Prehistoric bird
Prehistoric birds are considered any species of the Aves, and some possible close relatives of more uncertain status, that have become extinct before being recorded by modern sources.They are known fr...
Prehistoric bird - Wikipedia
Chinese 'rainbow dinosaur' had iridescent feathers like hummingbirds
Chinese 'rainbow dinosaur' had iridescent feathers like hummingbirds Scientists on Monday announced the discovery of a crow-sized, bird-like dinosaur with colorful feathers from northeastern China th...
Giant Bird Went Extinct Due To Our Appetite For Eggs
Humans have been driving animals and plants to extinction since ancient times, not just in our current day and age. This is further proven to be correct by the news that an Australian giant bird went ...
Scientists Find A New Dinosaur With Well Preserved, Bird-Like Wings — But Not For Flight
Paleontologists working in China have found a new dinosaur with one of the most complex, well-preserved set of wings ever seen on a specimen of its size. In a study published Thursday in the journal S...
World's earliest bird found in China
The oldest known bird, Archaeornithura meemannae, whose fossilised remains were discovered in China. Two well-preserved fossils have re-written the history of the birds, showing this one lived five to...
Scientists Figure Out How Ancient 'Terror Bird' Stalked Prey
About 3.5 million years ago, 10-foot-tall carnivorous birds with hooked beaks roamed parts of South America in search of prey. Now, researchers have found a nearly complete skeleton of a new species o...
How a burst of colour in dinosaurs hints at how birds evolved: Sudden change suggests feathered arms soon developed into wings
Scientists at Texas University claim that a chemical change in maniraptorans indicated a physiological shift within feathered dinosaurs prior to the origin of flight.
First Birds Might Have Flown on 4 Wings
Two-winged flight followed the emergence of avian ancestors
Archaeopteryx Challenge!
Some claim that the famous archaeopteryx is just another bird and not an example of a transitional or intermediate form. I present a few facts that show how ...
Feathered dinosaur - The Feathered Dinosaur
Naked Science : Dinomorphosis : THU JAN 27 8p et/pt : http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/naked-science/4926/Overview Were most dinosaurs actually c...
Archaeopteryx - Discovering Religion: Ep 08 - Archaeopteryx
The eighth installment of my original series, Discovering Religion. In this episode I continue the discussion on the FACTS of evolution through a detailed ...
Archaeopteryx - Archaeopteryx Challenge!
Some claim that the famous archaeopteryx is just another bird and not an example of a transitional or intermediate form. I present a few facts that show how ...
Origin of birds - 6 Strange Fossils That Enlightened Evolutionary Scientists
The Origin of Birds. New York: D. Appleton and Company During the 1830's a young Scottish man named Andrew Geddes Bain began poking around the rocks in ...
Elephant bird
Readings from The Doomsday Book of Animals by David Day.
Origin of birds
The origin of birds refers to the initial stages in the evolution of birds. The scientific consensus is that birds are a group of theropod dinosaurs that evolved during the Mesozoic Era.A close relati...
Origin of birds - Wikipedia
Feathered dinosaur
Although growing evidence of the relationship of non-avian dinosaurs to birds raised the possibility of feathered dinosaurs over the twentieth century, it was not until the mid-1990s that clearly non-...
Feathered dinosaur - Wikipedia
Archaeopteryx
Archaeopteryx (/ˌɑrkiːˈɒptərɨks/ AR-kee-OP-tər-iks), sometimes referred to by its German name Urvogel ("original bird" or "first bird"), is a genus of early bird that is transitional between feathered...
Archaeopteryx - Wikipedia
Yutyrannus
Yutyrannus (meaning "feathered tyrant") is a genus of tyrannosauroid dinosaurs which contains a single known species, Yutyrannus huali. This species lived during the early Cretaceous period in what is...
Yutyrannus - Wikipedia
Archaeopterygidae
Archaeopterygidae is a group of maniraptoran dinosaurs that lived during the late Jurassic period. In most current classifications, it contains only the genus Archaeopteryx. As its name suggests, Prot...
Archaeopterygidae - Wikipedia
Velociraptor
Velociraptor (/vɨˈlɒsɨræptər/; meaning "swift seizer") is a genus of dromaeosaurid theropod dinosaur that lived approximately 75 to 71 million years ago during the later part of the Cretaceous Pe...
Velociraptor - Wikipedia
Pengana
Pengana robertbolesi, also referred to as the Flexiraptor, is an extinct species of bird of prey that lived during the Early Miocene (23–16 million years ago). P. robertbolesi living relatives ...
Giant Bird Went Extinct Due To Our Appetite For Eggs
Humans have been driving animals and plants to extinction since ancient times, not just in our current day and age. This is further proven to be correct by the news that an Australian giant bird went ...
World's earliest bird found in China
The oldest known bird, Archaeornithura meemannae, whose fossilised remains were discovered in China. Two well-preserved fossils have re-written the history of the birds, showing this one lived five to...
Longirostravis
Longirostravis is a genus of enantiornithean birds which existed during the early Cretaceous period (around 125 million years ago) and is known from fossils found in the middle or upper Yixian Formati...
Scientists Figure Out How Ancient 'Terror Bird' Stalked Prey
About 3.5 million years ago, 10-foot-tall carnivorous birds with hooked beaks roamed parts of South America in search of prey. Now, researchers have found a nearly complete skeleton of a new species o...
Stout-legged Finch
The stout-legged finch (Ciridops tenax) is an extinct species of finch of Hawaiian honeycreeper. Subfossil remains have only been found on the island of Kauai and indicate that it survived up until t...
Largirostrisornis
Largirostrornis is a Genus of enantiornithine bird. One species is known, Largirostornis sexdentoris. It lived during the Early Cretaceous and is known from fossils found in the Jiufotang Formation in...