Kākā (Nestor meridionalis), ‘Perroquet Nestor de la Nouvelle Zélande’, from Compléments de Buffon, Races humaines et mammifères. Vol. 2, Deuxième Edition

Date

1838 and 1840

Identifier

Private Collection

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Publisher

Paris: Pourrat Frères

Abstract

Lesson also had specimens on hand of the kākā (Nestor meridionalis), a large species of parrot of the family Strigopidae. In his book, the correct habitat of New Zealand is given (p. 627).

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René Primevère Lesson, “Kākā (Nestor meridionalis), ‘Perroquet Nestor de la Nouvelle Zélande’, from Compléments de Buffon, Races humaines et mammifères. Vol. 2, Deuxième Edition,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed January 28, 2023, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/10613.