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An avian explosion

The genome sequences of 198 bird species provide an unprecedented combination of breadth and depth of data, and allow the most robust resolution so far of the early evolutionary relationships of modern birds. See Letter p.569

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Figure 1: A comparison of avian phylogenies.

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Thomas, G. An avian explosion. Nature 526, 516–517 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature15638

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