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Yellow-footed Green Pigeon

Treron phoenicoptera

Description:

The Yellow-footed Green Pigeon (Treron phoenicoptera) also known as Yellow-legged Green Pigeon is a common species of Green Pigeon found in the Indian Subcontinent. It is also the State bird of Maharashtra, India. In local language it is called Hariyal. The species feeds on fruits of a large variety of fruit trees including a number of 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.

Notes:

The State Bird of Maharashtra.


1 species ID suggestions

Atul
Atul 2 years ago
Yellow-footed Green Pigeon
Treron phoenicoptera Yellow-footed Green Pigeon

2 Comments

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 2 years ago

Thanks Atul for ID and info,,

Atul
Atul 2 years ago

Also called as Hariyal.... its the State Bird of Maharashtra :)

Uttar Pradesh, India

Lat: 27.65, Long: 77.38

Spotted on Apr 30, 2013
Submitted on May 15, 2013

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