Kakapo Society Information

Kakapo Society Information
Strigops habroptilus, kakapo
Watercolour by John Gerrard Keulemans (c. 1887-1905), from Sir Walter Lawry Buller's A history of the Birds of New Zealand (1887-88).

The kakapo is one of the rarest parrots in the world:

And that's just a few things that make a kakapo so special!

The Kakapo can only be found in New Zealand and every year countless people from around the world - dozens of hard working volunteers - give their time and energy trying to save the kakapo from the brink of extinction.

Most of the Kakapo Recovery takes place on remote, predator-free islands off southern New Zealand.