"Kuia, the most precious female kakapo of all, carries the precious Fiordland genes of her father Richard Henry" via Kakapo Advocacy

"Kuia, the most precious female kakapo of all, carries the precious Fiordland genes of her father Richard Henry" via Kakapo Advocacy

The New Zealand kakapo, a flightless, nocturnal bird that is the heaviest of all parrots.

The New Zealand kakapo, a flightless, nocturnal bird that is the heaviest of all parrots.

Super cool ground Parrot off the coast of New Zealand! Smells like honey, woofs like a dog, and "chings" like a cash register. Weighs about 8 pounds. Facinating!

Super cool ground Parrot off the coast of New Zealand! Smells like honey, woofs like a dog, and "chings" like a cash register. Weighs about 8 pounds. Facinating!

Kakapo: rare bird of NZ: only 62 left in existence. The name comes from the Maori language, meaning “night parrot”

Kakapo: rare bird of NZ: only 62 left in existence. The name comes from the Maori language, meaning “night parrot”

Kakapo Parrot. One of the rarest birds of all is New Zealand's kakapo.  Only 124 animals remain in the wild—the species has been largely wiped out by introduced predatory mammals such as feral cats. PLEASE KEEP THEM SAFE xxxx

Kakapo Parrot. One of the rarest birds of all is New Zealand's kakapo. Only 124 animals remain in the wild—the species has been largely wiped out by introduced predatory mammals such as feral cats. PLEASE KEEP THEM SAFE xxxx

Sirocco is a kakapo, a large nocturnal parrot, who has his very own Facebook page with more than 170,000 likes.  Photograph: Holly Wallace/BBC

Sirocco is a kakapo, a large nocturnal parrot, who has his very own Facebook page with more than 170,000 likes. Photograph: Holly Wallace/BBC

This chubby little bird from New Zealand is called the Kakapo-the world's only flightless parrot.

This chubby little bird from New Zealand is called the Kakapo-the world's only flightless parrot.

Kakapo Parrot - Flightless Parrot - Nocturnal Parrot- From New Zealand - photo by zealandia

Kakapo Parrot - Flightless Parrot - Nocturnal Parrot- From New Zealand - photo by zealandia

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