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Southern Brown Kiwi

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Apteryx australis Scientific name
Apterygiformes Order
Apterygidae Family
40 cm Length
Forest. Shrubland, plantations urban areas, gardens. Below Between   Range:- See Map Habitat
1 very large eggs, incubation in a burrow 74 and 84 days, chicks hatch fully feathered and leave the nest in about 7 days Clutch
Invertebrates, larvae, earthworms, beetle woodlice, snails, spiders, centipedes, crickets, grasshoppers, termites. Food  
Long lived up to 50 years. The largest egg to body size of any bird. Habits
8 - TSN: 174394  - Sub-species World Number

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AKA:- Bulgarian: Обикновен киви
Czech: kivi jižní
Danish: Almindelig kiwi
German: Streifenkiwi
English: Brown Kiwi, Haast Kiwi, Haast Tokoeka, South Island Kiwi, Southern Brown Kiwi, Tokoeka
Spanish: Kiwi Común
Estonian: pruunkiivi
Finnish: Ruskokiivi
French: Kiwi austral
Italian: Kiwi bruno
Japanese: ki-wi
Japanese: キアウィ
Latin: Apteryx australis, Apteryx australis australis
Lithuanian: Rudasis kivis
Maori: Tokoeka
Dutch: Bruine Kiwi, Zuidelijke Bruine Kiwi
Norwegian: Brunkiwi, Sřrbrunkivi
Polish: kiwi brunatny
Portuguese: Kivi, Quivi
Russian: Обыкновенный киви, южный киви
Slovak: Kivi južný
Swedish: Rothschilds kivi
Chinese: 褐几维


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