Orange-breasted Green Pigeon

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Author: Thimindu Goonatillake from Colombo, Sri Lanka

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

Orange-breasted Green Pigeon sighted in Jurong - BESG on 12 Jan 2008 It has to happen and it did happen - a photographer documenting a new species for Singapore. This elusive bird appeared for just about 15 minutes, after which it has yet to be sighted again. With hard evidence in the form of images, there can be little doubt that the pigeon has to be what it is claimed to be. More

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The Orange-breasted Green Pigeon (Treron bicincta) is a pigeon which is a widespread resident breeding bird in tropical southern Asia in the Himalaya and the hills of India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. This is a species of forests and other woodlands. It builds a stick nest in a tree and lays two white eggs. Its flight is fast and direct, with the regular beats and an occasional sharp flick of the wings which are characteristic of pigeons in general. More

Orange-breasted Green Pigeon Treron bicinctus bicinctus - Male Orange-breasted Green Pigeon Photographer : More

Stamps showing Orange-breasted Green Pigeon Treron bicinctus Orange-breasted Green Pigeon Treron bicinctus 70.090 Orange-breasted Green Pigeon IOC v2.4: 2009 Links will open countrypage in new window - Laos 30.09. More

Orange-breasted Green Pigeon (Treron bicincta) - Orange-breasted Green pigeon (Treron bicincta) was Photographed at 11 in the night. Didn't move for over 2 hours even after Flashlight disturbance. More

This is the first sighting of the Orange-breasted Green Pigeon in Singapore, a male bird. The bird looks like the Pink-necked Green Pigeon (Treron vernans), except that the forehead, face and throat are greenish yellow. Also, the mauve-pink upper breast area is smaller and does not extend to the neck. The outer feathers of the tail is blackish, with a broad pale grey subterminal band. Sources: 1. Anon, “Orange-breasted Green Pigeon sighted in Jurong”: 2. Baptista, L. F., Trail, P. W. More

LESSER ORANGE-BREASTED GREEN PIGEON OSMOTRERON BISINCTA BISINCTA Written by Arpit N. Deomurari Vinago bisincta Jerdon, Madr. J.L.S., XII p. 13 (1840); id., 111. I. Orn., p. 21. Vinago unicolor id., Madr. J.L.S., XI p. 14. Osmotreron bisincta id., B.I., III p. 449; Legge, B. Cey., LT p. 725, III p. 1218 ; Butler, J.B.N.H.S., X p. 311 ; Taylor, Str. Feath., X p. 463 ; Ferguson, J.B.N.H.S., XVI p. 1. Vernacular Names. Chitta putsa guwa, Tel. More

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Order : Columbiformes
Family : Columbidae
Genus : Treron
Species : bicinctus
Authority : (Jerdon, 1840)