Little Green Pigeon

Scientific Name: Treron olax
Malay Name: Punai Kecil
Chinese Name: 小绿鸠

Range:
Found from the Thai-Malay Peninsula to Indonesia.

Taxonomy:
Monotypic

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.

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

Habitat: Forest.

Local Status: Very rare non-breeding visitor

Conservation Status: Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)

Location: Pulau Tekong and Central Catchment Forest. Previous last sighting (a female bird) was at Jelutong Tower on 19 October 2004. Latest sighting of a male bird at Jelutong Tower on 16 March 2016.

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External Links:
Reference:
Craig Robson (2011) A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East AsiaConservation Status: IUCN Red List Page
Photos: Oriental Bird Images
Sound Recordings: xeno-canto Link
Wikipedia Entry: Wikipedia Link

Reference:
Craig Robson (2011) A Field Guide to the Birds of South-East Asia