New Zealand Parrots

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**Kakapo - One of the rarest birds of all is New Zealand's kakapo. which is flightless Only 124 animals remain in the wild—the species has been largely wiped out by introduced predatory mammals such as feral cats.

**Kakapo - One of the rarest birds of all is New Zealand's kakapo. which is flightless Only 124 animals remain in the wild—the species has been largely wiped out by introduced predatory mammals such as feral cats.

NEW ZEALAND - A Curious Fantail - A rather inquisitive little bird, out in the wetlands  #photo by Richard Jackson #animal pet wilderness wildlife nature cute

NEW ZEALAND - A Curious Fantail - A rather inquisitive little bird, out in the wetlands #photo by Richard Jackson #animal pet wilderness wildlife nature cute

Kakapo, large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrot of New Zealand. Critically endangered, estimated 130 left. Has a highly developed sense of smell.

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Kaka (New Zealand Bush Parrot) by Rex Homan, Māori artist

Kaka • New Zealand Bush Parrot by Rex Homan, Māori artist (KR71205)

Medium: kauri, metal connections, aluminum / painted fibre board MDF base. Size: 11 x 8 x 5 inches (H. 18 inches incl. base). Once plentiful, this large dull coloured native bush parrot is now fairly rare in both the North and South Islands of New Zealand. The name Kaka is a Māori language word meaning "parrot.

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A kea at the Te Anau-Milford Sound Highway

Te Anau-Milford Sound Highway - Kea bird staring at the camera :)

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This Egg Is So Rare That When It Was Crushed, An Entire Team Leapt Into Action. You'll See Why.

This Egg Is So Rare That When It Was Crushed, An Entire Team Leapt Into Action. You'll See Why.

Kakariki parakeet

Kakariki parakeet

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