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View the Orange-fronted parakeet/kākāriki karaka video
(3 minute 59 second clip on TVNZ video player)
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Orange-fronted parakeets, or kākāriki karaka, are small forest-dwelling birds. It’s our rarest parakeet with just 100-300 birds estimated left in the wild.