Synonyms of 'Extinct birds'
archaeopteryxany of several extinct primitive birds constituting the genus Archaeopteryx, esp A. lithographica, which occurred in Jurassic times and had teeth, a long tail, well-developed wings, and a body covering of feathers archaeornisan extinct primitive Jurassic bird, formerly placed in the genus Archaeornis but now thought to be a species of archaeopteryx dodoany flightless bird, esp Raphus cucullatus, of the recently extinct family Raphidae of Mauritius and adjacent islands: order Columbiformes (pigeons, etc). They had a hooked bill, short stout legs, and greyish plumage great aukhuia (New Zealand)an extinct bird of New Zealand, Heteralocha acutirostris, prized by early Māoris for its distinctive tail feathers ichthyornisan extinct Cretaceous sea bird of the genus Ichthyornis, thought to have resembled a tern moaany large flightless bird of the recently extinct order Dinornithiformes of New Zealand notornispassenger pigeonpiopio (New Zealand)solitaireany of several extinct birds of the genus Pezophaps, related to the dodo ▷ See bird
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