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from BuzzFeed

23 Things You Didn't Know About The Flightless Parrot Facing Extinction

It’s possibly the longest-lived bird species in the world.

from ScienceDaily

Birds Have A Good Sense Of Smell

The Kakapo Parrot of New Zealand, Strigops habroptilus also called owl parrots are large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrots that live in New Zealand. It is the world's only flightless parrot, the heaviest parrot, nocturnal, herbivorous, visibly sexually dimorphic in body size, has a low basal metabolic rate, no male parental care, and is the only parrot to have a polygynous lek breeding system. It is also possibly one of the world's longest-living birds

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The Kakapo Parrot of New Zealand, Strigops habroptilus also called owl parrots are large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrots that live in New Zealand. It is the world's only flightless parrot, the heaviest parrot, nocturnal, herbivorous, visibly sexually dimorphic in body size, has a low basal metabolic rate, no male parental care, and is the only parrot to have a polygynous lek breeding system. It is also possibly one of the world's longest-living birds

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In the absence of predators, this bird can live to the age of 90, making them the longest living bird on the planet.

from the Guardian

Mystery bird: kakapo, Strigops habroptilus

Kakapo (Strigops habroptilus), theguardian. Image by Shane McInnes: Also known as the owl parrot, this large, critically endangered flightless parrot from New Zealand is an excellent climber and can parachute from the crowns of trees by leaping and spreading its wings. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kakapo #Birds #Kakapo

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from Country Living

60 of the Best Halloween Crafts Ever

Handcrafted Feather Epaulets. Cut out 2 oval-shaped pieces of black felt. Hot-glue feathers in layers atop each oval felt, starting with the longest and finishing with the smallest. Angle the feathers out as you work. Hot glue a hair clip on the bottom and attach onto shirt. A nice alternative to a full-on costume.

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Kakapo or Owl Parrot: Kakapo is a native bird of New Zealand. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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Albatross - albatrosses and petrels, regularly grab the baited hooks on long lines. Many albatrosses are dragged to their deaths - more than 100,000 each year!

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The Kakapo Parrot of New Zealand, Strigops habroptilus also called owl parrots are large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrots that live in New Zealand. It is the world's only flightless parrot, the heaviest parrot, nocturnal, herbivorous, visibly sexually dimorphic in body size, has a low basal metabolic rate, no male parental care, and is the only parrot to have a polygynous lek breeding system. It is also possibly one of the world's longest-living birds

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from HubPages

Birds of Prey - The California Condor

The California Condor is the largest North American land bird and inhabits northern Arizona and southern Utah, coastal mountains of central and southern California, and northern Baja California. The condor is a scavenger and eats large amounts of carrion. It is one of the world's longest-living birds, with a lifespan of up to 60 years.

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