Thursday, May 3

Green imperial pigeon images

   ›      ›   Green imperial-pigeon - Ducula aenea images
Taxonomic classification   < >   Images
The green imperial-pigeon (Ducula aenea) belongs to the family Columbidae under the order Columbiformes.

Green imperial-pigeon taxonomy

The Columbidae is the family of doves and pigeons. It comprises about 42 genera and 310 species. The family Columbidae was first described by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in a guide to the contents of the British Museum published in 1820.

The Columbidae comprises three subfamilies, viz., Columbinae, Claravinae and Raphinae. The subfamily Raphinae contains about 27 extant genera, including genus Ducula.

The genus Ducula was first described by Brian Houghton (1 February 1800 – 23 May 1894), a naturalist and ethnologist, in the year 1836. The Ducula comprises about 40 species, including Ducula aenea.

The species Ducula aenea was first described by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist in the year 1766. The species D. aenea is polytypic and comprises twelve subspecies.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Ducula aenea
Species:D. aenea
Genus:Ducula
Subfamily:-
Family:Columbidae
Order:Columbiformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Green imperial pigeon - Ducula aenea
1.Green imperial pigeon - Ducula aenea 329
Image by cuatrok77


Ducula aenea
2.Green imperial pigeon - Ducula aenea
Image by DickDaniels

Ducula aenea
3.Green imperial pigeon - Ducula aenea
Image by Lip Kee

Ducula aenea
4.Green imperial pigeon - Ducula aenea
Image by Lip Kee

Ducula aenea
5.Green imperial pigeon - Ducula aenea
Image by cuatrok77

Ducula aenea
6.Green imperial pigeon - Ducula aenea
Image by cuatrok77

Ducula aenea
7.Green imperial pigeon - Ducula aenea
Image by Anirnoy

Ducula aenea
8.Ducula aenea
Image by DickDaniels

Ducula aenea
9.Ducula aenea
Image by Earthshine..
Popular posts in Birds of India
White-throated fantail Black-naped monarch
Hume's hawk-owl Himalayan woodpecker
Short-billed minivet Woodchat shrike
Eurasian golden oriole Black drongo
Long-billed plover Tawny owl
Kentish plover Brown-headed barbet
Arctic tern Blue-faced malkoha
Himalayan owl Boreal owl
Coppersmith barbet Darjeeling woodpecker
Small minivet Common ringed plover
Spotted redshank Roseate tern
Northern long-eared owl Rufous-bellied woodpecker
Orange minivet Red-backed shrike
Blue-eared barbet Fulvous-breasted woodpecker
Blue-winged pitta Rosy minivet
European golden-plover Whimbrel
Great crested tern Speckled piculet
Indian golden oriole Ashy drongo
White-spotted fantail Indian paradise flycatcher
Asian dowitcher Black-legged kittiwake
Malabar woodshrike Greater coucal
Jungle owlet Golden-throated barbet
Grey-capped woodpecker Mangrove pitta
Lesser sand-plover Silver-breasted broadbill
Common redshank Black-naped tern
Long-tailed broadbill Common emerald dove
Blue-naped pitta Large woodshrike
Yellow-wattled lapwing Great snipe
Franklin's gull Barred cuckoo-dove
Blue pitta Brown hawk-owl

1.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cuatrok77/11567444633/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: cuatrok77 | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 5/2/18
2.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Green_Imperial_Pigeon_RWD5a.jpg (cropped)
Author: DickDaniels | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 5/2/18
3.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/lipkee/19852171312/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: Lip Kee | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 5/2/18
4.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/lipkee/19671561700/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: Lip Kee | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 5/2/18
5.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cuatrok77/11567376464/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: cuatrok77 | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 5/2/18
6.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cuatrok77/8553610544/ (cropped)
Author: cuatrok77 | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 5/2/18
7.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ (cropped)
Author: Anirnoy | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 5/2/18
8.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Green_Imperial_Pigeon_RWD5n.jpg (cropped)
Author: DickDaniels | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 5/2/18
9.Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:DuculaAenea.JPG (cropped)
Author: Earthshine.. | License: CC BY 3.0 as on 5/2/18
Current topic in Birds of India: Green imperial pigeon - Ducula aenea images.
Contact State Tourism or travel agents for bird watching and wildlife tours.