Recently updated species

This is a list of the species whose texts have been thoroughly updated by the HBW Alive editors, making use of as much relevant information as possible from the available literature. A special effort is made to update the texts originally published in the first volumes of the Handbook of the Birds of the World.
To see the extent of the introduced changes, you can use the tools provided in the "Update History" box, available on each species page.
All of the “split” species from the Illustrated Checklist, Volume 1: Non-passerines have been updated.
The “split” species from the Illustrated Checklist, Volume 2: Passerines are currently being updated.

Great White Egret (Ardea alba) 7 hours 21 min ago
Mottled Owl (Ciccaba virgata) 7 hours 51 min ago
Chinese Prinia (Prinia sonitans) 17 hours 21 min ago
Desert Sparrow (Passer simplex) 2 days 17 hours ago
Arabian Bustard (Ardeotis arabs) 5 days 16 hours ago
Kori Bustard (Ardeotis kori) 5 days 16 hours ago
Denham's Bustard (Neotis denhami) 6 days 16 hours ago
Sooty Falcon (Falco concolor) 1 week 6 days ago
Least Boobook (Ninox sumbaensis) 2 weeks 8 hours ago