The thick-billed Green Pigeon is a medium sized bird and has the body size of 27 centimeters. The male and female have different characteristic. The male has grey hair on its crown. The chest is green, and the back and the wing are carmine. Feathers covering its tail edge are reddish brown. The mouth is yellowish green, the mouth edge is red, the leg is red, and the skin around the eyes is blue. The female has the green head, feathers covering its tail edge are beige, and the wing has the small yellow stripe.
Can be found in Asia near Nepal, China, Philippines, Vietnam, Lao, and Cambodia. In Thailand, it can be found in every region.
The thick-billed Green Pigeon eats plant seed and fruits for its food.
The thick-billed Green Pigeon lives in tropical rain forest from the low level to the high level of approximately 4,000 feet. It lives near villages and agricultural area.This bird builds the nest on the small tree or the bush.
Is a protected wild animal according to Wild Animals Preservation and Protection Act B.E. 2535
It breeds during May to June. It lays 2 to 4 eggs each time.
Update : 11 April 2017