kakapo, owl parrot (Strigops habroptilus)
Title: The royal natural history
Year: 1893 (1890s)
Authors: Richard Lydekker, 1849-1915; Philip Lutley Sclater, 1829-1913; W. B. Frostick, former owner. DSI Brooks, W. T., former owner. DSI
Subjects: Zoology; Natural history
The kakapo (Strigops habroptilus), also called owl parrot and kākāpō or night parrot in Māori, is a species of large, flightless, nocturnal, ground-dwelling parrot of the family Strigopidae endemic to New Zealand. It is the world's only flightless parrot and the heaviest parrot.