Taxonomic Swap 132877 (Committed on 10-29-2023)

The American thick-knees have been found to comprise an ancient lineage basal to other burhinids (Černý and Natale 2022), and have thus been given a new genus name, Hesperoburhinus Černý et al., 2023. Thus, the Double-striped Thick-knee Burhinus bistriatus becomes Hesperoburhinus bistriatus and Peruvian Thick-knee Burhinus superciliaris becomes Hesperoburhinus superciliaris (https://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCprop976.htm).

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Added by donalddavesne on October 29, 2023 12:21 PM | Committed by donalddavesne on October 29, 2023
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