Kinglet Manakin, Machaeropterus regulus, Bahia, Brazil

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New bird species may come from surprising biodiversity ‘cold spots’

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In a study recently published in the journal Science, a global team of researchers surveyed more than 1200 suboscine bird species

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Suboscine birds are a type of perching bird native to South America. They differ from oscines, which are your typical songbirds.

Credit:Ciro Albano