Sirocco the Kakapo

Author(s): Sarah Ell

NZ Natural History

Sirocco the kakapo is a superstar he has 10,000+ followers on Facebook and almost 4000 followers on Twitter. And you may have seen the incredible footage on Youtube of him trying to mate with a BBC presenter's head. Not only is he one of the last 131 of his species left on the planet, he has a very special role to play promoting the recovery of his kind and in conservation in general. This book tells the story of the remarkable parrot who has become a worldwide sensation. The narrative follows Sirocco's journey from sick chick to conservation superstar, with sidebars of more specific information about the kakapo and the recovery programme.


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Sarah Ell is an Auckland writer and editor who has had the great honour of being up close and personal with Sirocco.

General Fields

  • : 9781869798314
  • : Random House New Zealand Ltd
  • : Random House New Zealand Ltd
  • : July 2012
  • : 260x210mm4
  • : New Zealand
  • : August 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sarah Ell
  • : Paperback
  • : 598.710993
  • : 46
  • : Colour illustrations