Madagascan green pigeon (Treron australis)
English: Two Madagascar Green-pigeons in Ankarafantsika National Park, Mahajanga Province, Madagascar.
Date 17 December 2008, 04:57
Source Madagascar Green Pigeon, Ankarafantsika National Park, Madagascar http://www.flickr.com/photos/42244964@N03/4955184780/
Author Frank Vassen from Brussels, Belgium http://www.flickr.com/photos/42244964@N03
The Madagascan green pigeon (Treron australis) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is found in Madagascar, Comoros, and Mayotte. The taxon griveaudi, by most authorities considered a subspecies of the Madagascan green pigeon, is sometimes considered a separate species, the Comoros green pigeon (Treron comorensis). Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. Order: Columbiformes, Family: Columbidae, Genus: Treron, Species: Treron australis (Linnaeus, 1771).