New Zealand Pigeon (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae
Genus Hemiphaga

Hemiphaga is a genus of large pigeons from New Zealand. The two are traditionally considered conspecific, but in 2001 it was proposed that Hemiphaga chathamensis should be considered a separate species instead of a subspecies of Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae. It is here listed as a species, although few authorities outside New Zealand have followed this.


New Zealand Pigeon (Gmelin, 1789) (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae)
Chatham Pigeon (Rothschild, 1891) (Hemiphaga chathamensis)
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