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紅頭綠鳩 Formosan green pigeon | by Hiyashi Haka
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紅頭綠鳩 Formosan green pigeon

學名: Treron formosae

英名: Formosan green pigeon

Family : Columbidae (鳩鴿科). Length: 約33 cm.

紅頭綠鳩全長約33cm,翼長約19cm。雄鳥:全身大致為綠色,頭頂赭紅色,頰、喉至胸部橙黃綠色,尾羽暗綠色。雌鳥:羽色大致似雄鳥,但較為深暗,頭部、前頸至胸部不帶橙黃色。紅頭綠鳩棲息於熱帶季風區的濃密闊葉林中,多活動於樹冠層,主要以各種植物之成熟果實為食。繁殖期為5~8月,以樹枝築巢於濃密的大樹上,每窩產2個蛋。

紅頭綠鳩棲息分布於台灣的族群為台灣特有亞種,在花蓮、台東、屏東、蘭嶼等地有發現紀錄,目前僅蘭嶼地區尚存較穩定之族群。

The Whistling Green Pigeon (Treron formosae) is a species of bird in the Columbidae family. It is found in Japan, the Philippines, and Taiwan. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and rural gardens. It is threatened by habitat loss.

 

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Taken on March 12, 2012