Floral Pattern
Floral Pattern

7 Birds That Can’t Fly

The ostrich is the largest bird in the world and is known for its inability to fly. However, it compensates with strong legs and can run at high speeds.


Found in Australia, emus are the second-largest birds after ostriches. They have small, vestigial wings that are not capable of flight.


Penguins are a group of flightless birds that are highly adapted to life in the water. They use their wings as flippers to swim and dive in the ocean, but they cannot fly.


Native to New Zealand, kiwis are small, flightless birds with long beaks. They are primarily nocturnal and have adapted to a terrestrial lifestyle.


Cassowaries are large, flightless birds found in Australia and New Guinea. They have powerful legs and are known for their aggression and the casque, a bony structure on their head.


Rheas are flightless birds native to South America. They are similar in appearance to ostriches and emus and can run at high speeds.


The kakapo is a critically endangered parrot species from New Zealand. It is the heaviest parrot in the world and has strong legs but cannot fly.


The takahe is a flightless bird endemic to New Zealand. It was once thought to be extinct but was rediscovered in 1948. Efforts are ongoing to protect and conserve this species.