Population structure and biogeography of Hemiphaga pigeons (Aves: Columbidae) on islands in the New Zealand region

@article{Goldberg2011PopulationSA,
  title={Population structure and biogeography of Hemiphaga pigeons (Aves: Columbidae) on islands in the New Zealand region},
  author={Julia Goldberg and Steven A. Trewick and Ralph G. Powlesland},
  journal={Journal of Biogeography},
  year={2011},
  volume={38}
}
Aim  The New Zealand avifauna includes lineages that lack close relatives elsewhere and have low diversity, characteristics sometimes ascribed to long geographic isolation. However, extinction at the population and species levels could yield the same pattern. A prominent example is the ecologically important pigeon genus Hemiphaga. In this study, we examined the population structure and phylogeography of Hemiphaga across islands in the region. 

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