Species of Thailand
White-bellied green pigeon
Treron sieboldii, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1835
(In Thai: นกเปล้าท้องขาว)
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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Category / Seasonal Status
Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Very rare
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident
- Treron sieboldii
- English: White-bellied green pigeon
- Thai: นกเปล้าท้องขาว