Shanweiniao was a (unknown). It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Hebei (China).

All the Shanweiniao illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Shanweiniao was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • C. Gao and L. M. Chiappe. 2008. A new basal lineage of Early Cretaceous birds from China and its implications on the evolution of the avian tail. Palaeontology 51(4):775-791