Pin-tailed green pigeon

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Pin-tailed green pigeon
Pin-tailed Green Pigeon Ghatgarh, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India 08.10.2014.jpg
Species Treron apicauda apicauda from Ghatgarh village of Nainital district of Uttarakhand, India
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Treron
Species: T. apicauda
Binomial name
Treron apicauda
Blyth, 1846

The pin-tailed green pigeon (Treron apicauda) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae.

Description[edit]

Its plumage is mostly yellowish green and it has pointed tail feathers.

Diet[edit]

Fruits and berries are its main food. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Artist's illustration

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