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New Zealand Kaka, also known as Kākā

Nestor meridionalis

Description:

Large, mostly brown parrot with red under-wings

Habitat:

Gondwanaland remnant forest.

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7 Comments

Lupe237
Lupe237 10 years ago

lovely to see a native bird in the forest.

AndyNewman
AndyNewman 10 years ago

South Island Kaka subspecies (Nestor Meridionalis Meridionalis). Lovely bird.

Elsa
Elsa 11 years ago

Fantastic!

peter
peter 11 years ago
peter
peter 11 years ago

This is incredible, Lori. Wow!

lori.tas
lori.tas 11 years ago

"Brown" seems like a funny color for a parrot, until you see them in their environment, and then they fit right in.

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 11 years ago

Wonderful photo!

lori.tas
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lori.tas

New Zealand

Spotted on Nov 21, 2007
Submitted on Nov 23, 2010

Spotted for Mission

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