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Re: MORE FLIGHTLESS AVES



>I thought that the extinct Mauritian passerine _Fragelipus varius_ was
>flightless. This is from memory (a la blue coucal)... so do correct me
>if wrong.

>DARREN NAISH
> 
>
That's "Fregilupus varius".  Illustrations show it with fully-developed
wings and accounts I have read make no mention of its being flightless.
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