New Zealand aims to save the ‘strangest parrot on Earth’ — “Kakapo are large, flightless birds found only in New Zealand.” Photo credit: Andrew Digby [1484 x 1113] [OS]

New Zealand aims to save the ‘strangest parrot on Earth’ — “Kakapo are large, flightless birds found only in New Zealand.” Photo credit: Andrew Digby [1484 x 1113] [OS]

Kea (kee-uh) – the world’s only alpine parrot and one of the few native species of New Zealand, sitting atop my rental car in Fjordland National Park [OC]

Kea (kee-uh) – the world’s only alpine parrot and one of the few native species of New Zealand, sitting atop my rental car in Fjordland National Park [OC]

Molded stoneware ever in the shape of a parrot and decorated with green and brown glaze. China, Northern Song dynasty, about 960 to 1000 AD. [1621×2100]

Molded stoneware ever in the shape of a parrot and decorated with green and brown glaze. China, Northern Song dynasty, about 960 to 1000 AD. [1621×2100]