Scientific Name: Treron olax
Malay Name: Punai Kecil
Chinese Name: 小绿鸠
Range: Found from the Thai-Malay Peninsula to Indonesia.
Size: 20-20.5 cm
Identification: Male can be distinguished from other Green Pigeon species by a combination of small size, bluish-grey hood, maroon wings and broad orange patch on upper-breast. Female has dark grey crown, pale greyish throat, dark green upperparts, pale undertail-coverts with dark green streaks and no eyering.
Local Status: Former resident and very rare visitor
Conservation Status: Least Concern (BirdLife International 2018)
BirdLife International. (2018). Treron olax. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22691132A130176838.en. Accessed on 1 January 2023
Robson, C. (2014). Field guide to the birds of South-East Asia (Second Edition). Bloomsbury Publishing, London.
Bird Society of Singapore. (n.d.). Little Green Pigeon. Retrieved on September 24, 2023 from https://singaporebirds.com/species/little-green-pigeon.