Kakapo is an endangered parrot. It is a large, nocturnal, flightless parrot with a face like a pale owl’s. The moss green above is mixed with yellow and black, and the moss green below is mixed with yellow and black.Its mouth is grey, its legs and feet are grey, and its soles are grey.It is also called owl parrot and night parrot, is the only parrot in the world can not fly, the heaviest parrot.
Kakapo used to spread throughout New Zealand, their Numbers and range began to decline after the Maori arrived. By 1930 or so, they had disappeared from the north island, but remained longer in south island which parts are wetter. The last birds died out in the fjords in the late 1980s.Fewer than 200 birds were found on Stewart island in 1977, but the number is declining as cats hunt for them.In the 1980s and 1990s, all known populations were transferred to Whenua Hou/Codfish Island off Stewart Island, Maud Island off Marlborough sound and Hauturu/Little Barrier Island off Hauraki Gulf.Since then, birds have been moved between houdanga, maude and hautouru, as well as between the new, predator-free chalk and anchor islands of the fjord.Kakapo are now found only on forested islands, although they once seemed to live in a variety of vegetation types.