Species of Thailand
Yellow-footed green pigeon
Thai: นกเปล้าขาเหลือง, nok plao kha leuang
Binomial name: Treron phoenicoptera, John Aubrey Clarendon Latham, 1790
The yellow-footed green pigeon (Treron phoenicoptera), also known as yellow-legged green pigeon, is a common species of green pigeon found in the Indian subcontinent. It is the state bird of Maharashtra. In Marathi it is called Hariyal. The species feeds on fruit, including many species of Ficus. They forage in flocks. In the early morning they are often seen sunning on the tops of emergent trees in dense forest areas. They especially are found sitting in couples on tree branches.
Yellow-footed Green Pigeon feeds on fruits. Large variety of the fruits are from Ficus. They fly in flocks.
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- Treron phoenicoptera
- English: Yellow-footed green pigeon
- Thai: นกเปล้าขาเหลือง, nok plao kha leuang
- Treron phoenicoptera, BirdLife International (2004)
- Treron phoenicoptera, Charles Gald Sibley & Burt Leavelle Monroe (1990)
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
Range map of Treron phoenicoptera in Thailand
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