Pin-tailed Pigeon

The Pin-tailed Green-pigeon is a species of bird in the Columbidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.

The Pin-tailed Pigeon is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Pin-tailed Pigeon Treron apicauda = Described by: Blyth (1846) Alternate common name(s): Pin-tailed Green Pigeon, Pin-tailed Green-Pigeon Old scientific name(s): Sphenurus apicaudus Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range Ne. India to se. Asia; (1) Ne. India (Kumaon e. to Arunachal, Mizoram, Manipur and Nagaland) to the Himalayas, sw. China (s. Szechwan, nw. and s. Yunnan), Bangladesh, n. More

* Pin-tailed Pigeon Treron apicauda * Wedge-tailed Pigeon Treron sphenura * White-bellied Pigeon Treron sieboldii * Green Imperial-pigeon Ducula aenea * Mountain Imperial-pigeon Ducula badia * Pied Imperial-pigeon Ducula bicolor Parrots - Order: Psittaciformes Family: Psittacidae Parrots are small to large birds with a characteristic curved beak shape. More

Pin-tailed Pigeon Treron apicauda: At least three birds were seen on two dates near Tingtibi, one of the best-looking of all this group. Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon Treron sphenura: We found six or more in the forests between Shemgang and Tingtibi. More

Pin-tailed Pigeon (Treron apicauda) Wedge-tailed Pigeon (Treron sphenura) Mountain Imperial-pigeon (Ducula badia) Parrots and Macaws (Psittacidae) Alexandrine Parakeet (Psittacula eupatria) Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri) Grey-headed Parakeet (Psittacula finschii) Blossom-headed Parakeet (Psittacula roseata) Red-breasted Parakeet (Psittacula alexandri) Cuckoos (Cuculidae) Large Hawk-cuckoo (Cuculus sparverioides) Heard only Violet Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx xanthorhynchus) Heard only More

Pin-tailed Pigeon Treron apicauda 1 perched in a tree near the temple at Chiang Dao late afternoon on 19th. Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus Singles heard at Doi Inthanon and Chiang Dao - 'rare' according to Birds of Thailand. Asian Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx maculatus 1 perched near start of side road at Km 37.5, Doi Inthanon on 17th. Mountain Scops-Owl Otus spilocephalus 1 calling at night at Malee's, Chiang Dao on 20th - 22nd. More

Other records from Chiang Dao were 3 Pin-tailed Pigeons on the Checkpoint road on the 4th, Rusty-naped Pitta at the start of the nature trail, Bamboo Woodpecker and Asian Stubtail on the same trail on the 3rd with 4 Black-throated Laughingthrushes feeding outside the monks kitchen at the temple, also on the 3rd. Four Oriental Pied Hornbills were seen and heard every evening between the 3rd and 8th at the checkpoint road. More

Order : Columbiformes
Family : Columbidae
Genus : Treron
Species : apicauda
Authority : Blyth, 1846