Yellow-footed Green Pigeon

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Hindi name: Hariyal

Yellow-footed green pigeon is state bird of Maharashtra. It is common species of green pigeon found in Indian Subcontinent.

How does the bird appear…

It has general green plumage with yellow foot. Head nape and cheeks are bluish grey. Eyes are red. Female is duller than male.

Habitat: Where to find this bird?

It is found at  scrubland, parks and gardens.

Food

It usually forages in flocks.It feeds on fruits.

Breeding & Nesting

Breeding season is from march to June. Nest is a platform of twigs. Incubation period is from 13 to 15 days. Both sexes take part in incubation and in feeding young ones.

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