Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Yellow‑footed Green Pigeon Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Treron phoenicopterus
Family : Columbidae
Order : Columbiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Green Pigeon, Yellow-footed Pigeon, Yellow-legged Green Pigeon, Bengal Green Pigeon
Habitat : All kind of forests
Description : The Yellow-footed Green Pigeon is a large green pigeon with purple shoulder patches and yellow feet (adult bird length approximately 33 cm, wing 19 cm, bill 2 cm, tarsus 2.5 cm, tail 11.5 cm). It has a pale greenish-yellow forehead, a grey cap, a broad olive-yellow band around the neck. The bill is pale greenish, and the legs and feet are bright yellow. It feeds on fruits such as berries and figs. The early morning, they are often seen sunning on the tops of emergent trees in dense forest areas.
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;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Pankaj Koparde(www.xeno-canto.org/Pankaj Koparde), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.