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A flightless, juvenal female was obtained by local boys at Pisté on July 21.Summer Birds From the Yucatan Peninsula|Erwin E. Klaas
The wekas or Maori hens are small, flightless birds, averaging when full grown about two and three-quarter pounds.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
The Ratitae differ from Archaeopteryx and the great majority of Carinatae in being flightless.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
In several instances I have treated of extinct flightless species under genera including existing species capable of flight.
This appears to have been a very large species, with not very great powers of flight, if not flightless.