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Re: The Size of Birds
Dan Bensen wrote-
> Jibeinia luanhera
Ever think to check my Details on segment? 115 mm.
> Changchengornis hengdaoziensis
Using my method of estimating Jibeinia's length- 173 mm.
> Confuciusornis sanctus
> C. chuonzhous
> C. suniae (if different from type species)
These are synonymous with the type species (see Chiappe et al. 1999).
> C. dui
Chiappe et al. also state that although they have not examined the specimen,
at least some of the supposed diagnostic traits of C. dui fall within the
range of variation in C. santus.
> Otogornis genghisi
This ornithurine was about 150 mm long.
> Platanavis nana
I believe this is actually a leaf.
> Gansus yumensis
About 220 mm.
> Liaoningornis longiditrus
About 140 mm.