Sitting on wood pile then flew into Kanuka. Tarp over wood pile has collected rain water so may have been drinking water.
2 birds with red eyes
Seen under our suet feeder. They eat the crumbs that the other birds drop. Usually they arrive in pairs.
Pigeons and doves constitute the bird clade Columbidae, that includes some 310 species. They are stout-bodied birds with short necks, and have short, slender bills with fleshy ceres. Doves feed on seeds, fruits, and plants. This family occurs worldwide, but the greatest variety is in the Indomalaya and Australasia ecozones.