Species of Thailand
Speckled wood pigeon
Thai: นกพิราบป่าอกลาย, nok phiraab paa ok lai
Binomial name: Columba hodgsonii, Nicholas Aylward Vigors, 1832
The speckled wood pigeon (Columba hodgsonii) is a medium-sized pigeon of the Columbidae family which lives in the northeastern parts of India and Pakistan and the Himalayas.
The upper body of the speckled wood pigeon is maroon-brown except for its neck, which, like many pigeons, is iridescent. Its lower body features the speckles which give it its name. The bird is 38 centimeters in length.
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- Columba hodgsonii
- Speckled woodpigeon
- Speckled wood pigeon
- Speckled wood-pigeon
- Thai: นกพิราบป่าอกลาย, nok phiraab paa ok lai
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
- Doi Inthanon National Park
- Doi Khun Tan National Park
- Doi Lang
- Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
Range map of Columba hodgsonii in Thailand
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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.
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