The Orange-breasted Green Pigeon (Treron bicincta) is a pigeon which is
resident breeding bird in tropical southern Asia in the Himalaya and the
hills of India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
This is a species
forests and other woodlands. It builds a stick nest in a tree and lays
two white eggs. Its flight is fast and direct, with the regular beats
and an occasional sharp flick of the wings which are characteristic of
pigeons in general.
Orange-breasted Green Pigeon is a stocky, medium-sized pigeon,
typically 29cm in length. The face, back wings and belly are bright
green, with a grey rear head and nape. The flight feathers are blackish
and the tail is grey.
The male has a patch on the breast, bordered above by lilac, and
yellower on its lower edge. The female has yellowish green underparts.
Orange-breasted Green Pigeons usually occur singly or in small
groups. They eat seeds and fruits of a wide variety of plants.