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African Green Pigeon

Treron calvus

Description:

Adult birds have maroon shoulder patches (olive in immatures) and rufous undertail coverts. They reach a length of 25–28 cm.

Habitat:

As with others in their genus, they frequent tree canopies where their parrot-like climbing ability[3] enable them to reach fruit, but rarely also forage on the ground.

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2 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 3 years ago

Great colours on the bird. Thanks for sharing.

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 3 years ago

a real beauty!

Mel11
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Mel11

Mpumalanga, South Africa

Spotted on Sep 25, 2011
Submitted on Mar 2, 2019

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