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Pink-necked Green Pigeon

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Photo by the late  Laurence Poh  Location:  Ipoh, Malaysia The male is on the right; the female on the left.
Photo by the late Laurence Poh
Location: Ipoh, Malaysia
The male is on the right; the female on the left.
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[edit] Identification

25cm. Male: Grey head and throat, pinkish purple upper breast and neck, and orange lower breast, mantle and wing covert apple green; under tall covert chestnut. Female: green with yellow tinge on belly; thighs mixed dark green and yellow; under tail covert pale cinnamon.

[edit] Distribution

Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

[edit] Taxonomy

Monotypic[1]

[edit] Habitat

Subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montanes.

[edit] Behaviour

Diet includes mainly fruits, especially figs, but also palm fruit and berries, and nibble on buds.

The nest is flimsy and built by both parents. 1-2 eggs ae laid and are incubated by both parents who also both raise the young.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, JF. 2008. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2008. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.


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