How many passerine birds are there?

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There are 5,739 species of birds that are currently classified as passerines. However, there may be many more species that have not been named and classified by scientists because they live in remote areas.
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Passerine birds are known as perching birds or, less accurately, as songbirds, the passerines form one of
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Passerine birds are those that belong to the taxonomic (scientific) order Passeriformes, the largest of the twenty-seven orders of birds on Earth. The name Passeriformes comes from
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