Hummingbird in Europe

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Subject: Hummingbird in Europe
From: "Tim Low" <>
Date: Sat, 3 Sep 2005 12:14:53 +1000
Hummingbirds did occur in Europe - millions of years ago. Last year Gerald Mayr described a hummingbird fossil from the early Oligocene of Germany (see Science 7 May 2004). Presumably they occurred in Asia as well.
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