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Ornithological Studies Presentation
AOU Name Changes

by Adrian Binns 01/22/04

 

Rock Dove is now Rock Pigeon Columbia livia

New World and Old World Three-toed Woodpecker (Picoides triactylus) has been split -
American Three-toed Woodpecker (Picoides dorsalis)

Screech-owls in the genus Otus - Eastern Screech Owl, Western and Whiskered (but not Flammulated) - are now in the genus Megascops

Genus and species name changed…………
Snowy Owl Nyctea scandiaca to Bubo scandiacus

Scientific species name changed back to its original name………….
Black-capped Vireo (Vireo atricapilla)
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)
Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla)

 


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