Kea Parrot - Researchers say early trials of a nauseating spray-on bird repellent, applied to high-country sheep to dissuade Kea parrots from tearing holes in their guts, have been highly promising, and they are seeking partners for further research.
In juxtaposition to Boiln and the octopus, the parrot does not blend it. When confronted, it can fly away. Bolin's art makes me think of the differences in escaping and hiding from a difficult situation. There is more than one way to meet the danger.
The kea is a cheeky bird found in New Zealand's South Island. It loves to sneak leftovers and have a nibble at anything rubbery. A beautiful bird you will see on many of our trips including the and more.
The kea (Nestor notabilis) is a parrot endemic to the Southern Alps of New Zealand and is the world's only alpine parrot. The 'Clown of the Alps' is heralded as the world’s smartest bird (its intelligence rivals a monkey's).