The toothbilled pigeon (Didunculus) is restricted to Samoa.
the pigeon, there is no gall-bladder.
In Philo the wild pigeon symbolizes the holy spirit.
The pomegranate was Proserpine's symbol, and the pigeon and cock were sacred to her.
The " Endeavour " then coasted northward, and after passing and naming Mount Dromedary, the Pigeon House, Point Upright, Cape St George and Red Point, Botany Bay was discovered on the 28th of April 1770, and as it appeared to offer a suitable anchorage, the " Endeavour " entered the bay and dropped anchor.