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Ashy Wood Pigeon - BirdForum Opus

Columba pulchricollis


31–36 cm

  • Bluish-grey head
  • White throat
  • Black speckled white hind collar


Asia: found from India to western China, Tibet, Myanmar, north-western Thailand and Taiwan


This is a monotypic species[1].


Temperate deciduous evergreen forests, mainly oak and chestnut.



A mainly frugivorous species, supplement their diet with acorns, seeds, grain, small berries and snails.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved December 2014)
  3. Wikipedia

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