Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club
Contents

Vol. 121, 2001
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CLUB NOTICES    1
EAMES, J.C. & EAMES, C.  A new species of Laughingthrush (Passeriformes: Garrulacinae) from the Central Highlands of Vietnam  10
CAPPER, D.R., CLAY, R.P., MADROÑO N., A., BARNETT, J.M., BURFIELD, I.J., ESQUIVEL, E.Z., KENNEDY, C.P., PERRENS, M & POPLE, R.G.  First records, noteworthy observations and new distributional data for birds in Paraguay  23
PENHALLURICK, J.  Primolius Bonaparte, 1857 has priority over Propyrrhura Ribeiro, 1920  38
FULTON, G.R.  Threatened and extinct bird specimens held in the McLeay Museum, University of Sydney, Australia  39
SHARPE, C.J., ASCANIO-ECHEVERRÍA, D. & RODRÍGUEZ, G.A. Further range extensions and noteworthy records for Venezuelan birds  50
CHEKE, R.A.  Confirmation of the position of the likely type-locality of Chalcomitra rubescens stangerii  62
YOUNG, H.G., LEWIS, R.E. & RAZAFINDRAJAO, F.  A description of the nest and eggs of the Madagascar Teal Anas bernieri  64
WALTERS, M.  On the dates of publication of Boucard’s Genera of Humming Birds  68
JOSEPH, L.  The type-locality of Sturnella magna quinta Dickerman, 1989: a correction to the original publication  69
CHEKE, A.  Booby Sula colonies in the Mascarene area (Indian Ocean): extinctions, myths, and colour morphs  71
CLUB NOTICES    81
KING, B. F. & YONG, D.  An unknown scops-owl Otus sp. from Sumba, Indonesia 91
VAN BALEN, S.  Note on the occurrence of Finsch’s Bulbul on Sumatra 94
WELLER, A.-A.  On types of trochilids in the Natural History Museum, Tring. III. Amazilia alfaroana Underwood (1896), with notes on biogeography and geographical variation in Saucerottia saucerottei superspecies 98
MOYLE, R. G., BIUN, A., BUTIT, B. & SUMPONGOL, D.  Brood hosts of Oriental Cuckoo Cuculus saturatus in Sabah, Malaysia 107
INGELS, J.  A review of the neotropical nightjar species group Caprimulgus maculosus, C. nigrescens and C. whitelyi 110
HINKELMANN, C. & FIEBIG, J.  An early contribution to the avifauna of Paraná, Brazil. The Arkady Fiedler expedition of 1928/29 116
KRATTER, A. W., STEADMAN, D. W., SMITH, C. E. & FILARDI, C. E.  Reproductive condition, moult, and body mass of birds from Isabel, Solomon Islands 128
CLUB NOTICES    145
DUCKWORTH, J.W., ALSTRÖM, P., DAVIDSON, P., EVANS, T.D., POOLE, C.M., SETHA, T. & TIMMINS, R.J.  A new species of wagtail from the lower Mekong basin 152
CURIO, E., HORNBUCKLE, J., DE SOYE, Y., ASTON, P. & LASTIMOZA, L.L.  New bird records for the island of Panay, Philippines, including the first record of the Asian Stubtail Urosphena squameiceps for the Philippines 182
WHITTAKER, A.  Notes on the poorly-known Buckley’s Forest Falcon Micrastur buckleyi including voice, range and first Brazilian records 197
COOPMANS, P., KRABBE, N. & SCHULENBERG, T.S.  Vocal evidence of species rank for nominate Unicolored Tapaculo Scytalopus unicolor 208
PENHALLURICK, J & GREGORY, S.M.S.  A note on the correct type of Macabra Bonaparte, 1854 (Strigidae). 213
BOURNE, W.R.P.  The status of the genus Lugensa Mathews and the birds collected by Carmichael on Tristan da Cunha in 1816-1817 215
CLUB NOTES    217
CLEMENT, P. & HOLMAN, D.  Passage records of Amur Falcon Falco amurensis from SE Asia to southern Africa including first records from Ethiopia  222
HERHOLDT, J.J.  Observations on the nocturnal migration of the Kurrichane Buttonquail in northern South Africa  231
WALTERS, M.  The correct scientific name of the White-bellied Heron 234
BURGER, A. E. & BETTS, M.  Monitoring populations of Red-footed Boobies Sula sula and frigatebirds Fregata spp. breeding on Aldabra Atoll, Indian Ocean 236
LEFEBVRE, L., READER, S. M. & WEBSTER, S. J.  Novel food use by Grey Kingbirds and Red-necked Pigeons in Barbados 247
SMITH, P. W.  Comments on George F. Gaumer and the provenance of a Giant Kingbird Tyrannus cubensis specimen from Mexico 249
RENNER, S. C. & SCHUCHMANN, K.-L.  The Fawn-breasted Brilliant Heliodoxa rubinoides, a hummingbird species new to Bolivia 252
ONIKI, Y., SCHUCHMANN, K.-L., WILLIS, E. O., SIGRIST, T. & BAUDET, G.  Roosting site of the Sombre Hummingbird Campylopterus cirrochloris (Trochilidae) in southern Bahia, Brazil 256
TOMKOVICH, P. S.  A new subspecies of Red Knot Calidris canutus from the New Siberian islands 257
WALTERS, M. & DICKINSON, E. C.  A reappraisal of the type specimens of Brachypodius immaculatus Sharpe, 1876 (Pycnonotidae 264
DICKINSON, E. C.  The correct scientific name of the Palawan Peacock-pheasant is Polyplectron napoleonis Lesson, 1831  266
HERZOG, S. K.  A re-evaluation of Straneck’s (1993) data on the taxonomic status of Serpophaga subcristata and S. munda (Passeriformes: Tyrannidae): conspecifics or semispecies? 273
CLEERE, N.  The validity of the genus Veles Bangs, 1918 (Caprimulgidae) 278
LOWTHER, P. E.  New name for the Bolivian Blackbird 280
SVENSSON, L.  The correct name of the Iberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus ibericus Ticehurst 1937, its identification and new evidence of its winter grounds 281