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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Kaka \Ka"ka\, n. [Maori kaka a parrot; -- so named from its note.] (Zool.) A New Zealand parrot of the genus Nestor, especially the brown parrot (Nestor meridionalis). [1913 Webster] Note: The mountain kaka, or kea (Nestor notabilis), is remarkable for having recently acquired carnivorous habits. It attacks and kills lambs and pigs, sometimes doing great damage. [1913 Webster] Night kaka. (Zool.) The kakapo. [1913 Webster]