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The Fossil Record of Birds
Anatomy and Systematics of the Confuciusornithidae (Theropoda: Aves) from the Late Mesozoic of Northeastern China
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FOSSIL EVIDENCE FOR A DIVERSE BIOTA FROM KAUA‘I AND ITS TRANSFORMATION SINCE HUMAN ARRIVAL
Coring and excavations in a large sinkhole and cave system formed in an eolianite deposit on the south coast of Kaua‘i in the Hawaiian Islands reveal a fossil site with remarkable preservation andExpand
Fossil Birds from the Hawaiian Islands: Evidence for Wholesale Extinction by Man Before Western Contact
Thousands of fossil bird bones from the Hawaiian Islands collected since 1971 include remains of at least 39 species of land birds that are not known to have survived into the historic period; thisExpand
mtDNA from fossils reveals a radiation of Hawaiian geese recently derived from the Canada goose (Branta canadensis)
Phylogenetic analysis of 1.35 kb of mtDNA sequence from fossils revealed a previously unknown radiation of Hawaiian geese, of which only one representative remains alive (the endangered HawaiianExpand
A Lower Eocene Frigatebird from the Green River Formation of Wyoming (Pelecaniformes: Fregatidae)
Olson, Storrs L. A Lower Eocene Frigatebird from the Green River Formation of Wyoming (Pelecaniformes: Fregatidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology, number 35, 33 pages, 31 figures, 1977.—AExpand
PREVALENCE AND DIVERSITY OF AVIAN HEMATOZOAN PARASITES IN ASIA: A REGIONAL SURVEY
Tissue samples from 699 birds from three regions of Asia (Myanmar, India, and South Korea) were screened for evidence of infection by avian parasites in the genera Plasmodium and Haemoproteus.Expand
Fossil Birds from the Oligocene Jebel Qatrani Formation Fayum Province, Egypt
Rasmussen, D. Tab, Storrs L. Olson, and Elwyn L. Simons. Fossil Birds from the Oligocène Jebel Qatrani Formation, Fayum Province, Egypt. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology, number 62, 20Expand
A radiation of coly-like birds from the Eocene of North America (Aves: Sandcoleiformes new order)
A new order and family (Sandcolei formes: Sandcoleidae) is erected for the Middle Eocene genera Eobucco Feduccia and Martin 1976, Uintornis Marsh 1872, and Botauroides Shufeldt 1915 of Wyoming andExpand
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