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Cinnamon-headed Green Pigeon - BirdForum Opus

Alternative name: Cinnamon-headed Pigeon

Photo by SeeToh
Pulau Ubin, Singapore, January 2017
Treron fulvicollis


25–27 cm (9¾-10½) Distinguished from male Pink-necked Green Pigeon by the rufous-chestnut hood and maroon wings.
Female resembles Thick-billed Green Pigeon but bill and eyering distinctly narrower, thigh yellowish and undertail-coverts streaked instead of barred.


Photo by SeeToh
Pulau Ubin, Singapore, January 2017

Endemic to Southeast Asia: found in Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Malay Peninsula, Brunei, Singapore, Borneo, Indonesia, Greater Sundas and Sumatra.



There are 4 subspecies[1]:

  • T. f. fulvicollis:
  • T. f. melopogenys:
  • Nias Island (off western Sumatra)
  • T. f. oberholseri:
  • Natuna Islands (off north-western Borneo)
  • T. f. baramensis:
  • Northern Borneo and adjacent islands off north coast


Immature male
Photo by SeeToh
Tampines ECO Green, Singapore, February 2016

Mangroves, coastal swamps, moist shrubland and gardens to 200m.



Frugivorous, feeding in small trees; little else is know about their diet.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. BirdLife International
  4. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved February 2016)

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