Species of Thailand
Speckled wood pigeon
Columba hodgsonii, Nicholas Aylward Vigors, 1832
(In Thai: นกพิราบป่าอกลาย)
The speckled wood pigeon (Columba hodgsonii) is a medium-sized pigeon of the family Columbidae which lives in montane forests of Kashmir to Northeast India, eastern Tibet, central China, Yunnan and Myanmar.
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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Category / Seasonal Status
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Non-breeding visitor
- Columba hodgsonii
- Speckled woodpigeon
- Speckled wood pigeon
- Speckled wood-pigeon
- Thai: นกพิราบป่าอกลาย
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
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