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    A Patagonian Swan from the Upper Pleistocene of Austral Chaco

    Raúl Ignacio Vezzosi, Washington Jones, Pablo Javier Gaudioso & Ruben M. Barquez A Patagonian swan (Anatidae: Anserinae) from the Upper Pleistocene of Austral Chaco (Argentina) Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia, Vol. 24 No. 4 (2021) doi.org/10.4072/rbp.2021.4.07 Abstract: A new material of...
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    Assessing 'Meidum Geese' species identification with the ‘Tobias criteria’

    Guy M. Kirwan, Richard K. Broughton, Alexander C. Lees, Jente Ottenburghs, Joseph A. Tobias The ‘Meidum geese’ revisited: Early historical art is not a suitable basis for taxonomic speculation Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, Volume 41, February 2022, 103322...
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    SAPE Newsletter 34 for 2020

    Great news!
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    Tapera

    Fernando C. Straube, 2020 Sobre andorinhas, andorinhões e a etimologia de Tapera Thunberg, 1819 Atualidades Ornitológicas 216, 9-15. Abstract: The alleged current etymology of the genus Tapera is related to the Brazilian mythologic entity called “Matinta-pereira”. However, there is another...
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    Descriptions of all fossil Ciconiimorphae

    Ciconia lydekkeri original description is: Ameghino, F. (1891) Enumeracion de las aves fósiles de la República Argentina. Revista Argentina de Historia Natural, 1, 441–453.
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    Assessing 'Meidum Geese' species identification with the ‘Tobias criteria’

    A.Romilio Assessing 'Meidum Geese' species identification with the ‘Tobias criteria’ Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports Volume 36, April 2021, 102834 doi.org/10.1016/j.jasrep.2021.102834 Abstract Animals depicted by ancient artisans have the potential to provide insights into taxa...
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    Multiple Functional Solutions During Flightless to Flight-Capable Transitions

    Ashley M. Heers, Stephanie L. Varghese, Leila K. Hatier and Jeremiah J. Cabrera Multiple Functional Solutions During Flightless to Flight-Capable Transitions Front. Ecol. Evol., 10 February 2021 doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2020.573411 Abstract The evolution of avian flight is one of the great...
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    Storrs Lovejoy Olson, 1944 - 2021

    A brief obituary: https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/fredericksburg/name/storrs-olson-obituary?pid=197595856
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    Storrs Lovejoy Olson, 1944 - 2021

    A huge loss. His work and style had a major impact in my interest on fossil birds. I never had the opportunity to meet him in person, but he was always very kind and hepful responding e-mails. My condolences to the family.
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    BOW Key

    According to this post, Robert F. Baird was born in 1959.
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    Falcatakely forsterae gen. et sp. nov.

    Some interesting blog posts about this new taxon: Falcatakely: eterodossia e pluralismo nell'Anno di Oculudentavis http://theropoda.blogspot.com/2020/11/falcatakely-eterodossia-e-pluralismo.html Falcatakely è il cranio di Rahonavis...
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    Passenger Pigeon Manifesto

    Adam Harangozó Passenger Pigeon Manifesto Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1550190620964044 Abstract: The Passenger Pigeon Manifesto addresses public institutions about the burning need for providing open access to...
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    Large cathartids from the late Pleistocene of Uruguay

    Hi Fred, thank you! I've emailed you the paper.
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    Large cathartids from the late Pleistocene of Uruguay

    W.W. Jones, A. Rinderknechta, R.I. Vezzosi, F. Montenegro & M. Ubilla First report of large cathartids (Aves, Cathartidae) from the late Pleistocene of Uruguay Journal of South American Earth Sciences Available online 10 October 2020, 102946 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsames.2020.102946...
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    An annotated checklist of the fossil birds of Australia

    Trevor H. Worthy & Jacqueline M. T. Nguyen An annotated checklist of the fossil birds of Australia Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia Volume 144, 2020 - Issue 1 https://doi.org/10.1080/03721426.2020.1756560 Abstract A complete annotated checklist of all species of birds...
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