Common emerald dove

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Emerald dove in Sime Forest, Singapore

The common emerald dove (Chalcophaps indica), also called Asian emerald dove and grey-capped emerald dove, is a widespread resident breeding pigeon native to the tropical and subtropical parts of the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. The dove is also called the green dove and the green-winged pigeon. The common emerald dove is considered national dove of India and the provincial bird of the Indian subnational state of Tamil Nadu.