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419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

From Monday 27 November – Friday 1 December, the Tūhura Science Centre and Tropical Forest will be closed for maintenance. 
We strive to produce the best experience 
for our visitors and this will allow us to make our Science Centre better for years to come.

Rock pigeon, Columba livia, AV11254

Physical Description

White dove mounted in a flying position. Originally part of a series of specimens each showing a different part of the wing's movement in flight. This specimen has both wings outstretched and pointing downwards, with leading edge pushed forward. Tail is fanned and held in an arched position so that there is a ridge along its middle.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 250 x 330 x 270mm

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