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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Kakapo \Ka`ka*po"\, n. (Zool.) A singular nocturnal parrot (Strigops habroptilus), native of New Zealand. It lives in holes during the day, but is active at night. It resembles an owl in its colors and general appearance. It has large wings, but can fly only a short distance. Called also owl parrot, night parrot, and night kaka. [1913 Webster]