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

Strigops habroptila.
English: "Caption: Kakapo chick, just hatched: natural size".
Date 1888
Source Walter Lawry Buller, 1888, A History of the Birds of New Zealand. Page 91
Author Walter Lawry Buller

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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