Species of Thailand

Pin-tailed green pigeon

Treron apicauda, Edward Blyth, 1846

(In Thai: นกเปล้าหางเข็ม)

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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Category / Seasonal Status

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident

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

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Pin-tailed green pigeon

Range Map

Distribution map of Pin-tailed green pigeon, Treron apicauda in Thailand
  • Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Lang
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Doi Phu Kha National Park
  • Doi Suthep - Pui National Park
  • Fang District, Chiang Mai
  • Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Yai National Park
  • Mae Wong National Park
  • Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai
  • Pha Daeng National Park
  • Phu Suan Sai National Park
  • Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Treron apicauda in Thailand