Notornis

Definition of Notornis

No`tor´nis
prop. n.1.(Zool.) A genus of birds allied to the gallinules, but having rudimentary wings and incapable of flight. Notornis Mantelli was first known as a fossil bird of New Zealand, but subsequently a few individuals were found living on the southern island. It is supposed to be now nearly or quite extinct.

Related Words

genus Notornis, Notornis mantelli, rail, takahe
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