Kakariki

The three species of Kakariki or New Zealand parakeets are the most common species of parakeet in the genus Cyanoramphus, family Psittacidae. The birds’ Maori name, which is the most commonly used, means “small parrot”[. The three species on mainland New Zealand are the Yellow-crowned Parakeet Cyanoramphus auriceps, the Red-crowned Parakeet or Red-fronted Parakeet, C. … Continue reading Kakariki