Oliver Wings

Summary

Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gastroliths in Yanornis: an indication of the earliest radical diet-switching and gizzard plasticity in the lineage leading to living birds?
    Zhonghe Zhou
    Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, PO Box 643, 100044, Beijing, China
    Naturwissenschaften 91:571-4. 2004
  2. pmc No gastric mill in sauropod dinosaurs: new evidence from analysis of gastrolith mass and function in ostriches
    Oliver Wings
    Institut für Paläontologie, Universitat Bonn, Nussallee 8, 53115 Bonn, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 274:635-40. 2007

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint Gastroliths in Yanornis: an indication of the earliest radical diet-switching and gizzard plasticity in the lineage leading to living birds?
    Zhonghe Zhou
    Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, PO Box 643, 100044, Beijing, China
    Naturwissenschaften 91:571-4. 2004
    ..This discovery indicates the earliest presence of intermittent diet change (and associated gizzard plasticity) observed in extant birds seasonally and in response to changes in available food sources...
  2. pmc No gastric mill in sauropod dinosaurs: new evidence from analysis of gastrolith mass and function in ostriches
    Oliver Wings
    Institut für Paläontologie, Universitat Bonn, Nussallee 8, 53115 Bonn, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 274:635-40. 2007
    ..Gastrolith clusters of some derived theropod dinosaurs (oviraptorosaurs and ornithomimosaurs) compare well with those of birds, suggesting that the gastric mill evolved in the avian stem lineage...