Backyard Birds

Yellow-footed or Yellow-legged Green Pigeons

(Columbidae – Please see also Doves)

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The Yellow-footed or Yellow-legged Green Pigeons Treron phoenicoptera is a common species of Green Pigeon found in South Asia. In the early morning they are often seen sunning on the tops of emergent trees in dense forest areas.


Diet / Feeding:

The Yellow-legged Green Pigeons species feeds on fruits of a large variety of fruit trees including a number of species of Ficus. They forage in flocks.


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