Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Order - Columbiformes
Family - Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)
Common Emerald Dove /
Green-winged Dove
Chalcophaps indica

    Size : 23–27 cm; 89–171 g, 100–131 g (natalis)
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Chalcophaps indica indica (Linnaeus, 1758)
    – Indian Subcontinent (S from Himalayan foothills), S China (SE Sichuan, Yunnan, Guangxi, Hainan), Taiwan and S Ryukyu Is, and S through SE Asia and Philippines
    to Greater and Lesser Sundas (E to Alor), Sulawesi, Moluccas (except SE part)
    and W Papuan Is.
  • Chalcophaps indica robinsoni (E. C. S. Baker, 1928)
    – Sri Lanka.
  • Chalcophaps indica maxima (E. J. O. Hartert, 1931)
    – Andaman Is.
  • Chalcophaps indica augusta Bonaparte, 1855)
    – Nicobar Is.
  • Chalcophaps indica natalis (Lister, 1889)
    – Christmas I (S of Java).
  • Chalcophaps indica minima (E. J. O. Hartert, 1931)
    – Islands of Numfor, Biak and Mios Num (Geelvink Bay), in NW New Guinea.

Chalcophaps indica ssp. indica
Date : 02 May 2016
Location : Fraser's Hill, Mukim Tras, Daerah Raub, Pahang

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