Family Pigeons, Doves (Columbidae)


Flores Green-pigeon (Treron floris)


French: Colombar de Florès German: Floresgrüntaube Spanish: Vinago de Flores

Treron floris


, 1864,



Closely allied to T. curvirostra; has been considered a race of that species or of T. pompadora. Monotypic.


WC Lesser Sundas on Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, Besar, Solor, Lembata, Pantar and Alor. Reported from Komodo, and may occur also on some other Flores Sea islands#R.

Descriptive notes

c. 28 cm. General coloration soft green with faint yellow tinge on underparts and breast; forehead, face and crown pale grey; faint purplish bronze tinge on mantle; carpal... read more


Rather loose phrases of shorter or longer modulated mellow whistles. Some drawn-out whistles may be... read more


Lowland primary, tall secondary and coastal forest and woodland up to 600 m on Lombok, to 550 m on... read more

Food and feeding

Very little known. Feeds on small fruits, including figs. Forages in canopy.


No information available.


Possibly locally nomadic, but no good information.

Status and conservation

VULNERABLE. Previously considered Near Threatened. The global population is thought unlikely to exceed 5,000 individuals. Recent records derive from Sumbawa, where it is rare... read more

Recommended citation

Baptista, L.F., Trail, P.W., Horblit, H.M., de Juana, E., Boesman, P. & Garcia, E.F.J. (2019). Flores Green-pigeon (Treron floris). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 12 December 2019).