Andaman wood pigeon

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Andaman wood pigeon
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Columba
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 in India. Classified as 'near threatened' by the IUCN, its population is estimated as between 2,500 and 10,000 mature individuals.[1]


Its head is white with a red yellow-tipped beak. The rest of its body is black. It is related to the green imperial pigeon and the rock dove.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2017). "Columba palumboides". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T22690201A118217922. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T22690201A118217922.en. Retrieved 13 November 2021.