Sibley-Monroe checklist 1

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The Sibley-Monroe checklist was a landmark document in the study of birds conducted by Charles Sibley and Burt Monroe during the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s.[1] It drew on extensive DNA-DNA hybridisation studies to reassess the relationships between modern birds.

There are 9,994 species on the checklist.

References[change | change source]

  1. Sibley & Ahlquist (1990)