Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Bruce's Green-pigeon (Treron waalia) - HBW 4, p. 198

French: Colombar waalia German: Waaliataube Spanish: Vinago Waalia
Other common names: Yellow-bellied Green-pigeon

Taxonomy: Columba waalia F. A. A. Meyer, 1793, near Lake T'ana, Ethiopia.
A member of the African species-group of green-pigeons, but apparently most closely allied to T. phoenicoptera of S Asia. Monotypic.

Distribution: S Mauritania and Senegambia E through Sahel zone to Eritrea and N Somalia; also Socotra, Yemen, SW Saudi Arabia and extreme W Oman (Dhofar).

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