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Re: Mesozoic birds made insects shrink

I'm sorry if someone already brought this up through the discussion
but aren't insect-eating birds in mid-air uncommon? And those that
venture in mid-air predation are actually small birds that go for
small insects? As an exception I can think of the Saw-whet Owl
(Aegolius acadicus) that predate moths in mid-air. My knowledge in
Mesozoic birds isn't exquisite (nor in extant birds actually) but if
the same pattern applies to early birds shouldn't have the insects
continue to endure large size?