• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

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This new bird specimen is the sixth identifiable bird from the Florissant Formation. In addition to the six birds, there are only seven other bird fossils including feathers, impressions, or partial skeletons.