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    (Not only) Thamnophilidae

    Silva, S.M., C.C. Ribas, and A. Aleixo (2021) Recent population differentiation in the habitat specialist Glossy Antshrike (Aves: Thamnophilidae) across Amazonian seasonally flooded forests Ecology and Evolution (advance online publication) doi: 10.1002/ece3.7951 We assessed population...
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    Galliformes

    Kimball, R.T., M. Guido, P.A. Hosner, and E.L. Braun (2021) When good mitochondria go bad: cyto-nuclear discordance in landfowl (Aves: Galliformes) Gene 801: 145841 doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2021.145841 Mitochondrial sequences were among the first molecular data collected for phylogenetic studies and...
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    Pleistocene birds from Sima del Elefante

    Núñez-Lahuerta, C., J. Galán, G. Cuenca-Bescós, and R. Huguet (2021) Birds from Sima del Elefante, Atapuerca, Spain: palaeoecological implications in the oldest human bearing levels of the Iberian Peninsula Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 127: 453–484 Palaeoenvironmental...
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    Ratites

    Wang, Z., J. Zhang, X. Xu, C. Witt, Y. Deng, G. Chenc, G. Meng, S. Feng, L. Xu, T. Szekely, G. Zhang, and Q. Zhou (2021) Phylogeny and sex chromosome evolution of Palaeognathae Journal of Genetics and Genomics (advance online publication) doi: 10.1016/j.jgg.2021.06.013 Many paleognaths (ratites...
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    Rallidae

    Kirchman, J.J., N.R. McInerney, T.C. Giarla, S.L. Olson, E. Slikas, and R.C. Fleischer (2021) Phylogeny based on ultra-conserved elements clarifies the evolution of rails and allies (Ralloidea) and is the basis for a revised classification Ornithology (advance online publication) doi...
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    More Babbler shuffling!

    Marcaigh, F.Ó., D.J. Kelly, D.P. O'Connell, D. Dunleavy, A. Clark, N. Lawless, A. Karya, K. Analuddin, and N.M. Marples (2021) Evolution in the understorey: the Sulawesi babbler Pellorneum celebense (Passeriformes: Pellorneidae) has diverged rapidly on land-bridge islands in the Wallacean...
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    Teratornithids from the Pleistocene of Argentina

    Cenizo, M., J.I. Noriega, R.I. Vezzosi, D. Tassara, and R. Tomassini (2021) First Pleistocene South American Teratornithidae (Aves): new insights into the late evolutionary history of teratorns Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (advance online publication) doi: 10.1080/02724634.2021.1927064...
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    Evolution of avian brain integration and scaling

    Watanabe, A., A.M. Balanoff, P.M. Gignac, M.E.L. Gold, and M.A. Norell (2021) Novel neuroanatomical integration and scaling define avian brain shape evolution and development eLife 10: e68809 doi: 10.7554/eLife.68809 How do large and unique brains evolve? Historically, comparative...
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    Characterization of extinct Quaternary birds

    Fromm, A. and S. Meiri (2021) Big, flightless, insular and dead: characterising the extinct birds of the Quaternary Journal of Biogeography (advance online publication) doi: 10.1111/jbi.14206 Aim Birds have recently undergone a major extinction event which apparently is ongoing. According to...
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    Accipitridae

    Catanach, T.A., M.R. Halley, J.M. Allen, J.A. Johnson, R. Thorstrom, S. Palhano, C.P. Thunder, J.C. Gallardo, and J.D. Weckstein (2021) Systematics and conservation of an endemic radiation of Accipiter hawks in the Caribbean islands Ornithology (advance online publication) doi...
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    Feeding ecology of the Chatham Island duck

    Salvador, R.B., K.M. Rogers, A.J.D. Tennyson, and B.M. Tomotani (2021) Feeding ecology analysis supports a marine diet in the extinct Chatham Island Duck (Anas chathamica) Emu (advance online publication) doi: 10.1080/01584197.2021.1939719 The Chatham Island Duck, Anas chathamica, is one of...
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    Troglodytidae

    Mikkelsen, E.K. and D. Irwin (2021) Ongoing production of low-fitness hybrids limits range overlap between divergent cryptic species Molecular Ecology (advance online publication) doi: 10.1111/mec.16015 Contact zones between recently-diverged taxa provide opportunities to examine the causes of...
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    Ignotornis seoungjoseoi ichnosp. nov.

    Kang, S.H., L.G. Buckley, R.T. McCrea, K.S. Kim, M.G. Lockley, J.D. Lim, H.S. Lim, and C.-B. Kim (2021) First report of bird tracks (Ignotornis seoungjoseoi ichnosp. nov.) from the Jinju Formation (Lower Cretaceous), Sacheon City, Korea Cretaceous Research (advance online publication) doi...
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    Parrots

    Martini, D., N. Dussex, B.C. Robertson, N.J. Gemmell, and M. Knapp (2021) Evolution of the world’s only alpine parrot – genomic adaptation or phenotypic plasticity, behaviour and ecology? Molecular Ecology (advance online publication) doi: 10.1111/mec.15978 Climate warming, in particular in...
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    Eggs of dwarf emus

    Hume, J.P. and C. Robertson (2021) Eggs of extinct dwarf island emus retained large size Biology Letters 17: 20210012 doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2021.0012 Islands off southern Australia once harboured three subspecies of the mainland emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae), the smaller Tasmanian emu (D. n...
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    Pectoral girdle morphology of early paravians

    Novas, F.E., M.J. Motta, F.L. Agnolín, S. Rozadilla, G.E. Lo Coco, and F. Brissón Egli (2021) Comments on the morphology of basal paravian shoulder girdle: new data based on unenlagiid theropods and paleognath birds Frontiers in Earth Science 9: 662167 doi: 10.3389/feart.2021.662167 In 1976...
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    Cathartidae

    Robinson, J.A., R.C.K. Bowie, O. Dudchenko, E.L. Aiden, S.L. Hendrickson, C.C. Steiner, O.A. Ryder, D.P. Mindell, and J.D. Wall (2021) Genome-wide diversity in the California condor tracks its prehistoric abundance and decline Current Biology (advance online publication) doi...
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    Palearctic birds

    Pârâu, L.G. and M. Wink (2021) Common patterns in the molecular phylogeography of Western Palearctic birds: a comprehensive review Journal of Ornithology (advance online publication) doi: 10.1007/s10336-021-01893-x A plethora of studies have offered crucial insights in the phylogeographic...
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    Falconidae

    Ruegg, K.C., M. Brinkmeyer, C.M. Bossu, R.A. Bay, E.C. Anderson, C.W. Boal, R.D. Dawson, A. Eschenbauch, C.J.W. McClure, K.E. Miller, L. Morrow, J. Morrow, M.D. Oleyar, B. Ralph, S. Schulwitz, T. Swem, J.-F. Therrien, R.V. Buskirk, T.B. Smith, and J.A. Heath (2021) The American Kestrel (Falco...
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    Estrildidae

    Lopez, K.A., C.S. McDiarmid, S.C. Griffith, I.J. Lovette, and D.M. Hooper (2021) Evaluating evidence of mitonuclear incompatibilities with the sex chromosomes in an avian hybrid zone Evolution (advance online publication) doi: 10.1111/evo.14243...
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    Paridae, Remizidae, Aegithalidae

    Kenyon, H.L. and P.R. Martin (2021) Experimental tests of selection against heterospecific aggression as a driver of avian color pattern divergence Journal of Evolutionary Biology (advance online publication) doi: 10.1111/jeb.13798 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jeb.13798 Signal...
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    Parrots

    Jansen, J.J.F.J. and A.S. Cheke (2021) Variation in Echo Parakeets (Psittacula eques (Boddaert, 1783) [Psittaculidae]) in relation to inter-island differences Zoosystema 43: 205–211 doi: 10.5252/zoosystema2021v43a12 https://sciencepress.mnhn.fr/en/periodiques/zoosystema/43/12 The supposed...
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    Zosteropidae

    Sendell‐Price, A.T., K.C. Ruegg, B.C. Robertson, and S.M. Clegg (2021) An island‐hopping bird reveals how founder events shape genome‐wide divergence Molecular Ecology (advance online publication) doi: 10.1111/mec.15898 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/mec.15898 When populations...
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    For descriptions of all fossil Dendrornithes

    Indeed, Fossil Birds of China provides the type locality as "Luobidong", so either that or "Luobi Cave" would both be appropriate anglicization (though redundancy in English translations of place names isn't exactly rare). And yes, the family name of the second author on the book should be Huang.
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    Taphonomy of owl-accumulated mammal remains from Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa

    Marin-Monfort, M.D., S. García-Morato, P. Andrews, D.M. Avery, M. Chazan, L.K. Horwitz, and Y. Fernández-Jalvo (2021) The owl that never left! Taphonomy of Earlier Stone Age small mammal assemblages from Wonderwerk Cave (South Africa) Quaternary International (advance online publication) doi...
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