African Green Pigeon

Treron calvus - Colombar à front nu

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Columbiformes

  • Family
    :

    Columbidés

  • Genus
    :

    Treron

  • Species
    :

    calvus

Descriptor

Temminck, 1811

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 30 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 130 à 285 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

African Green Pigeon (Treron calvus) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family.

Subspecific information 15 Subspecies

  • Treron calvus nudirostris (Senegal to Guinea)
  • Treron calvus sharpei (Sierra Leone to n Cameroon)
  • Treron calvus calvus (e Nigeria to c Angola and e and s DRCongo)
  • Treron calvus poensis (Bioko I.. Gulf of Guinea.)
  • Treron calvus virescens (São Tomé and Príncipe Is.. Gulf of Guinea.)
  • Treron calvus uellensis (n DRCongo to s Sudan and sw Ethiopia)
  • Treron calvus gibberifrons (s Sudan to the Lake Victoria basin)
  • Treron calvus brevicera (s Ethiopia to n Tanzania)
  • Treron calvus wakefieldii (coastal Kenya to ne Tanzania)
  • Treron calvus granti (e Tanzania)
  • Treron calvus salvadorii (se DRCongo to w Tanzania and Mozambique)
  • Treron calvus ansorgei (w Angola)
  • Treron calvus schalowi (e Angola to ne Namibia, n Botswana and w Zimbabwe)
  • Treron calvus vylderi (nw Namibia)
  • Treron calvus delalandii (se Tanzania to South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Colombar à front nu,
  • Vinago Africano,
  • Pombo-verde-africano,
  • Rotnasen-Grüntaube,
  • afrikai lombgalamb,
  • Afrikaanse Papegaaiduif,
  • Piccione verde africano,
  • Afrikansk grönduva,
  • Afrikagrønndue,
  • trerón figovníkový,
  • holub africký,
  • Papegøjedue,
  • afrikanviherkyyhky,
  • Papegaaiduif,
  • colom verdós africà,
  • treron krasnonosy,
  • Африканский зеленый голубь,
  • アフリカアオバト,
  • 非洲绿鸠,
  • 非洲綠鳩,

Voice song and cries

Colombar à front nu
adult

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Illustration

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Sources of information

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