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So, what are your thoughts on birds?
Ask your average paleontologist who is familiar with the phylogeny of vertebrates and they will probably tell you that yes, birds (avians) are dinosaurs. Using proper terminology, birds are avian dinosaurs; other dinosaurs are non-avian dinosaurs, and (strange as it may sound) birds are technically considered reptiles. Overly technical? Just semantics? Perhaps, but still good science. In fact, the evidence is overwhelmingly in favor of birds being the descendants of a maniraptoran dinosaur, probably something similar (but not identical) to a small dromaeosaur. What is this evidence?
I think birds are descendants of flying dinosaurs. It makes sense. Birds always seemed kind of lizardlike to me. They are very cool.
My favorite two types of avians are the hawk and the owl. Hawks just look so wise soaring around up there on the wind currents. IMAGINE THE VIEW!!!!!