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Nestor notabilis


The kea is a large species of parrot of the superfamily Strigopoidea found in forested and alpine regions of the South Island of New Zealand. Wikipedia


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Neil Ross
Neil Ross 8 years ago

Nice spotting. These are pretty cool birds.

LisaPowers 8 years ago

Project Noah Fun Fact: A large species of parrot, the kea is found in forested and alpine regions of the South Island of New Zealand. Kea are known for their intelligence and curiosity, they can solve logical puzzles, such as pushing and pulling things in a certain order to get to food, and will work together to achieve a certain objective and have been filmed preparing and using tools. ~Wikipedia

Check out this documentary showing their cleverness:

Kea (Nestor notabilis) spotted in Canterbury, New Zealand by PN member opzjon.

BrunoMoller 8 years ago


BrunoMoller 8 years ago

Incredible picture!

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Canterbury, New Zealand

Spotted on Oct 11, 2015
Submitted on Jan 21, 2016

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