Kakapo Parrot

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The Kakapo. The Kakapo is a big parrot. A really big parrot, it's the heaviest there is. The Kakapo is native to New Zealand but the. Beautiful Horses, Beautiful Birds, Animals Beautiful, Kakapo Parrot, Tui Bird, Animals And Pets, Cute Animals, New Zealand Art, Rare Birds

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Kakapo - the largest (well, heaviest) parrot in the world! They are also extremely endangered with 126 left in the world. This year they are nesting for... Kakapo

The world's fattest parrot, the critically endangered kakapo, has enjoyed a record breaking breeding season, New Zealand scientists said on Thursday. Exotic Birds, Colorful Birds, Kakapo Parrot, Flightless Parrot, Unique Animals, Cute Animals, Bird Barn, Barn Owls, Nocturnal Birds

Le kakapo, plus gros perroquet du monde, semble profiter du réchauffement climatique

Les femelles kakapos ont produit un nombre record d'oeufs. La quantité importante de baies de rimu dont se nourrissent ces oiselles pourrait être responsable.

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Decoding kākāpō

In a world first, the entire genome of every individual of the kākāpō species will be sequenced, giving researchers the ‘code’ to all living birds (and a few long-dead ones, too). This is vital information in the quest to solve the kākāpō’s biggest problems, granting the world’s weirdest parrot its best chance at long-term survival.

The kākāpō (night parrot) is one of New Zealand’s unique treasures with only 125 known surviving birds. It is listed internationally as a critically endangered species. Small Birds, Love Birds, Beautiful Birds, Beautiful Pictures, Maori Tattoos, Kakapo Parrot, New Zealand Tattoo, Information About Birds, Cute Little Animals


The kākāpō is a nocturnal, flightless parrot. And its strangeness doesn't end there. It's critically endangered and one of New Zealand’s unique treasures.

Kakapo parrot (New Zealand), world’s heaviest parrot (> 9 pounds km); flightless parrot, & only nocturnal one. Less than 150 in the wild. Flightless Parrot, Kakapo Parrot, Rare Birds, Exotic Birds, Colorful Birds, Beautiful Birds, Animals Beautiful, Animals And Pets, Cute Animals

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Kakapo stretching wings at night - View amazing Kakapo photos - Strigops habroptila - on Arkive

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Sirocco the Kakapo

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Sirocco the rockstar Kakapo at Zealandia Ecosanctuary, Wellington, New Zealand. Animals And Pets, Baby Animals, Wild Animals, Kakapo Parrot, New Zealand Wildlife, Budgies, Parrots, New Zealand Houses, Kiwiana


Taken at Zealandia - The Karori Sanctuary, Wellington, New Zealand Family: Strigopidae Common name: Kakapo (Sirocco) Maori name: Kakapo Scientific name: Strigops habroptilus

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Sirocco wants your photos

World-famous Southlander and conservation spokesbird Sirocco has launched a photo competition to celebrate Conservation Week.

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New Zealand: Earth’s Mythical Islands - in pictures

A new three-part part series from the BBC’s Natural History Unit, narrated by actor Sam Neill, showcases the island chain’s rich, intriguing wildlife that has resulted from 80 million years of isolation

Doc ranger Liz Whitwell reads the weight of a kakapo chick on Codfish Island (off New Zealand). Photo by Stephen Jaquiery All Birds, Little Birds, Love Birds, Beautiful Birds, Crazy Bird, Big Bird, Kakapo Parrot, Cod Fish, Budgies

Isolation second nature

Stephen Jaquiery visits the offshore sanctuary of Codfish Island, a small island to the west of Stewart Island, where he finds the delightful...

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Cannikin Underground Nuclear Weapons Test and 18 More Interesting Images

Cannikin was an underground nuclear weapons test performed on November 6, 1971, on Amchitka island, Alaska, by the United States Atomic Energy Commission. The experiment, part of the Operation Grommet nuclear test series, tested the warhead design for the LIM-49 Spartan anti-ballistic missile. With

The kakapo, a critically endangered nocturnal, flightless parrot that lives in New Zealand. Flightless Parrot, Kakapo Parrot, Rare Animals, Animals And Pets, National Geographic, Parrot Facts, Cod Fish, Rare Birds, Cockatoo

How eugenics is saving a pudgy parrot

Scientists in New Zealand have genetically sequenced every adult kakapo