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List of bird species described as new to science over the ten year period 2000-2009. 

 

 Species

 Distribution

Red List

 2000  

 Gunnison Sage-grouse Centrocercus minimus

 United States

EN

 Scarlet-banded Barbet Capito wallacei

 Peru

VU

 Caatinga Antwren Herpsilochmus sellowi

 Brazil

LC

 Taiwan Bush-warbler Bradypterus alishanensis

 Taiwan

LC

 Foothill Elaenia Myiopagis olallai

 Ecuador, Peru

VU

 Starry Owlet-nightjar Aegotheles tatei

 Papua New Guinea

DD

 2001

 Philippine Woodcock Scolopax bukidnonensis

 Philippines

LC

 Allpahuayo Antbird Percnostola arenarum

 Peru

VU

 Mekong Wagtail Motacilla samveasnae

 Cambodia, Laos, Thailand

NT

 Chestnut-capped Piha Lipaugus weberi

 Colombia

EN

 Chapada Flycatcher Suiriri islerorum

 Brazil, Bolivia

NT

 Mishana Tyrannulet Zimmerius villarejoi

 Peru

VU

 Lulu's Tody-flycatcher Poecilotriccus luluae

 Peru

VU

 Chestnut-eared Laughingthrush Garrulax konkakinhensis

 Vietnam, Laos

VU

 2002

 Little Sumba Hawk-owl Ninox sumbaensis

 Indonesia

NT

 Pernambuco Pygmy-owl Glaucidium mooreorum

 Brazil

CR

 Bald Parrot Pyrilia aurantiocephala

 Brazil

NT

 Cryptic Forest-falcon Micrastur mintoni

 Bolivia, Brazil

LC

 2003

 Okarito Brown Kiwi Apteryx rowi

 New Zealand

UR

 Munchique Wood-wren Henicorhina negreti

 Colombia

CR

 Carrizal Seedeater Amaurospiza carrizalensis

 Venezuela

CR

 2004

 Calayan Rail Gallirallus calayanensis

 Philippines

VU

 Acre Antshrike Thamnophilus divisorius

 Brazil

LC

 Rubeho Akalat Sheppardia aurantiithorax

 Tanzania

EN

 Serendib Scops-owl Otus thilohoffmanni

 Sri Lanka

EN

 Togian Hawk-owl Ninox burhani

 Indonesia

NT

 Mees's Nightjar Caprimulgus meesi

 Indonesia

LC

 2005

 Upper Magdalena Tapaculo Scytalopus rodriguezi

 Colombia

EN

 Sulphur-breasted Parakeet Aratinga pintoi

 Brazil

UR

 Stiles's Tapaculo Scytalopus stilesi

 Colombia

LC

 Iquitos Gnatcatcher Polioptila clementsi

 Peru

CR

 Planalto Tapaculo Scytalopus pachecoi

 Brazil, Argentina

LC

 2006

 Dark Batis Batis crypta

 Tanzania, Malawi

LC

 Bougainville Bush-warbler Cettia haddeni

 Papau New Guinea

NT

 Bugun Liocichla Liocichla bugunorum

 India

VU

 2007

 Rufous Twistwing Cnipodectes superrufus

 Peru, Brazil, Bolivia

VU

 Diamantina Tapaculo Scytalopus diamantinensis

 Brazil

NT

 Sincorá Antwren Formicivora grantsaui

 Brazil

NT

 Gorgeted Puffleg Eriocnemis isabellae

 Colombia

CR

 Antioquia Brush-finch Atlapetes blancae

 Colombia

CR

 2008

 Olive-backed Forest Robin Stiphrornis pyrrholaemus

 Gabon

UR

 Yungas Tyrannulet Phyllomyias weedeni

 Bolivia, Peru

VU

 West Chinese Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus occisinensis

 China

UR

 Togian White-eye Zosterops somadikartai

 Indonesia

NT

 Monteiro's Storm-petrel Oceanodroma monteiroi

 Portugal

VU

 Nonggang Babbler Stachyris nonggangensis

 China

NT

 Vanikoro White-eye Zosterops gibbsi

 Solomon Islands

LC

 2009

 Bare-faced Bulbul Pycnonotus hualon

 Laos

LC

 Rubeho Warbler Scepomycter rubehoensis

 Tanzania

UR

 Rio Orinoco Spinetail Synallaxis beverlyae

 Venezuela

NT