Green pigeon


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(Zool.) any one of numerous species of Old World pigeons belonging to the family Treronidæ.

See also: Pigeon

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The Bell Green Pigeon He hangs about outside Gavin's cafe Waiting for him to open the door, Then he'll nip inside for a bacon batch Devouring any crumbs upon the floor.
Last year, it was discovered that a 230-year-old spotted green pigeon specimen was not only unique, but related to the extinct, flightless bird, the Dodo.
Tomato sauce, green pigeon beans, and Goya's product line of more than 40 varieties of canned beans are among the most popular items at the Webster center, Mr.
Pemba Island off the coast of Tanzania also has four endemic species including the Pemba green pigeon and the Pemba scops owl.
Among the birds found in the mountain forests are African paradise flycatcher, Shining Sunbird, African Rock Bunting, Hume's Tawny Oel, Yellow-bellied Green Pigeon, African Scops and Verraux Eagle breed.
The Spotted Green Pigeon (Caloenas maculate) has been affectionately named after the city where it has been stored for the past century.
Skelton Green Pigeon Fanciers have offered a reward in an attempt to catch the culprits before they strike at another cree.
These birds were found to be far more numerous in both individuals and species in April, especially Cinnamon-headed Green Pigeon T fulvicollis) (van Balen 1997), and this coincided the fruiting of figs (W.
The reduction of tree cover around the canal, specifically, has removed the habitat for many species, including feral cats, small Indian mongoose, Indian monitor lizards, butterflies, fireflies, grey hornbills, yellowfooted green pigeons, white-breasted kingfishers and purple sunbirds.
When the eldest was using a catapult and targeting green pigeons on trees and wires, the middle one was occupied with dolls and doll's clothes, and the youngest was merely tagging along behind our mother demanding her attention, sucking her thumb fiercely and therefore quite unable to make her demands intelligible.
A SENTENCE in my Sunday newspaper recently grabbed my attention: "Sixty rare green pigeons in West Bengal have killed themselves by flying into a wall at an army base.