The New Zealand kakapo, a flightless, nocturnal bird that is the heaviest of all parrots.

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The New Zealand kakapo, a flightless, nocturnal bird that is the heaviest of all parrots.

"Kuia, the most precious female kakapo of all, carries the precious Fiordland genes of her father Richard Henry" via Kakapo Advocacy

"Kuia, the most precious female kakapo of all, carries the precious Fiordland genes of her father Richard Henry" via Kakapo Advocacy

Kakapo or Owl Parrot: Kakapo is a native bird of New Zealand. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Kakapo or Owl Parrot: Kakapo is a native bird of New Zealand. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The Kakapo is the largest of the parrot species that is in danger of being extinct.

The Kakapo is the largest of the parrot species that is in danger of being extinct.

My FAVORITEST Parrot - the Kakapo Parrot (or Owl Parrot) of New Zealand!!    It is the heaviest parrot in the world.  Two other features make it extraordinary; it is also the ONLY flightless parrot and the ONLY  nocturnal parrot known to man.  The Kakapo Parrots, are critcally endangered.  As of November 16,  2009, there are 124 Kakapo Parrots in the wild.

My FAVORITEST Parrot - the Kakapo Parrot (or Owl Parrot) of New Zealand!! It is the heaviest parrot in the world. Two other features make it extraordinary; it is also the ONLY flightless parrot and the ONLY nocturnal parrot known to man. The Kakapo Parrots, are critcally endangered. As of November 16, 2009, there are 124 Kakapo Parrots in the wild.

# Kakapo, large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrot of New Zealand. Critically endangered, estimated 130 left. Has a highly developed sense of smell.

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# Kakapo, large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrot of New Zealand. Critically endangered, estimated 130 left. Has a highly developed sense of smell.

The Kakapo is a relatively large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrot of New Zealand. Critically endangered, a population of 130 remaining is estimated. Has a highly developed sense of smell.

The Kakapo is a relatively large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrot of New Zealand. Critically endangered, a population of 130 remaining is estimated. Has a highly developed sense of smell.

21 animales extraños que vale la pena ver - Taringa!

21 animales extraños que vale la pena ver

Feathers of the flightless kakapo are being flown around the world as part of a Massey biologist’s quest to understand the role of the critically endangered native parrot’s sense of smell and the power of male feather fragrance on breeding behaviour.

Feathers of the flightless kakapo are being flown around the world as part of a Massey biologist’s quest to understand the role of the critically endangered native parrot’s sense of smell and the power of male feather fragrance on breeding behaviour.

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