African green pigeon

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African green pigeon
African Green-Pigeon (Treron calvus).jpg
T. c. delalandii in the Kruger Park
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Treron
T. calvus
Binomial name
Treron calvus
(Temminck, 1811)

The African green pigeon (Treron calvus) is a bird native to Sub-Saharan Africa.[2]

Adult birds have maroon shoulder patches. The shoulder patches are olive in immature birds. They reach a length of 25–28 cm.

Range[change | change source]

Their range includes Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Eswatini, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

References[change | change source]

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Treron calvus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. Birdlife International