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Featured Bird | Okarito Kiwi (Apteryx rowi)

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 .

llbwwb:    Young Kiwi by Malcom Ledgefield

Baby kiwi -- the flightless kiwi bird, native to New Zealand, has hair-like brown feathers; and they lay greenish-white eggs. the cutest little bird I've ever seen!

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Did you know that Kiwi birds weigh MASSIVE eggs in proportion to their body size? Kiwis are only about the size of chickens, however their eggs can be up to of their body weight! That's like a 120 lb human female giving birth to a baby!

Apteryx mantelli, North Island Brown Kiwi

The Kiwi is the national symbol of New Zealand. Kiwi are flightless birds endemic to New Zealand, in the genus Apteryx and family Apterygidae. At around the size of a domestic chicken.

Kiwi by Kenny Muir, via Flickr

A pair of Kiwis, an unique creature loaded with sensory powers. Kiwi have a highly developed sense of smell, unusual in birds. Because their nostrils are located at the end of their long beaks

Little spotted kiwi. A flightless New Zealand bird with hair like feathers, having a long down-curved bill with sensitive nostrils at the tip. For more great info & pictures follow this link: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/kiwi-bird-facts.html

Little spotted kiwi. A flightless New Zealand bird with hair like feathers, having a long down-curved bill with sensitive nostrils at the tip.

white kiwi!

Manukura, the all white kiwi. The chick is not an albino but a rare all white hatchling.

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 in the world.

Unusual Facts About the Surprisingly Flightless Kiwi Birds

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 b

And then the big bad wolf...

Baby birds cuddling on branch.Cute animal pictures and happy feel good pictures. Steve jobs and bob marley quotes - adorable animals, bulldog

my misty morning

i'm trying to set the record straight. This is not a baby crow, it is most likely some sort of water rail chick. I know what baby crows look like and they are very ugly. (I just pinned a baby crow/raven picture so people know what they look like.

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