Argentavis magnificens (Argentavis magnificens Campbell & Tonni, 1980)
Dimensions: The estimate span - 7 m, height - 150 сm, weight - 70 kg
Temporal range: late Miocene - Pliocene of central and northwestern Argentina
Typical representative: Argentavis magnificens
Argentavis magnificens (literally "magnificent Argentine bird") is the largest flying bird ever discovered. This bird, sometimes called the Giant Teratorn, is an extinct species known from three sites from the late Miocene (6 million years before present) of central and northwestern Argentina, where a good sample of fossils have been obtained.