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Wedge‑tailed Green Pigeon Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Treron sphenurus
Family : Columbidae
Order : Columbiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Wedge-tailed Pigeon
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : The Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon is a yellowish-green pigeon with a wedge-shaped tail (adult bird length approximately 33 cm, weight 213 g, wing 17.5 cm, bill 1.8 cm, tarsus 1.8 cm, tail 12.5 cm). The male has a rufous-orange crown, dark olive-green back. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Fatema-Tuz-Zohora,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Ron Knight(www.inaturalist.org/people/Ron Knight),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Marc Andersonmore information, please contact us.