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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

6 March 2015

New complete species accounts for Fork-tailed Palm-Swift (Tachornis squamata), contributed by Sean Cooper; and for Stiles's Tapaculo (Scytalopus stilesi), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg.

27 February 2015

New complete accounts for White-tailed Nightjar (Hydropsalis cayennensis), contributed by Mary Margaret Ferraro; and for Tooth-billed Wren (Odontorchilus cinereus), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg.

20 February 2015

New complete species accounts for Scissor-tailed Nightjar (Hydropsalis torquata), contributed by Max Witynski; and for Tumbes Hummingbird (Leucippus baeri), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg and Carolyn W. Sedgwick.

13 February 2015

New complete accounts for  Strong-billed Woodcreeper (Xiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus), contributed by Tyler Smith; and for Spot-throated Hummingbird (Leucippus taczanowskii), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg and Carolyn W. Sedgwick.

Recently Completed Accounts

		Tachornis squamata
Fork-tailed Palm-Swift
Tachornis squamata

		Scytalopus stilesi
Stiles's Tapaculo
Scytalopus stilesi

		Caprimulgus cayennensis
White-tailed Nightjar
Hydropsalis cayennensis

		Odontorchilus cinereus
Tooth-billed Wren
Odontorchilus cinereus

		Hydropsalis torquata
Scissor-tailed Nightjar
Hydropsalis torquata

		Leucippus baeri
Tumbes Hummingbird
Leucippus baeri

		Xiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus
Strong-billed Woodcreeper
Xiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus

		Leucippus taczanowskii
Spot-throated Hummingbird
Leucippus taczanowskii

		Tangara callophrys
Opal-crowned Tanager
Tangara callophrys

		Hydropsalis climacocerca
Ladder-tailed Nightjar
Hydropsalis climacocerca

		Setopagis maculosa
Cayenne Nightjar
Setopagis maculosa

		Amazona dufresniana
Blue-cheeked Parrot
Amazona dufresniana

		Eleothreptus anomalus
Sickle-winged Nightjar
Eleothreptus anomalus

		Atlapetes rufigenis
Rufous-eared Brush-Finch
Atlapetes rufigenis

		Caprimulgus nigrescens
Blackish Nightjar
Nyctipolus nigrescens

		Heliodoxa aurescens
Gould's Jewelfront
Heliodoxa aurescens

		Rhynchopsitta terrisi
Maroon-fronted Parrot
Rhynchopsitta terrisi

		Sclerurus guatemalensis
Scaly-throated Leaftosser
Sclerurus guatemalensis

		Tangara argyrofenges
Green-throated Tanager
Tangara argyrofenges

		Bangsia arcaei
Blue-and-gold Tanager
Bangsia arcaei

		Coeligena bonapartei
Golden-bellied Starfrontlet
Coeligena bonapartei

		Melanotis caerulescens
Blue Mockingbird
Melanotis caerulescens

		Caprimulgus hirundinaceus
Pygmy Nightjar
Nyctipolus hirundinaceus

		Sarcoramphus papa
King Vulture
Sarcoramphus papa

		Goethalsia bella
Pirre Hummingbird
Goethalsia bella

		Aglaeactis pamela
Black-hooded Sunbeam
Aglaeactis pamela

		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