Another extinct prehistoric bird species has been described from fossils found in New Zealand. The new species was a petrel-like seabird that had bony, tooth-like projections on the edge of its long and heavy bill. At 62 million years old, it is one of the oldest named bird species in the world.
Link to news report: https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/399 ... MFkaKxBzy0
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