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Orange-breasted Green Pigeon - BirdForum Opus

Treron bicinctus


29cm. Bright green face, back wings and belly, grey rear head and nape, black flight feathers, grey tail. The male has a patch on the breast, bordered above by lilac, and yellower on its lower edge. The female has yellowish green underparts.


Himalayas, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.




Hill forests and other woodlands.


It builds a stick nest in a tree and lays two white eggs.

The diet includes seeds and fruits of a wide variety of plants.


  1. Clements, JF. 2008. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2008. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.

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