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- another term for kakapo
- ‘Kakapo have a conspicuous facial disc of fine feathers, resembling the face of an owl; thus, early European settlers called it the ‘owl parrot’.’
- ‘The owl parrot, or kakapo (Strigops habroptilus), also lives only in New Zealand.’
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