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Owl Parrot Alternate name
Strigops habroptilus Scientific name
Psittaciformes Order
Psittacidae Family
58-64 cm Length
Lowland moist forest, below 300m, in:- [New Zealand:- Stewart Island.] Habitat-Altitude-Range
1 - 4 White eggs, all care by female. Clutch
leaves, stems, roots, fruit, nectar and seeds Food  
Flightless, nocturnal, Habits
1490   There are now only about 62 kakapo left on the planet. World Number

Become a BirdLife Species Champion for this bird    Critically Endangered


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01/03/2008 0000000

25/10/2009 500,000

28/02/2012 870,300



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01/01/2009 151,000

01/10/2010 562,291

24/09/2012 1,000,000


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