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Re: BCF AND PDW



>  None from islands, but don't forget the columbiform (?Columbidae)
>dodos, who apparent flapped there and POOF! Look ma, no flight! Same
>for the nene, apparently.

Nenes fly perfectly well.  Some extinct Hawaian geese, though (Thambetochen,
etc), which may be only distantly related to the Nene, were flightless.
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