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Common Emerald Dove

Chalcophaps indica

Description:

The Common Emerald Dove is a stocky, medium-sized pigeon, typically 23 to 28 centimetres (10 to 11.2 inches) in length. The back and wings are bright emerald green. The flight feathers and tail are blackish, and broad black and white bars show on the lower back in flight. The head and underparts are dark vinous pink (in chrysochlora, more brown in longirostris), fading to greyish on the lower belly. The eyes are dark brown, the bill bright red and legs and feet rufous.(wiki)

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4 Comments

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 5 years ago

Oh my goodness! What a spectacular bird!!!

Chamalka Dulmini
Chamalka Dulmini 6 years ago

wow beautiful!!!

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 6 years ago

Very beautiful!

PampaMistri
PampaMistri 6 years ago

Beautiful..

HemantKumar
Spotted by
HemantKumar

Karnataka, India

Spotted on Apr 30, 2014
Submitted on Apr 30, 2014

Spotted for Mission

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