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Emerald Dove at Antwerp zoo What intrigues me about doves and pigeons is that around the world they are seen as common and boring, yet that is also their success: being able to adapt so well to us humans. Antwerpen,Chalcophaps indica,Common Emerald Dove Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Emerald Dove at Antwerp zoo

What intrigues me about doves and pigeons is that around the world they are seen as common and boring, yet that is also their success: being able to adapt so well to us humans.

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The Common Emerald Dove is a pigeon which is a widespread resident breeding bird in the tropical and sub-tropical parts of the Indian Subcontinent and east through Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia, to northern and eastern Australia. The dove is also known by the names of Green Dove and Green-winged pigeon. The Common Emerald Dove is the state bird of the Indian State of Tamil Nadu.

Similar species: Pigeons And Doves
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded May 22, 2013. Captured Apr 27, 2013 11:37.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/5.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO6400
  • 150mm