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Bruce’s green pigeon

Tropics·Bird

These birds get their unique green color from the special type of fig it eats- Ficus platphylla. When denied access to this fruit, the bird’s feathers instead show a gray or purplish color.

  • Conservation StatusLeast Concern
  • Body sizearound 11.5 in.
  • Native habitat Wooded valleys and forest patches of The Sahel of Africa
  • DietExclusively the figs of Ficus platphylla
Common bulbul Green-naped pheasant pigeon

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