Species of Thailand
Ashy wood pigeon
Columba pulchricollis, Edward Blyth, 1846
(In Thai: นกพิราบเขาสูง)
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.
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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Category / Seasonal Status
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident
- Columba pulchricollis
- English: Ashy wood pigeon
- Thai: นกพิราบเขาสูง