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Ratites & Tinamous

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Ratites & Tinamous
Superorder Paleognathae

On this page are the references which we have used in our studies of the Ratites & Tinamous (Superorder Paleognathae). We also include other references for the benefit of those interested in further reading.

American Ornithologists' Union. 1998.
Check-list of North American birds: 7th edition
American Ornithologists' Union. Allen Press, Lawrence, Kansas. 829 pg.
(ISBN 1-891276-00-X)

Abourachid, Anick and Sabine Renous. 2000.
Bipedal locomotion in ratites (Paleognatiform): examples of cursorial birds
IBIS. V 142, No 4. Pgs 538-549. (ISSN 0019-1019)

Feduccia, Alan. 1999.
The Origin and Evolution of Birds: Second Edition
Yale University Press. New Haven and London. 466 pgs.

Fuller, Errol. 2001.
Extinct Birds
Comstock Publishing Associates. Ithaca, New York. 398 pgs. (ISBN: 0-8014-3954-X)

Hanzak, J. 1972.
Gran Enciclopedia Ilustrada de las Aves
Traducción de Elizabeth Eckstein E. Revisión de J. Racenis. Círculo de Lectores.
Lectura. Caracas, Venezuela. Pg 23. (Spanish)

King, Warren B. 1981.
Endangered Birds of the World: The ICBP Bird Red Data Book
Volumen 2. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, D.C.
(ISBN: 0-87474-584-5 y 0-87474-583-7)

Marchant, S., P. J. Higgins, et al. 1990.
Handbook of Australian, New Zealand & Antarctic Birds: Volume 1: Part A: Ratites to Petrels
Oxford University Press. Oxford, Auckland, New York. 735 pgs.
(ISBN 0 19 553261 9)

Sibley, Charles G. and Burt L. Monroe, Jr. 1990.
Distribution and Taxonomy of Birds of the World.
Yale University Press. New Haven and London. 1111 pgs.
(ISBN 0-300-04969-2)

Sick, Helmut. 1993.
Birds in Brazil
Translated from the portugese bt William Belton
Princeton University Press. Princeton, New Jersey. (ISBN: 0-691-08569-2)

Puna Rhea in the Ratites & Tinamous (Superorder Paleognathae).
Puna Rhea from the Andes in South America

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