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kakapo, owl parrot (Strigops habroptilus)
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Kakapo Sirocco 1 - kakapo, owl parrot (Strigops habroptilus).jpg
Resolution: 3968x2232 File Size: 4267511 Bytes Date: 2012:02:18 23:23:19 Camera: DMC-LX3 (Panasonic) F number: f/4.0 Exposure: 10/300 sec Focal Length: 51/10 Upload Date: 2017:05:14 17:27:46

kakapo, owl parrot (Strigops habroptilus)

Kakapo Strigops habroptila "Sirocco" amongst renga renga lillies. Maud Island, New Zealand. Photo: Chris Birmingham, 2012.
Date 18 February 2012, 23:23
Source Kakapo Sirocco
Author Department of Conservation

The kakapo (Strigops habroptilus), also called owl parrot and kākāpō or night parrot in Māori, is a species of large, flightless, nocturnal, ground-dwelling parrot of the family Strigopidae endemic to New Zealand. It is the world's only flightless parrot and the heaviest parrot.
Order: Psittaciformes
Family: Strigopidae
Genus: Strigops
Species: Strigops habroptilus G.R. Gray, 1845

Scientific Name: Strigops habroptila Gray, 1845
Common Names: Kakapo, Owl Parrot, Kākāpō
French: Strigops kakapo; German: Kakapo; Spanish: Kakapo, Cacapo
Taxonomy: Strigops habroptilus G. R. Gray, 1845, Dusky Sound, South Island, New Zealand.
Synonyms: Strigops habroptilus Gray, 1845 [orth. error]

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