Columba livia Rock Pigeon
Int Mariana Is (Guam), Hawaiian Is, Caroline Is (Pohnpei, Truk, Kosrae), Fiji (most large towns), Marquesas Is (Ua Huka), Society Is (Borabora, Moorea, Raiatea, Tahiti), Tuamotu Arch (Makatea, Mangareva), Samoa, Cook Is (?Palmerston, Holyoak 1980), Norfolk I, Lord Howe I, NZ (NI, SI, Stewart I), Guadalupe I, Revillagigedo Is, Juan Fernandez Is, Easter I. Acc Nov Antipodes Is (Tennyson et al 2002).
F: Galapagos Is (towns throughout, Chartier).
C. janthina Japanese Wood-Pigeon
C. j. nitens Extinct 1980s (Gibbs et al 2001). Formerly res Ogasawara Is, Iwo Is.
C. j. janthina Res s Izu Is (Torishima).
C. versicolor Bonin Wood-Pigeon
Extinct. Formerly res Ogasawara Is.
C. vitiensis Metallic (White-throated) Pigeon
C. v. halmaheira Res Solomon Is incl Bougainville (except Choiseul, Rennell, Bellona).
F: Solomon Is (Kolombangara: fairly common around Camp Professor, Richards; Bougainville: rare, Gibbs et al 2001; Makira: common, Gibbs et al 2001).
C. v. leopoldi Res Vanuatu.
C. v. hypoenochroa Res New Caledonia, Loyalty Is except Mare.
F: New Caledonia (PTRB, Quested; fairly common Mt Koghis, Ponerihouen, T. Clarke).
C. v. vitiensis Res Fiji.
F: Fiji (Kadavu: present, Lonsdale; Viti Levu: 2 Nausori Highlands, Myers; 6 Nausori Hglds, Sargeant 1992; common Nausori Hglds, w Vunisea, T. Clarke).
C. v. castaneiceps Res Samoa (Upolu, Savaii).
F: Samoa (Savaii: all altitudes, Reed 1980).
C. v. godmanae Extinct. Formerly res Lord Howe I.
C. pallidiceps Yellow-legged Pigeon
Res Solomon Is (Bougainville, Choiseul, Florida, Makira, Guadalcanal, Ramos, Gower).
F: Solomon Is (Makira: one above Hauta, Richards; rare, perhaps locally or seasonally frequent, Gibbs et al 2001; 1-2 Hauta on 2 days, Hornbuckle 1999).
Streptopelia roseogrisea Barbary (African Collared-) Dove
Int NZ (NI, Heather and Robinson 1996).
S. orientalis Rufous Turtle-Dove
S. o. orientalis Res s Izu Is (Torishima). Acc Iwo Is (Kitaiwojima).
S. chinensis Spotted Dove
S. c. tigrina Int New Caledonia, Fiji (most islands but not Kadavu, Watling 2001), NZ (NI).
F: New Caledonia (everywhere, Quested). Fiji (Viti Levu: common, Myers; Taveuni: present, Levine).
S. c. chinensis Int Hawaiian Is w to Kauai.
S. c. subsp? Acc Apr Lord Howe I.
S. bitorquata Philippine Turtle-Dove
S. b. dusumieri Int Mariana Is (Guam to Saipan).
F: Mariana Is (Saipan, Rota, Tinian: up to 10 daily forested areas, Talbot, S. Smith).
Macropygia mackinlayi Mackinlay's Cuckoo-Dove
M. m. troughtoni Res Solomon Is (Santa Cruz Is, Mayr 1945).
M. m. arossi Res Solomon Is except Santa Cruz Is.
F: Solomon Is (fairly common, seen all islands except Makira, Richards).
M. m. mackinlayi Res Vanuatu.
Reinwardtoena crassirostris Crested Long-tailed Pigeon
Res Solomon Is except Rennell and Santa Cruz Is.
F: Solomon Is (Makira: 3, Richards; more frequent Choiseul and Makira, Gibbs et al 2001).
Chalcophaps indica Emerald Dove
C. i. chrysochlora Res New Caledonia (Mayr 1945), Lord Howe I, Norfolk I.
F: New Caledonia (PTRB, Quested, T. Clarke; 2 PTRB, Fairbank). Lord Howe I (common, Quested). Norfolk I (13 Rocky Point, Botanic Gardens, Duranti; moderately common, Hobcroft).
C. i. sandwichensis Res Santa Cruz Is, Loyalty Is, Vanuatu.
F: Loyalty Is (Lifou: present, T. Clarke).C. stephani Brown-backed Emerald Dove
C. s. mortoni Res Solomon Is except Rennell and Santa Cruz Is.
F: Solomon Is (Guadalcanal: 2, Richards; 2 singles Mt Austen, Hornbuckle 1999; Makira: 2, Richards; Santa Isabel: unc Garanga R, Kratter et al 2001).
Phaps elegans Brush Bronzewing
P. e. subsp? Acc Lord Howe I (Hutton 1991; ?"seems extraordinary", HANZAB).
Geopelia striata Zebra Dove
There are 6 subspecies, usually separated into 3 groups which are usually treated as species (Gibbs et al 2001): monotypic G. maugei Barred Dove, monotypic G. striata Zebra Dove, and polytypic G. placida Peaceful Dove.
G. s. striata Int Hawaiian Is w to Kauai.
G. s. subsp? Int Society Is (Tahiti), Marquesas Is (Hiva Oa, Chester et al 1998). Acc Lord Howe I (Hutton 1991).
F: Marquesas Is (Hiva Oa: numerous at Atuona, Chester et al 1998).
Zenaida macroura Mourning Dove
Z. m. clarionensis Res Revillagigedo Is (Clarion I).
Z. m. macroura Res after 1971 Revillagigedo Is (Socorro I, Gibbs et al 2001).
Z. m. subsp? Res Guadalupe I. Acc Clipperton I. Int Hawaiian Is (Hawaii,?Maui).
F: Hawaiian Is (Hawaii: easiest Kawaihae Puu Lani Ranch Subdiv and along Waikoloa Rd, Pratt 1993. Maui: Feb 2003 near Waikapu, Starr).
Z. graysoni Socorro Dove
Extirpated Revillagigedo Is (Socorro I). Extant in captivity only.
Z. galapagoensis Galapagos Dove
Z. g. galapagoensis Res Galapagos Is except Culpepper and Wenman.
F: Galapagos Is (32 Rabida, Santiago, Floreana, Espanola, Santa Cruz, Chartier).
Z. g. exsul Res Galapagos Is (Culpepper, Wenman).
Z. asiatica White-winged Dove
Z. a. mearnsi? Acc Guadalupe I.
Z. auriculata Eared Dove
Z. a. subsp? Acc Galapagos Is.
Columbina passerina Common Ground-Dove
C. p. socorroensis Res Revillagigedo Is (Socorro I).
Caloenas nicobarica Nicobar Pigeon
C. n. pelewensis Res 1000 inds Palau.
F: Palau (on remoter islands, Gibbs et al 2001; most on limestone islands s of Koror, uncommon, Engbring 1988; Peleliu: 6 over main north-south track dusk, Talbot; Rock Is: Long Lake, Watson).
C. n. nicobarica Res Solomon Is (except Makira, Kilinailau, Tauu), incl Bougainville, Buka (Gregory).
F: Solomon Is (Buka: 2, Gregory; Kolombangara: one, Hornbuckle 1999; New Georgia: Uepi, Talbot).
Gallicolumba jobiensis White-breasted Ground-Pigeon
Although based on a single specimen, the distinctive female plumage (Mayr and Diamond 2001) suggests G. j. chalconota may warrant specific status.
G. j. chalconota Res Solomon Is (Vella Lavella, Ghizo, Guadalcanal, Makira).
F: Solomon Is (exceedingly rare, no recent recs, Gibbs et al 2001).
G. kubaryi Caroline Islands Ground-Dove
Res Caroline Is fewer than 1000 (Truk, Pohnpei).
F: Caroline Is (Truk: very scarce, Gibbs et al 2001; 1 over Japanese Gun Weno, 2-3 Mt Winipot Tol South, Talbot, S. Smith; Pohnpei: mainly in mangroves, Gibbs et al 2001).
G. erythroptera Polynesian Ground-Dove
Limited specimens suggest possibility of at least 2 subspecies (Gibbs et al 2001).
Res Tuamotu Arch (Rangiroa, Maturei-Vavao, Gibbs et al 2001; extirp remainder Tuamotu Arch). Extirpated Society Is (Tahiti, Moorea).
G. xanthonura White-throated Ground-Dove
Res Mariana Is 3000 inds, most Rota (Guam 550 inds 1981 poss extirp, Rota, Agiguan, Tinian, Saipan), Caroline Is (Yap 3000 inds, Gibbs et al 2001);
F: Mariana Is (Saipan: markedly increased in numbers 2002, poss due to reduction hunting pressure, R. David; 1-2 forest near water tank,Talbot; up to 2 daily in flight, S. Smith. Rota: up to 2 daily usually in flight, S. Smith; 1 on road to Rota Resort, Talbot). Caroline Is (Yap: 1-2 Fanif Rd, south of airport, Talbot, S. Smith).
G. stairi Friendly Ground-Dove
G. s. vitiensis Res Fiji, Tonga (Hungas, Late, Fonualei, Watling 2001), Wallis and Futuna (Alofa).
F: Tonga (scarce except Tofua 1995-96, Pac Sci 52:14). Fiji (Taveuni: one forest Qeleni Rd area, T. Clarke; still fairly common locally, Gibbs et al 2001; Lakeba: one heard 1999, 1st rec, Steadman and Franklin 2000).
G. s. stairi Res Samoa (Upolu, Nu'utele, Nu'ulua, Savaii, Ofu, Olosega, Freifeld et al 2001).
F: Samoa (may be extirpated Upolu and Savaii, Bellingham and Davis 1988; "rarest pigeon in Samoan Islands", Beichle 1991; prefers habitats with sparse, low-growing trees, such as areas with poor quality soils. "able to isolate this pigeon several times in central Upolu", Beichle 1991; above 3500 ft, DuPont 1975; now very rare Samoa, 100 inds on Ofu 1989, Gibbs et al 2001; one seen Nu'utele 1999, Freifeld et al 2001).
G. sanctaecrucis Santa Cruz Ground-Dove
Res Solomon Is (Santa Cruz Is: Tinakula, Utupua), Vanuatu (Espiritu Santo).
F: Solomon Is (Santa Cruz Is: prob very rare if extant, Gibbs et al 2001).
G. ferruginea Tanna Ground-Dove
May have been subsp of G. sanctaecrucis.
Extinct. Formerly Res Solomon Is (Tanna: one specimen).
G. norfolciensis Norfolk Ground-Dove
No specimens extant; described female suggested applicable to Chalcophaps indicus (Sibley and Monroe 1990), but bones found recently have been attributed to a species of Gallicolumba (Gibbs et al 2001).
Extinct. Formerly res Norfolk I.
G. salamonis Thick-billed Ground-Dove
Extinct? Formerly res Solomon Is (Malaita, Makira, Ramos).
F: Solomon Is (Ramos: no recs since 1927, Gibbs et al 2001).
G. rubescens Marquesas Ground-Dove
Res Marquesas Is (Fatuhuku small popn, Hatutu 200-250 inds).
G. beccarii Grey-breasted Quail-Dove
G. b. intermedia Res w Solomon Is (Bougainville, Choiseul?, Kolombangara, Ghizo, New Georgia).
G. b. solomonensis Res e Solomon Is (Ndai=Gower, Guadalcanal, Makira, Three Sisters Is, Santa Ana I, Malaupaina I, Rennell, Bellona).
F: Solomon Is (Makira: 1-3 above Hauta, Richards).
G. canifrons Palau Ground-Dove
Res Palau (islands s of Koror incl Peleliu 500 inds, v rare Babeldaob; Peleliu: 2 in flight, Talbot).
Microgoura meeki Choiseul Pigeon
Extinct? Res Solomon Is (Choiseul).
Treron sieboldii Japanese Green Pigeon
T. s. sieboldii Acc Ogasawara Is (Chichijima), Iwo Is (Kitaiwojima).
Didunculus strigirostris Tooth-billed Pigeon
Res <2500 inds (Watling 2001) Samoa (Upolu, Savaii).
F: Samoa (Savaii and Upolu: found in virgin forest 1000-4500 ft, usually sitting on large limbs near tree trunk, not on ground. No immediate danger of extinction as long as forests remain intact. Seen in original forests, often near towns, but not in cut-over areas anywhere, duPont 1972; associated with trees of Dysoxylum family; always call from tops of trees, Beichle 1991. Savaii: one seen perched on branch 45 ft up in tree, known by locals in area below Mt Silisili forest; one poss seen on track up Mt Silisili, Reed 1980; heard occasionally upland, only in lower forest tiers, Bellingham and Davis 1988. Upolu: one seen along cross-island road past Tiavi Falls, Dhondt 1976; seen recently upland, Bellingham and Davis 1988. Nuutele: two in mid-elevation forest, fruiting Dysoxylum present, Freifeld et al 2001).
Ptilinopus tannensis Vanuatu Fruit-Dove
Res Vanuatu incl Banks Is.
P. superbus Superb Fruit-Dove
P. s. superbus Res Solomon Is except Makira, Ugi.
F: Solomon Is (Kolombangara: one between Iriri and Camp Professor, Richards). Bougainville: below 900m, Hadden 1981). SAnta Isabel: uncommon Garanga R, Kratter et al 2001).
P. perousii Many-colored Fruit-Dove
P. p. perousii Res Samoa incl Am. Samoa where <50 inds.
F: Samoa (Upolu: Mt Vaea, Lonsdale). Savaii: often seen, Reed 1980).
P. p. mariae Res Tonga (Late, ?Haapai; extirp Eua), Fiji (larger islands only where P. porphyraceus absent, except for Laucala, where both occur, Watling 2001).
F: Fiji (Kadavu: seen, Lonsdale). Viti Levu: many, groups 10 or so, Myers; 45+ Nausori Hglds, Sargeant 1992. Taveuni: seen, Myers). Tonga (scarce except Tofua, Pac Sci 52:14).
P. regina Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove
P. p. subsp? Acc Norfolk I Sep-Oct (Hermes).
P. porphyraceus Crimson-crowned Fruit-Dove
P. p. fasciatus Res Samoa.
F: Samoa (Upolu: Mt Vaea, Vaisigano, Lonsdale). Savaii: fairly common, Reed 1980).
P. p. graeffei Possibly hybrid of porphyraceus and fasciatus. Res Wallis and Futuna (Uvea, Futuna, Alofi), Tonga (Niuafoou).
P. p. porphyraceus Res Tonga (except Niuafoou), Fiji (restricted to small islands throughout), Rotuma, Niue.
P. p. marshallianus Sometimes included in ponapensis or hernsheimi. Extinct. Formerly res Marshall Is (Ebon).
P. p. ponapensis Res Caroline Is (Truk, Pohnpei).
F: Caroline Is (Pohnpei: heard continually, often seen, in forest, Lonsdale; up to 10 daily, Talbot. Truk: 3 Japanese Gun Weno, up to 10 Tol South).
P. p. hernsheimi Res Caroline Is (Kosrae).
P. pelewensis Palau Fruit-Dove
Res Palau.
F: Palau (seen Koror, Angaur, Peleliu, de Vries; abund throughout, Engbring 1988).
P. rarotongensis Rarotongan Fruit-Dove
P. r. rarotongensis Res Cook Is (Rarotonga <100 inds 1987, but est 2000-3000 in 1973).
P. r. goodwini Res Cook Is (Atiu).
F: Cook Is (common, Gibbs et al 2001).
P. roseicapilla Mariana Fruit-Dove
Res Mariana Is (Guam n to Saipan 9500 inds n Mariana Is).
F: Mariana Is (Guam: declining, 240 inds 1981, Gibbs et al 2001. Rota: total of 10 seen, Talbot. Saipan: low nos Marpi Forest, S. Smith; 5 near water tank/suicide cliffs, Talbot. Tnian: 2 near airport, Talbot, S. Smith).
P. richardsii Silver-capped Fruit-Dove
P. r. richardsii (=rhodostictus) Res Solomon Is (Santa Ana I, Santa Catalina I, Ugi, Three Sisters Is, Malaupaina I, Malaulalo I; cas Makira?).
P. r. cyanopterus Res Solomon Is (Rennell, Bellona).
F: Solomon Is (Rennell: common road to L Tenggano, Richards).
P. greyii Grey's (Red-bellied) Fruit-Dove
Res Solomon Is (Gower=Ndai, Santa Cruz Is, Reef Is), Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Loyalty Is.
F: Loyalty Is (Lifou: relatively common, Quested; common, T. Clarke, Gregory). New Caledonia (not seen Gr Terre, T.Clarke; common Isle Pines, Gregory; poss only seasonal vis, Gibbs et al 2001).
P. purpuratus Grey-green Fruit-Dove
P. p. chrysogaster may warrant specific status, Gibbs et al 2001).
P. p. chrysogaster Res Society Is (Bora Bora 50 inds, Huahine, Raiatea, Tahaa 500 inds, Maupiti 100 inds).
F: Society Is (fairly common Huahine, Raiatea, Gibbs et al 2001).
P. p. frater Res Society Is (Moorea 5000-6000 inds).
P. p. purpuratus Res Society Is (Tahiti).
P. chalcurus Makatea Fruit-Dove
Res Tuamotu Arch (Makatea I 1000 inds).
P. coralensis Atoll Fruit-Dove
Res Tuamotu Arch (except Makatea I; extirpated Gambier Is (Mangareva).
P. huttoni Rapa Island Fruit-Dove
Res Tubuai Is (Rapa I 30-274 inds).
P. dupetithouarsii White-capped Fruit-Dove
P. d. viridior Res n Marquesas Is (Nuku Hiva, Ua Huka, Ua Pu).
F: Marquesas Is (common, Gibbs et al 2001).
P. d. dupetithouarsii Res s Marquesas Is (Hiva Oa, Tahuata, Mohotani 200-300 inds, Fatuhiva).
F: Marquesas Is (common Gibbs et al 2001).
P. mercierii Red-moustached Fruit-Dove
P. m. mercierii Extinct? Formerly res Marquesas Is (Nukuhiva).
P. m. tristrami Extinct? Formerly res Marquesas Is (Hiva Oa).
P. insularis Henderson Island Fruit-Dove
Res Pitcairn Is (Henderson I 3140-4000 inds).
P. solomonensis Yellow-bibbed Fruit-Dove
P. s. bistictus Res Solomon Is (Buka, Bougainville, Shortland Is).
F: Solomon Is (Buka: fairly common above 800m, Hadden 1981).
P. s. vulcanorum Res Solomon Is (Vella Lavella, Ganonga, Kohinggo, New Georgia, Vangunu, Gatukai, Kolombangara, Rendova.
F: Solomon Is (Kolombangara: 2, Hornbuckle 1999).
P. s. ocularis Res Solomon Is (Guadalcanal).
P. s. ambiguus Res Solomon Is (Malaita).
P. s. solomonensis Res Solomon Is (Makira, Ugi, Three Sisters Is).
F: Solomon Is (Makira: fairly common Kirakira and Hauta, Richards).
P. viridis Red-bibbed Fruit-Dove
P. v. lewisii Res Solomon Is incl Buka and Bougainville e to Guadalcanal and Malaita, except Makira group and Ramos.
F: Solomon Is (Guadalcanal: fairly common Mt Austen, Richards. Ghizo: 4 near Gizo, Richards. Santa Isabel: common Garanga R, Kratter et al 2001; Florida Is: Mana I, Talbot).
P. eugeniae White-headed Fruit-Dove
Sometimes considered conspecific with P. viridus.
Res Solomon Is (Makira, Ugi, Three Sisters Is, Santa Ana I, Santa Catalina I, Malaupaina I).
F: Solomon Is (Makira: several near Hauta, Richards).
P. victor Orange Dove
P. v. victor Res Fiji (Vanua Levu, Taveuni, Kioa, Rabi).
F: Fiji (Taveuni: 2 on Des Voeux Peak, 5 lower Taveuni, Myers; 3 mid-high elev transmitter rd, Sargeant 1992; seen easily Des Voeux and Qeleni Rd, T. Clarke).
P. v. aureus Res Fiji (Qamea, Laucala-are intermediate, poss closer to aureus Gibbs et al 2001, Matagi).
P. luteovirens Golden Dove
Res Fiji (Viti Levu, Ovalau, Beqa, Weya Group, Gau).
F: Fiji (Viti Levu: common Joske's Thumb and Wailoku, Lonsdale; number seen Nausori Hglds, Myers; 4 Nausori Hglds, one Joske's Thumb, Sargeant 1992).
P. layardi Whistling (Yellow-headed) Dove
Res Fiji (Kadavu, Ono).
F: Fiji (Kadavu: "the only technique that worked for me was careful branch- by-branch binocular scan of trees that emanated loud whistles", Lonsdale; after much searching, Myers; across the water from Reece's Resort, Levine; forest w of Vunisea, T. Clarke).
Drepanoptila holosericea Cloven-feathered Dove
Res New Caledonia, incl Ile des Pins.
F: New Caledonia (Mt Koghi and PTRB, Quested; 3 Mt Koghi, 1-3 PTRB, Fairbank; Mt Koghi, PTRB, Col d'Amieu, T.Clarke; seen upper tributary of Hienghene R, Stokes 1980).
Ducula pacifica Pacific Pigeon
Current opinion separates this species into only 2 subspecies, western D. p. sejuncta, found north of Papua New Guinea, and D. p. pacifica, which occupies the remainder of the range (Gibbs et al 2001; Bregulla 1992). Thus subspecies listed below may be based only on individual variation (Gibbs et al 2001).
D. p. tarrali Res Vanuatu.
D. p. pacifica Res s Solomon Is (Rennell, Bellona, Florida, Savo, Three Sisters, Nukumanu, Sikaiana, Ontong Java, Gower=Ndai, Ramos, Buena Vista, Malaupaina, Santa Cruz Is), Tuvalu, Kiribati (Phoenix Is), Wallis and Futuna, Tokelau, Tonga incl Niuafoou, Cook Is (Pukapuka, Palmerston, Atiu, Mitiaro, Mauke, Rarotonga, Holyoak 1980), Niue. Vis New Caledonia, Loyalty Is.
F: Solomon Is (Rennell: seen daily, total 15, Richards); Cook Is (common most islands, Holyoak 1980).
D. p. intensitincta Res Fiji (except Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, Taveuni, Kadavu).
D. p. microcera Res Samoa.
F: Samoa (Tutuila, Lonsdale. Savaii: wet higher forests, not plentiful, Reed 1980; much less numerous Upolu than Savaii, Beichle 1991).
D. oceanica Micronesian Pigeon
D. o. monacha May not be separable from teraokai. Res Caroline Is (Yap), Palau (Babelthuap, Koror, Angaur).
F: Palau (seen, de Vries; all major islands, abund Babelduab, but rare Peleliu, Engbring 1988; Rock Islands Preserve, Watson). Caroline Is (Yap: 2 forest n of sports center, S. Smith; up to 4 forest Fanif Rd, Talbot).
D. o. teraokai Res Caroline Is (Truk: Tol, Moen, Satawan Atoll, Lukunor, Nukuoro; extirpated? Lukunor, Nukuoro, Moen).
D. o. townsendi Res Caroline Is (Pohnpei).
F: Caroline Is (Pohnpei: 1 in fern forest, Talbot).
D. o. oceanica Res Caroline Is (Kosrae), Marshall Is (Jaluit, Ailinglaplap), Kiribati (Kuria, Aranuka).
D. o. ratakensis Res Marshall Is (Arno, Wotje).
D. aurorae Polynesian Pigeon
Res Society Is (Tahiti 10 inds, extirp Moorea), Tuamotu Arch (Makatea 100-150 inds).
F: Society Is (occurs Papenoo Region on Tahiti, Thibault et al 1975).
D. galeata Nukuhiva Pigeon
Res Marquesas Is (Nukuhiva 150-300 inds).
F: Marquesas Is (Nukuhiva: above 2000 ft, duPont 1976; wooded valleys above 200 ft western Nuku Hiva, Chester et al 1998).
D. rubricera Red-knobbed Pigeon
D. r. rufigula Res Solomon Is incl Bougainville except Rennell, Santa Cruz Is.
F: Solomon Is (Guadalcanal: fairly common Mt Austen, Richards; Kolombangara: several lower slopes Mt Veve, Richards; Makira: fairly common around Hauta, Richards; New Georgia Is: Uepi, Talbot).
D. pistrinaria Island Pigeon
D. p. pistrinaria Res Solomon Is incl Buka, Bougainville, except Rennell, Gower=Ndai, Ontong Java, Bellona, Santa Cruz.
F: Solomon Is (Bougainville: common up to 300m, Hadden 1981; Florida Is: Mana I, Talbot).
D. latrans Peale's (Barking) Pigeon
Res Fiji (except smaller islands, but present Vatulele, n Lau Arch; extirp Lomaiviti, the only site of occurrence known in s Lau Arch, Watling 2001).
F: Fiji (Kadavu, Lonsdale). Common all islands, Myers).
D. brenchleyi Chestnut-bellied Pigeon
Res Solomon Is (Guadalcanal, Makira and offshore islets, Malaita).
F: Solomon Is (Makira: 6 below Hauta in fruiting trees, Richards; common above Hauta, Hornbuckle 1999; declining, Gibbs et al 2001; Guadalcanal: Very rare, Gibbs et al 2001; Malaita, Gibbs et al 2001).
D. bakeri Baker's Pigeon
Res n Vanuatu <10,000 inds incl Banks Is and s to Ambrym but not Malekula.
D. goliath New Caledonia Pigeon
Res New Caledonia incl Ile des Pins.
F: New Caledonia (PTRB, Quested; 3-6 PTRB, 2 Mt Koghi, Fairbank; fairly common forested areas, T. Clarke).
D. spilorrhoa Torresian Pigeon
Some authors consider this a subspecies of D. bicolor Pied Imperial-Pigeon (Gibbs et al 2001). Within spilorrhoa, Australian birds have been separated (doubtfully? HANZAB) from those of New Guinea as melvillensis.
D. s. melvillensis Acc Lord Howe I.
Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae New Zealand Pigeon
HANZAB recommended this and the following two taxa be treated as separate species based on allopatric distributions and differences in ecology and morphology; see also Millener and Powlesland (2001). A humerus from Raoul Island was recently shown to be indistinguishable from H. novaeseelandiae (Worthy and Brassey 2000).
Res NZ (NI incl offshore is, SI, Stewart I). Extinct Kermadec Is (Raoul I).
H. chathamensis Chatham Island Pigeon
Res Chatham Is (Chatham I 100-150 inds, Flux et al 2001; reint Rangatira=South East I).
H. spadicea Norfolk Island Pigeon
Extinct. Res formerly Norfolk I.
Gymnophaps solomonensis Pale Mountain-Pigeon
Res Solomon Is (Bougainville, Kolombangara, Vangunu, Guadalcanal, Malaita).
F: Solomon Is (Kolombangara: 15 near Camp Professor, Richards).


Cacatua roseicapillus Galah
Some authors assign this species to its own genus Eolophus, but recent studies indicate othewise (see Christidis and Boles 1994).
Int NZ (NI w of Firth of Thames <100 inds).
C. galerita Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
C. g. galerita Int, possibly self-int, NZ total pop <1000 inds (NI, SI).
C. g. triton Int Palau (southern Babelduab s to Mecherchar, Engbring 1988; one seen Koror, Talbot; Rock Is: Long Lake, Watson).
C. ducorpsii Ducorps's Cockatoo
Res Solomon Is except Makira, Rennell, Bellona.
F: Solomon Is (Guadalcanal: 8 Mt Austen, 10 on road to Tenaroo Falls, Richards; Kolombangara: 5 between Iriri and Camp Professor, Richards; Florida Is: Mana I, Talbot).


Some authors include Loriidae in Psittacidae.

Chalcopsitta cardinalis Cardinal Lory
Res Solomon Is.
F: Solomon Is (common Guadalcanal, Ghizo, Kolombangara; 2 near Hauta, Makira, Richards; Florida Is: Mana I, Talbot).
Trichoglossus haematodus Rainbow Lory
T. h. massena Res Solomon Is, Vanuatu.
F: Solomon Is (common all islands except Rennell, Richards).
T. h. deplanchii Res New Caledonia, Loyalty Is.
F: New Caledonia (common, Quested; common Gr Terre, T. Clarke), Loyalty Is (present Ouvea but not Lifou, T. Clarke).
T. rubiginosus Pohnpei Lory
Res Caroline Is (Pohnpei).
F: Caroline Is (Pohnpei: very common, Lonsdale; seen from hotel in Kolonia, Talbot). A record from Caroline Islands (Truk: Namoluk Atoll) is considered likely an escaped captive (Pyle and Engbring 1985).
Lorius chlorocercus Yellow-bibbed Lory
Res e Solomon Is (Savo, Guadalcanal, Malaita, Ugi, Makira, Rennell, Bellona).
F: Guadalcanal: fairly common Mt Austen and road to Tenaroo Falls, Richards; Rennell: 6 on road to L Tenggano, Richards; Makira: fairly common around Hauta, Richards).
Phygis solitarius Collared Lory
Res Fiji except s Lau Arch.
F: Fiji (very common all islands, Myers).
Vini australis Blue-crowned Lorikeet
Res Wallis and Futuna, Samoa (Savaii, Upolu, Manua Is), Tonga, Fiji (s Lau Arch), Niue.
F: Samoa (Upolu: Mt Vaea, Vaisigano, Lonsdale; Savaii: common throughout, Reed 1980).
V. kuhlii Kuhl's Lorikeet
Res Tubuai Is (Rimatara). Int Kiribati (Teraina, Tabueran).
V. stepheni Stephen's Lorikeet
Res Pitcairn Is (Henderson I).
V. peruviana Tahitian Lorikeet
Res Cook Is (Int? Aitutaki), Society Is (Manuae, Motu One, extirp Tahiti), Tuamotu Is (many islands incl Rangiroa).
F: Cook Is (Aitutaki: reasonably common, Child 1981).
V. ultramarina Ultramarine Lorikeet
Res Marquesas Is (Nuku Hiva, Ua Pou. Int Ua Huka).
F: Marquesas Is (Ua Pou: fairly common, Nuku Hiva: small pop mt valleys nw Niku Hiva, Ua Huka: common Vaipaee Botanical Garden and Hane, Chester et al 1998).
Charmosyna palmarum Palm Lorikeet
Res Solomon Is (Santa Cruz Is), Vanuatu incl Banks Is.
C. meeki Meek's Lorikeet
Res Solomon Is (Bougainville, Santa Isabel, Kolombangara, Guadalcanal, Malaita).
F: Solomon Is (Kolombangara: 20 around Camp Professor, Richards); SAnta Isabel: 4 Tirotongna, Hornbuckle 1999).
C. placentis Red-flanked Lorikeet
C. p. pallidior Res Solomon Is (Buka, Bougainville).
F: Soilomon Is (Buka: lowlands, Hadden 1981).
C. diadema New Caledonian Lorikeet
Extinct? Res New Caledonia.
F: New Caledonia (poss sighting near Plum 1920s and of 2 west of Mt Panie 1976, Stokes 1980).
C. amabilis Red-throated Lorikeet
Res Fiji (Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, Taveuni, Ovalau).
F: Fiji (Viti Levu: only around Mt Tomaniivi, Watling 2001; Taveuni: Qeleni Rd, Levine).
C. margarethae Duchess Lorikeet
Res Solomon Is except Rennell.
F: Solomon Is (common above Hauta, Richards).