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Paleontological Journal

, Volume 47, Issue 11, pp 1344–1354 | Cite as

Aquila kurochkini sp. n., a new Late Pliocene eagle (Aves, Accipitriformes) from Varshets (NW Bulgaria)

  • Z. N. Boev
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Abstract

A new species of eagle (Accipitriformes: Aquila) is described based on eight skeletal elements from the middle Villafranchian (SCT 11 /sooner SCT 12/of MNQ 17 zone, ca. 2.23–2.40 mya) of Northwestern Bulgaria.

Keywords

Accipitriformes True Eagles Tertiary birds Raptors Neogene avifauna Bulgaria 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Museum of Natural HistoryBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria

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