Sunday, April 2, 2017

Kea

Kea.NZ Alpine parrot.

Hidden ‘neath my coat
Is a rainbow of colour
A small charge for a peek


NZ Alpine Parrot.
Population: 1000–5000
Threat status: At risk
Found in: Alpine environments of the South Island
Did you know: The world’s only alpine parrot, the kea is renowned for its intelligent and inquisitive nature. Kea nest on the ground, and monitoring indicates up to 60% of nests can be attacked by predators during breeding. ~ Bernard

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