Green Imperial-pigeon (Ducula aenea)

Interesting :

The Green Imperial Pigeon is in the same family as the dove. It is somewhat a large bird with the body size of approximately 43 centimeters. The male and female have the same characteristics. Feathers on the upper part of the wing, on the back, on the outer tail are grayish green which are shiny and beautiful. The hair on the lower part of the chest and the lower part of the body is grey. Feathers covering the tail edge are reddish brown. The neck is white, the head and the mouth are grey, and the feet are red. There is a white circle on the eyes edge.

Habitat :

The Green Imperial Pigeon has a hometown in India, Andaman, Nicobar, China, Hainan, Tungkia, Sunda, Philippines, New Guinea, Thai, Lao, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Malaysia. For Thailand, it can generally be found in every region except in the Central.Is the bird that eats fruit.

Food :

The food is eats fruit , and many kind of fig.

Behavior :

The Green Imperial Pigeon lives in a troop which is the same as other general Pigeon. It sometimes can be found alone or in pairs during the breeding season. It lives in the sparse forest which is a lowland forest. It is the bird which is very good at flying and can fly very quickly. It normally hides in the bush and seeks for the food on the tree. It does not like to stay on the ground except for coming down for drinking the water or eating the salt lick.This bird breeds during summer to the beginning of the rainy season. It builds the nest roughly with dry branches. The nest is not very high from the ground. It lays 1 to 2 eggs each time.

Current Status :

Leaet Concern


CLASS : Aves

ORDER : Columbiformes

FAMILY : Columbidae

GENUS : Ducula

SPECIES : Green Imperial-pigeon (Ducula aenea)

Conservation status : Least Concern

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Update : 06 April 2017