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A guide to the evolution and classification of Australian birds in 2017

  title={A guide to the evolution and classification of Australian birds in 2017},
  author={Leo Joseph},
This article was first published in ‘The Australian Bird Guide’ (CSIRO Publishing, 2017). It is reproduced here with minor updates and modifications. Scientific names of individual species are listed in an Appendix except where pertinent to points in the main text. T recently published Australian Bird Guide (Menkhorst et al., 2017) comes at a time of tremendous and ongoing change in our understanding of bird evolution and how the classifications we adopt can best summarize that understanding… 

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