|The species Dodo is extinct.
- Raphus cucullatus
- One-metre high
- Greyish plumage
- 23-cm, hooked bill
- Very small wings
- Yellow legs
- Bare facial skin
- Yellow eyes
- Some longer white feathers on the wings and tail
Last seen 1662.
The diet included fruit and seeds.
It nested on the ground and a single egg was laid.
- Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Dodo. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 30 November 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Dodo