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Large Green Pigeon Treron capellei magnirostris   - Female
Large Green Pigeon
Photographer : © Lim Kim Chye
Location :Kamunting, nr Taiping, Perak State, Malaysia
Date : 25 January 2003
English synonyms:Large Green-Pigeon
Bird Family :Columbidae - Pigeons & Doves
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :This female Large Green Pigeon was seen perched in secondary vegetation that had taken over former mine workings in Kamunting near Taiping, Perak state, Malaysia. Most probably this bird was in transit between roosting and feeding sites, as its typical habitat is lowland forest. The species is considered Globally near-threatened due to habitat loss from logging and other causes.
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