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Earliest pollinating bird from Eocene found in Messel Pit



From: Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com

News stories for a paper due out tomorrow in Biology Letters about
pollen found in stomach of Eocene Pumiliornis tessellatus from Messel
Pit site in Germany:


http://www.livescience.com/45901-earliest-flower-pollination-by-birds.html


http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/05/140527-fossil-first-earliest-bird-pollinator/