?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










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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