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  • Title
    Notes on the nesting behaviour of Yellow-footed Green Pigeon Treron phoenicoptera (Columbidae) at Jeypore Reserve Forest, Assam, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    We surveyed five nesting colonies of Yellow-footed Green Pigeon at Jeypore Reserve forest to study their nesting behaviour during two breeding seasons in 2008 and 2009. We observed the birds in five closely-watched nests and studied their behaviour starting from pair formation till hatching of squabs. Pair formation generally starts from the month of April followed by nest building and incubation, with ultimately, hatching of squabs during May, which continues up to the month of June. Both sexes share the duty of nest building and incubation. Breeding pairs took four shifting intervals during incubation period at a time interval of about 2-5 hrs in each shift. Incubation period ranges between 20-23 days.
    Attribution
    Devi O.S, Saikia P.K (2012). Journal of Threatened Taxa 3(4) pp. 2470-2475; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2715.2470-5