The Number of Bird Species Could Be Double What We Thought — Natural History Wanderings

The Seeker reports that researchers from the American Museum of Natural History, who argue in a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE that birds have been greatly underrepresented, taxonomically speaking. Typical numbers for the total number of bird species worldwide tend to center around a range of 9,000 to 10,000, but the museum’s scientists say that number […]

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