Dromornis stirtoni

by • May 24, 2014 • Animals, BirdsComments Off on The largest bird ever discovered.3529

The largest bird ever discovered.

The largest known bird in the world was flightless species, Dromornis stirtoni. It had about 300 cm (10 ft) tall and about 500 kg (1102 lb) in weight.


Similar size to Dromornis stirtoni had the elephant bird. It was about 300 cm (10 ft) tall and about 455 kg (1003 lb) in weight, so it was lighter than Dromornis stirtoni.

Comments are closed.