Kākāpō

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Kākāpō

Kākāpō means parrot of the night.

Kākāpō are the heaviest parrot in the world. They weigh 3kg. Kākāpō have a short beak, two little eyes and nice brown and gold feathers. Its feet are sharp. Its head is round with green and brown feathers on top.

Kākāpō live in many different places in the forests of the North Island and South Island.

They are really good at climbing trees. Kākāpō breed every three to four years.

There are only 91 Kākāpō left in the whole world because they are endangered.

Illustrated and written by MatKea

One Response

  1. Great drawing. Thanks for sharing that information. I didn’t know about this bird.