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New Zealand: Earth’s Mythical Islands - in pictures Sirocco is a kakapo, a large nocturnal parrot Beautiful Birds, Animals Beautiful, Cute Animals, Exotic Birds, Colorful Birds, Kakapo Parrot, Bird Barn, Barn Owls, Funny Parrots

New Zealand: Earth’s Mythical Islands - in pictures

A new three-part part series from the BBC’s Natural History Unit, narrated by actor Sam Neill, showcases the island chain’s rich, intriguing wildlife that has resulted from 80 million years of isolation

A rare New Zealand Kakapo Flightless Parrot, Kakapo Parrot, Love Birds, Beautiful Birds, Parrot Toys, Exotic Birds, Colorful Birds, Bird Pictures, Animal Faces

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 too heavy to fly

Kakapo, one of world’s most threatened species. New Zealand conservation success story. Accounts of daily and seasonal routines of kakapo. Animals Of The World, Animals And Pets, Cute Animals, Crazy Bird, Big Bird, Flightless Parrot, Budgies, Parrots, Rare Birds

Kakapo: Rescued from the Brink of Extinction by Alison Ballance. Published by Potton & Burton

The world's fattest parrot, the critically endangered kakapo, has enjoyed a record breaking breeding season, New Zealand scientists said on Thursday. Exotic Birds, Colorful Birds, Kakapo Parrot, Flightless Parrot, Unique Animals, Cute Animals, Bird Barn, Barn Owls, Nocturnal Birds

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.

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Sirocco to ruffle feathers at Orokonui

Global media star, Sirocco the kakapo, will visit Dunedin in September, taking up residence at Orokonui Ecosanctuary.

size: Photographic Print: Kakapo (Strigops Habroptilus) Close Up Showing Sensory Facial Feathers by Tui De Roy : Beautiful Birds, Animals Beautiful, Cute Animals, Kakapo Parrot, Tui Bird, Parrot Drawing, Decorative Bird Houses, Cod Fish, Scenery Wallpaper

Print of Kakapo (Strigops habroptilus) close up showing sensory facial feathers, Codfish Island

Kakapo (Strigops habroptilus) close up showing sensory facial feathers, Codfish Island / Whenua Hou, Southland 20x16 (51x41cm) Canvas Print (#19310187) Framed Prints, Posters, Canvas, Puzzles, Metal, Photo Gifts and Wall Art

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Meet these 30 obscure animals you probably haven't heard of | Science 101

As a child, you’re taught your zebras and your elephants. You learn your lions from your tigers. But with about a million known animal species on earth, your parents probably left out a few. These animals are just some of the obscure animals that most people don’t know about. From a living dinosaur to a supermodel wolf, these animals are cute and beautiful and downright weird. One animal is possibly the most trafficked animal in the world, while another is used for making very expensive…

The Kakapo is a species of large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrot from New Zealand. The Kakapo is critically endangered and as few as 126 still exist. Flightless Parrot, Kakapo Parrot, Rare Birds, Weird Birds, Bird Pictures, Animal Pictures, Big Bird, Tortoises, Endangered Species

The endangered kakapo is my favorite parrot

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