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Top 10 Flightless Bird Species in The World

Top 10 Flightless Bird Species in The World : Flightless birds can’t fly like normal birds. Due to adaptation they lost their ability to fly. Instead of flying they are using their wings for swimming and running .

There are many birds like Penguin, kiwi, Ostrich comes under flightless category.

List of Top 10 Flightless Bird Species in The World

1.Common Ostrich (Struthio camelus)

Ostrich Fact Sheet | Blog | Nature | PBS

2.Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae)

Emu Bird Facts | Dromaius novaehollandiae - AZ Animals

3.Greater Rhea (Rhea americana)

File:Greater Rhea.jpg - Wikimedia Commons

4.Okarito Kiwi (Apteryx rowi)

2 kiwi birds are rare bright spot in grim extinction report - The Hindu

5.Penguins (Spheniscidae)

Penguin | Features, Habitat, & Facts | Britannica

6.Weka (Gallirallus australis)

Weka - eBird

7.Takahe (Porphyrio hochstetteri)

South Island Takahe - eBird

8.Calayan Rail (Gallirallus calayanensis)

Calayan Rail - eBird

9.Flightless Cormorant (Phalacrocorax harrisi)

Flightless Cormorant - eBird

10.Makira Moorhen (Gallinula silvestris)

Moorhen or Coot: What Are The Differences? | Birdfact

Top 10 Flightless Bird Species in The World
Top 10 Flightless Bird Species in The World
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