French: Colombar giouanne German: Frühlingstaube Spanish: Vinago cuellirrosa
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Subspecies and Distribution
T. v. vernans
(Linnaeus, 1771) – S Myanmar (S Tenasserim), S Thailand, Cambodia and S Vietnam (S Annam, Cochinchina) S through Peninsular Malaysia to Sumatra (and most surrounding islands), Borneo, Java, Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa, Sulawesi and Moluccas; also Philippines (including Palawan).
T. v. miza
(Oberholser, 1912) – Simeulue I, off NW Sumatra.
T. v. adinus
(Oberholser, 1917) – Tioman I (off E Peninsular Malaysia), Anambas Is and Natuna Is.
T. v. karimuniensis
Hoogerwerf, 1962 – Karimun I, off N Java.
T. v. kangeanus
Mayr, 1938 – Kangean Is.
23·5–30 cm; 105–160 g. Head and middle area of hindneck and mantle light bluish grey, more or less suffused pale green on cheeks and throat, and with... read more
Not especially vocal, most frequently in morning and evening at communal roosts, but also when food... read more
Forest and forest edge, second growth, plantations, bamboo and mangroves, including cultivated land... read more
Food and feeding
Frugivorous; diet reported to include Ficus figs (Moraceae), Glochidion, Breynia, Vitex, Macaranga... read more
Nests reported year-round, except Feb, in Greater Sundas (Java); Mar–Apr on Palawan; Apr–May on Negros and Cebu; nestlings in... read more
Considered resident on Sumatra and no nocturnal records from the Fraser's Hill watchpoint,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common throughout much of its range, especially in lowlands in Greater Sundas; shows itself to be adapting to second growth and other human-modified... read more
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