A recent scientific study by Australian scientists states that there are currently 50 billion birds on Earth. That number is six times the total human population.
Ground Report | New Delhi: According to the report, published in the scientific journal Proceedings of the US National Academy of Sciences, there are currently about 9,700 species of birds in the world. A team of researchers from the Australian University of New South Wales, Sydney, led by William Cornwell, released detailed data in their report. Scientists say that the total number of species of birds is about 92% of all the species on earth.
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The researchers released the data for this report based on individual scientific studies of biodiversity in different areas. The online database eBird has one billion entries. According to the results of the researchers, there are more rare species than the common species of birds.
The figures show that the common bird is the most important of the ten major birds, numbering close to 1.6 billion. European sterling is 1.2 billion, while the color blood gill is 1.2 billion.
Researchers say New Zealand kiwis are one of the few species of birds present. It is important that the kiwi is a bird, but it cannot fly. In addition, the number of birds called masts found in Madagascar is about one hundred and forty-four thousand.
Researchers say a detailed study is needed in the future to determine how the bird reached the current numbers. Scientists say that the process of reaching the current number of birds can provide detailed information on issues such as evolution, ecology and conservation.