Proposals 2019-A

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  • 2019-A-1: Split Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis into two species – FAILED
  • 2019-A-2: Elevate Harlan’s Hawk Buteo (jamaicensis) harlani to species status – FAILED
  • 2019-A-3: Change the English name of McCown’s Longspur Rhynchophanes mccownii – FAILED
  • 2019-A-4: Elevate Amazilia saucerottei hoffmanni to species rank – PASSED
  • 2019-A-5: Add White-winged Snowfinch Montifringilla nivalis to the Appendix – PASSED
  • 2019-A-6: Add European Storm-Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus to the U.S. list – PASSED
  • 2019-A-7: Change the English name of Saltmarsh Sparrow Ammospiza caudacuta to Peterson’s Sparrow – FAILED
  • 2019-A-8: Change the linear sequence of species in the genus Charadrius – PASSED
  • 2019-A-9: Discontinue use of the possessive (“apostrophe-s”) in patronymic bird names – FAILED
  • 2019-A-10: Change the specific/subspecific/morphological group name of the Red-shafted Flicker from cafer to lathami – FAILED
  • 2019-A-11: Treat Resplendent Quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno as two species – FAILED
  • 2019-A-12: Remove hyphens from the English names of species currently called “Ground-Dove” – PASSED
  • 2019-A-13: Revise the linear sequence of species in the Fregatidae – PASSED
  • 2019-A-14: Revise the linear sequence of subfamilies in the Cuculidae – PASSED
  • 2019-A-15: Transfer Erckel’s Francolin from Francolinus to Pternistis – PASSED
  • 2019-A-16a: Split White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca into two species – FAILED
  • 2019-A-16b: Split White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca into three species – PASSED
  • 2019-A-17: Add Pallas’s Rosefinch Carpodacus roseus to the Main List – PASSED

Proposals 2019-B

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  • 2019-B-1: Transfer Orinoco Goose Neochen jubata to Oressochen – FAILED
  • 2019-B-2: Recognize the parulid genus Leiothlypis – PASSED
  • 2019-B-3: Change the linear sequence of the Hirundinidae – PASSED
  • 2019-B-4a: Make changes to the English names of hummingbirds in the genus Lampornis: Use mountain-gem for all species of Lampornis – PASSED
  • 2019-B-4b: Make changes to the English names of hummingbirds in the genus Lampornis: Delete the hyphen in mountain-gem – FAILED
  • 2019-B-5: Split Hwamei Garrulax canorus into two species, recognizing G. taewanus – FAILED
  • 2019-B-6: Split Socorro Parakeet Psittacara brevipes from P. holochlorus – PASSED
  • 2019-B-7: Merge the storm-petrel genus Oceanodroma into Hydrobates – PASSED
  • 2019-B-8: Recognize family Leiothrichidae for Leiothrix and Garrulax – PASSED
  • 2019-B-9: Modify the linear sequence of genera and species in the Passerellidae – PASSED
  • 2019-B-10a: Merge Pselliophorus into Atlapetes – PASSED
  • 2019-B-10b: Merge Melozone into Aimophila – FAILED
  • 2019-B-11: Separate Gray-faced Petrel Pterodroma gouldi from P. macroptera – PASSED

Proposals 2019-C

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  • 2019-C-1a: Transfer Blue-black Grosbeak Cyanocompsa cyanoides to Cyanoloxia – PASSED
  • 2019-C-1b: Transfer Blue Bunting Cyanocompsa parellina to Passerina – FAILED
  • 2019-C-2: Split extralimital Amazonian Grosbeak Cyanocompsa (Cyanoloxiarothschildii from C. cyanoides (Blue-black Grosbeak) – PASSED
  • 2019-C-3: Transfer subspecies cabanidis from Lesser Violetear Colibri cyanotus to Mexican Violetear C. thalassinus, and delete Lesser Violetear from the North American list – FAILED
  • 2019-C-4: Transfer Gray-capped Cuckoo Coccyzus lansbergi to the Main List – PASSED
  • 2019-C-5: Transfer Dwarf Cuckoo Coccycua pumila to the Main List – PASSED
  • 2019-C-6a: Revise generic limits in the Thraupidae: Transfer Tiaris bicolor to Melanospiza – PASSED
  • 2019-C-6b: Revise generic limits in the Thraupidae: Transfer Tiaris canorus to Phonipara – PASSED
  • 2019-C-6c: Revise generic limits in the Thraupidae: Transfer Tangara guttata to resurrected genus Ixothraupis – PASSED
  • 2019-C-6d: Revise generic limits in the Thraupidae: Transfer Tangara palmeri and T. cabanisi to new genus Poecilostreptus – PASSED
  • 2019-C-6e: Revise generic limits in the Thraupidae: Transfer Tangara cucullata and T. larvata to new genus Stilpnia – PASSED
  • 2019-C-7: Split Yucatan Gnatcatcher Polioptila albiventris from White-lored Gnatcatcher P. albiloris – PASSED
  • 2019-C-8: Transfer Maroon-chested Ground-Dove Claravis mondetoura to new genus Paraclaravis – PASSED
  • 2019-C-9: Treat Orange-bellied Trogon Trogon aurantiiventris as conspecific with Collared Trogon T. collaris – PASSED
  • 2019-C-10: Split extralimital Monteiroi’s Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma monteiroi from Band-rumped Storm-Petrel O. castro – PASSED
  • 2019-C-11: Transfer subspecies approximans from Thick-billed Vireo Vireo crassirostris to Mangrove Vireo V. pallens – PASSED

Proposals 2019-D

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  • 2019-D-1a: Split Vermiculated Screech-Owl Megascops guatemalae: Recognize centralis as a separate species – PASSED
  • 2019-D-1b: Split Vermiculated Screech-Owl Megascops guatemalae: Recognize vermiculatus as a separate species – FAILED
  • 2019-D-2: Add Thick-billed Warbler Arundinax aedon to the Main List – PASSED
  • 2019-D-3: Add River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis to the Main List – PASSED
  • 2019-D-4: Add European Robin Erithacus rubecula to Main List – PASSED
  • 2019-D-5: Add Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka to the Main List – PASSED
  • 2019-D-6: Add Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus to the Main List – PASSED
  • 2019-D-7: Add Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus to U.S. list – PASSED
  • 2019-D-8: Add Nazca Booby Sula granti to the U.S. list – PASSED
  • 2019-D-9: Add Black-backed Oriole Icterus abeillei to the U.S. list – PASSED
  • 2019-D-10: Add White-cheeked Starling Spodiopsar cineraceus to the Appendix – PASSED
  • 2019-D-11: Add House Swift Apus nipalensis to the Appendix – PASSED
  • 2019-D-12: Add Great Black Hawk Buteogallus urubitinga to the U.S. list – PASSED
  • 2019-D-13: Transfer Budgerigar Melopsittacus undulatus from the Main List to the Appendix – PASSED
  • 2019-D-14: Reinstate Nesophlox for Calliphlox evelynae and C. lyrura – PASSED

Proposals 2019-E: Establish English names for species split, lumped, or reassigned in 2019

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  • 2019-E-1a: Adopt Velvet Scoter for Melanitta fusca – PASSED
  • 2019-E-1b: Keep the name White-winged Scoter but transfer it from M. fusca to M. deglandi – PASSED
  • 2019-E-1c-1: Adopt Stejneger’s Scoter for M. stejnegeri – PASSED
  • 2019-E-1c-2: Adopt Siberian Scoter for M. stejnegeri – FAILED
  • 2019-E-2a: Adopt Blue-vented Hummingbird for Amazilia hoffmanni – PASSED
  • 2019-E-2b: Retain Steely-vented Hummingbird for the extralimital species A. saucerottei – PASSED
  • 2019-E-3a: Adopt Choco Screech-Owl for Megascops centralis – PASSED
  • 2019-E-3b-1: Retain Vermiculated Screech-Owl for M. guatemalae – FAILED
  • 2019-E-3b-2: Adopt a new name for M. guatemalae, e.g., Middle American Screech-Owl – PASSED
  • 2019-E-4a: Retain Collared Trogon as the English name for Trogon collaris sensu lato – PASSED
  • 2019-E-4b: Change the English group name of T. puella from Bar-tailed Trogon – PASSED
  • 2019-E-5a: Adopt Socorro Parakeet for Psittacara brevipes – PASSED
  • 2019-E-5b: Retain Green Parakeet for P. holochlorus – PASSED
  • 2019-E-6a: Adopt Yucatan Gnatcatcher for Polioptila albiventris – PASSED
  • 2019-E-6b: Retain White-lored Gnatcatcher for P. albiloris – PASSED
  • 2019-E-7a: Adopt Amazonian Grosbeak for Cyanoloxia rothschildii – PASSED
  • 2019-E-7b: Retain Blue-black Grosbeak for C. cyanoides – PASSED
  • 2019-E-8: Change Yellow-thighed Finch and Yellow-green Finch to Yellow-thighed Brushfinch and Yellow-green Brushfinch – PASSED
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