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Kereru

New Zealand Woodpigeon

New Zealand Woodpigeon

This woodpigeon looked over the fence when I was walking through Potters Park, Balmoral, yesterday. Artist unknown.

Kereru

Kereru -- New Zealand Woodpigeon

Kereru — New Zealand Woodpigeon

The cabbage tree is fruiting prolifically – a feast for the kereru (New Zealand Woodpigeon).

Sunset Kereru

Sunset Kereru

Sunset Kereru

A new Zealand Woodpigeon (kereru, Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae) enjoys the last rays of the sun amidst the kanuka trees. From our deck.

Woodpigeon (Kereru)

Kereru - New Zealand Woodpigeon

Kereru – New Zealand Woodpigeon

A shot from yesterday: this woodpigeon was resting in a wineberry tree, probably after having overeaten on the berries of a nikau palm close by. Very tolerant of my approach – only the sun was missing, would have given a better sheen on the feathers.

Kereru - New Zealand Woodpigeon

Kereru – New Zealand Woodpigeon

Kereru of the Day

Kereru (New Zealand Woodpigeon)

Kereru (New Zealand Woodpigeon)

The berries of the cabbage tree are irresistible to these beautiful birds.

New Zealand Woodpigeon (Kereru)

New Zealand Woodpigeon (Kereru)

New Zealand Woodpigeon (Kereru)

This woodpigeon is gorging itself on the berries of a cabbage tree which reaches the level of our deck. The bird was very cooperative, letting me come quite close to take pictures. Thanks again to Mrs H who alerted me to the opportunity.

Kereru

Kereru (New Zealand Wood Pigeon)

Kereru (New Zealand Wood Pigeon)

When they pose in such excellent light, I find the wood pigeons (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae) irresistible. Does not happen too often, but every now and then I like to show them off. Sitting on a kanuka tree. Thanks again to Mrs H who alerted me to its presence.

Weathervane (Kereru)

Weathervane (Kereru)

Weathervane (Kereru)

The weathervane in the shape of a New Zealand Wood Pigeon (kereru) against a beautiful summer sky. At the Auckland Botanic Gardens.

More Skywatch images at the Skywatch Site!

Daydreaming (Kereru)

New Zealand Wood Pigeon

New Zealand Wood Pigeon

This New Zealand Wood Pigeon (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae, kereru) had found a comfortable resting place in the forked branches of a kanuka tree next to our deck, where it stayed for quite some time.

Thanks to Mrs H for alerting me to it.

Kereru (NZ Wood Pigeon, Hemiphaga Novaeseelandiae)

 Kereru (NZ Wood Pigeon, Hemiphaga Kereru (NZ Wood Pigeon, Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae)ovaeseelandiae)

Kereru (NZ Wood Pigeon, Hemiphaga Novaeseelandiae)

This kereru (NZ Wood Pigeon, Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae) is resting on the branch of a ti tree, having gorged itself on the berries of our neighbour’s puriri tree behind it.

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