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Yellow-legged Pigeon

... the rare Yellow-legged Pigeon (Brian Field)

Photo by Brian Field ę all rights reserved

Taken on a Birdquest Tour to the Solomon Islands

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Columba pallidiceps Scientific name
Columbiformes Order
Columbidae Family
36-38 cm Length
Tropical rainforest, up to 1,300m. Endemic to Melanesia- Bougainville, , (Papua New Guinea:-  Bismark:- New Britain, New Ireland,) (Solomons archipelago:- Solomon Islands:- Central Province, Choiseul Province, Guadalcanal Province. Isabel Province, Makira-Ulawa Province, Malaita Province, Western Province.) Habitat
No data eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Fruit from gaivou trees possibly other fruit & seed, . Food  
2462  - TSN: 177101 - Sub-species World Number
 Vulnerable Status

If you have sound recording of the Columbidae please send it to xeno-canto. 

AKA:- Czech: Holub ×lutonohř
Danish: Gulbenet Skovdue
German: Gelbfu▀taube
English: Yellow legged Pigeon, Yellow-legged Pigeon, Yellow-legged Wood Pigeon
Spanish: Paloma Cabeciclara, Paloma de Cabeza Clara
Estonian: koldjalg-tuvi
Finnish: Keltajalkakyyhky
French: Pigeon Ó tŕte pÔle
Italian: Colomba testachiara, Piccione zampegialle
Japanese: kiashikarasubato
Japanese: キアシカラスバト
Latin: Columba pallidiceps
Dutch: Geelpootduif
Norwegian: Praktdue
Polish: golab zˇltonogi, gołąb żˇłtonogi
Russian: Желтоногий голубь
Slovak: holub svetlohlavř
Swedish: Salomonduva
Chinese: 黄腿鸽
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