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New Zealand or Norfolk Pigeon

Hemiphaga [novaeseelandiae or spadicea] (= Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae) (Gmelin, JF 1789)

The kererū or New Zealand pigeon is a species of pigeon native to New Zealand. Johann Friedrich Gmelin described the bird in 1789 as a large, conspicuous pigeon up to 50 cm (20 in) in length and 550–850 g (19–30 oz) in weight, with a white breast and iridescent green–blue plumage. Two subspecies have been recognised; the second—the Norfolk pigeon of Norfolk Island—became extinct in the early 20th century. Kererū pairs are monogamous, breeding over successive seasons and remaining together when not breeding. They construct nests with twigs in trees, with a single egg clutch. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Columbiformes
Family:
  Columbidae
Genus:
   Hemiphaga
Scientific:
  Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae


Original description

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF 1789)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 13, vol. 1, part 2 1 pt2 p.773

Protonym:
  Columba novae Seelandiae

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2656268


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  335C2C8018C3B92B

Avibase ID:
  avibase-335C2C80

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/335C2C80


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 177395

Geographic range:

  • Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae: Forests of New Zealand and larger offshore islands
  • Hemiphaga spadicea: Formerly Norfolk I. Extinct
English:
New Zealand or Norfolk Pigeon
French:
Carpophage de Nouvelle-Zélande ou C. de Norfolk


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
New Zealand or Norfolk Pigeon ( Hemiphaga [novaeseelandiae or spadicea])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
New Zealand or Norfolk Pigeon ( Hemiphaga [novaeseelandiae or spadicea])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
New Zealand or Norfolk Pigeon ( Hemiphaga [novaeseelandiae or spadicea])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
New Zealand or Norfolk Pigeon ( Hemiphaga [novaeseelandiae or spadicea])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
New Zealand or Norfolk Pigeon ( Hemiphaga [novaeseelandiae or spadicea])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
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Clements, version 2021:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2022:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Hemiphaga [novaeseelandiae, chathamensis or spadicea]

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Catalan: Colom de Nova Zelanda
Czech: holub maorský
Danish: Maoridue
German: Maorifruchttaube
English: New Zealand or Norfolk Pigeon, New Zealand Pigeon
English, HBW: New Zealand Pigeon
English (IOC): New Zealand Pigeon
English (United States): New Zealand Pigeon
Esperanto: violdorsa kolombo
Spanish: Paloma Maorí
Spanish (Spain): Paloma maorí
Spanish (HBW): New Zealand Pigeon
Estonian: uusmeremaa tuvi
Finnish: uudenseelanninkyyhky
French: Carpophage de Nouvelle-Zélande, Carpophage de Nouvelle-Zélande ou C. de Norfolk
Croatian: novozelandska voćarica
Hungarian: óriás-gyümölcsgalamb
Icelandic: Eirdúfa
Italian: Piccione di Nuova Zelanda
Japanese (romaji): nyu-ji-randobato
Japanese: ニュージーランドバト
Scientific: Columba novae Seelandiae, Hemiphaga [novaeseelandiae or spadicea], Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae, Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae novaeseelandiae
Lithuanian: Naujosios Zelandijos karvelis
Maori: kereru
Dutch: Nieuw-Zeelandse Duif
Norwegian: Maoridue
Polish: garlica maoryska
Portuguese: Pombo-maori
Portuguese (Portugal): pombo-maori
Russian: Маорийский плодовый голубь, Новозеландский плодоядный голубь
Slovak: plodožer maorský
Serbian: Novozelandski kereru golub
Swedish: Nya Zeelandduva, nyazeelandduva
Turkish: Yeni Zelanda güvercini
Ukrainian: Пінон новозеландський
Chinese: 新西兰鸠
Chinese (Traditional): 紐西蘭鳩

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