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Re: Microraptor Had Iridescent Plumage



> Sure about that?
> http://sphotos.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/422804_338084086235402_241064222604056_1005292_398568943_n.jpg

That looks like actual sprawling, which at least some *Acrocephalus* species 
can do -- they live in reeds and otherwise, well, couldn't live there. What 
bird is that in the figure? Isn't it one of them?

(*Acrocephalus* is this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acrocephalus -- its 
unusual abilities aren't mentioned there.)

(...As you'll see there, *Acrocephalus* also has an intercode homonym. But 
never mind.)