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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

NEW ZEALAND PIGEON OR KERERU, MOUNT EDEN, AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

   We can ID this pigeon as a New Zealand Pigeon or Kereru (the Maori name for this pigeon) by its large size; iridescent purple-green head, throat and wings with patches of bronze; white underparts and red bill with orangish tip (if you look closely you can see the color difference).
   The New Zealand Pigeon is a new species to our Photographic Life List, which now stands at 718.