Definition of "kagu" [‖Ka•gu]

  • (noun) A New Caledonian endemic bird species, Rhynochetos jubatus, the only surviving member of the family Rhynochetidae.

Use "kagu" in a sentence

  • "The kagu is the national bird of New Caledonia and is listed by IUCN as endangered (EN), along with the Australasian bittern (Botaurus poiciloptilus), New Caledonian lorikeet (Charmosyna diadema), and New Caledonian owlet-nightjar (Aegotheles savesi)."
  • "While this young kagu might not enjoy the meal it is being given we hope it's grown up to be the pale grey ground-living bird with a funny walk just like its parents."
  • "Feral dogs are now breeding in the wild and could be the reason why the kagu (Rhynochetos jubatus, EN) have disappeared from the north of Province Nord within the last 30 years."

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