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flightless

(of certain birds and insects) unable to fly
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Fish and Wildlife Service determined the population of Western sage grouse was declining and may require federal protection, the flightless bird has become one of the most important issues for the Department of the Interior, Western land owners, the energy industry and environmentalists alike.
Which flightless bird occupies a breeding colony called a rookery?
TEHRAN (FNA)- The findings of a new research showed that Australia is not the origin of the iconic flightless bird kiwi.
The pint-sized roller-skating EMIEW2 -- pronounced like the flightless bird -- is able to have a short conversation with a human being, without being given a script.
If you think that the moa can be reasonably compared to the ostrich, a flightless bird that moves rapidly through open spaces, then you will be challenged by recent discoveries.
But now visitors to World Museum Liverpool can get an idea of what the flightless bird looked like after a rare dodo skeleton was put on display.
The fruit became known as kiwi as it gained fans in the United States in the 1960COs, taking on the name associated with New Zealand and the beloved national bird, which is a flightless bird and is incidentally the only surviving species in an ancient order of related birds.A[umlaut] 2008 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)
A kiwi is a flightless bird but in the shape of Doug Howlett and Joe Rokocoko, the All Blacks have a magnificent pair of wings.
"We are something like the dodo bird," joked Sergeant McBeth, comparing his job to the flightless bird that became extinct in the 1700s.
Ada Bird's dreamings include Awelye or women's Ddesigns, Angertla or mountain devil lizard (a strong and protective being), Bean, Emu (a flightless bird), Pencil Yam, Grass Seeds and Small Brown Grass.
In 1983, James Merrill selected Richard Kenney's first volume, The Evolution of the Flightless Bird, for the Yale Series of Younger Poets.