- Nestor notabilis
- Parrots & Parakeets
The Kakapo, or Owl Parrot, is a large flightless parrot that is endemic to New Zealand. It is critically endangered; as of April 2009 there were only 125 living individuals known.
Historically, the bird has been important to the indigenous people of New Zealand, the Māori, appearing in many of their traditional legends and folklore.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 06 October 2009|
|Scientific Name||Strigops habroptila|
|Birdorable Family||Parrots & Parakeets|
(as of 15 January 2017)
70 to 140 ounces
|Range||Australia and New Zealand|