Proposals 2017-A

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  • 2017-A-1: Split White-faced Ground-Sparrow Melozone cabanisi from Prevost’s Ground-Sparrow Melozone biarcuata – PASSED
  • 2017-A-2: Revise the generic classification of the subfamily Anserinae – PASSED
  • 2017-A-3: Transfer Blue-gray Noddy Procelsterna cerulea to the genus Anous – PASSED
  • 2017-A-4: Split North American Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra into two species – PASSED
  • 2017-A-5: Transfer Wilson’s Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor to a monotypic genus, Steganopus Vieillot 1818 – FAILED
  • 2017-A-6: Change the English name of the Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris – FAILED
  • 2017-A-7a: Transfer Intermediate Egret Mesophoyx intermedia to Ardea – PASSED
  • 2017-A-7b: Transfer Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis to Ardea – FAILED
  • 2017-A-8: Revisit the proposed split of Circus cyaneus and Circus hudsonius – PASSED
  • 2017-A-9: Split Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata into three species – FAILED
  • 2017-A-10: Split Willet Tringa semipalmata into two species – FAILED
  • 2017-A-11a: Modify our treatment of juncos: Recognize bairdi as a species – PASSED
  • 2017-A-11b: Modify our treatment of juncos: Recognize alticola as a species – FAILED
  • 2017-A-11c: Modify our treatment of juncos: Lump phaeonotus and hyemalis – FAILED
  • 2017-A-12: Change the linear sequence of species in the Scolopacidae – PASSED

Proposals 2017-B

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  • 2017-B-1a: Recognize additional species in the Aulacorhynchus “prasinus” toucanet complex: Elevate three Middle American forms – FAILED
  • 2017-B-1a: Recognize additional species in the Aulacorhynchus “prasinus” toucanet complex: Split North and South American taxa – PASSED
  • 2017-B-2a: Treat the subspecies spectabilis as separate species from Eugenes fulgens (Magnificent Hummingbird) – PASSED
  • 2017-B-2b: Treat the subspecies viridiceps as separate species from Eugenes fulgens (Magnificent Hummingbird) – FAILED
  • 2017-B-3: Elevate Turdus rufopalliatus graysoni to species rank – FAILED
  • 2017-B-4: Recognize newly described species Arremon kuehnerii – FAILED
  • 2017-B-5a: Revise the classification of the Icteridae: Add seven subfamilies – PASSED
  • 2017-B-5b: Revise the classification of the Icteridae: Split Leistes from Sturnella – PASSED
  • 2017-B-5c: Revise the classification of the Icteridae: Resurrect Ptiloxena for Dives atroviolaceus – PASSED
  • 2017-B-5d: Revise the classification of the Icteridae: Modify the linear sequence of genera – PASSED
  • 2017-B-6: Revise familial limits and the linear sequence of families within the nine-primaried oscines – PASSED
  • 2017-B-7: Lump Acanthis flammea and Acanthis hornemanni into a single species – FAILED
  • 2017-B-8: Split Lanius excubitor into two or more species – PASSED
  • 2017-B-9: Add Mangrove Rail Rallus longirostris to the main list – PASSED
  • 2017-B-10: Revise the generic classification and linear sequence of Anas – PASSED

Proposals 2017-C

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  • 2017-C-1: Revise the linear sequence of genera in Fringillidae, and transfer Serinus mozambicus to Crithagra – PASSED
  • 2017-C-2: Split Brown Creeper (Certhia americana) into two species – FAILED
  • 2017-C-3: Transfer Violet-bellied Hummingbird from Damophila to Juliamyia – PASSED
  • 2017-C-4: Elevate Colaptes auratus mexicanoides to species rank – FAILED
  • 2017-C-5: Split Nashville Warbler (Oreothlypis ruficapilla) into two species – FAILED
  • 2017-C-6: Adopt new English names for Melozone biarcuata and Melozone cabanisi – PASSED (OPTION 2)
  • 2017-C-7: Lump Thayer’s Gull (Larus thayeri) with Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides) – PASSED
  • 2017-C-8: Change the spelling of the English names of Le Contes Thrasher (Toxostoma lecontei) and Le Contes Sparrow (Ammodramus leconteii) – PASSED
  • 2017-C-9: Add Common Scoter (Melanitta nigra) to the Main List – PASSED
  • 2017-C-10: Add Blyth’s Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus dumetorum) to the Main List – PASSED
  • 2017-C-11: Add Chatham Albatross (Thalassarche eremita) to the Main List – PASSED
  • 2017-C-12: Add Red-legged Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes cyaneus) to the U.S. list – PASSED
  • 2017-C-13a: Add 9 species recorded from Greenland to the Main List – PASSED
  • 2017-C-13b: Taxonomy and English name for Water Rail (Rallus aquaticus) – PASSED
  • 2017-C-13c: Taxonomy for Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix) and Carrion Crow (Corvus corone) – PASSED
  • 2017-C-13d: Taxonomy for White’s Thrush (Zoothera dauma aurea or Zoothera aurea) – PASSED
  • 2017-C-14: Split Bell’s Vireo (Vireo bellii) into two species – FAILED
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