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Part I: Body Masses of Birds of the World

Casuarius casuarius Southern. Cassowary

B . 44000 29200 58500 133a

Casuarius bennetti Dwarf. Cassowary

U 35000 291

Casuarius unappendiculatus

Northern. Cassowary

M 36600 256

F 1 58000

Family Dromaiidae

Dromaius novaehollandiae

Emu M 11 31500 17700 46500 . 256

F 11 36900 . 25900 48000

Family Apterygidae

Apteryx australis Brown.Kiwi M 15 2120 1720 2730 New.Zealand 197

F 31 2540 2060 3850

Apteryx owenii Little.Spotted. Kiwi

M 51 1135 119 880 1356 New.Zealand 745

F 41 1351 164 1000 1400

Apteryx haastii Great.Spotted. Kiwi

M 7 1692 . 1215 2320 New.Zealand 745

F 12 2418 389 1530 2718

Family Tinamidae

Tinamus tao Gray.Tinamou M 113 1565 1325 1863 . 256

F 54 1636 1430 2080

Tinamus solitarius Solitary. Tinamou

M 7 1284 1014 1469 . 256

F 11 1497 1300 1710

Tinamus osgoodi Black.Tinamou M 1 1285 Peru 370

Species Name Common

Name Sex N Mean S.D. Min Max Season Location Source #

Tinamus major Great.Tinamou M 16 960 . 885 1142 . 256

F 7 1097 945 1249

Tinamus guttatus White-throated. Tinamou

M 3 638 623 652 . 256

F 4 738 680 800

Nothocercus bonapartei Highland. Tinamou

B 8 763 455 1050 Panama;.Colombia 488,.489,. 798

Crypturellus berlepschi Berlepsch’s. Tinamou

M 430 527 256

F 512 615

Crypturellus cinereus Cinereous. Tinamou

M 7 460 355 527 . 256,.498