close up with a kākāpō

The kākāpō is the heaviest parrot in the world it can weigh up to 3 kg. Kakapo means parrot of the night

Kākāpō has yellow and green feathers with a hooked beak and orange feet with green wings

Kākāpō live in the South Island of New Zealand

Kākāpō make nests on the ground and are good at climbing trees. Their hooked beak helps them eat berries.

Kākāpō are related to owls and are the most endangered bird. There are between 90 and 80 left.

Illustrated and written by WilGor




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


Close up with a Kākāpō

Close up with a Kākāpō

by WilGor