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25 July 2014

New complete species accounts for Scarlet-bellied Mountain-Tanager (Anisognathus igniventris), contributed by Aakash Amin, Casey Richart, Kevin Burns, Laura Céspedes-Arias, and Ángela Matiz; for Belted Flycatcher (Xenotriccus callizonus), contributed by Daniel Taylor; for Gray-crowned Woodpecker (Colaptes auricularis), contributed by Cara Thompson and C.J. Beardmore; and for Socorro Dove (Zenaida graysoni), contributed by Lauren Heck.

18 July 2014

New complete species accounts for Crowned Eagle (Buteogallus coronatus), contributed by Eric Do; for Dusky Nightjar (Antrostomus saturatus), contributed by Joey Chase; for Great Dusky Swift (Cypseloides senex), contributed by Connor Rosenblatt; and for Black-backed Tody-Flycatcher (Poecilotriccus pulchellus), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg.

11 July 2014

New complete species account for Roraiman Nightjar (Setopagis whitelyi), contributed by Mari West and Thomas S. Schulenberg.

3 July 2014

New complete species account for Johnson's Tody-Flycatcher (Poecilotriccus luluae), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg.

27 June 2014

New complete species accounts for Colombian Chachalaca (Ortalis columbiana), contributed by Diana Carolina Acosta-Rojas and Dalia C. Barragán-Barrera; and for Rufous-webbed Brilliant (Heliodoxa branickii), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg and Carolyn W. Sedgwick.

20 June 2014

New complete species accounts for Sierra Madre Sparrow (Xenospiza baileyi), contributed by Michael Gallegos; and for Golden-winged Tody-Flycatcher (Poecilotriccus calopterus), contributed by Thomas S.Schulenberg and Guy M. Kirwan.

13 June 2014

New complete species accounts for Least Nighthawk (Chordeiles pusillus), contributed by Dominique Hellmich; and for Choco Poorwill (Nyctiphrynus rosenbergi), contributed by Joseph Byington. Also, the accounts for Pacific Elaenia (Myiopagis subplacens) and Tamaulipas Crow (Corvus imparatus) were updated to reflect new information on these species.

6 June 2014

New complete species accounts for Rufous-bellied Nighthawk (Lurocalis rufiventris), contributed by Alyssa Garcia; and for Jamaican Pauraque (Siphonorhis americana), contributed by Andrew Dreelin.

8 May 2014

New complete species accounts for Lesser Roadrunner (Geococcyx velox), contributed by C. Soberanes-González, C. Rodríguez-Flores, M.C. Arizmendi, and Thomas S. Schulenberg; for Buff-fronted Quail-Dove (Geotrygon costaricensis), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg and Guy M. Kirwan; and for Subtropical Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium parkeri), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg.

2 May 2014

New complete species accounts for Crested Duck (Lophonetta specularioides), contributed by Mariana Bulgarella; for Spotted Nothura (Nothura maculosa), contributed by Vitor Gomes; for Blackish Pewee (Contopus nigrescens), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg; and for Ash-throated Antwren (Herpsilochmus parkeri), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg and Guy M. Kirwan.

25 April 2014

New complete species accounts for Honduran Emerald (Amazilia luciae), contributed by David L. Anderson; for West Mexican Chachalaca (Ortalis poliocephala), contributed by C. Rodriguez-Flores and M. C. Arizmendi; for White-faced Quail-Dove (Geotrygon albifacies), contributed by C. Soberanes-González, C. Rodríguez-Flores, M.C. Arizmendi, Guy M. Kirwan, and Thomas S. Schulenberg; and for Antioquia Bristle-Tyrant (Phylloscartes lanyoni), contributed by Thomas S. Schulenberg and Guy M. Kirwan.

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.