The Story of the Kākāpō + Giveaway - Young Adventuress
Finally sharing the story of a very special bird, the kakapo New Zealand and getting to meet Sirocco, the spokesbird. Win a trip to Codfish Island.
World's rarest bird pictures: A dance in search of a partner
Kakapo, large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrot of New Zealand. Critically endangered, estimated 130 left. Has a highly developed sense of smell.
Le kakapo, plus gros perroquet du monde, semble profiter du réchauffement climatique
Les femelles kakapos ont produit un nombre record d'oeufs. La quantité importante de baies de rimu dont se nourrissent ces oiselles pourrait être responsable.
Dr Andrew Digby on Twitter
“We were hoping to have #kakapo juvenile Esperance-2-B-19 back home on Whenua Hou this week, but she needs to stay longer at @AucklandZoo for further monitoring. It's been a long road to recovery, and we're amazed she's got this far. Awesome pic by Lydia Uddstrom. #kakapo2019”
Print of Kakapo (Strigops habroptilus) close up showing sensory facial feathers, Codfish Island
Canvas Print-Kakapo (Strigops habroptilus) close up showing sensory facial feathers, Codfish Island-20"x16" Box Canvas Print made in the USA
Kakapo (Strigops habroptila)
The kakapo is a herbivorous, heavy and non-flying parrot-like that is endemic to New Zealand. The kakapo plays a major role in the mythology of the Maori, and was also of economic importance to them. https://dorpenstedennederland.blogspot.com/ https://fieggentrio.blogspot.com/
Country Life Today: World's fattest parrot on brink of extinction, and a solution to the misery of leaves on the track - Country Life
Today we look at New Zealand's charming kakapo parrot, how 21st technology can solve the oldest problem on the railways and enjoy wonderful footage of birds in springtime.
‘Party parrot’ is a real, critically-endangered bird. He needs a lot of help.
The kakapo is down to its last 147 individuals. Now, scientists are using fitness trackers and semen-carrying drones to help the bird reproduce.