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Yellow-footed Green Pigeon
YFGP
Information
Common Name Yellow-legged Green Pigeon
Range Indian subcontinent
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae
Genus Treron
Species Treron phoenicoptera
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Yellow-footed green pigeon (Treron phoenicoptera), also known as yellow-legged green pigeon, is a common species of pigeon found in the Indian subcontinent. It is the state bird of Maharashtra. In Marathiit is called Hariyal. The species feeds on fruit, including many species of Ficus. They forage in flocks. In the early morning they are often seen sunning on the tops of emergent trees in dense forest areas. They especially are found sitting in couples on tree branches

Diet

Yellow-footed green pigeon feeds on fruits. Large variety of the fruits are from Ficus. They fly in flocks.

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