Parrots Found in New Zealand (Listing and Photos)

Eastern Rosella eating dandelionsParrots found in New Zealand

Antipodes Island Parakeet (Cyanoramphus unicolor) - Range: Antipodes Island - one of New Zealand's remote subantarctic islands

Crimson Rosella (Platycercus elegans) - Range: Introduced to New Zealand and Norfolk Island

Eastern Rosella (Platycercus eximius) - Range: Introduced to New Zealand

Green-naped Lory

Kaka / K?k? aka New Zealand Kaka or Nestor Parrots (Nestor meridionalis) - Range: Native to the forests of New Zealand

Kakapo (Strigops habroptilus) - Highly endangered

Kakariki or New Zealand parakeets (Cyanoramphus, family Psittacidae) ... The three species on mainland New Zealand are the Yellow-crowned Parakeet Cyanoramphus auriceps, the Orange-fronted Parakeet C. malherbi and the Red-crowned Parakeet or Red-fronted Parakeet, C. novaezelandiae.

Kea (Nestor notabilis) - Range: Mountains of South Island of New Zealand from Fiordland north to Nelson and Marlborough Provinces

KeasCrimson RosellaKakaKakapoKakarikiGreen-naped / Rainbow LorikeetAntipodes Island Parakeet


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