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

Kakapo Strigops habroptila "Trevor" feeding on ripe poroporo fruit. Maud Island, New Zealand. Photo: Don Merton, 2001.
Date 5 March 2013, 11:06
Source Kakapo "Trevor" feeding on ripe poroporo fruit
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.

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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