Treron pompadora   (Gmelin,  1789) (Bird)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Aves
Order:Columbiformes
Family:Columbidae

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Description
Size: 25-28 cm

Very like Yellow-legged Green Pigeon but smaller, and with red legs instead of yellow. Sexes dissimilar; male with prominent chestnut mantle.

Nesting: Season- December to march. Nest- a flimsy platform of twigs in a moderate-sized tree. Eggs- 2, white.

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Pompadour Green-pigeon
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine
IUCN Status:  Least Concern

Biogeography


• Goa, Taleigao Plateau INDIA
• Kerala, Kol wetlands (Lat: 10.66) (Long: 76.18) INDIA
• Kerala, Kol wetlands (Lat: 10.33) (Long: 75.96) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Nameer, PO (2005) Wetlands and waterfowl conservation in kerala with special reference to Ramsar sites kerala environment congress 2005 Centre for environment and development 97-112 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • (2003) IUCN Red list of threatened species Available at - http://www.iucnredlist.org/
  • Mango Verde Available at - http://www.mangoverde.com/
  • Ali, S (1977) The book of Indian birds Bombay Natural History Society 175 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

Page last updated on:2012-10-26

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