Sunday, 18 August 2013

Bird Information - Kea

photo by Christian Mehlführer

Kea:
Maori: Kea
English: Mountain Parrot

Family:
Parrots

Breeding:
Spread out - only one nest every 4.4km.
Breed from July to March

Size :
46 - 50cm


Habitat:
Mountains, ski fields, alpine - common in these areas

Characteristics:
Dull green parrot with a bright orange patch under their wings.
Social, mischievous, inquisitive. Often found pulling parts of the cars of people or window wipers.

Birdcall:


Intelligent Kea:

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