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Eurypyga helias -London Zoo, England-8a (1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Aequorlitornithes
Clade: Ardeae
Superorder: Eurypygimorphae
Order: Eurypygiformes
Family: Eurypygidae
Genus: Eurypyga

Kagus (Rhynochetidae, Rhynochetos) is a genus and family of birds in the Eurypygiformes order. They have soft feathers which accounts them for being almost silent in flight[1].

It contains the following species:


References

  1. ^ Frances, Peter; et al. (2007). Bird: The Definitive Visual Guide. Dorling Kindersley Inc. ISBN 1564582957. 
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