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Ashy-headed Green Pigeon
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Male
Information
Range Nepal and northeast India to southwest China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae
Genus Treron
Species Treron phayrei
Conservation Status
NTSpecies
Near Threatened

The Ashy-headed green pigeon (Treron phayrei), is a species of pigeon in the Columbidae family. It is found from Nepal and northeast India to southwest China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam. Many authorities split the species from the pompadour green pigeon complex. It has been added in the Red List of IUCN in 2014.

Behavior

The ashy-headed green pigeon usually occur singly or in small groups. Its flight is fast and direct, with the regular beats and an occasional sharp flick of the wings that are characteristic of pigeons in general. It eats the seeds and fruits of a wide variety of plants. It builds a stick nest in a tree and lays two white eggs.

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