciani

Proposal 152 to change English name of Chamaeza meruloides to Cryptic Antthrush

Proposal 159 to change English name of Myrmotherula grisea to Yungas Antwren

Proposal 162 to treat H. micraster and H. exortis as conspecific

Proposal 163 to change English name of H. micraster to Flame-throated Sunangel

Proposal 164 to split Philodice from Calliphlox

Proposal 166. Re-lump Thalassarche eremita and Thalassarche salvini with Thalassarche cauta

Proposal 170 to lump the two species of Topaza

Proposal 171 to Change English names of Myioborus redstarts to whitestarts

Proposal 173. Lump Zimmerius chrysops into Z. viridiflavus

Proposal 174. Lump Synallaxis albilora into S. gujanensis

Proposal 176. Split Pionus seniloides from P. tumultuosus

Proposal 178. Change classification of Phaethorninae

Proposal 180. Merge Sternoclyta and Hylonympha into Eugenes

Proposal 184. Change English name of Cnipodectes subbrunneus

Proposal 186. Merge Limnoctites into Cranioleuca

Proposal 187A. Change English name of Neopipo cinnamomea to "Cinnamon Neopipo" (failed to pass 2006)

Proposal 187B. Change English name of Neopipo cinnamomea to "Cinnamon Tyrant" (failed to pass 2006)

Proposal 189. Adopt guidelines for the assessment of introduced species (failed to pass 2006)

Proposal 190. Place Oceanodroma in the synonymy of Hydrobates

Proposal 191. Reassign species in Oceanodroma to other genera (failed to pass 2006)

Proposal 194. Change English name of the Schiffornis (failed to pass 2006)

Proposal 200. New genus name, Procacicus, for Cacicus solitarius (failed to pass 24 Sep 07)

Proposal 202. Resurrect genus Pipromorpha (failed to pass 2006)

Proposal 204. Treat Polioptila guianensis as three separate species (failed to pass 2006)

Proposal 206. Merge Schistes into Augastes (failed to pass 2006)

Proposal 209. Split Crypturellus columbianus from C. erythropus (failed to pass Sep. 2006)

Proposal 210. Split Crypturellus idoneus from C. erythropus (failed to pass Sep. 2006)

Proposal 211. Split Crypturellus saltuarius from C. erythropus (failed to pass Sep. 2006)

Proposal 214. Remove hyphen from English name "Painted-Snipe" (Nycticryphes) (failed to pass Sep. 2006)

Proposal 215. Add hyphen to English name "Softtail" (Thripophaga) (failed to pass Sep. 2006)

Proposal 218. Add hyphen to English name "Antthrush" (Formicarius) (failed to pass Sep. 2006)

Proposal 224. Change English name of Brotogeris versicolurus to White-winged Parakeet (failed to pass Dec. 2006)

Proposal 226. Change to lower case "p" in English name "Storm-Petrel" (Hydrobatidae) (failed to pass Dec. 2006)

Proposal 231. Split Acestrura from Chaetocercus (failed to pass Dec. 2006)

Proposal 243. Change the name of Least Pygmy-Owl to Glaucidium sicki (failed to pass Dec. 2006)

Proposal 244. Change English name of Sapayoa aenigma to Broad-billed Sapayoa (failed to pass Dec. 2006)

Proposal 248. Change English Name of Xenornis setifrons to Speckled Antshrike (failed to pass Dec. 2006)

Proposal 253. Change English name of Oceanodroma hornbyi to "Hornby's Storm-Petrel" (failed to pass July 2007)

Proposal 256. Move Caprimulgus candicans from Caprimulgus to Eleothreptus (failed to pass June 2007)

Proposal 258. Add hyphen to English name "Flowerpiercer" (Diglossa) (failed to pass May 2007)

Proposal 259. Change English name of Coragyps atratus to "American Black Vulture" (failed to pass May 2007)

Proposal 261a. Split Dysithamnus plumbeus and D. leucostictus (failed to pass May 2007)

Proposal 261b. Split Dysithamnus tucuyensis from D. plumbeus or D. leucostictus (failed to pass May 2007)

Proposal 264. Merge Oryzoborus into Sporophila (failed to pass May 2007)

Proposal 268. Change spelling of "Neotropic" to "Neotropical" Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus) (failed to pass June 2007)

Proposal 270. Change spelling of "Lacrimose" to "Lachrymose" Mountain-Tanager (Anisognathus lacrymosus) (failed to pass June 2007)

Proposal 277. Merge Pipile into Aburria. (failed to pass July 2007)

Proposal 282. Merge Geranoaetus into Buteo (failed to pass July 2007)

Proposal 283. Change linear sequence of species in Hemispingus (failed to pass Aug 07)

Proposal 284. Split Hemispingus piurae from H. melanotis (failed to pass Aug 07)

Proposal 285A. Recognize Cracidae subfamilies Cracinae and Penelopinae (failed to pass 24 Sep 07)

Proposal 304. Change English name of Goethalsia bella to "Rufous-cheeked Hummingbird" (failed to pass 1 Oct 07)

Proposal 307. Change the English name of Brotogeris versicolurus to White-winged Parakeet (failed to pass 24 Apr. 08)

Proposal 312. Recognize the genera (A) Dixiphia and (B) Ceratopipra (failed to pass 24 Apr. 08)

Proposal 326. Elevate the subspecies pulsatrix of the Spectacled Owl (Pulsatrix perspicillata) to species (failed to pass 24 Apr. 08)

Proposal 327. Split Schiffornis turdinus into 5 species (failed to pass 27 May 08)

Proposal 328. Elevate Bubo v. magellanicus (Strigidae) to species level (failed to pass 16 May 08)

Proposal 329. Recognize Scytalopus diamantinensis (Diamantina Tapaculo) as a valid species

Proposal 339. Change English name of Phrygilus carbonarius (failed to pass 1 May 08)

Proposal 341 Reinstate Pipromorpha for the rufous Mionectes (2) (failed to pass 8 May 08)

Proposal 342. Split Myiobius barbatus into multiple species (failed to pass 29 May 08)

Proposal 343. Split Myiobius ridgwayi from Myiobius atricaudus (failed to pass 29 May 08)

• Proposal 344. Merge Saltatricula into Saltator (failed to pass 6 June 08)

• Proposal 346. Remove subfamily names from the Main List (failed to pass 2 June 08)

Proposal 347. Change the linear sequence of orders and families to follow that in Handbook of the Birds of the World (failed to pass 16 May 08)

• Proposal 349. Split Pyrilia coccinicollaris from P. haematotis (failed to pass 5 June 08)

• Proposal 350. Treat Xolmis salinarum as a subspecies of X. rubetra (failed to pass 5 June 08)

Proposal 352. Move Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard) to main list (failed to pass August 08)

• Proposal 358. Incluir en la "Main SACC List" el resto de subfamilias tradicionalmente aceptadas (failed to pass 5 Sept 08)

• Proposal 359. Eliminar la categoría "Incertae Sedis" de la "Main SACC List" (failed to pass 6 Sept 08)

Proposal 354. Move Heliangelus zusii (Bogota Sunangel) to Hypothetical List (failed to pass 12 Sep 08)

Proposal 351. Transfer Saltator and Saltatricula from Incertae Sedis to Thraupidae

• Proposal 370. Elevate subspecies insularis of Sporophila intermedia to species rank

• Proposal 372. Modify English names of the pygmy-tyrants H. flammulatus, H. diops, and H. obsoletus (failed to pass 23 Mar 09)

Proposal 373. Change English names of Stercorarius pomarinus, parasiticus, and longicaudus from "Jaeger" to "Skua" (failed to pass 8 Apr 09)

• Proposal 374. Add alternative English names for three sets of species (failed to pass 8 Apr 09)

• Proposal 377. Merge Geranoaetus into Buteo (2) (failed to pass 8 Apr 09)

• Proposal 388. Split Diomedea exulans into four species (failed to pass 21 Jan 12)

• Proposal 390. Recognize Scytalopus infasciatus as a species separate from Scytalopus griseicollis (failed to pass 14 Jul 09)

Proposal 391. Split Troglodytes cobbi from T. aedon (failed to pass 19 Aug 09)

Proposal 392. Elevate Dubusia taeniata stictocephala to species level (failed to pass 19 Aug 09)

• Proposal 398. Re-split Buteo poecilochrous from B. polyosoma (failed to pass 21 Aug 09)

Proposal 399. Waive “peer-reviewed publication” requirement for online vocal data (failed to pass 21 Aug 09)

• Proposal 405B: Split Dysithamnus tucuyensis from D. plumbeus or D. leucostictus (II) (failed to pass 16 Mar 10)

• Proposal 395: Change English name of the two Pittasoma species (failed to pass 17 Mar 10)

• Proposal 417: Split Diglossopis from Diglossa (failed to pass 17 Mar 10)

• Proposal 421B.  Split Grallaricula kukenamensis from G. nana (failed to pass 17 Aug 10)

• Proposal 422: Lump Anisognathus melanogenys with A. lacrymosus (failed to pass 10 Aug 10)

Proposal 437 (a, b, g): Generic classification of the “core tanagers (failed to pass 29 Nov 2012)

a.  Divide the Tangara group of Sedano & Burns into five genera, as proposed above: Tangara, Ixothraupis, Chalcothraupis, Thraupis and Euschemon

b. Maintain a moderately broad genus Tangara, but as restricted above.

g. Recognize the genera Sporathraupis for Thraupis cyanocephala, Tephrophilus for Buthraupis wetmorei, Compsocoma for Anisognathus somptuosus and notabilis, and Anisognathus for igniventris, lacrymosus and melanogenys.

• Proposal 445: Merge Rhegmatorhina into Gymnopithys (failed to pass 7 Oct 10)

• Proposal 447: Change English names in Muscisaxicola griseus and M. alpinus (failed to pass 17 Aug 10)

• Proposal 440: Split Ramphastos swainsonii from R. ambiguus (failed to pass 4 Jan 10)

• Proposal 441: Split Zimmerius improbus from Z. vilissimus (failed to pass 3 Jan 11)

• Proposal 443: Change the English name of Serpophaga griseicapilla (failed to pass 3 Jan 11)

• Proposal 453: Recognize the parulid genus Oreothlypis (failed to pass 3 Jan 11)

• Proposal 457.  Merge Cyanocompsa and Amaurospiza into Cyanoloxia (failed to pass 29 July 11)

• Proposal 459: Revise generic boundaries in the Buteogallus group (failed to pass 5 Mar 11)

• Proposal 462: Change English name of Grallaricula cumanensis to “Paria Antpitta” (failed to pass 4 Jan 10)

• Proposal 464: Change the English name of Zimmerius acer (failed to pass 3 Mar 11)

• Proposal 465: Transfer Uropsalis, Eleothreptus, Nyctidromus, Macropsalis, Nyctiprogne, Lurocalis, and Caprimulgus spp. (cayennensis, maculicaudus, longirostris, whitelyi, parvulus, anthonyi, and nigrescens) to the genus Hydropsalis Wagler 1832 (failed to pass 5 Mar 11)

• Proposal 469B: Species limits in Paroaria (xinguensis and cervicalis) (failed to pass 5 Mar 11)

• Proposal 472.  Recognize Thalurania nigricapilla as a valid species (failed to pass 29 July 11)

• Proposal 473.  Separate Aratinga hockingi and A. alticola from A. mitrata (failed to pass 29 July 11)

• Proposal 484.  Recognize Pyrrhura parvifrons (failed to pass 1 Aug 11)

• Proposal 485.  Remove hyphen from “Palm-Swift” in Tachornis squamata (failed to pass 24 Jan 12)

• Proposal 500.  Change the English name of Nandayus nenday

• Proposal 501.  Transfer Uropsalis, Eleothreptus, Macropsalis, and Caprimulgus spp. (cayennensis, maculicaudus, longirostris, whitelyi, and parvulus) to Hydropsalis

• Proposal 503.  Treat Myiopsitta luchsi as a separate species from M. monachus (failed to pass 2 Feb. 12)

• Proposal 506.  Recognize Forpus flavicollis

• Proposal 507.  Revise Phrygilus classification

• Proposal 494.  Elevate Phibalura flavirostris boliviana to species rank

Proposal 524.  Split Pyrrhura pacifica from Pyrrhura melanura

• Proposal 536.  Elevate Laterallus jamaicensis tuerosi to species status

• Proposal 544.  Recognize newly described Heliangelus splendidus

• Proposal 546.  Resurrect Chubbia

• Proposal 556.  Adopt a new English name for Thamnophilus atrinucha

• Proposal 545.  Recognize newly described Capito fitzpatricki

• Proposal 548.  Recognize newly described Cinclodes espinhacensis

Proposal 559.  Synonymize Scytalopus petrophilus with Scytalopus speluncae and recognize Scytalopus notorius

• Proposal 560. Add “Tribes” to classification where warranted

Proposal 561.  Transfer Milvago chimango to Phalcoboenus

• Proposal 564. Merge Pipile into Aburria

Proposal 565.  Merge Mitu into Pauxi

Proposal 575.  Change English name of Geotrygon purpurata

• Proposal 590.  Treat Epinecrophylla fjeldsaai as a subspecies of E. haematonota

• Proposal 592.  For Thamnophilus atrinucha, undo the recently adopted English common name “Black-crowned Antshrike” and revert to “Western Slaty Antshrike”

• Proposal 596.  Treat Pluvianellidae as a subfamily of Chionidae

• Proposal 593B.  Merge Saltatricula into genus Saltator

Proposal 600 A+B. Split Xiphorhynchus ocellatus into three species

Proposal 603.1  Split Sclerurus mexicanus into four species

• Proposal 616.  Split Cacicus leucoramphus from Cacicus chrysonotus

• Proposal 617.  Recognize newly described Nystalus obamai and split Nystalus striolatus into two species

Proposal 618.  Recognize newly described Myrmotherula oreni and split Myrmotherula iheringi into two species

Proposal 619.  Recognize newly described Polioptila attenboroughi and split Polioptila guianensis into three species

• Proposal 621.  Recognize newly described Dendrocolaptes retentus and split Dendrocolaptes certhia into six species

Proposal 623.  Recognize newly described Campylorhamphus gyldenstolpei and Campylorhamphus cardosoi and split Campylorhamphus procurvoides into four species

• Proposal 624.  Split Cacicus flavicrissus from Cacicus cela

Proposal 629.  Change English name of Golden Grosbeak

• Proposal 630.  Treat Myiothlypis roraimae as separate species from M. bivittata (revisited)

• Proposal 631.  Modify English names in Knipolegus

• Proposal 632.  Change English name for Choco Sirystes Sirystes albogriseus to (A) Western Sirystes or (B) Panama Sirystes

• Proposal 634.  Recognize Tityra leucura as a valid species

Proposal 644A.  Revise the classification of the Phoenicopteridae: Merge Phoenicoparrus into Phoenicopterus

Proposal 645.  Change the English name of James’s Flamingo (P. jamesi) to Puna Flamingo

• Proposal 646.  Recognize newly described Tolmomyias sucunduri

• Proposal 648A.  Revise the classification of the Phalacrocoracidae: genera

• Proposal 652.  Transfer Porzana flaviventer and Porzana spiloptera to Laterallus

• Proposal 657.  Change the English names of certain greenlets

• Proposal 658.  Resurrect Vireosylva for the eye-lined vireo clade

• Proposal 659.  Elevate Xiphorhynchus fuscus atlanticus to species rank

• Proposal 660F.  Hyphenation in English names for the Lineated Woodcreeper group

• Proposal 674.  Transfer Chordeiles nacunda and Chordeiles pusillus to Podager

• Proposal 694.  Change English name of Thripadectes scrutator

• Proposal 715.  Recognize Sporophila digiacomoi