Kea lay clutches of 2-4 eggs, mainly in terrestrial crevices within the forest, and incubate their eggs for 3-4 weeks.

Kea nest in holes, under logs, in rocky crevasses, burrows under rocks, and among tree roots, mainly within forest.

They have clutches of two to four eggs, and incubate the eggs for three to four weeks.

Image | ©️ Bernard Spragg. NZ, Public Domain, (CC0 1.0)
Sources | (BirdLife International, 2017; del Hoyo, Elliott, Sargatal, Christie, & de Juana, 2017; Diamond & Bond, 1999; Tebbich, Taborsky, & Winkler, 1996; Williams, 2001)

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