This Pigeon qualifies as Vulnerable owings to its small, declining population a consequence of the widespread destruction of its forest habitat. This Bird is thought to be endemic to the hill-ranges of the Western Ghants, south-west India, occurring from north-west Maharashtra, though Karnataka and Goa, to southern Kerala and western Tamil Nadu. The Bird is a large pigeon with mostly chestnut-maroon upperparts and greyish head and underparts. Union dark slaty tail. One such Category of Birds is “Vulnerable”(VU), where in those Birds species comes which have high risk of endangerment in the wild. The Department of posts is pleased to release a set of three stamps on the Vulnerable birds.
18-9-2017: Nilgiri Wood Pigeon Vulnerable Birds A commemorative postage stamp
SKU: INDC0900078231020 Category: Stamps
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