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Bibliographic references for the synthetic tree

The following studies (listed alphabetically by first author) have contributed to the current synthetic tree.

Quintero, Esther, Camila C. Ribas, Joel Cracraft. 2012. The Andean Hapalopsittaca parrots (Psittacidae, Aves): an example of montane-tropical lowland vicariance. Zoologica Scripta 42 (1): 28-43.
A. Manegold, 2008, 'Composition and phylogenetic affinities of vangas (Vangidae, Oscines, Passeriformes) based on morphological characters', Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 267-277
ALICE CIBOIS, JEAN-CLAUDE THIBAULT, ERIC PASQUET, 2008, 'Systematics of the extinct reed warblers Acrocephalus of the Society Islands of eastern Polynesia', Ibis, vol. 150, no. 2, pp. 365-376
Aggerbeck, Marie, Jon Fjeldså, Les Christidis, Pierre-Henri Fabre, Knud Andreas Jønsson. 2014. Resolving deep lineage divergences in core corvoid passerine birds supports a proto-Papuan island origin. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 70: 272-285.
Aliabadian, Mansour, Mohammad Kaboli, Roger Prodon, Vincent Nijman, Miguel Vences. 2007. Phylogeny of Palaearctic wheatears (genus Oenanthe)—Congruence between morphometric and molecular data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 42 (3): 665-675
Alstrom, P., D. M. Hooper, Y. Liu, U. Olsson, D. Mohan, M. Gelang, H. Le Manh, J. Zhao, F. Lei, T. D. Price. 2014. Discovery of a relict lineage and monotypic family of passerine birds. Biology Letters 10 (3): 20131067-20131067.
Alström, Per, Keith N. Barnes, Urban Olsson, F. Keith Barker, Paulette Bloomer, Aleem Ahmed Khan, Masood Ahmed Qureshi, Alban Guillaumet, Pierre-André Crochet, Peter G. Ryan. 2013. Multilocus phylogeny of the avian family Alaudidae (larks) reveals complex morphological evolution, non-monophyletic genera and hidden species diversity. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69 (3): 1043-1056.
Arbabi, Tayebeh, Javier Gonzalez, Michael Wink. 2014. A re-evaluation of phylogenetic relationships within reed warblers (Aves: Acrocephalidae) based on eight molecular loci and ISSR profiles. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 78: 304-313.
Armenta, Jessica K., Jason D. Weckstein, Daniel F. Lane. 2005. Geographic variation in mitochondrial DNA sequences of an Amazonian nonpasserine: The Black-spotted Barbet complex. The Condor 107 (3): 527-536.[0527:gvimds];2
Arshad, Muhammad, Javier Gonzalez, Abdel Aziz El-Sayed, Tim Osborne, Michael Wink. 2009. Phylogeny and phylogeography of critically endangered Gyps species based on nuclear and mitochondrial markers. Journal of Ornithology 150 (2): 419-430.
Baker, Allan J., Sergio L Pereira, Tara A Paton. 2007. Phylogenetic relationships and divergence times of Charadriiformes genera: multigene evidence for the Cretaceous origin of at least 14 clades of shorebirds. Biology. Letters 3 (2): 205-210.
Barker, F. K., K. J. Burns, J. Klicka, S. M. Lanyon, I. J. Lovette. 2013. Going to extremes: contrasting rates of diversification in a recent radiation of New World passerine birds. Systematic Biology 62 (2): 298-320.
Barker, F. Keith, Alice Cibois, Peter Schikler, Julie Feinstein, Joel Cracraft. 2004. Phylogeny and diversification of the largest avian radiation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 101 (30): 11040-11045.
Barker, F. Keith, Kevin J. Burns, John Klicka, Scott M. Lanyon, Irby J. Lovette. 2015. New insights into New World biogeography: An integrated view from the phylogeny of blackbirds, cardinals, sparrows, tanagers, warblers, and allies. The Auk 132 (2): 333-348.
Barker, F.K. 2014. Mitogenomic data resolve basal relationships among passeriform and passeridan birds. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 79: 313-324.
Benz, Brett W., Mark B. Robbins, A. Townsend Peterson. 2006. Evolutionary history of woodpeckers and allies (Aves: Picidae): placing key taxa on the phylogenetic tree. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 40 (2): 389-399.
Benz, Brett W., Mark B. Robbins. 2011. Molecular phylogenetics, vocalizations, and species limits in Celeus woodpeckers (Aves: Picidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 61 (1): 29-44.
Beresford, P., F.K. Barker, P.G. Ryan, T.M. Crowe. 2005. African endemics span the tree of songbirds (Passeri): molecular systematics of several evolutionary 'enigmas'. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 272 (1565): 849-858
Bertelli, Sara, Ana Luz Porzecanski. 2004. Tinamou (Tinamidae) systematics: a preliminary combined analysis of morphology and molecules. 2004. Ornithologia Neotropical 15: 293-299
Besnard, Guillaume, Joris A. M. Bertrand, Boris Delahaie, Yann X. C. Bourgeois, Emeline Lhuillier, Christophe Thébaud. 2015. Valuing museum specimens: high-throughput DNA sequencing on historical collections of New Guinea crowned pigeons (Goura). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 117 (1): 71-82
Blechschmidt, Karin, Hans-Ulrich Peter, Jacobus De Korte, Michael Wink, Ingrid Seibold, Andreas J. Helbig. 1993. Investigations on the molecular systematics of skuas (Stercorariidae). Zool. Jb. Syst. 120: 379-387.
Boertmann, D. 1990. Phylogeny of the divers, family Gaviidae (Aves). Steenstrupia 16: 21-36.
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Bonaccorso, Elisa, Juan M. Guayasamin, A. Townsend Peterson, Adolfo G. Navarro-Sigüenza. 2011. Molecular phylogeny and systematics of Neotropical toucanets in the genus Aulacorhynchus (Aves, Ramphastidae). Zoologica Scripta 40 (4): 336-349.
Brumfield, R., & Edwards S. 2007. Evolution into and out of the Andes: a Bayesian analysis of historical diversification in Thamnophilus antshrikes. Evolution 61 (2): 346-367.
Bryson, R. W., Faircloth, B. C., Tsai, W. L. E., McCormack, J. E., & Klicka, J. (2016). Target enrichment of thousands of ultraconserved elements sheds new light on early relationships within New World sparrows (Aves: Passerellidae). The Auk, 133(3), 451–458.
Burleigh, J. Gordon, Rebecca T. Kimball, Edward L. Braun. 2015. Building the avian tree of life using a large-scale, sparse supermatrix. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 84: 53-63
Burns, Kevin J., Allison J. Shultz, Pascal O. Title, Nicholas A. Mason, F. Keith Barker, John Klicka, Scott M. Lanyon, Irby J. Lovette. 2014. Phylogenetics and diversification of tanagers (Passeriformes: Thraupidae), the largest radiation of Neotropical songbirds. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 75: 41-77.
Cai, T., Wu, G., Sun, L., Zhang, Y., Peng, Z., Guo, Y., Liu, X., Pan, T., Chang, J., Sun, Z., & Zhang, B. (2021). Biogeography and diversification of Old World buntings (Aves: Emberizidae): radiation in open habitats. Journal of Avian Biology, 52(6). Portico.
Cerasale, David J., Roi Dor, David W. Winkler, Irby J. Lovette. 2012. Phylogeny of the Tachycineta genus of New World swallows: insights from complete mitochondrial genomes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 63 (1): 64-71.
Chambers, GK, Moeke, C, Steel, R, Trueman, JWH. 2009. Phylogenetic analysis of the 24 named albatross taxa based on full mitochondrial cytochrome b DNA sequences. Notornis 56 (2): 82-94.
Chaves, Jaime A., José R. Hidalgo, John Klicka. 2013. Biogeography and evolutionary history of the Neotropical genus Saltator (Aves: Thraupini). Journal of Biogeography 40 (11): 2180-2190.
Chen, D., Hosner, P. A., Dittmann, D. L., O’Neill, J. P., Birks, S. M., Braun, E. L., & Kimball, R. T. (2021). Divergence time estimation of Galliformes based on the best gene shopping scheme of ultraconserved elements. BMC Ecology and Evolution, 21(1).
Chesser, R. Terry, Carol K. L. Yeung, Cheng-Te Yao, Xiu-Hua Tian, Shou-Hsien Li. 2010. Molecular phylogeny of the spoonbills (Aves: Threskiornithidae) based on mitochondrial DNA. Zootaxa 2603: 53-60.
Cibois, Alice, Jean-Claude Thibault, Céline Bonillo, Christopher E. Filardi, Dick Watling, Eric Pasquet. 2014. Phylogeny and biogeography of the fruit doves (Aves: Columbidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 70: 442-453.
Claramunt, Santiago, Joel Cracraft. 2015. A new time tree reveals Earth historys imprint on the evolution of modern birds. Science Advances 1 (11): e1501005-e1501005
Corl, Ammon, Hans Ellegren. 2013. Sampling strategies for species trees: The effects on phylogenetic inference of the number of genes, number of individuals, and whether loci are mitochondrial, sex-linked, or autosomal. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 67 (2): 358-366
Crawford, N. G., B. C. Faircloth, J. E. McCormack, R. T. Brumfield, K. Winker, T. C. Glenn. 2012. More than 1000 ultraconserved elements provide evidence that turtles are the sister group of archosaurs. Biology Letters 8 (5): 783-786.
Dantas, Sidnei M., Jason D. Weckstein, John M. Bates, Niels K. Krabbe, Carlos Daniel Cadena, Mark B. Robbins, Eugenio Valderrama, Alexandre Aleixo. 2016. Molecular systematics of the new world screech-owls (Megascops: Aves, Strigidae): biogeographic and taxonomic implications. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 94: 626-634
Derryberry, E.P., Claramunt S., Derryberry G.E., Chesser R.T., Cracraft J., Aleixo A., Perez-eman J., Remsen J., and Brumfield R. 2011. Lineage diversification and morphological evolution in a large-scale continental radiation: the Neotropical ovenbirds and woodcreepers (Aves: Furnariidae). Evolution 65 (10): 2973-2986.
Donne-Goussé, Carole, Vincent Laudet, Catherine Hänni. 2002. A molecular phylogeny of anseriformes based on mitochondrial DNA analysis. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 23 (3): 339-356
Dor, Roi, Rebecca J. Safran, Frederick H. Sheldon, David W. Winkler, Irby J. Lovette. 2010. Phylogeny of the genus Hirundo and the Barn Swallow subspecies complex. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56 (1): 409-418.
Dos Remedios, Natalie, Patricia L.M. Lee, Terry Burke, Tamás Székely, Clemens Küpper. 2015. North or south? Phylogenetic and biogeographic origins of a globally distributed avian clade. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 89:151-159.
Dufort, Matthew J. 2015. An augmented supermatrix phylogeny of the avian family Picidae reveals uncertainty deep in the family tree. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
Dumbacher, J. P., Deiner, K., Thompson, L., & Fleischer, R. C. (2008). Phylogeny of the avian genus Pitohui and the evolution of toxicity in birds. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 49(3), 774-781.
Dumbacher, J., Pratt, T.K., Fleischer, R.C. 2003. Phylogeny of the owlet-nightjars (Aves: Aegothelidae) based on mitochondrial DNA sequence. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 29 (3): 540-549.
EDWIN SCHOLES III, 2008, 'Evolution of the courtship phenotype in the bird of paradise genus Parotia (Aves: Paradisaeidae): homology, phylogeny, and modularity', Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 94, no. 3, pp. 491-504
Ericson, Per GP, Seraina Klopfstein, Martin Irestedt, Jacqueline MT Nguyen and Johan AA Nylander. 2014. Dating the diversification of the major lineages of Passeriformes (Aves). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 14(8).
Fain, M., Krajewski C., & Houde P. 2007. Phylogeny of "core Gruiformes" (Aves: Grues) and resolution of the Limpkin-Sungrebe problem. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 43 (2): 515-529.
Friederike Woog, Michael Wink, Eskandar Rastegar-Pouyani, Javier Gonzalez, Barbara Helm, 2008, 'Distinct taxonomic position of the Madagascar stonechat (Saxicola torquatus sibilla) revealed by nucleotide sequences of mitochondrial DNA', Journal of Ornithology, vol. 149, no. 3, pp. 423-430
Fuchs, Jérôme, Jan I. Ohlson, Per G. P. Ericson, Eric Pasquet. 2007. Synchronous intercontinental splits between assemblages of woodpeckers suggested by molecular data. Zoologica Scripta 36 (1): 11-25
Fuchs, Jérôme, Jeff A. Johnson, David P. Mindell. 2012. Molecular systematics of the caracaras and allies (Falconidae: Polyborinae) inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear sequence data. Ibis 154 (3): 520-532.
Fuchs, Jérôme, Steven Chen, Jeff A. Johnson, David P. Mindell. 2011. Pliocene diversification within the South American forest falcons (Falconidae: Micrastur). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 60 (3): 398-407.
Fulton, T. L., B. Letts, B. Shapiro. 2012. Multiple losses of flight and recent speciation in steamer ducks. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279 (1737): 2339-2346.
García-Deras, Gabriela M., Nandadevi Cortés-Rodríguez, Magali Honey, Adolfo G. Navarro-sigüenza, Jaime García-Moreno, Blanca E. Hernández-Baños. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships within the genus Cynanthus (Aves: Trochilidae), with emphasis on C. doubledayi. Zootaxa 1742: 61-68.
García–R, Juan C., Gillian C. Gibb, Steve A. Trewick. 2014. Eocene diversification of crown group rails (Aves: Gruiformes: Rallidae). PLoS ONE 9 (10): e109635
Gavryushkina, Alexandra, Tracy A. Heath, Daniel T. Ksepka, Tanja Stadler, David Welch, Alexei J. Drummond. 2016. Bayesian Total-Evidence Dating Reveals the Recent Crown Radiation of Penguins. Systematic Biology, p. syw060
Gibb, Gillian C., Ryan England, Gerrit Hartig, P.A. (Trish) McLenachan, Briar L. Taylor Smith, Bennet J. McComish, Alan Cooper, David Penny. 2015. New Zealand passerines help clarify the diversification of major songbird lineages during the Oligocene. Genome Biology and Evolution 7 (11): 2983-2995.
Gibson, Rosemary, Allan Baker. 2012. Multiple gene sequences resolve phylogenetic relationships in the shorebird suborder Scolopaci (Aves: Charadriiformes). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 64 (1): 66-72
Gonzalez, J., H. Düttmann, M. Wink. 2009. Phylogenetic relationships based on two mitochondrial genes and hybridization patterns in Anatidae. Journal of Zoology 279 (3): 310-318.
Gonzalez, Juan-Carlos T., Ben C. Sheldon, Nigel J. Collar, Joseph A. Tobias. 2013. A comprehensive molecular phylogeny for the hornbills (Aves: Bucerotidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 67 (2): 468-483.
Han, Kin-Lan, Mark B. Robbins, Michael J. Braun. 2010. A multi-gene estimate of phylogeny in the nightjars and nighthawks (Caprimulgidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 55 (2): 443-453.
Harris, R.B., M.D. Carling, I.J. Lovette. 2014. The influence of sampling design on species tree inference: a new relationship for the New World chickadees (Aves: Poecile). Evolution 68 (2): 501-513.
Harris, Rebecca B., Sharon M. Birks, Adam D. Leaché. 2014. Incubator birds: biogeographical origins and evolution of underground nesting in megapodes (Galliformes: Megapodiidae). Journal of Biogeography doi: 10.1111/jbi.12357
Harvey, M. G., Bravo, G. A., Claramunt, S., Cuervo, A. M., Derryberry, G. E., Battilana, J., … Derryberry, E. P. (2020). The evolution of a tropical biodiversity hotspot. Science, 370(6522), 1343–1348. doi:10.1126/science.aaz6970
Hooper, Daniel M., Urban Olsson, Per Alström. 2016. The Rusty-tailed Flycatcher (Muscicapa ruficauda; Aves: Muscicapidae) is a member of the genus Ficedula. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 102: 56-61
Hosner, Peter A. Brant C. Faircloth, Travis C. Glenn, Edward L. Braun, Rebecca T. Kimball. 2015. Avoiding missing data biases in phylogenomic inference: an empirical study in the landfowl (Aves: Galliformes). Molecular Biology and Evolution 33 (4): 1110-1125
Hugall, Andrew F., Devi Stuart-Fox. 2012. Accelerated speciation in colour-polymorphic birds. Nature 485 (7400): 631-634.
Imfeld, Barker, Brumfield, Mitochondrial genomes and thousands of ultraconserved elements resolve the taxonomy and historical biogeography of the Euphonia and Chlorophonia finches (Passeriformes: Fringillidae), The Auk, Volume 137, Issue 3, 1 July 2020, ukaa016,
Irby J. Lovette, Brynn V. McCleery, Amanda L. Talaba, Dustin R. Rubenstein, 2008, 'A complete species-level molecular phylogeny for the “Eurasian” starlings (Sturnidae: Sturnus, Acridotheres, and allies): Recent diversification in a highly social and dispersive avian group', Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 251-260
Irestedt, Martin, Knud A Jønsson, Jon Fjeldså, Les Christidis, Per GP Ericson. 2009. An unexpectedly long history of sexual selection in birds-of-paradise. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9 (1): 235
JULIE FEINSTEIN, XIAOJUN YANG, SHOU-HSIEN LI, 2007, 'Molecular systematics and historical biogeography of the Black-browed Barbet species complex (Megalaima oorti)', Ibis, vol. 150, no. 1, pp. 40-49
Javier Gonzalez, Michael Wink, 2008, 'Phylogenetic position of the monotypic Des Murs’ Wiretail (Sylviorthorhynchus desmursii, Aves: Furnariidae) based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA', Journal of Ornithology, vol. 149, no. 3, pp. 393-398
Jetz, W., G. H. Thomas, J. B. Joy, K. Hartmann, A. O. Mooers. 2012. The global diversity of birds in space and time. Nature 491 (7424): 444-448
Johansson, Ulf S., Jan Ekman, Rauri C.K. Bowie, Peter Halvarsson, Jan I. Ohlson, Trevor D. Price, Per G.P. Ericson. 2013. A complete multilocus species phylogeny of the tits and chickadees (Aves: Paridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69 (3): 852-860.
Johnson, Jeff A., Joseph W. Brown, Jérôme Fuchs, David P. Mindell, 2016, 'Multi-locus phylogenetic inference among New World Vultures (Aves: Cathartidae)', Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 105, pp. 193-199
Johnson, O., Howard, J. T., & Brumfield, R. T. (2021). Systematics of a Neotropical clade of dead-leaf-foraging antwrens (Aves: Thamnophilidae; Epinecrophylla). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 154, 106962.
Joseph, Leo, Alicia Toon, Erin E. Schirtzinger, Timothy F. Wright. 2011. Molecular systematics of two enigmatic genera Psittacella and Pezoporus illuminate the ecological radiation of Australo-Papuan parrots (Aves: Psittaciformes). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 59 (3): 675-684.
Juan Carlos Illera, David S. Richardson, Barbara Helm, Juan Carlos Atienza, Brent C. Emerson, 2008, 'Phylogenetic relationships, biogeography and speciation in the avian genus Saxicola', Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 48, no. 3, pp. 1145-1154
Jérôme Fuchs, Jean-Marc Pons, Steven M Goodman, Vincent Bretagnolle, Martim Melo, Rauri CK Bowie, David Currie, Roger Safford, Munir Z Virani, Simon Thomsett, Alawi Hija, Corinne Cruaud, Eric Pasquet, 2008, 'Tracing the colonization history of the Indian Ocean scops-owls (Strigiformes: Otus) with further insight into the spatio-temporal origin of the Malagasy avifauna', BMC Evolutionary Biology, vol. 8, no. 1, p. 197
Jønsson, Knud A., Rauri C. K. Bowie, Robert G. Moyle, Martin Irestedt, Les Christidis, Janette A. Norman, Jon Fjeldså. 2010. Phylogeny and biogeography of Oriolidae (Aves: Passeriformes). Ecography 33 (2): 232-241.
Jønsson, Knud Andreas, Pierre-Henri Fabre, Jonathan D. Kennedy, Ben G. Holt, Michael K. Borregaard, Carsten Rahbek, Jon Fjeldså. 2016. A supermatrix phylogeny of corvoid passerine birds (Aves: Corvides). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 94: 87-94.
Kennedy, J. D., Marki, P. Z., Reeve, A. H., Blom, M. P. K., Prawiradilaga, D. M., Haryoko, T., Koane, B., Kamminga, P., Irestedt, M., Jønsson, K. A., & Sheard, C. (2022). Diversification and community assembly of the world’s largest tropical island. Global Ecology and Biogeography. Portico.
Kennedy, M., S.A. Taylor, P. Nádvorník, H. Spencer. 2013. The phylogenetic relationships of the extant pelicans inferred from DNA sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 66 (1): 215-222.
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Kimball, Rebecca T., Colette M. St. Mary, Edward L. Braun. 2011. A macroevolutionary perspective on multiple sexual traits in the Phasianidae (Galliformes). International Journal of Evolutionary Biology 2011: 1-16.
Klicka, John, F. Keith Barker, Kevin J. Burns, Scott M. Lanyon, Irby J. Lovette, Jaime A. Chaves, Robert W. Bryson. 2014. A comprehensive multilocus assessment of sparrow (Aves: Passerellidae) relationships. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 77: 177–182.
Knud A. Jønsson, Rauri C. K. Bowie, Robert G. Moyle, Les Christidis, Christopher E. Filardi, Janette A. Norman, Jon Fjeldså, 2008, ' Molecular phylogenetics and diversification within one of the most geographically variable bird species complexes Pachycephala pectoralis / melanura ', Journal of Avian Biology, vol. 39, no. 5, pp. 473-478
Krajewski, Carey, Justin T. Sipiorski, Frank E. Anderson. 2010. Complete mitochondrial genome sequences and the phylogeny of cranes (Gruiformes: Gruidae). The Auk 127 (2): 440-452.
Ksepka D., Fordyce R., Ando Y., & Jones C.M. 2012. New fossil penguins (Aves, Sphenisciformes) from the Oligocene of New Zealand reveal the skeletal plan of stem penguins. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 32(2): 235-254.
Lecroy, Mary, F. Keith Barker. 2006. New species of bush-warbler from Bougainville Island and a monophyletic origin for southwest Pacific Cettia. American Museum Novitates 3511: 1-20.[1:ANSOBF]2.0.CO;2
Lee, J.Y., Joseph L., & Edwards S. 2011. A species tree for the Australo-Papuan fairy-wrens and allies (Aves: Maluridae). Systematic Biology 61 (2): 253-271.
Lerner, H., M. Klaver, D. Mindell. 2008. Molecular phylogenetics of the Buteonine birds of prey (Accipitridae). The Auk 125 (2): 304-315.
Lerner, Heather R.L., Matthias Meyer, Helen F. James, Michael Hofreiter, Robert C. Fleischer. 2011. Multilocus Resolution of phylogeny and timescale in the extant adaptive radiation of Hawaiian honeycreepers. Current Biology 21 (21): 1838-1844.
Lovette, Irby J., Brian S. Arbogast, Robert L. Curry, Robert M. Zink, Carlos A. Botero, John P. Sullivan, Amanda L. Talaba, Rebecca B. Harris, Dustin R. Rubenstein, Robert E. Ricklefs, Eldredge Bermingham. 2012. Phylogenetic relationships of the mockingbirds and thrashers (Aves: Mimidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 63 (2): 219-229.
Lovette, Irby J., Dustin R. Rubenstein. 2007. A comprehensive molecular phylogeny of the starlings (Aves: Sturnidae) and mockingbirds (Aves: Mimidae): congruent mtDNA and nuclear trees for a cosmopolitan avian radiation. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44 (3): 1031-1056.
Lovette, Irby J., Jorge L. Pérez-Emán, John P. Sullivan, Richard C. Banks, Isabella Fiorentino, Sergio Córdoba-Córdoba, María Echeverry-Galvis, F. Keith Barker, Kevin J. Burns, John Klicka, Scott M. Lanyon, Eldredge Bermingham. 2010. A comprehensive multilocus phylogeny for the wood-warblers and a revised classification of the Parulidae (Aves). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 57 (2): 753-770.
Lutz, Holly L., Jason D. Weckstein, José S.L. Patané, John M. Bates, Alexandre Aleixo. 2013. Biogeography and spatio-temporal diversification of Selenidera and Andigena Toucans (Aves: Ramphastidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69 (3): 873-883.
MARTIM MELO, JÉRÔME FUCHS, 2008, 'Phylogenetic relationships of the Gulf of Guinea Alcedo kingfishers', Ibis, vol. 150, no. 3, pp. 633-639
Mann, Nigel I., F. Keith Barker, Jeff A. Graves, Kimberly A. Dingess-Mann, Peter J.B. Slater. 2006. Molecular data delineate four genera of “Thryothorus” wrens. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 40 (3): 750-759
Marks, Ben D., Jason D. Weckstein, Robert G. Moyle. 2007. Molecular phylogenetics of the bee-eaters (Aves: Meropidae) based on nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 45 (1): 23-32.
Martin Irestedt, Jérôme Fuchs, Knud A. Jønsson, Jan I. Ohlson, Eric Pasquet, Per G.P. Ericson, 2008, 'The systematic affinity of the enigmatic Lamprolia victoriae (Aves: Passeriformes)—An example of avian dispersal between New Guinea and Fiji over Miocene intermittent land bridges?', Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 48, no. 3, pp. 1218-1222
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Mitchell, K. J., B. Llamas, J. Soubrier, N. J. Rawlence, T. H. Worthy, J. Wood, M. S. Y. Lee, A. Cooper. 2014. Ancient DNA reveals elephant birds and kiwi are sister taxa and clarifies ratite bird evolution. Science 344 (6186): 898-900.
Mitchell, Kieren J., Jamie R. Wood, Bastien Llamas, Patricia A. McLenachan, Olga Kardailsky, R. Paul Scofield, Trevor H. Worthy, Alan Cooper. 2016. Ancient mitochondrial genomes clarify the evolutionary history of New Zealand’s enigmatic acanthisittid wrens. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 102: 295-304
Moore, William S., Lowell C. Overton, Kathleen J. Miglia. 2011. Mitochondrial DNA based phylogeny of the woodpecker genera Colaptes and Piculus, and implications for the history of woodpecker diversification in South America. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 58 (1): 76-84.
Moyle, R.G., Andersen M.J., Oliveros C., Steinheimer F.D., and Reddy S. 2012. Phylogeny and biogeography of the core babblers (Aves: Timaliidae). Systematic Biology 61 (4): 631-651.
Moyle, Robert G. 2004. Phylogenetics of barbets (Aves: Piciformes) based on nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 30 (1): 187-200.
Moyle, Robert G., Carl H. Oliveros, Michael J. Andersen, Peter A. Hosner, Brett W. Benz, Joseph D. Manthey, Scott L. Travers, Rafe M. Brown, Brant C. Faircloth. 2016. Tectonic collision and uplift of Wallacea triggered the global songbird radiation. Nature Communications 7: 12709
Nguembock, Billy, Jon Fjeldså, Corinne Cruaud, Eric Pasquet. 2008. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of all members of the genus Elminia confirms their presence within the Stenostiridae clade. Zoologica Scripta 37 (6): 591-602.
Njabo, Kevin Y, Michael D Sorenson. 2009. Origin of Bannerman's Turaco Tauraco bannermani in relation to historical climate change and the distribution of West African montane forests. Ostrich 80 (1): 1-7.
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