Early Eocene (Ypresian) birds from the Okanagan Highlands, British Columbia (Canada) and Washington State (USA)

Published on Aug 1, 2019in Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences1.422
路 DOI :10.1139/cjes-2018-0267
Gerald Mayr34
Estimated H-index: 34
(AMNH: American Museum of Natural History),
S. Bruce Archibald16
Estimated H-index: 16
(SFU: Simon Fraser University)
+ 1 AuthorsRolf W. Mathewes42
Estimated H-index: 42
(SFU: Simon Fraser University)
We survey the known avian fossils from Ypresian (early Eocene) fossil sites of the North American Okanagan Highlands, mainly in British Columbia (Canada). All specimens represent taxa that were pre...
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