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Birds of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Speckled wood pigeon

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.

Description

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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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Columbiformes
Family
Columbidae
Genus
Columba
Species
Columba hodgsonii

Common names

  • English: Speckled woodpigeon, Speckled wood pigeon, Speckled wood-pigeon

Speckled wood pigeon is found in following locations in Thailand

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Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range map of Columba hodgsonii in Thailand

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