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Re: Unknown bird
It is Eoenantiornis buhleri Hou, Martin, Zhou & Feduccia, 1999.
It is described in 1999:
Lianhai Hou, Larry D. Martin, Zhonghe Hou, & Alan Feduccia, 1999
Archaeopteryx to Opposite Birds - Missing Link from the Mesozoic of China
Vertebrata PalAsiatica 37: 88-95
At 08:37 16-07-2000 -0700, you wrote:
>I just got the second edition of the Feduccia bird book and I have a question.
> No, I am not looking to start an argument about dinosaur/bird relationships;
>I think we've all agreed to disagree on that point. In fact, I am asking an
>easily answerable question: on page 395 (and this is the second edition,
>there are two nice photographs of a fossolized bird. The legend under the
>labels them "The oldest enantiornithine bird is a small, toothed creature with
>a short snout from the _Confuciusornis_ fauna. It is being described by Hou,
>Martin, Zhou, and Feduccia." This book was revised in 1999, and so is a little
>out of date. My question is this: has that bird been described, yet and what
>is its name?