Alternative name: Gray-cheeked Pigeon
- Treron griseicauda
25–26 cm (9¾-10¼ in)
- Pinkish-gold patch on side of neck (not always visible)
- Green central breast area
There are 4 subspecies:
- T. g. sangirensis :
- Talaud Islands and Sangihe Island
- T. g. wallacei:
- Sulawesi, Banggai and Sula islands
- T. g. griseicauda:
- T. g. vordermani:
- Kangean Islands (Java Sea)
Open land and forest, forest edges and cultivated areas.
They are mainly frugivorous, being particularly fond of figs.
They join mixed feeding flocks with species such as Pink-necked Green Pigeon and parrots.
- 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/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved August 2015)
- BF Member observations
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Grey-cheeked Green Pigeon. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 30 November 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Grey-cheeked_Green_Pigeon