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Literature and web links


Bennu DAN (2004) The evolution of birds: An overview of the avian tree of life. Lab Animal 33: 42-48

Benton MJ (2005) Vertebrate Palaeontology. 3rd ed. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing

Dyke GJ, Van Tuinen M (2004) The evolutionary radiation of modern birds (Neornithes): reconciling molecules, morphology and the fossil record. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 141: 153-177

Feduccia A (1996) The Origin and Evolution of Birds. New Haven: Yale University Press

Padian K, Chiappe LM (1998) The origin and early evolution of birds. Biological Reviews 73: 1-42

Swinton WE (1975) Fossil Birds. 3rd ed. London: Trutees of the British Museum (Natural History)


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