Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 23, 2014

Over 400 New Bird Species!

Science Magazine reports that the first illustrated global bird classification revealed 426 new bird species. The classification is the result of subspecies being reevaluated and recognized as unique species. This includes 46 new species of parrots, 36 new hummingbirds, and 26 new owls.

Read full article at  First-ever illustrated global bird classification reveals 400 new species | Science/AAAS | News.


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