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How many species of birds and mammals that lived on major continents (excluding Australia) have gone extinct over the past 500 years?

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A 2011 paper published in the journal "Diversity and Distributions" that examined the "actual historical record of extinctions" found that a total of 9 birds and land-dwelling mammals that lived on major continents have gone extinct since the year 1500.

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