The kagu or cagou (Rhynochetos jubatus) is a crested, long-legged, and bluish-grey bird endemic to the dense mountain forests of New Caledonia. It is the only surviving member of the genus Rhynochetos and the family Rhynochetidae, although a second species has been described from the fossil record. Measuring 55 cm (22 in) in length, it has pale grey plumage and bright red legs. Its 'nasal corns' are a unique feature not shared with any other bird. It is almost flightless.

The kagu or cagou (Rhynochetos jubatus) is a crested, long-legged, and bluish-grey bird endemic to the dense mountain forests of New Caledonia. It is the only surviving member of the genus Rhynochetos and the family Rhynochetidae, although a second specie

Kiwi are flightless birds endemic to New Zealand, in the genus Apteryx and family Apterygidae. At around the size of a domestic chicken, kiwi are by far the smallest living ratites and lay the largest egg in relation to their body size of any species of bird . - See more at: http://seemorepictures.blogspot.co.nz/2013/01/kiwi.html#sthash.vKNk8psf.dpuf

Kiwi are flightless birds endemic to New Zealand. At around the size of a domestic chicken, kiwi are by far the smallest living ratites and lay the largest egg in relation to their body size of any species of bird .

The Kagu is a flightless bird with grey plumage, which has led to the name of 'ghost of the forest' by local people. Endemic to New Caledonia in the South Pacific.

Kagu or Cagou (Rhynochetos jubatus) is a crested, long-legged, flightless bird with bluish-grey plumage, which has led to the name of 'ghost of the forest' by local people. Endemic to New Caledonia in the South Pacific.

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The Southern Cassowary - Casuarius casuarius, is a large flightless bird distributed in tropical rainforests of Indonesia, New Guinea and northeastern Australia.

The moa were eleven species of flightless birds endemic to New Zealand ranging in size from about the height of a chicken, to the largest species which was twelve feet tall.

The Moa, flightless birds of New Zealand, ranged from chicken-size to 12 ft. They died out due to over-hunting & habitat decline. Still, Moa sightings are sometimes reported in the remotest parts of New Zealand.

another symbol of New Zealand: the kiwi ! // flightless birds unique to NZ // brown, feathery, and about the size of a chicken

another symbol of New Zealand: the kiwi ! // flightless birds unique to NZ // brown, feathery, and about the size of a chicken/ so sweet looking

Prehistoric giant flightless bird | Image linked from: http://getouterspace.tumblr.com/post/25857819106 ...

When Flightless Birds Ruled the Land: The “Terror” Birds of the New World

Cassowary: Looks prehistoric! One of the largest and most striking birds in the world. This remarkable species can grow to 6 feet, weigh 120 lbs., and can easily kill a human. (Cornell Lab of Ornithology)

Now there's a bird we wouldn't want to meet in a dark alley! One of the largest and most striking birds in the world--the Cassowary (Indo-Pacifc). This remarkable species can grow to 6 feet, weigh 120 lbs., and can easily kill a human. (Cornell Lab of

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