Kakapo parrot

Kakapo:   This is not only the rarest, but the strangest parrot in the world. Imagine a rather portly nocturnal bird that never flies, preferring to hike through hilly forest for miles every night. It weighs in as the heaviest parrot in the world at 8 pounds. Imagine this and you have the very real (but virtually extinct) kakapo. A resident of New Zealand, which is home to a number of rare birds, there are only 126 kakapos remaining on earth.

Kakapo or Owl Parraot - native to new Zealand the kakapo is a nocturnal bird and the only flightless parrot in the world. As of Feb. 2010 there were critically endangered with only 100 known birds left

Parrot Conservation and The Kakapo Parrot of New Zealand

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The Kakapo ( Strigops habroptilus) of New Zealand is a species of large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrot. The species is critically endangered; as of February only 126 living individuals were known.

"Kuia, the most precious female kakapo of all, carries the precious Fiordland genes of her father Richard Henry" via Kakapo Advocacy

Kakapo parrot from New Zealand. They are large, nocturnal, flightless parrots who are also incredibly endangered. Impossible to see them, but knowing such neat animals live in New Zealand makes me want to visit.

Kakapo: rare bird of New Zealand. There are only 62 left in existence. The name comes from the native Maori language, meaning “night parrot.”

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Kakapo: rare bird of NZ. There are only 62 left in existence. The name comes from the native Maori language, meaning “night parrot.” night parrot Kakapo (Strigops habroptila) - The world's heaviest parrot~

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

Kakapo Parrot or Owl Parrot. Super cool ground Parrot off the coast of New Zealand! Smells like honey, woofs like a dog, and "chings" like a cash register. Weighs about 8 pounds.

Kakapo Parrot - Flightless Parrot - Nocturnal Parrot- From New Zealand - photo by zealandia

Kakapo Parrot - Rare Flightless Parrot - Nocturnal Parrot- From New Zealand - photo by zealandia

The New Zealand kakapo, a flightless, nocturnal bird that is the heaviest of all parrots.

The 100 most distinct and rare birds

fullmetal-ravioli: “The kakapo is a critically endangered species of large, flightless, nocturnal, ground-dwelling parrot of the super-family Strigopoidea endemic to New Zealand.

The Kakapo is the largest of the parrot species that is in danger of being extinct.

Kakapo, large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrot of New Zealand

Kakapo parrot, also called the owl parrot

Kakapo, large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrot of New Zealand

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