New Zealand Kaka, New Zealand Kaka

New Zealand Kaka, New Zealand Kaka

New Zealand Kaka, New Zealand Kaka by Candy McManiman
Species & Artwork Details
Status: 
Endangered
Family: 
STRIGOPIDAE
Order: 
PSITTACIFORMES
Genus: 
Nestor
Species: 
meridionalis
Population trend: 
decreasing
Authority: 
(Gmelin, 1788)
Medium: 
acrylic
We had good views of the Kaka on Ulva , but none of it in flight. Upon returning to Steward, we saw them flying into a treed yard and asked permission to go in. A local of Stewart Island was hand feeding these "naughty" birds. Amazing!!