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. 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 .
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.
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.
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