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Re: Campbell's even crazier than a MANIAC? (archeopteryx climbing)



> got the idea of soaring, and the birds seem to only have
> evolved it after 
> the Mesozoic was over.

"in the neognaths and perhaps in the enantis". Started about 70 Ma-ish. By the 
K-Pg there must have been the first true pelagic soarers. Not experts, but 
petrelly things capable enough to cross oceans not just ever so often but as a 
matter of habit count I guess.

Eike

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