Northern cassowary

Northern cassowary

Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Casuarius unappendiculatus
WEIGHT
20-25 kg
LENGTH
2 m
WINGSPAN
40-50 cm

The northern cassowary also known as the one-wattled cassowary, single-wattled cassowary, or golden-necked cassowary, is a large, stocky flightless bird of northern New Guinea. It is one of the three living species of cassowary, alongside the dwarf cassowary and the southern cassowary. It is a member of the superorder Paleognathae.

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Fr

Frugivore

He

Herbivore

Cu

Cursorial

Zo

Zoochory

Is

Island endemic

No

Nomadic

Te

Terrestrial

Ov

Oviparous

Fl

Flightless bird

Po

Polyandry

Po

Polygamy

So

Solitary

No

Not a migrant

N

starts with

Distribution

Geography

Continents
Biogeographical realms

Northern cassowary habitat map

Climate zones

Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior
Bird's call

Diet and Nutrition

Mating Habits

MATING BEHAVIOR
INDEPENDENT AGE
9 to 18 months

References

1. Northern cassowary Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_cassowary
2. Northern cassowary on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22678114/118134784
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/498017

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