Lithuanian names of new bird species of the world, recent taxonomy and statistics

Mečislovas Žalakevičius


The paper presents 84 names of new bird species of the world following the revision of their species, subspecies and superspecies in Latin, Lithuanian, English, German and French and recent taxonomy. Lithuanian names were coined and are presented for the first time. Also, distribution of the presented new species and subspecies is given. Furthermore, total number of all world’s bird species with a definition of genera, families, tribes, suborders and orders including the newly described bird species is presented.


new species; taxonomy of birds; Lithuanian names

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ISSN 0235-7224 (Print)
ISSN 2029-0586 (Online)