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Re: Vulture warm up

David Marjanovic wrote:

> It's the HERALDIC pose, because it looks like on
> a coat of arms.

Oh... yes... that makes more sense.   :->

> New World vultures were long thought to be
> related to storks based on, like, four or five
> morphological and behavioral characters. But
> every single molecular phylogeny has found them
> as the sister-group of most or all of the
> traditional falconiforms.

Good to know. Thanks. So -- refresh my memory -- where do parrots fit in?
(Sorry about the thread creep, folks.)

-- Donna