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pale-capped pigeon, purple wood pigeon (Columba punicea)
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pale-capped pigeon, purple wood pigeon (Columba punicea)

English: Columba punicea
Date 1913
Source E C Stuart Baker: Indian pigeons and doves (1913)
Author Henrik Grönvold (1858–1940)

The pale-capped pigeon (Columba punicea) also known as the purple wood pigeon is a species of large pigeon that is found patchily distributed in parts of the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. The pale-capped pigeon is very locally distributed across its broad range, which encompasses parts of northern and northeastern India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. Order: Columbiformes, Family: Columbidae, Genus: Columba, Species: Columba punicea (Tickell in Blyth, 1842), Synonyms: Alsocomus puniceus.

Scientific Name: Columba punicea Blyth, 1842
Common Names:
English – Pale-capped Pigeon, Purple Wood-pigeon, Chestnut Pigeon
French: Pigeon marron German: Kupfertaube Spanish: Paloma purpúrea
Taxonomy: Columba (Alsocomus) puniceus Blyth, 1842, Chyebassa.

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