Lintu - a LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Kiwi bird robot

Lintu means bird in finnish.

The robot is made to resemble a Kiwi bird, an endangered species of flightless birds, found only in New Zealand.

Lintu uses two large motors as legs. They are placed at an angle so that they resemble the strange posture of the kiwi bird.

The beak of the robot uses an interesting mechanism to open and close utilizing two technic steering links and a medium motor. For eyes, the robot uses an Ultrasonic sensor.

This material requires a subscription to one of the following plans:

  • FLLCasts Team Six months
  • FLLCasts Personal B One Year
  • FLLCasts School Student One Year
  • FLLCasts School

In order to build the full construction, you'll have to subscribe to FLLCasts.

Image for Lintu - a LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Kiwi bird robot

Learn more about the subscriptions

Image for Lintu - a LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Kiwi bird robot

Start Building

Downloading initial steps...

Building instructions delivered to your device by

  • #721
  • 28 Feb 2019

To construct this you will need

  • LEGO Mindstorms EV3 45544 Education Core
  • LEGO Mindstorms EV3 45560 Education Resource

Modules Navigation

Bill of materials (Parts list)

Courses and lessons with this Material

This Material is used in the following courses and lessons

Image for Level D1. "Animals". Robotics with LEGO
Course icon fllcasts
  • 23
  • 0:00
  • 95
Image for Lesson 4 - Kiwi
Lesson icon fllcasts
  • 3
  • 3
  • 7
  • 3d_rotation 1
Image for A robot a "day" keeps the questions awake. Version 2.0 (PRE-RELEASE)
Course icon fllcasts
  • 16
  • 5:25
  • 66
Image for Lintu
Lesson icon fllcasts
  • 3
  • 1
  • 4
  • 3d_rotation 1