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Re: Dinosaur extinction
Certainly there are shorebirds that nest in trees, the Green Sandpiper
_Tringa ochropus_ for example.
At 11:12 PM 10/02/01 +0100, David Marjanovic wrote:
>Most known enantiornitheans were arboreal and therefore very likely nested
>in trees, whereas shorebirds frequently don't.
Actually I don't know any shorebirds that do, if by shorebirds you mean
sandpipers, plovers and their ilk and not herons. But there are a number of
arboreal birds, including (for example) wood warblers, that nest on the
ground, so we can't be too sure about a correlation.
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