kagu

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Related to Rhynochetidae: Rhynochetos jubatus

kagu

(ˈkɑːɡuː)
n
(Animals) a crested nocturnal bird, Rhynochetos jubatus, with a red bill and greyish plumage: occurs only in New Caledonia and is nearly extinct: family Rhynochetidae, order Gruiformes (cranes, rails, etc)
[native name in New Caledonia]