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

English: A full length parrot portrait. Sirocco the kakapo poses for the camera. Photo: Mike Bodie.
Date 16 October 2009
Author Department of Conservation

The kakapo (Māori: kākāpō or night parrot), Strigops habroptilus (Gray, 1845), also called owl parrot, is a species of large, flightless, nocturnal, ground-dwelling parrot of the super-family Strigopoidea endemic to New Zealand.

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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