FEATHERY FRIDAY #52
It’s Feathery Friday and we’re going to another tiny island today, this one is the southwest Pacific Ocean! So let’s hop aboard a boat and set sail to this tiny island and explore their rainforest to find…
MEET THE KAGU!
Diet: Carnivore: insects, lizards, beetles
Length/Weight: 22”/ 32 oz
Conservation Status: endangered
- Kagus are flightless birds that live on the ground.
- They have large crests on their heads.
- Kagus dig for prey in the ground.
- They have long legs and can run fast.
- Kagus are bluish-grey in coloration.
- Kagus have special feathers that make a powder that cleans and waterproof them.
- They have excellent vision.
Kagus are such beautiful birds! We love their crests! Who knew there were so many flightless birds in the world?