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Most Populous Bird Species

Give the common name (NOT taxonomic classification) of the bird species with the largest population worldwide.
Source = http://www.worldatlas.com/articles/most-populous-bird-species-in-the-world.html
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First submittedMay 4, 2017
Last updatedMay 4, 2017
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Population
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24 billion
domestic chicken
173 million
common pheasant
168 million
common quail
145 million
great spotted woodpecker
120 million
common swift
Population
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63 million
common cuckoo
50 million
Antarctic prion (petrel)
40 million
willow ptarmigan
27.5 million
black grouse
27.5 million
blue-crownded motmot
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May 4, 2017
I would have expected to see seagull and Canada goose based on personal experience.