Kereru - NZ's native pigeon showing iridescent plumage
Visit www.visitzealandia.com for more information on this species and over 30 species of bird commonly seen in our sanctuary. Photo by Tom Lynch
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The Kakapo (Strigops habroptila) is a flightless nocturnal parrot that lives in New Zealand. It was once very abundant. Today, however, there are only 126 Kakapos left in the wild and each are named. For more about kakapos go to: www.kakaporecovery.org.nz