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kakapo, owl parrot (Strigops habroptilus)
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kakapo, owl parrot (Strigops habroptilus)

Strigops habroptila Original caption: “Strigops habroptilus”
English: Illustration of a Kakapo.
Date 1873.
Source Birds of New Zealand 1st edition, by Walter Lawry Buller, published in 1873
Author John G. Keulemans. Minor edits have been made to the original by User:Msikma; I release these changes into the public domain as well.

The kakapo or night parrot, Strigops habroptilus, also called owl parrot, is a species of large, flightless, nocturnal, ground-dwelling parrot of the super-family Strigopoidea endemic to New Zealand. The kakapo was originally described by English ornithologist George Robert Gray in 1845. The name "kakapo" is the English transliteration of "kākāpō" which is derived from the Māori terms kākā ("parrot") + pō ("night"). Order: Psittaciformes, Family: Strigopidae, Genus: Strigops, Species: Strigops habroptilus G.R. Gray, 1845.

Kakapo (Strigops habroptila)
French: Strigops kakapo German: Kakapo Spanish: Kakapo
Taxonomy: Strigops habroptilus G. R. Gray, 1845, Dusky Sound, South Island, New Zealand.
Synonyms: Strigops habroptilus G. R. Gray, 1845
Common Names: kakapo, night owl, owl parrot

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