A Field Guide to Mesozoic Birds and Other Winged Dinosaurs

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About the author:
Matthew P. Martyniuk is an illustrator and science educator specializing in Mesozoic birds and avian evolution. He has been drawing prehistoric flora and fauna since he first held a pencil, and became fascinated with the dinosaur/bird transition after discovering a copy of Gregory S. Paul's Predatory Dinosaurs of the World at his local library. His illustrations and diagrams have appeared in a variety of books, news articles, and television programs from Discovery, the Smithsonian, and the BBC, and he publishes the paleontological blog DinoGoss. He is a founding member of "Wikiproject Dinosaurs", an initiative to generate and curate scientifically precise content for the online encyclopedia Wikipedia. Additional art and information can be found at his Web site, www.henteeth.com.

A Field Guide to Mesozoic Birds and Other Winged Dinosaurs

Authored by Matthew P. Martyniuk

A comprehensive illustrated guide to the birds of the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods and their dinosaurian forebears. Each species is illustrated in multiple views with size and distinguishing features highlighted. Includes introduction summarizing current research into bird origins and evolution, and what we know (and don't know) about the life appearance and habits of the first birds.

Publication Date:
0988596504 / 9780988596504
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Full Color
Related Categories:
Science / Paleontology

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