Pin-tailed Green-pigeon (Treron apicauda) - HBW 4, p. 202
French: Colombar à longue queue
Spanish: Vinago Rabudo
Other common names: Long-tailed Green-pigeon
Taxonomy: Treron apicauda Blyth, 1846, south-eastern Himalayas.
In past, sometimes placed in genus Sphenurus. Closely allied to T. oxyura and T. seimundi, and these three species may form a link between the African and other Asian Treron species; more distantly related to the T. sphenura species-group. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- apicauda Blyth, 1846 - Himalayan foothills from Kumaon to E Assam and SW China (S Sichuan, NW & S Yunnan) and S Myanmar (Tenasserim).
- lowei (Delacour & Jabouille, 1924) - mountains of W, NW & NE Thailand, C Laos and C Vietnam.
- laotinus (Delacour, 1926) - mountains of Laos and N Vietnam.
- Least Concern Enlarge map