Species of Thailand
Wedge-tailed green pigeon
Thai: นกเปล้าหางพลั่ว, nok plao haang phlua
Binomial name: Treron sphenurus, Nicholas Aylward Vigors, 1832
The wedge-tailed green pigeon or Kokla green pigeon (Treron sphenurus) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family.
It is greenish yellow with wedge shaped tail.The crown is tinged with orange-rufous with variable amount of maroon on back and scapulars in male but absent in female. It is found in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. It ranges across Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Tibet and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
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- Treron sphenurus
- English: Wedge-tailed green pigeon
- Thai: นกเปล้าหางพลั่ว, nok plao haang phlua
- Treron sphenura, BirdLife International (2004)
- Treron sphenura, Charles Gald Sibley & Burt Leavelle Monroe (1990)
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
- Bangkok Province
- Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai
- Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
- Doi Inthanon National Park
- Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
- Doi Phu Kha National Park
- Doi Suthep-Pui National Park
- Huai Nam Dang National Park
- Kaeng Krachan National Park
- Khao Yai National Park
- Mae Sot District, Tak
- Mae Wong National Park
- Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai
- Nam Nao National Park
- Pang Sida National Park
- Pha Daeng National Park
- Phu Khiao Wildlife Sanctuary
- Phu Luang Wildlife Sanctuary
- Phu Suan Sai National Park
- Ramkhamhaeng National Park
- Taksin Maharat National Park
- Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Treron sphenurus 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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