Kagu

Kagu

Dimensions: 8 in. x 8 in.
 
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Kagu by Candy McManiman
Species Info
Status: 
Endangered
Family: 
RHYNOCHETIDAE
Order: 
EURYPYGIFORMES
Genus: 
Rhynochetos
Species: 
jubatus
Population trend: 
stable
Authority: 
Verreaux & Des Murs, 1860
Common names (Spa): 
Kag
Medium: 
acrylic
Artist Statement: 
It is always a thrill to be shown a special bird like the Kagu, that could have been another Dodo. To be hiking on your own in New Caledonia and turn a corner of a trail and almost run into one is a moment you always cherish.