Articles related to prehistoric birds
Prehistoric Birds - Dinosaurs - About.com
Bird evolution commenced with the small, feathered theropods of the Jurassic period, and after these dinosaurs went extinct, birds spread to fill every available ...
Prehistoric Birds A to Z - Dinosaurs - About.com
Profiles of the prehistoric birds that lived alongside--and succeeded--the dinosaurs.
Dodo Bird - About.com Prehistoric Birds
In modern times, the Dodo's inexorable extinction would have provoked calls for conservation and Dodo wildlife preserves, but these considerations weren't ...
Andalgalornis - About.com Prehistoric Birds
As "terror birds"--the oversized, flightless apex predators of Miocene and Pliocene South America--go, Andalgalornis isn't quite as well known as Phorusrhacos ...
Prehistoric Bird Pictures - Dinosaurs - About.com
Pictures, illustrations and photographs of prehistoric and extinct birds, ranging from Archaeopteryx to the Passenger Pigeon.
Elephant Bird (Aepyornis) - About.com Prehistoric Birds
At 10 feet tall and close to half a ton, Aepyornis was certainly one of the biggest prehistoric birds of all time; its eggs alone were over 100 times bigger than ...
Terror Bird (Phorusrhacos) - About.com Prehistoric Birds
One of the amusing facts about the eight-foot-tall, 300-pound Phorusrhacos is that this prehistoric bird has gone by an unusually large number of now- outmoded ...
Thunder Bird (Dromornis) - About.com Prehistoric Birds
Unlike these other giant birds of prehistoric times, which (because of their lack of natural defenses) succumbed to hunting by early human settlers, the Thunder ...
Bullockornis - About.com Prehistoric Birds
This Miocene bird is better known as the "Demon Duck of Doom."
Pelagornis - About.com Prehistoric Birds
Still, there's no overstating the size of Pelagornis compared to modern flying birds . This soaring predator was over twice the size of a modern albatross, and even ...