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Species Added to the List of Birds of Peru – 2019

The following are the species added to the list of Birds of Peru in 2019. The information below was extracted from the report generated by the Comité de Registros de Aves Peruanas (C.R.A.P), located on the website managed by the “Union de Ornitologos del Peru (UNOP).   Species Added Ruby-topaz Hummingbird (Chrysolampis mosquitus) Observation: On …

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Classification Revisions for the Bird Species of Peru, June-11-2020

The following changes were proposed by the South American Classification Committee. 1) To treat C. viridipennis (Amazonian Swift) as conspecific with C. chapmani (Chapman’s Swift).  C. viridipennis  is the form known to occur in Peru. The two forms are now known as Chapman’s Swift. Visit species account: Chapman’s Swift (Chaetura chapmani). Proposal: http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCprop841.htm  2) To …

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Species Added to the List of Birds of Peru-2016

Bare-faced Ibises The following are the species added to the list of Birds of Peru in 2016. These can be: Species reported for the first time, with the proper evidence and supporting information, within Peru’s political boundaries or, Species moved out of their current “Hypothetical” status on the Peru list. The status of “Hypothetical” generally …

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Classification Revisions for the Bird Species of Peru-2019

The South American Classification Committee (SACC) is an official committee of the American Ornithological Society.  The mission of this committee is to create a standard classification, with English names, for the bird species of South America. This classification is subject to constant revision by the proposal system to allow incorporation of new data. The list …

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Classification Revisions for the Bird Species of Peru 2018-early 2019

The South American Classification Committee (SACC) is an official committee of the American Ornithological Society. The mission of this committee is to create a standard classification, with English names, for the bird species of South America. This classification is subject to constant revision by the proposal system to allow incorporation of new data. The list …

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