2009

Paleogene Fossil Birds

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ISBN: 978-3-540-89627-2 (Print) 978-3-540-89628-9 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Pages 1-3

    Introduction

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    Pages 5-11

    Stratigraphy and major fossil localities

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    Pages 13-18

    Higher-level phylogeny of extant birds

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    Pages 19-23

    Mesozoic Neornithes

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    Pages 25-33

    Palaeognathous birds

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    Pages 35-59

    Galloanseres

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    Pages 61-86

    Aquatic and semiaquatic taxa

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    Pages 87-91

    Charadriiformes (shorebirds and allies)

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    Pages 93-103

    “Core-Gruiformes” (Rails, Cranes, and Allies)

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    Pages 105-109

    Phoenicopteriformes (flamingos) and Podicipediformes (grebes)

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    Pages 111-117

    Columbiformes (doves and sandgrouse), Cuculiformes (cuckoos), and other neoavian taxa of uncertain affinities

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    Pages 119-138

    “Caprimulgiformes” and Apodiformes (Nightjars and Allies, Swifts, and Hummingbirds)

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    Pages 139-152

    Cariamae (seriemas and allies)

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    Pages 153-161

    “Falconiformes” (Diurnal Birds of Prey)

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    Pages 163-168

    Strigiformes (owls)

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    Pages 169-204

    Arboreal birds

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    Pages 205-219

    Paleogene avifaunas – synopsis of general aspects

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 221-262