Genus Hemiphaga

New Zealand Pigeon - The New Zealand Pigeon belongs to the family Columbidae, and the subfamily Treroninae, which is found throughout Southeast Asia, Malaya, Africa and New Zealand. The members of this subfamily feed largely on fruits, mainly drupes. The Parea or Chatham Island Pigeon is traditionally considered a subspecies of the Kererū, but is here treated as a separate species.

Order : Columbiformes
Family : Columbidae
Genus : Hemiphaga