• What Are Bird Species?

    5 monthes ago - By Ornithology

    A Swoose
    The most basic definition of a species is a group of biological individuals who can interbreed. Using DNA, and morphological and behavioral studies, birds are placed into categories based upon the closeness of their relationships. Carl Linnaeus was a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, who formalized the modern system of naming organisms called binomial nomenclature. And from there were created various groups such as Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Genus, and Species and many subgroups such as tribes and subspecies to indicate organisms' lineages and relationships. The...
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