Andaman wood pigeon

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Columba palumboides)
Jump to: navigation, search
Andaman wood pigeon
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Columba
Species: C. palumboides
Binomial name
Columba palumboides
(Hume, 1873)

The Andaman wood pigeon (Columba palumboides) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is endemic to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.


Its head is white with a red yellow-tipped beak. The rest of its body is black.

It is threatened by habitat loss.


Adult from Chidiyatapu, Andaman Islands, India