Yellow-footed green pigeon
In 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 Hola or 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.
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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)