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.
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
- Treron sphenurus
- English: Wedge-tailed green pigeon
- Thai: นกเปล้าหางพลั่ว
- Treron sphenura, BirdLife International (2004)
- Treron sphenura, Charles Gald Sibley & Burt Leavelle Monroe (1990)