Kea

Kea perceive visual, tactile, auditory, and chemical stimuli and communicate with a wide array of vocalizations and by posturing and fluffing their head feathers into facial expressions.

Kea perceive visual, tactile, auditory, and chemical stimuli.

Kea communicate with a wide repertoire of vocalizations, including the loud, keee-aa flight call for which they are named.

They also communicate by fluffing their head feathers into various facial expressions and by posturing.


Image | © Makalu, Some Rights Reserved, Pixabay
Sources | (BirdLife International, 2017; Diamond & Bond, 1999; Williams, 2001)

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