This list shows new genera of birds. Though some might not be new, they are new as for their use. It also shows new genera from the start of January 1.

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New genera for 2017


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Robin, et al. (2017)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Price, et al. (2014)
  3. ^ a b c d H&M-4 (Dickinson and Christidis, 2014)
  4. ^ a b c d e f g del Hoyo and Collar (2016)
  5. ^ Navarro-Sigüenza, et al. (2017)
  6. ^ Sangster, et al. (2010)

Cited text

del Hoyo, J., and N.J. Collar (2016), “HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World, volume 2: Passerines”, Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Dickinson, E.C., and L. Christidis (eds.) (2014), “The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World: 4rd ed. Volume 2, Passerines”, Aves Press, Eastbourne, UK.

Navarro-Sigüenza, A.G., H. Vázquez-Miranda, G. Hernández-Alonso, E.A. Garc\'ia-Trejo, L.A. Sánchez-González (2017), Complex Biogeographic Scenarios Revealed in the Diversification of the Largest Woodpecker Radiation in the New World, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. (forthcoming).

Price, T.D., D.M. Hooper, C.D. Buchanan, U.S. Johansson, D.T. Tietze, P. Alström, U. Olsson, M. Ghosh-Harihar, F. Ishtiaq, S.K. Gupta, J. Martens, B. Harr, P. Singh, and D. Mohan (2014), Niche filling slows the diversification of Himalayan songbirds, Nature 509, 222-225.

Robin, V.V., C.K. Vishnudas, P. Gupta, F.E. Rheindt, D.M. Hooper, U. Ramakrishnan, and S. Reddy (2017), Two new genera of songbirds represent endemic radiations from the Shola Sky Islands of the Western Ghats, India, BMC Evol. Biol. 17:31.

Sangster, G., P. Alström, E. Forsmark, and U. Olsson (2010), Multi-locus phylogenetic analysis of Old World chats and flycatchers reveals extensive paraphyly at family, subfamily and genus level (Aves: Muscicapidae), Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 57, 380-392.

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