Shane McInnes: a wonderful image of a Kakapo, a flightless parrot from New Zealand.
"The critically endangered Kakapo, one of the world’s few flightless birds and a member of the parrot family, is the heaviest parrot, is one of the longest living, and is nocturnal and herbivorous. As of 2010 there were only 124 individuals known, so few that each one of them has been given a name and a radio transmitter."
Read more at http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/news-13-worlds-rarest-birds?image=1#UMIh2Bqvh7TpTyiT.99

25 July 2013 + 16 notes

Shane McInnes: a wonderful image of a Kakapo, a flightless parrot from New Zealand.

"The critically endangered Kakapo, one of the world’s few flightless birds and a member of the parrot family, is the heaviest parrot, is one of the longest living, and is nocturnal and herbivorous. As of 2010 there were only 124 individuals known, so few that each one of them has been given a name and a radio transmitter."


Read more at http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/news-13-worlds-rarest-birds?image=1#UMIh2Bqvh7TpTyiT.99


Tags: #kakapo #bird #rare bird #rare birds #flightless bird #birds #parrot #parrots
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