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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

28 August 2015

New complete accounts for Black-faced Antthrush (Formicarius analis), contributed by Michael A. Patten; and for Great Antpitta (Grallaria excelsa), contributed by Harold F. Greeney.

21 August 2015

New complete accounts for Santa Marta Antpitta (Grallaria bangsi), contributed by Harold F. Greeney; and for Yellow-headed Parrot (Amazona oratrix), contributed by Janet Ruth.

14 August 2015

New complete species account for Fawn-breasted Tanager (Pipraeidea melanonota), contributed by Kim Gonzales, Casey H. Richart, and Kevin J. Burns.

7 August 2015

New complete species account for Gray Thrasher (Toxostoma cinereum), contributed by C. Soberanes-González, C. Rodríguez-Flores, M.C. Arizmendi, G.M. Kirwan, and Thomas S. Schulenberg.

Recently Completed Accounts

		Formicarius analis
Black-faced Antthrush
Formicarius analis

		Grallaria excelsa
Great Antpitta
Grallaria excelsa

		Grallaria bangsi
Santa Marta Antpitta
Grallaria bangsi

		Amazona oratrix
Yellow-headed Parrot
Amazona oratrix

		Pipraeidea melanonota
Fawn-breasted Tanager
Pipraeidea melanonota

		Toxostoma cinereum
Gray Thrasher
Toxostoma cinereum

		Dubusia taeniata
Buff-breasted Mountain-Tanager
Dubusia taeniata

		Geositta saxicolina
Dark-winged Miner
Geositta saxicolina

		Arremon flavirostris
Saffron-billed Sparrow
Arremon flavirostris

		Tangara fastuosa
Seven-colored Tanager
Tangara fastuosa

		Schistochlamys ruficapillus
Cinnamon Tanager
Schistochlamys ruficapillus

		Sappho sparganurus
Red-tailed Comet
Sappho sparganurus

		Paroaria coronata
Red-crested Cardinal
Paroaria coronata

		Grallaria gigantea
Giant Antpitta
Grallaria gigantea

		Atlapetes terborghi
Vilcabamba Brush-Finch
Atlapetes terborghi

		Nonnula sclateri
Fulvous-chinned Nunlet
Nonnula sclateri

		Phylloscartes flavovirens
Yellow-green Tyrannulet
Phylloscartes flavovirens

		Xenornis setifrons
Spiny-faced Antshrike
Xenornis setifrons

		Schistocichla schistacea
Slate-colored Antbird
Schistocichla schistacea

		Metallura odomae
Neblina Metaltail
Metallura odomae

		Nyctiprogne leucopyga
Band-tailed Nighthawk
Nyctiprogne leucopyga

		Scytalopus affinis
Ancash Tapaculo
Scytalopus affinis

		Percnostola arenarum
Allpahuayo Antbird
Percnostola arenarum

		Myrmoborus melanurus
Black-tailed Antbird
Myrmoborus melanurus

		Caprimulgus parvulus
Little Nightjar
Setopagis parvula

		Cercomacra parkeri
Parker's Antbird
Cercomacra parkeri

		Chordeiles rupestris
Sand-colored Nighthawk
Chordeiles rupestris

		Asthenes virgata
Junin Canastero
Asthenes virgata

		Streptoprocne rutila
Chestnut-collared Swift
Streptoprocne rutila

		Odontorchilus branickii
Gray-mantled Wren
Odontorchilus branickii