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18 April 2014

New complete species accounts for Restinga Antwren (Formicivora littoralis), contributed by Flávia G. Chaves, Maurício B. Vecchi, Tonny Marques de Oliveira Jr., Yara Ballarini, and Maria Alice S. Alves; for Great Thrush (Turdus fuscater), contributed by María Paula Escobar Riomalo, Esteban Gongora, and Sophie Arsitizabal Leost; for Green-striped Brush-Finch (Arremon virenticeps), contributed by M.F. Ramos-Ordoñez, C. Rodríguez-Flores, C. Soberanes-González, M.C. Arizmendi, Guy M. Kirwan, and Thomas S. Schulenberg; and for Collared Antshrike (Thamnophilus bernardi), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg and Guy M. Kirwan.

11 April 2014

New complete species accounts for Dusky-faced Tanager (Mitrospingus cassinii), contributed by David Ocampo and Alejandro Montoya; for Quebracho Crested-Tinamou (Eudromia formosa), contributed by Paul Smith; for Green-backed Sparrow (Arremonops chloronotus), contributed by M.F. Ramos-Ordoñez, C. Rodríguez-Flores, C. Soberanes-González, M.C. Arizmendi, Guy M. Kirwan, and Thomas S. Schulenberg; and for Black-bellied Hummingbird (Eupherusa nigriventris), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg and Carolyn Sedgwick.

4 April 2014

New complete species accounts for Toucan Barbet (Semnornis ramphastinus), contributed by Cristine Rueda, Ana María Pardo, and Aura Viviana Buitrago; for White-tipped Sicklebill (Eutoxeres aquila), contributed by Mileidy Betancourth-Cundar, Ivan Camilo Beltran-Arevalo, and Patricia Torres-Sánchez; for Ocellated Thrasher (Toxostoma ocellatum), contributed by C. Soberanes-González, C. Rodríguez-Flores, M.C. Arizmendi, Guy M. Kirwan, and Thomas S. Schulenberg; and for Pacific Elaenia (Myiopagis subplacens), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg and Tom Johnson. Additionally, the account for Foothill Elaenia (Myiopagis olallai) was updated.

28 March 2014

New complete species accounts for Mangrove Cuckoo (Coccyzus minor), contributed by John D. Lloyd; for White-lored Warbler (Myiothlypis conspicillata), contributed by Camila Gómez Montes; for Dwarf Vireo (Vireo nelsoni), contributed by C. Rodríguez-Flores, C. Soberanes-González, M.C. Arizmendi, Guy M. Kirwan, and Thomas S. Schulenberg; and for Violet-bellied Hummingbird (Damophila julie), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg.

21 March 2014

New complete species accounts for Northern Potoo (Nyctibius jamaicensis), contributed by Daniel Gu, Bob Behrstock, and Thomas S. Schulenberg; for Black-throated Jay (Cyanolyca pumilo), contributed by C. Rodríguez-Flores, C. Soberanes-González, M.C. Arizmendi, and Thomas S. Schulenberg; for Emerald-chinned Hummingbird (Abeillia abeillei), contributed by M.C. Arizmendi, C. Rodríguez-Flores, C. Soberanes-González, and Thomas S. Schulenberg; and for Black-fronted Tyrannulet (Phylloscartes nigrifrons), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg and Guy M. Kirwan.

14 March 2014

New complete species accounts for Andean Tinamou (Nothoprocta pentlandii), contributed by Vitor Gomes and Guy M. Kirwan; for Patagonian Tinamou (Tinamotis ingoufi), contributed by Vitor Gomes and Guy M. Kirwan; for Puna Tinamou (Tinamotis pentlandii), contributed by Vitor Gomes; and for Rufous-breasted Sabrewing (Campylopterus hyperythrus), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg and Carolyn W. Sedgwick.

7 March 2014

 New complete species accounts for White-breasted Thrasher (Ramphocinclus brachyurus), contributed by Jennifer L. Mortensen, Katherine F. Freeman, and Matthew N. Morton; for Elegant Crested-Tinamou (Eudromia elegans), contributed by Vitor Gomes; for Thicket Tinamou (Crypturellus cinnamomeus), contributed by Vitor Gomes, Bob Behrstock, R. Bribiesca-Formisano, C. Rodríguez-Flores, C. Soberanes-González, and M.C. Arizmendi; and for Tepui Tinamou (Crypturellus ptaritepui), contributed by Vitor Gomes and Guy M. Kirwan.

28 February 2014

New complete species accounts for Darwin's Nothura (Nothura darwinii), contributed by Vitor Gomes; for Chilean Tinamou (Nothoprocta perdicaria), contributed by Vitor Gomes and Alvaro Jaramillo; for Pale-browed Tinamou (Crypturellus transfasciatus), contributed by Vitor Gomes and Guy M. Kirwan; and for Berlepsch's Tinamou (Crypturellus berlepschi), contributed by Vitor Gomes.

21 February 2014

New complete species accounts for Brown Tinamou (Crypturellus obsoletus), contributed by Vitor Gomes; for Black Tinamou (Tinamus osgoodi), contributed by Vitor Gomes and Guy M. Kirwan; for Highland Tinamou (Nothocercus bonapartei), contributed by Vitor Gomes and Guy M. Kirwan; and for Hooded Tinamou (Nothocercus nigrocapillus), contributed by Vitor Gomes and Guy M. Kirwan.

14 February 2014

New complete species accounts for Rose-throated Becard (Pachyramphus aglaiae), contributed by Jon S. Greenlaw; for Purplish-backed Jay (Cyanocorax beecheii), contributed by Lindsey Power and Cameron Ghalambor; for Yellow-lored Parrot (Amazona xantholora), contributed by Morgan Wade and Cameron Ghalambor; and for Tawny-breasted Tinamou (Nothocercus julius), contributed by Vitor Gomes.

7 February 2014

New complete species accounts for Black-polled Yellowthroat (Geothlypis speciosa), contributed by Viktor Antolin and Cameron Ghalambor; for Flammulated Flycatcher (Deltarhynchus flammulatus), contributed by Tandena Nelson; and for Scallop-breasted Antpitta (Grallaricula loricata), contributed by Carlos Verea and Harold F. Greeney.

31 January 2014

New complete species accounts for Tufted Jay (Cyanocorax dickeyi), contributed by Meredith Kittelson and Cameron Ghalambor; for Rosy Thrush-Tanager (Rhodinocichla rosea), contributed by M. Webb; for Grand Cayman Thrush (Turdus ravidus), contributed by Niels Larsen; and for Ornate Tinamou (Nothoprocta ornata), contributed by Vitor Gomes.

24 January 2014

New complete species accounts for Laughing Falcon (Herpetotheres cachinnans), contributed by Ben Barkley, C. Rodríguez-Flores, C. Soberanes-González, and M.C. Arizmendi; for Puerto Rican Screech-Owl (Megascops nudipes), contributed by Chloe Goodson; and for Nariño Tapaculo (Scytalopus vicinior), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg and Tom Johnson.

17 January 2014

New complete species accounts for Tachira Antpitta (Grallaria chthonia), contributed by Harold F. Greeney and Guy M. Kirwan; for Red-throated Caracara (Ibycter americanus), contributed by Courtney Davis and Sean McCann; for Mountain Avocetbill (Opisthoprora euryptera), contributed by Thomas S Schulenberg; and for Uniform Antshrike (Thamnophilus unicolor), contributed by Thomas S Schulenberg.

10 January 2014

New complete species accounts for Yellowish Flycatcher (Empidonax flavescens), contributed by Roselvy C. Juárez-Jovel; for Slaty-breasted Tinamou (Crypturellus boucardi), contributed by Vitor Gomes, R. Bribiesca-Formisano, C. Rodríguez-Flores, C. Soberanes-González, and M.C. Arizmendi; for Bright-rumped Yellow-Finch (Sicalis uropygialis), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg; and for Chestnut-breasted Coronet (Boissonneaua matthewsii), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg.

3 January 2014

New complete species account for Plain-capped Starthroat (Heliomaster constantii), contributed by M.C. Arizmendi, C. Rodríguez-Flores, C. Soberanes-González, and Thomas S. Schulenberg.

18 December 2013

New complete species accounts for Puerto Rican Vireo (Vireo latimeri), contributed by Melissa Roach; and for Galapagos Rail (Laterallus spilonotus), contributed by Evan Hill.

13 December 2013

New complete species accounts for Puerto Rican Tody (Todus mexicanus), contributed by Aleshia Fremgen; for Lesser Antillean Pewee (Contopus latirostris), contributed by Kimberly K. Cole; for Ochre-bellied Flycatcher (Mionectes oleagineus), contributed by Hilary Standish, Eleanor Mayne, Frances Hall, and Wendy Tori; and for Coppery Metaltail (Metallura theresiae), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg. Additionally, the account for Ecuadorian Trogon (Trogon mesurus)
was updated with previously unpublished observations by Harold F. Greeney on the nesting biology of this poorly known species.

6 December 2013

New complete species accounts for Black Swift (Cypseloides niger), contributed by Carolyn Gunn, Jason Beason, Kim Potter, and M. Webb; for Crested Guan (Penelope purpurascens), contributed by Kadeem Gilbert and Thomas S. Schulenberg; and for Beautiful Hummingbird (Calothorax pulcher), contributed by M.C. Arizmendi, C. Rodríguez-Flores, C. Soberanes-González, Tom Johnson, and Thomas S. Schulenberg.