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Kea

Description:

Mountain parrot. Very smart. Named for the "kea" call it makes. Can kill sheep.

Habitat:

Willowbank nature reserve

Notes:

Red underside of wings

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2 Comments

lori.tas
lori.tas 12 years ago

People swore we'd have no trouble seeing these in the Glacial areas of the South Island, mostly because they would be tearing the windshield wipers off any car left unattended. They lied! We saw lots of Kaka, but no Kea.

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 12 years ago

I've added the link to Wikipedia.
Greetings.

taliaym
Spotted by
taliaym

Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Spotted on Nov 20, 2010
Submitted on Nov 20, 2010

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