A ratite is any of a diverse group of large, flightless birds.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Air and Téneré common ostrich
Atlantic Forest South-East greater rhea
Banc d'Arguin common ostrich
Cape Floral Region common ostrich
Cerrado Protected Areas greater rhea
Gondwana Rainforests emu
Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works lesser rhea
Iguacu greater rhea
Iguazu National Park greater rhea
Ischigualasto / Talampaya greater rhea, lesser rhea
Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis greater rhea
Kakadu National Park emu
Kilimanjaro National Park common ostrich
Konso Somali ostrich
Lake Turkana Somali ostrich
Lorentz National Park southern cassowary
Los Glaciares lesser rhea
Lower Valley of the Awash Somali ostrich
Lower Valley of the Omo Somali ostrich
Maloti-Drakensberg Park common ostrich
Mapungubwe common ostrich
Matobo Hills common ostrich
Namib Sand Sea common ostrich
Ngorongoro common ostrich
Ningaloo Coast emu
Peninsula Valdes lesser rhea
Purnululu National Park emu
Richtersveld common ostrich
Selous Game Reserve common ostrich
Serengeti common ostrich
Serra da Capivara greater rhea
Shark Bay emu
Simien National Park Somali ostrich
Te Wahipounamu Okarito kiwi, Haast tokoeka, southern tokoeka
Tongariro National Park North Island brown kiwi
Twyfelfontein common ostrich
Uluru emu
Victoria Falls common ostrich
W-Arly-Pendjari Complex common ostrich
Wet Tropics of Queensland southern cassowary, emu
Willandra Lakes emu
iSimangaliso Wetland Park Somali ostrich


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