Sirocco the kakapo in the daylight. A rare opportunity. They are a nocturnal species, but he came out to see us. Per Wikipedia, also called night parrot or owl parrot, is a species of large, flightless nocturnal parrot endemic to New Zealand. It has finely blotched yellow-green plumage, a distinct facial disc of sensory, vibrissa-like feathers, a large grey beak, short legs, large feet, and wings and a tail of relatively short length.
The Kakapo (Strigops habroptila) is a species of large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrot from New Zealand. The Kakapo is critically endangered and as of February 2012, only 126 living individuals are known. (info source: wiki)
The Kakapo is a relatively large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrot of New Zealand. Critically endangered, a population of 130 remaining is estimated. Has a highly developed sense of smell.