Southern Brown Kiwi
|Apteryx australis||Order: Apterygiformes||Family: Apterygidae (Kiwis)|
Apteryx australis Order: Apterygiformes Family: Apterygidae (Kiwis)
The five species of kiwi are most closely related to the extinct elephant bird of Madagascar. Among living birds, the kiwi is more closely related to the emu and the cassowaries than to the moa.