Cinnamon-headed Green Pigeon

This species is defined as a rarity. Please submit your records of this species via our record submission page.

Scientific Name: Treron fulvicollis
Malay Name: Punai Bakau
Chinese Name: 棕头绿鸠

Range:
Found from the Thai-Malay Peninsula to Sumatra and Borneo.

Taxonomy:
Polytypic. Subspecies are: fulvicollis, melopogenys, oberholseri, baramensis.

Local Subspecies: fulvicollis

Size: 25.5-26 cm

Identification:
Distinguished from male Pink-necked Green Pigeon by the rufous-chestnut hood and maroon wings. Female resembles Thick-billed Green Pigeon but bill and eyering distinctively narrower, thigh yellowish and undertail-coverts streaked instead of barred.

Similar looking species: Little Green Pigeon, Pink-necked Green Pigeon, Thick-billed Green Pigeon

Habitat: Freshwater swamp forest, coastal forest, mangroves, secondary growth and suitable wooded areas.

Behaviour/Ecology: Little is known of the behaviour of this species.

Local Status: Very rare non-breeding visitor

Conservation Status: Near Threatened (BirdLife International 2017)

Past accepted records in our database: Showing the most recent 10 records. See more on our database page.

Past records, bar chart (see more bar charts):

Photos:

External Links:
Conservation Status: IUCN Red List Page
Photos: Oriental Bird Images
Sound Recordings: xeno-canto Link
Wikipedia Entry: Wikipedia Link
eBird Species page: eBird (Cinnamon-headed Green-Pigeon)

References:
BirdLife International. (2017). Treron fulvicollis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-1.RLTS.T22691127A110970058.en. Accessed on 19 December 2021

Robson, C. (2014). Field guide to the birds of South-East Asia (Second Edition). Bloomsbury Publishing, London.