How Many Species of Birds Are There in the World?

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There are over 10,000 species of birds in the world. About 925 have been seen in the U.S. and Canada. About 1,000 have been seen in Europe. By far the largest concentration of bird species are found in South America. Over 3,200 species have been seen there. In Colombia, Bolivia and Peru the species count for each country tops 1,700. Scientists sometimes will talk about 'races' or 'tribes' of one species. Human Beings are a species but there are many races of humans.
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There are over 10,000 different types of birds in the world. That's quite a variety! Birds are the only animal that have feathers and the largest living bird is the ostrich.
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There are approximately 10,000 bird species in the world. This number varies by a few hundred birds, depending on which classification system you use. Clements (now run by Cornell
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There are over 10,000 species of birds in the world. About 925 have
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The number of species, or species diversity , in the U.S. is impressive. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service states that 12-15% of the world's approximately 9000 bird species occur
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