Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club

Vol. 123, 2003
For more information about the Bull BOC write to the Editor - Guy Kirwan

Club News   1
CUERVO, A. M., STILES, F. G. CADENA, C. D., TORO, J. L. & LONDOÑO, G.  A. New and noteworthy bird records from the northern sector of the Western Andes of Colombia  7
BRAUN, M. J., ROBBINS, M. B., MILENSKY, C. M., O’SHEA, B. J., BARBER, B. R., HINDS, W. & PRINCE, W. S.  New birds for Guyana from Mts Roraima and Ayanganna  24
PENHALLURICK, J.  Notes on some genera and subgenera of rails (Rallidae) 33
CHIOZZI, G. & DE MARCHI, G.  Confirmed breeding record of the Crab Plover Dromas ardeola in Eritrea  46
SALEWSKI, V., FALK, K. H., BAIRLEIN, F. & LEISLER, B.  Gambaga Flycatcher Muscicapa gambagae: evidence for migration in West Africa  48
FJELDSA, JON & KIURE, JACOB A New Population of the Udzungwa Forest Partridge 52
SCHULENBERG, T. S. & SALAMAN, P.  Specimen record of Black-whiskered Vireo Vireo altiloquus in Peru is erroneous  57
CLEERE, N. & WALTERS, M.  A revision of the type specimens of the Spotted Nightjar Eurostopodus argus (Caprimulgidae)  59
IBAÑEZ-HERNÁNDEZ, G., BENÍTEZ-DÍAZ, H., PETERSON, A.T. & NAVARRO S., A.G.  A further specimen of the White-fronted Swift Cypseloides storeri  62
  Club News 65
  Erratum  77
PÉREZ-EMÁN, J, SHARPE, C.J., LENTINO R., M, PRUM, R.O. & CARREÑO F., I.J. New records of birds from the summit of Cerro Guaiquinima, Estado Bolívar, Venezuela  79
WORTHY, T.H. A new extinct species of snipe Coenocorypha from Vitilevu, Fiji  90
WHITNEY, B.M., PACHECO, J.F., MOREIRA DA FONSECA, P.S., WEBSTER, R.E., KIRWAN, G.M. & BARNETT, J.M. Reassignment of Chordeiles vielliardi Lencioni-Neto, 1994, to Nyctiprogne Bonaparte, 1857, with comments on the latter genus and some presumably related chordeilines (Caprimulgidae)  103
LAHTI, D.C. & PAYNE, R.B. Morphological and behavioural evidence of relationships of the Cuckoo Finch Anomalospiza imberbis. 113
HALLAGER, S. A description of copulation in the Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori struthiunculus 125
BARNETT, J.M. On the migratory status of the Patagonian population of the Striped Woodpecker Picoides lignarius  130
DOWSETT, R.J. & JOBLING, J.A.  Bertram Lutley Sclater and Bertram's Weaver Ploceus bertrandi  135
  Club News  137
VIOLANI, C. G. & BARBAGLI, F. The international importance of bird collections in Italian museums  143
COLLAR, N. J. The oldest egg in the Natural History Museum  153
MEADOWS, B. S. Additional distributional records from the central Hejaz, western Arabia – an addendum to Baldwin & Meadows (1988)  154
MACK, A. L. & SCHOLES, E., III Nesting activity of Wallace’s Wren Sipodotus wallacii in Crater Mountain, Papua New Guinea  177
CLEERE, N. The Pennant-winged Nightjar Macrodipteryx vexillarius (Caprimulgidae), its generic status, synonyms and types 181
SHORT, L. L. & HORNE, J. F.M. A Kenya nest and behavioural notes on the Green-headed Sunbird Cyanomitra (Nectarinia) verticalis 186
CABOT, J. & DE VRIES, T. Buteo polyosoma and Buteo poecilochrous are two distinct species 190
HUME, J. P. & PETERSON, A. The correct publication date of Aplonis corvina (Kittlitz, 1833) 207
Club News  209
Merton, D & Bell, M New seabird records from Round Island, Mauritius  212
Round, P D & Pattanavibool, A The discovery of the Long-tailed Wren Babbler Spelaeornis chocolatinus in Thailand  215
Steinheimer, F D, Easton, E R & Lewthwaite, R W Rediscovery of John Crampton W. Kershaw’s birds from Macau, including his record of Small Niltava Niltava macgrigoriae  220
Roda, S A, Carlos, J C & Rodrigues, R C New and noteworthy records for some endemic and threatened birds of the Atlantic forest of north-eastern Brazils  227
Beadle, D, Grosset, A, Kirwan, G M & Minns, J  Range extension for the Manu Antbird Cercomacra manu in north Brazil 236
Dean, W R J, Walters M P, & Dowsett R J  Records of birds breeding collected by Dr W. Ansorge in Angola and Gabon  239
Bourne, W R P, Ashmole, N P, Ashmole M J & Simmons, K E L. The distribution of guano and bird bones on Ascension Island, South Atlantic Ocean 250
Cibois, A Sylvia is a babbler: taxonomic implications for the families Sylviidae and Timaliidae
Weller A.-A & Rengifo G, C. Notes on the avifauna of the Cordillera de Mérida, Venezuela
Frith, C B A nest of the Greater Bird of Paradise Paradisaea apoda  271
Woodcock, M W Systematics and confusion in the genus Parmoptila 274
Herroelen, P Reidentification of two Nyanza Swifts from the Congo basin 278
Bauernfeind, E & Schifter, H Oceanodroma castro (HARCOURT, 1851) – nomen protectum 280
Mena V, P & Jahn, O First record of the Whistling Heron Syrigma sibilatrix for XXX 285
Steinheimer, F D A second hornbill head from Sir Hans Sloane’s (1660-1753) Museum 287