Wedge-tailed green pigeon
|Wedge-tailed green pigeon|
|Male at Dhanaulti, India|
It is greenish yellow with wedge shaped tail.The crown is tinged with orange-rufous with variable amount of maroon on back and scapulars in male but absent in female. It is found in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. It ranges across Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Tibet and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
- BirdLife International (2012). "Treron sphenurus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
- Dodsworth, Pelham T. L. (1912). "Notes on some habits of the Kokla or wedge-tailed green pigeon Sphenocercus sphenurus, in confinement". Avicultural Magazine. 3 (5): 129–135.
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