Saturday, September 6, 2014

Green Imperial Pigeon(Ducula aenea)


English : Green Imperial Pigeon
Binomial Name : Ducula aenea
Sinhala : නීල මහගොයා [Neela maha goya]
A bird distributed in tropical southern Asia from India east to Indonesia including Sri Lanka. Number of sub species exist and the one found in Sri Lanka is D. a. pusilla. This arboreal bird is named as a forest bird and can be seen in canopy layer of forests. They mainly feed on plant material of forest canopy.

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