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Species of Thailand

Pin-tailed green pigeon

In Thai: นกเปล้าหางเข็ม, nok plao haang khem

Binomial name: Treron apicauda, Edward Blyth, 1846

The pin-tailed green pigeon (Treron apicauda) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae.

Description

Its plumage is mostly yellowish green and it has pointed tail feathers.

Diet

Fruits and berries are its main food. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Columbiformes
Family
Columbidae
Genus
Treron
Species
Treron apicauda

Common names

  • English: Pin-tailed green pigeon
  • Thai: นกเปล้าหางเข็ม, nok plao haang khem

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Pin-tailed green pigeon, Treron apicauda in Thailand
Range map of Treron apicauda in Thailand