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Re: T.Rex Feather Skepticism



That depends on what you call a ground bird. there are
alot of seabirds that have altricial young, and many
of them nest on the ground: preferably on isolated
stacks etc, but not exclusively.


Denver.

--- "T. Michael Keesey" <keesey@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 9/14/05, Michael Habib <mhabib5@jhmi.edu> wrote:
> > >
> > 
> > Most domesticated barnyard birds are largely
> terrestrial, precocial
> > forms (and generally galliform birds,
> specifically).
> 
> Which brings up an interesting question: are any
> ground birds altricial?
> 
> ?Mike Keesey
> 



                
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