Kakapo

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Kakapo
Sirocco full length portrait.jpg
A male named Sirocco on Maud Island
Scienteefic clessification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Psittaciformes
Faimily: Strigopidae
Genus: Strigops
G.R. Gray, 1845
Species: S. habroptila
Binomial name
Strigops habroptila
G.R. Gray, 1845

The kakapo (Māori: kākāpō or nicht parrot), Strigops habroptila (Gray, 1845), an aa cried houlet parrot, is a species of lairge, flichtless, nocturnal, grund-dwellin parrot o the super-faimily Strigopoidea endemic tae New Zealand.[2]

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  1. BirdLife International (2013). "Strigops habroptila". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. Best, H. A. (1984). "The foods of kakapo on Stewart Island as determined from their feeding sign" (PDF). New Zealand Journal of Ecology. 7: 71–83. Retrieved 15 January 2016.