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meaning: "Yan bird"
Named By: Zhou & Zhang in 2001
Time Period: Early Cretaceous, 125-120 Ma
Location: China, Liaoning Province
Size: Estimated 30 centimetres long
Diet: unavailable
Fossil(s): 3 specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Aves | Yanornithiformes | Songlingornithidae |
Also known as: | Archaeovolans repatriatus |

Yanornis (Chinese: Yan Niao ) is an extinct genus of fish-eating Early Cretaceous birds. Two species have been described, both from Liaoning province, China: Yanornis martini, based on several fossils found in the 120-million-year-old Jiufotang Formation at Chaoyang, and Yanornis guozhangi, from the 124-million-year-old Yixian Formation.

Read more about Yanornis at Wikipedia
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