The Kaka, which means "parrot" in the Maori language, has two living subspecies, both endemic to New Zealand: the South
Island Nestor meridionalis
and the North Island subspecies Nestor meridionalis septentrionalis.
In Jim and Hilli's back garden on Stewart Island, New Zealand
"You looking at me?"
On Ulva Island
The rich crimson back
The Nestor genus covers 4 species: the New Zealand Kaka (with 2 subspecies) above, the Norfolk Island Kaka (now extinct), the Chatham Island Kaka (extinct) and the Kea (link below). Other New Zealand parrots include the Kakapo and the Kakarikis: the Red-crowned and Yellow-crowned Parakeets.