French: Perruche des Antipodes German: Einfarbsittich Spanish: Perico de las Antípodas
Other common names: Antipodes Green Parakeet
Antipodes I and its islets (Archway, Bollons, Inner Windward and Leeward)#R.
30 cm. Green, bright emerald on forehead and face, olive on rest of plumage, yellower below; outer webs of primaries purplish blue, tail margined yellow. Immature undescribed. read more
Calls include a chattering low-pitched “kok-kok-kok-kok…” with a bubbling quality, soft clucking... read more
Tall dense Poa litorosa tussocks, especially on coastal slopes and along watercourses,... read more
Food and feeding
Poa and Carex leaves comprised 70% of records, with seeds (13%), berries, flowers and other vegetation (10%), and carrion... read more
Oct–Jan. Nest in well-drained burrow, 1 m or more long, excavated in fibrous peat beneath vegetation or in thick matted bases of tall... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. CITES II. A BirdLife “restricted-range” species. Generally common, with a total population estimated at 2000–3000 birds. The only threat to this... read more
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