Apterygidae


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Apterygidae

the kiwis, primitive flightless birds of New Zealand. They are nocturnal and the feathers are modified to appear hair-like.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005