This species is uncommon and is an endemic species of India. It inhabits evergreen forests of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (up to 1,500m asl). It breeds during February-March. It is frugivorous (BirdLife International 2017).
According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is declining, with the current population estimate of 2,500-9,999 individuals. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to agriculture and other human encroachments (BirdLife International 2017).
Cite this page along with its URL as: Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2023. Treron chloropterus Blyth, 1846 – Andaman Green Pigeon. Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.birdsofindia.org/sp/2723/Treron-chloropterus
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