Antipodes Parakeet

Cyanoramphus unicolor (Lear, 1831)

Summary

Parrot with a very small population (actual number in the order of a few thousands of individuals) and with a very small distribution area (occurs in the Antipodes Islands, in the New Zealand).
Endemic species, occurring in tussock grassland, mainly on coastal slopes and along streams.
The evolution trend of the global population is stable.

Global conservation status

Vulnerable (IUCN ver. 3.1, 2010)
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Common names

  • Antipodes Parakeet

Subspecies

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Behavior

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Flight

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Habitat

Occurs in tussock grassland, mainly on coastal slopes and along streams.

Feed

It feeds mainly on leaves, but also on seeds, berries, flowers, carrion and small storm petrels.

Breeding

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Predators

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Threats

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