Zealand parrot, Stringops, less in various flightless rails, in the dodo and solitaire.
Starting with the kiwi and cassowary, people have got into the habit of confounding flightless with wingless conditions.
Many of these birds, to judge from the enormous size of their hind-limbs, were undoubtedly flightless, e.g.
New Zealand has also yielded many flightless birds, notably the numerous species and genera of Dinornithidae, some of which survived into the 19th century (see M0A); Pseudapteryx allied to the Kiwi; Cnemiornis, a big, flightless goose; Aptornis and Notornis, flightless rails; and Harpagornis, a truly gigantic bird of prey with tremendous wings and talons.
20), a long-billed, flightless rail, practically the same as Erythromachus of Rodriguez and Diaphorapteryx of Chatham Island.
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