Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Large Green-pigeon (Treron capellei) - HBW 4, p. 198

French: Colombar de Capelle German: Dickschnabeltaube Spanish: Vinago Grande
Other common names: Large Thick-billed/Great Green-pigeon

Taxonomy: Columba capellei Temminck, 1823, Java.
Formerly placed in monotypic genus Butreron; affinities uncertain, but appears to be allied to the predominant Asian Treron lineage, rather than the pin-tailed and wedge-tailed forms. Monotypic.

Distribution: Malay Peninsula through Sumatra and associated islands (Nias, Telo, Siberut and Lingga Archipelago) to Borneo and Java.

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