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Gerald Mayr is a German palaeontologist who is Curator of Ornithology at the Senckenberg Research Institute in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse. He has published extensively on fossil birds, especially the Paleogene avifauna of Europe. He is an expert on the Eocene fauna of the Messel pit.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Dr Gerald Mayr". Senckenberg – World of Diversity. Senckenberg Research Institute. Retrieved 2014-06-01.
  2. ^ Mayr, Gerald (2009). Paleogene Fossil Birds. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-540-89627-2.