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New Zealand Pigeon Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae

Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Norfolk Island Pigeon, Norfolk Pigeon, New Zealand Fruit-pigeon, Native Pigeon
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Hanmer Springs, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand - Oct 27, 2004 © Jan Hartog  Banks Peninsula, South Island, New Zealand - Feb, 2005 © Patrick Ingremeau  Motuara Island, New Zealand - Feb, 2005 © Patrick Ingremeau  Lake Brunner, South Island, New Zealand - Sep, 2005 © Manfred Braun 
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New Zealand and adjacent is.; (1) New Zealand (North Island and South Island and adjacent small is.). (2) Chatham Is. (3) Formerly on Norfolk Is.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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