Bruce's Green-pigeon (Treron waalia) - HBW 4, p. 198
French: Colombar waalia
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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VideosSee all 11 videos
An adult and a chick at the nest. Locality Negele Boran, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 11 December 2005 8 years ago 17 sec 4.5
A bird in a dead tree, finally flying Locality Thiès Region, Senegal (Monotypic species)
Juan Sanabria 1 January 2008 3 years ago 27 sec 4.4
perching in the top Locality Mandina Ba, Western Division, The Gambia (Monotypic species)
Daniêl Jimenez 24 December 2011 2 years ago 1 min 14 sec 4.4
An adult feeding a chick at the nest. Locality Negele Boran, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 11 December 2005 8 years ago 26 sec 4.3
A bird perched in a tree, then flying away Locality Awassa Lake, SNNPR Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Keith Blomerley 11 April 2002 6 years ago 22 sec 4.3
An adult brooding a chick at the nest, placed in a branch strongly moved by the wind. Locality Negele Boran, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 11 December 2005 8 years ago 35 sec 3.8
PhotosSee all 13 photos
Locality Daallo Forest, Somalia (Monotypic species)
Nik Borrow 17 September 2010 42 weeks ago 4.7
Perched in a shaded tree.
Locality Lake Langano (Wabe Shebelle) Hotel, Lake Langano, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
David Beadle 3 February 2009 1 year ago 4.2
adult feeding on wild fig
Locality Koka Reservoir (Lake Gelila), Oromia Region, Ethiopia
Hector Ceballos-Lascurain 13 July 2009 1 year ago 3.8
Bird in a fig tree
Locality Bahir Dar, Amhara Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Holger Meinig 8 April 2011 3 years ago 3.8
A single bird perched on a high branch.
Locality Janjanbureh (Georgetown), Central River Division, The Gambia (Monotypic species)
Frank Derriks 14 November 2008 5 years ago 3.7
Bird in a tree
Locality Lamin Fields, Western Division, The Gambia
Klaus Lachenmaier 23 March 2013 1 year ago 3.5
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