New species for Sweden 1998 :
Blyth's Pipit, Anthus godlewskii
4 new species 1999:
Bridled Tern, Sterna anaethetus, Pacific Swift, Apus pacificus, Chimney Swift, Chaetura pelagica and Long-tailed Shrike, Lanius schach. The first for Europe (race erythronotus).
In 2000 one new species was recorded:
Zitting Cisticola, Cisticola juncidis.
One species was deleted 2000 from the Swedish list (seen only outside the limit of Swedish territorial waters);
Black-browed Albatross, Diomedea melanophris.
News from the Rarities Committee + the Club 300 List Committee:
An agreement was made 2 April 2000 to move 2 species from category D to category C;
Egyptian Goose, Alopochen aegyptiacus and Ruddy Duck, Oxyura jamaicensis.
New species 2001:
Black-browed Albatross, Diomedea melanophris. (accepted April 2002, so back again on the Swedish list)
Fea's/Zino's Petrel, Pterodroma feae/madeira (accepted April 2002, but undetermined species).
Upland Sandpiper, Bartramia longicauda.
Oriental Pratincole, Glareola maldivarium (accepted March 2004).
New species 2002:
White-winged Lark, Melanocorypha leucoptera.
Iberian Chiffchaff, Phylloscopus ibericus.
New species 2003:
Hudsonian Godwit, Limosa haemastica (accepted Nov 2003).
Grey-tailed Tattler, Heteroscelus brevipes (accepted Nov 2003).
Semipalmated Sandpiper, Calidris pusilla (accepted Nov 2003).
On 14 December 2003 splits and other taxonomic changes were published which resulted in 9 new species for Sweden, among them Iberian Chiffchaff.
The only Swedish record of Pallas's Gull, Larus ichthyaetus, from 1956 was rejected by the RC though.
New species 2004: Black-winged Kite, Elanus caeruleus.
At the RC meeting in April 2005 two species were deleted from the Swedish list (one old record of each species); Saker Falcon and Dusky Thrush.
New species 2005:
Amur Falcon, Falco amurensis, Great Knot, Calidris tenuirostris and Little Curlew, Numenius minutus.
New species for Sweden 2006: 0.
But an old record from 1984 of Brown Shrike, Lanius cristatus, the first for Europe, was accepted.
New species 2007: Yellow-nosed Albatross, Thalasarche chlororhynchos.
New species 2008: Pallas's Gull, Larus ichthyaetus and Cirl Bunting, Emberiza cirlus
New species 2009: American Bittern, Botaurus lentiginosus and Yellow-browed Bunting, Emberiza chrysophrys.
In December 2009 STC published report no. 3, resulting in two new species on the Swedish list: Red-throated Thrush, Turdus ruficollis (1 record, 2001) and Green Warbler, Phylloscopus nitidus (1 record, 2003).
New species 2010: Pallas's Grasshopper Warbler, Locustella certhiola, Song Sparrow, Melospiza melodia and Grey-necked Bunting, Emberiza buchanani.
New accepted species 2011: Dusky Thrush, Turdus eunomus and Chestnut-eared Bunting, Emberiza fucata. The only record off Red-throated Thrush, Turdus ruficollis, from 2001, was rejected though.
4 new accepted species 2012: White-winged Scoter, Melanitta deglandi ssp. stjenegeri, Black-faced Bunting, Emberiza spodocephala, Short-billed Dowitcher, Limnodromus griseus and American Cliff Swallow, Petrochelidon pyrrhonota.
10 Dec 2012 STC published taxonomy report no. 4, which resulted in one new species for Sweden; Eastern Stonechat, Saxicola maurus.
11 April 2014 STC published taxonomy report no. 5, resulting in one new species for Sweden: Turkestan Shrike, Lanius phoenicuroides.
The total number of accepted cat. A-C (= spontaneous) species in Sweden is consequently 506 (includes two undetermined* seabird species and one extinct; Great Auk).