Flightless birds

by Norman S. Barrett

Publisher: F. Watts in New York

Written in English
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Examines the physical features, nesting, and feeding habits of several flightless birds, including the ostrich, rhea, emu, and cassowary.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementNorman Barrett.
SeriesPicture library
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL676.2 .B36 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1881710M
ISBN 100531141128
LC Control Number90042382

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Living forms include ostriches, rheas, cassowaries, kiwis, emus, and penguins. Several extinct forms, such as the dodo, are known from historical records and from fossils. This category includes both recently extinct and prehistoric flightless birds.

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Flightless birds are birds which cannot rely on their ability to run or swim, and have evolved from their flying ancestors. There are about 60 species living today, the best known being the ostrich, emu, cassowary, rhea, kiwi, and penguin.

Two key differences between flying and flightless birds are the smaller wing bones of flightless birds and the absent (or greatly reduced) keel on. Author, book nerd, and crazy cat lady, Paulina Ulrich is the author of the Flightless Bird series, the award nominated Fighting Fate series, and many more /5.

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PUBLISHED April 5,   The penguins shown in the figure are also flightless birds, but they have a very different body shape. That’s because they are adapted for swimming rather than running.

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Penguins are flightless birds adapted for swimming. Flightless Birds of New Zealand and Australia Cassowary: this large and heavy bird is mainly found in New Guinea, though one species lives in northern Australia.

Cassowaries are HUGE birds, standing at ft ( m) tall, and they have a large bony growth on their heads called a “casque,” which is taller on the female than the male. Flightless Birds covers the loss of flight in birds, both permanently after years of evolution, and temporarily as a result of unusual molting behavior, and those species that are in various stages of losing their flight.

The book provides a thorough guide, perfect for research papers in biology classes, for understanding the behavior and Brand: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated. The Alca impenis (Great Auk) and the Raphus cucullatus (Mauritius Dodo) are pictured with the other flightless birds because they were flightless birds that faced many of the same dangers of some of the current flightless birds such as the Apteryx (kiwis).

Man and animals that come with man such as dogs, pigs, cats, and rats are very dangerous for any birds that nest on the ground. Ostriches and penguins are both birds. They have wings but don't fly, and lay eggs, but that's where the similarities end.

In this text, kids have the opportunity to compare and contrast these two animals. From wingspan to habitat, children will finish with lots of new information about these flightless birds.

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