The Kakapo Parrot of New Zealand, Strigops habroptilus also called owl parrots are large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrots that live in New Zealand. It is the world's only flightless parrot, the heaviest parrot, nocturnal, herbivorous, visibly sexually dimorphic in body size, has a low basal metabolic rate, no male parental care, and is the only parrot to have a polygynous lek breeding system. It is also possibly one of the world's longest-living birds
Korimako (Bellbird), Tiritiri Matangi Island
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There are around 177 species of bird in this family. They are found in forests, cultivated lands, and brushlands of Australia, New Guinea, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands. - Wildlife Journal Junior
Young Kakapo recovering at wildlife ward - Massey University
The Kakapo Parrot-Population 120 [CR]. Also known as the Owl Parrot, is the heaviest parrot in the world. (up to 7.9 pounds) can live 80 years. Two other features make it extraordinary; it is also the only flightless parrot and the only nocturnal parrot known to man. Native to New Zealand, Never before has technology played such a pivotal role in bringing an animal back from the brink of extinction.