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Is this a tiny baby bird fossil


OntheEastCoast

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OntheEastCoast

I have no idea what this really is.  I found it when I was digging a new flower bed in my garden.  It is from the east coast of the united states off of the coast of Delaware near the Atlantic ocean (I live less than a mile to the ocean).  It looks like something to me, but are my eyes playing tricks on me?  I can take more pictures.  The rock sparkles, making some of the pictures hard to see, I picked the best I could. 

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Welcome to the Forum.  :) 

 

This looks like a section of rugose coral to me, with perhaps some cross section bivalve or brachiopod shells underneath. 

No bones, ... so no bird fossil. 

Probably much older than birds have been around. 

Regards,

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I can see where 'baby bird' easily suggests itself, and why you chose to use that as a descriptor!

It's a keeper, IMO, and it would be a nice addition to a topic we have, dedicated to such: LINK

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will stevenson

i also think that this is some coral as well, you can see from the lines that its not just a rock, the things that you thought were bones are some deformities caused by fossilization i think

but i dont know much (:

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It looks a coral to me. Don't know if it's rugose or scleractinian, but I'm inclined to believe it's a scleractinian coral.

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