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 13 videos
perching in the top Locality Mandina Ba, Western Division, The Gambia (Monotypic species)
Daniêl Jimenez 24 December 2011 4 years ago 1 min 14 sec 4.4
An adult and a chick at the nest. Locality Negele Boran, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 11 December 2005 10 years ago 17 sec 4.2
A bird in a dead tree, finally flying Locality Thiès Region, Senegal (Monotypic species)
Juan Sanabria 1 January 2008 5 years ago 27 sec 4.2
An adult feeding a chick at the nest. Locality Negele Boran, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 11 December 2005 10 years ago 26 sec 4.1
Perched Locality Attica Zoological Park, Spata, Attica Region, Greece
Joe Angseesing 24 September 2015 28 weeks ago 11 sec 4
A bird perched in a tree. Locality Mandina Ba, Western Division, The Gambia (Monotypic species)
Yoel Jimenez 14 November 2014 1 year ago 50 sec 4
PhotosSee all 18 photos
Locality Daallo Forest, Somalia (Monotypic species)
Nik Borrow 17 September 2010 2 years ago 4.9
A perched bird
Locality Negele Boran, Oromia Region, Ethiopia
Paul van Giersbergen 4 November 2014 25 weeks ago 4.6
Perched in a shaded tree.
Locality Lake Langano (Wabe Shebelle) Hotel, Lake Langano, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
David Beadle 3 February 2009 3 years ago 4.2
Adult feeding on fruit
Locality Hora Crater Lake, Oromia Region, Ethiopia
Markus Lilje 27 November 2009 5 weeks ago 4
A bird eating a fruit
Locality Djibouti (Monotypic species)
Frederic Pelsy 2 March 2005 11 weeks ago 4
Lateral view on a fruiting tree.
Locality Dola Mena, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Fran Trabalon 14 November 2012 1 year ago 4
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