Bird

Kiwi

Area: 
New Zealand
Habitat: 
Forest, scrubland, and grassland
Food: 
Grubs, worms, bugs, berries, and seeds
Size: 
14 to 25 inches tall, 1.9 to 11 pounds, depending on species
Babies: 
Kiwi chicks hatch fully feathered and open-eyed.
The kiwi is the only bird in the world that has nostrils at the tip of its bill!
What a BirdAn animal that has wings and is covered with feathers. Birds have a backbone, are warm-blooded, produce young from eggs, and walk on their two legs. Most can fly.!

 

With its tiny, unused wings, long, strong legs, and sense of smell, the flightless kiwi is not your average birdAn animal that has wings and is covered with feathers. Birds have a backbone, are warm-blooded, produce young from eggs, and walk on their two legs. Most can fly.! Its wings are only about 1 inch long and are completely hidden under the feathers. The kiwi has no tail but does have very strong, muscular legs, which make up about a third of the birdAn animal that has wings and is covered with feathers. Birds have a backbone, are warm-blooded, produce young from eggs, and walk on their two legs. Most can fly.’s total body weight, that are used for running and fighting. It can even outrun a human!

 

The kiwi is thought to be a nocturnalAwake and active during the night, asleep during the day. birdAn animal that has wings and is covered with feathers. Birds have a backbone, are warm-blooded, produce young from eggs, and walk on their two legs. Most can fly., spending its nights poking its long beakThe hard mouthpart of a bird and some other animals. The beak can also be called a bill. into the ground looking for food. It makes a snuffling noise when hunting, and other sounds, too! When it is warning other birds to stay away, it calls “kee-wee, kee-wee,” and that's how this birdAn animal that has wings and is covered with feathers. Birds have a backbone, are warm-blooded, produce young from eggs, and walk on their two legs. Most can fly. got its name. The kiwi can also grunt, snort, and hiss when angry.

 

To find out more about this awesome birdAn animal that has wings and is covered with feathers. Birds have a backbone, are warm-blooded, produce young from eggs, and walk on their two legs. Most can fly., click here to watch a cool video!