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Neotropical News

A brief review of some of the important species-level changes that are incorporated in the 2014 revisions to the eBird/Clements Checklist.
February 14-17 (Friday to Monday) is the 17th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). To participate, just go birding during this timeframe and make sure to enter your checklists in eBird.
Twenty years after field ornithologist Ted Parker's death, friends and colleagues pay tribute to Ted and his legacy.
Thousands of new images are now visible for most species cataloged in Neotropical Birds Online, thanks to a slideshow gallery ported into each account that scrolls through images found in our Neotropical Birds Online flickr group.
Site Updates

12 December 2014

New complete species accounts for Brown Trembler (Cinclocerthia ruficauda), contributed by Eric Sibbald; for Little Hermit (Phaethornis longuemareus), contributed by Lihn Huynh; and for Short-tailed Woodstar (Myrmia micrura), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg and Carolyn W. Sedgwick.

5 December 2014

New complete species accounts for Rufous Mourner (Rhytipterna holerythra), contributed by Brent S. Pease and M. Webb; for Ocellated Quail (Cyrtonyx ocellatus), contributed by Jack Eitniear, C. Rodríguez-Flores, C. Soberanes-González, and M.C. Arizmendi; for Oasis Hummingbird (Rhodopis vesper), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg and Alvaro Jaramillo; and for Vilcabamba Tapaculo (Scytalopus urubambae), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg.

25 November 2014

New complete species accounts for Yellow-tufted Woodpecker (Melanerpes cruentatus), contributed by Kara Jones; and for Yellow-browed Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus huallagae), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg.

21 November 2014

New complete species accounts for Sulphur-rumped Flycatcher (Myiobius sulphureipygius), contributed by Toryn Schafer; and for Greater Antillean Nightjar (Antrostomus cubanensis), contributed by David Weber.

Recently Completed Accounts

		Cinclocerthia ruficauda
Brown Trembler
Cinclocerthia ruficauda

		Phaethornis longuemareus
Little Hermit
Phaethornis longuemareus

		Myrmia micrura
Short-tailed Woodstar
Myrmia micrura

		Rhytipterna holerythra
Rufous Mourner
Rhytipterna holerythra

		Cyrtonyx ocellatus
Ocellated Quail
Cyrtonyx ocellatus

		Rhodopis vesper
Oasis Hummingbird
Rhodopis vesper

		Scytalopus urubambae
Vilcabamba Tapaculo
Scytalopus urubambae

		Melanerpes cruentatus
Yellow-tufted Woodpecker
Melanerpes cruentatus

		Aulacorhynchus huallagae
Yellow-browed Toucanet
Aulacorhynchus huallagae

		Myiobius sulphureipygius
Sulphur-rumped Flycatcher
Myiobius sulphureipygius

		Caprimulgus cubanensis
Greater Antillean Nightjar
Antrostomus cubanensis

		Nyctibius aethereus
Long-tailed Potoo
Nyctibius aethereus

		Ciccaba nigrolineata
Black-and-white Owl
Ciccaba nigrolineata

		Tachornis phoenicobia
Antillean Palm-Swift
Tachornis phoenicobia

		Polyonymus caroli
Bronze-tailed Comet
Polyonymus caroli

		Dulus dominicus
Palmchat
Dulus dominicus

		Pteroglossus inscriptus
Lettered Aracari
Pteroglossus inscriptus

		Strix fulvescens
Fulvous Owl
Strix fulvescens

		Trogon massena
Slaty-tailed Trogon
Trogon massena

		Grallaria griseonucha
Gray-naped Antpitta
Grallaria griseonucha

		Atlapetes pallidiceps
Pale-headed Brush-Finch
Atlapetes pallidiceps

		Caprimulgus badius
Yucatan Nightjar
Antrostomus badius

		Euphonia violacea
Violaceous Euphonia
Euphonia violacea

		Grallaria flavotincta
Yellow-breasted Antpitta
Grallaria flavotincta

		Hylopezus ochroleucus
White-browed Antpitta
Hylopezus ochroleucus

		Caprimulgus salvini
Tawny-collared Nightjar
Antrostomus salvini

		Aramides axillaris
Rufous-necked Wood-Rail
Aramides axillaris

		Grallaria kaestneri
Cundinamarca Antpitta
Grallaria kaestneri

		Grallaria urraoensis
Urrao Antpitta
Grallaria urraoensis

		Grallaria rufocinerea
Bicolored Antpitta
Grallaria rufocinerea