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Auk Editor Pick - An Old World Bird in a New World Rainforest

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The Sapayoa, a rainforest bird from Central and South America, is an evolutionary enigma—genetic analysis shows that its closest relatives are bird species living across the ocean in Asia and Africa. Now, new research in The Auk: Ornithological Advances demonstrates for the first time that its natural history links it to its evolutionary relatives thousands of miles away. Read the press release at https://aoucospubsblog.org/2016/04/27/an-old-world-bird-in-a-new-world-rainforest/.

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