Kōrero: Introduced land birds

Pigeons in Wellington

Pigeons in Wellington

Rock pigeons have become very common in New Zealand’s cities, where they feed on food scraps. They have become such a nuisance that the Wellington City Council has erected this sign in Midland Park, a favourite place for urban picnickers, to discourage people from sharing their lunch with the birds.

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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Emily Tutaki

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Christina Troup, 'Introduced land birds - Pigeons and doves', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17139/pigeons-in-wellington (accessed 26 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Christina Troup, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015