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

Strigops habroptila. Original caption: “Stringops Habroptilus.”
English: Illustration of the Kākāpō.
Māori: Kākāpō
Date 1873
Source Walter Lawry Buller (1838-1906): A History of the Birds of New Zealand 1st edition. 1873, between pages 26,27.
Author Lithographic plate by John Gerrard Keulemans (1842–1912)

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.

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