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Books on birds existent prior to the start of the Holocene Epoch.

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The Origin and Evolution of Birds

By Alan Feduccia
Jan 1996 Winner of the 1996 Professional/Scholarly Publishing Division award for excellence in biological...

The Rise of Birds

225 Million Years of Evolution
By Sankar Chatterjee
Sep 1997 Dinosaurs are so popular that we often neglect their flying relatives that are still among us. Bi...

Flying dinosaurs

How fearsome reptiles became birds
By John Pickrell
Jun 2014 Book website: http://flyingdinosaurs.net/ Dinosaurs didn’t die out when an asteroid hit Earth 66...

Pyramid Valley and Beyond

Discovering the Prehistoric Birdlife of North C...
By Richard N Holdaway
Mar 2015 Describes the original avifauna of North Canterbury as revealed by the fossil evidence in the Pyr...

Dinosaurs of the Air

The Evolution and Loss of Flight in Dinosaurs a...
By Gregory S. Paul
Apr 2002 Dinosaurs of the Air: The Evolution and Loss of Flight in Dinosaurs and Birds presents the mos...

Taking Wing

Archaeopteryx and the Evolution of Bird Flight
By Pat Shipman
Jan 1999 In 1861, just a few years after the publication of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species, a...

Riddle of the Feathered Dragons

Hidden Birds of China
By Alan Feduccia
Jan 2012 Examining and interpreting recent spectacular fossil discoveries in China, paleontologists have a...