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Pin-tailed green pigeon

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

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

Range map of Treron apicauda in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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