Treron chloropterus Blyth, 1846 - Andaman Green Pigeon

Subspecies in India

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)

 

 

 

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This species is uncommon and is an endemic species of India. It inhabits evergreen forests of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (up to 1,500m asl). It breeds during February-March. It is frugivorous (BirdLife International 2017).

Conservation Status:  
 
This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is declining, with the current population estimate of 2,500-9,999 individuals. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to agriculture and other human encroachments (BirdLife International 2017).
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands1
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1
BirdLife International 2017. Treron chloropterus . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22726279A118274190. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T22726279A118274190.en. Accessed on 13 February 2020.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Treron chloropterus Blyth, 1846 – Andaman Green Pigeon. In Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.17. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.birdsofindia.org/treron-chloropterus, accessed 2024/06/24.