Several of the diagrams here are from my review of bird diversity and evolution (Naish 2012). For Tet Zoo articles on various of the subjects illustrated here, see...
- Gary Kaiser’s The Inner Bird: Anatomy and Evolution
- Luis Chiappe’s Glorified Dinosaurs: The Origin and Early Evolution of Birds
- Thor Hanson’s Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle
- Dyke & Kaiser’s Living Dinosaurs: the Evolutionary History of Modern Birds
- Getting a major chapter on birds – ALL birds – into a major book on dinosaurs
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Naish, D. 2012. Birds. In Brett-Surman, M. K., Holtz, T. R. & Farlow, J. O. (eds) The Complete Dinosaur (Second Edition). Indiana University Press (Bloomington & Indianapolis), pp. 379-423.