Bird genealogy >> Order Columbiformes >> Family Columbidae
Adjust image size to screen



Stewart Island
New Zealand


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 640 mm
Exposure 1/640 s, f/5.6, ISO 200 
Image size 600 x 400 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Maorifruchttaube Dutch  Nieuwzeelandse Duif
Italian  Piccione di Nuova Zelanda Spanish  Paloma Maorí


The largest columbiforme in New Zealand, member of a genus which is endemic to the New Zealand archipelago and Norfolk island. Note the beautiful iridescent colors of its plumage.


  All photos are copyright protected. No use without express consent. Authors are grateful for comments.

New Zealand Pigeon
Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae
Carpophage de Nouvelle-Zélande