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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Columbidae.


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  • Species include black-naped fruit pigeon Ptilinopus melanospila, large brown cuckoo dove Macropygia phasianella, emerald dove Chalcophaps indica, collared kingfisher Halcyon chloris and yellow-vented bulbul Pycnonotus goiavier.

    Ujung Kulon National Park and Krakatau Nature Reserve, Indonesia

  • The bronze-winged dove (_Chalcophaps indica_) I have never observed at any hill-station, but it is abundant in the lower ranges and in the Terai.

    Birds of the Indian Hills


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