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These birds live in groups of up to 13 birds, but they’ll forage in flocks of up to 20 birds. In the morning and evenings they forage for food, resting in the middle of the day. A group of keas is called a circus.

  • Kea
  • Conservation StatusEndangered
  • Life span14-50 years
  • Body sizearound 19 in. long
  • Native habitat River valleys and coastal forests of the South Island of New Zealand
  • DietNuts, seeds, fruits, insects, small mammals and birds
Emu Straw-necked ibis




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