Species of Thailand

Wedge-tailed green pigeon

Treron sphenurus, Nicholas Aylward Vigors, 1832

(In Thai: นกเปล้าหางพลั่ว)

The wedge-tailed green pigeon or Kokla green pigeon (Treron sphenurus) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae.

Description

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, Thailand, Tibet and Vietnam.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.

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Category / Seasonal Status

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Columbiformes
Family
Columbidae
Genus
Treron
Species
Treron sphenurus

Common names

  • English: Wedge-tailed green pigeon
  • Thai: นกเปล้าหางพลั่ว

Synonyms

  • Treron sphenura, BirdLife International (2004)
  • Treron sphenura, Charles Gald Sibley & Burt Leavelle Monroe (1990)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Wedge-tailed green pigeon
Wedge-tailed green pigeon
Wedge-tailed green pigeon

Range Map

Distribution map of Wedge-tailed green pigeon, Treron sphenurus in Thailand
  • Bangkok Province
  • Chae Son National Park
  • Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Lang
  • 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 Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • 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
  • Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Treron sphenurus in Thailand