?Hemiphaga sp. nov. 'Lord Howe Island'

Lord Howe Island pigeon



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1844-47 (Hindwood, 1940)



Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Gaffney, Eugene S. (1985b). Meiolania platyceps Owen, 1886: The Lord Howe Island Horned Turtle, pp. 132-136. In: Vickers-Rich, Patricia and van Tets, Gerard Frederick. (eds.). Kadimakara: Extinct Vertebrates of Australia. Lilydale, Victoria: Pioneer Design Studio. 284 pp. [appears in the painting on p. 133]

Gray, G. R. (1862). A list of Birds of New Zealand and the adjacent islands. Ibis 4: 214-254.

Hindwood, Keith A. (1940). The birds of Lord Howe Island. Emu 40: 1-86.

Hume, Julian Pender and Walters, Michael. (2012). Extinct Birds. London: T & AD Poyser.

Phillip, A. (1789). The voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay; with an account of the establishment of the colonies of Port Jackson & Norfolk Island; compiled from authentic papers, which have been obtained from the several departments, to which are added the Journals of Lieuts. Shortland, Watts, & Capt. Marshall, with an account of their new discoveries. London: John Stockdale.


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