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

General characterisitics of kakapo bill.
Date 1888
Source A History of the Birds of New Zealand (
Author Buller, W. L. A History of the Birds of New Zealand. 2nd ed. (London, 1888). page LXIX. Sir Walter Lawry Buller (1838–1906)

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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