White-bellied green pigeon
In Thai: นกเปล้าท้องขาว, nok plao thong khao
Binomial name: Treron sieboldii, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1835
The white-bellied green pigeon (Treron sieboldii) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is found in China, Japan, South Korea, Laos, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, India and Vietnam.
Its natural habitat is temperate forests.
The pigeon is known for its unusual habit of drinking saltwater. A well-known location where the pigeons do this in Japan is Terugasaki in Ōiso in Kanagawa Prefecture.
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- Treron sieboldii
- English: White-bellied green pigeon
- Thai: นกเปล้าท้องขาว, nok plao thong khao
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)