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Pompadour Green Pigeon
Alternative name: Pompadour Green Pigeon
Sri Lankan Green pigeon is approximately 26-30 cm in length. The head, tail and underparts are bright green, with a grey crown to the head. The legs are red and the bill is thin and grayish. The flight feathers and tail are blackish. The male has a chestnut back, usually uniform. The female has a bright green back and lacks the orange on the breast.
Endemic to Sri Lanka
This is a monotypic species.
Rainforest and similar dense wet woodlands.
Sri Lanka Green pigeons usually occur singly or in small groups. Diet includes the seeds and fruits of a wide variety of plants.