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Emerald Dove (female) at Wilpaththu park, Sri Lanka A common species in Sri Lanka, but still happy with this spotting, as it has been our only clear view of them. Asia,Chalcophaps indica,Common Emerald Dove,Sri Lanka,Wilpaththu Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Emerald Dove (female) at Wilpaththu park, Sri Lanka

A common species in Sri Lanka, but still happy with this spotting, as it has been our only clear view of them.

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  1. She's gorgeous! The wings are a great color. Posted 6 years ago, modified 6 years ago
  2. lovely record.. Posted 6 years ago

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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 Nov 27, 2014. Captured Nov 5, 2014 08:01.
  • NIKON D800
  • f/5.6
  • 1/400s
  • ISO500
  • 400mm