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Ashy wood pigeon

In Thai: นกพิราบเขาสูง, nok phiraab khao sung

Binomial name: Columba pulchricollis, Edward Blyth, 1846

The ashy wood pigeon (Columba pulchricollis) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae, found in temperate forests of southeastern Asia.

Distribution and habitat

The ashy wood pigeon has a wide range throughout Southeast Asia, able to be found in Bhutan, northern India, southern Tibet, southern China, northern Laos, northern to mid Myanmar, northernThailand, and Taiwan. While the world population is unknown, the Taiwan population is estimated to be anywhere from 10, 000 to 100, 000 breeding pairs.

Nesting

Clutches usually consist of one single white egg, although double egg clutches have been recorded. This pigeon incubates its eggs for approximately 21–23 days. Young birds fledge at about 28 days from being hatched.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Columbiformes
Family
Columbidae
Genus
Columba
Species
Columba pulchricollis

Common names

  • English: Ashy wood pigeon
  • Thai: นกพิราบเขาสูง, nok phiraab khao sung

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Ashy wood pigeon, Columba pulchricollis in Thailand
Range map of Columba pulchricollis in Thailand