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Alternative name: Ceylon Wood-Pigeon
- Columba torringtoniae
36 cm in length. Its upperparts and tail are dark grey, and the head and underparts are lilac, becoming paler on the belly. There is a black-and-white chessboard pattern on the nape.
The scientific name is sometimes also spelled torringtoni.
Mountain areas, damp evergreen woodland.
It builds a stick nest in a tree and laying 1 white egg.
The diet includes vegetation.