Translation of flightless in Spanish:

flightless

no volador, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˈflʌɪtləs//ˈflaɪtlɪs/

adjective

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    no volador
    • The tam is thought to have evolved to survive passage through the gullet of the island's biggest, flightless bird, the dodo.
    • The large, flightless moa bird that roamed New Zealand in ancient times grew much more slowly than modern birds, according to a new study of their bones.
    • Cassowaries belong to a primitive group of mainly flightless birds called Palaeognathae.
    • Rheas are large flightless birds native to South America.
    • Several people here have argued that Caudipteryx is in fact a flightless bird.
    • They acted more like huge flightless birds of prey, than the overgrown bipedal lizards of popular imagination.
    • The living ratites (ostriches, emus, kiwis, and the extinct moa) are an ancient lineage of flightless birds.
    • Darwin didn't need to put his theories through contortions to account for flightless birds and cave fish.
    • For example, the cassowary (a large flightless bird) feeds on bright blue and red fruit.
    • Most of the birds classified in the Palaeognathae are also flightless, but not all flightless birds are classified in the Palaeognathae.
    • Thus spores and minute, winged insects stay suspended longer than seeds and large, flightless insects.
    • Why do those flightless birds, unique to South America, seem to replace each other in adjoining regions?
    • Until the late Pleistocene era 11,000 to 50,000 years ago, big, exotic mammals and flightless birds roamed the planet.
    • A giant flightless bird like the dodo is on the extreme end of avian evolution.
    • The kakapo, a flightless bird, was particularly vulnerable to predators.
    • Penguins are flightless birds that are highly specialized for swimming and diving, and spend much of their life at sea.
    • Caudipteryx has short forelimbs and a feathered manus and is likely to have been a secondarily flightless bird.
    • Whether the flightless birds used their beaks to impale or bludgeon their prey is unknown, Chiappe says.
    • Moas were ratites, flightless birds considered the sister group of all other birds.
    • The flightless birds and insects of such islands had clearly lost a highly complex function.