Name: Nicobar Pigeon (Caloenas nicobarica)Phylum: ChordataClass: AvesOrder: Columbiformes Family: Columbidae Region: Nicobar Islands, east through the Malay Archipelago, to the Solomons and Palau.Risk of Extinction: Near ThreatenedMore Info: It is the only living member of the genus Caloenas, and is the closest living relative of the extinct didines (Raphinae), which include the famous Dodo (Raphus cucullatus).(photo taken from https://www.wikipedia.org/)

Name: Nicobar Pigeon (Caloenas nicobarica)

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Aves

Order: Columbiformes
 
Family: Columbidae
 
Region: Nicobar Islands, east through the Malay Archipelago, to the Solomons and Palau.

Risk of Extinction: Near Threatened

More Info: It is the only living member of the genus Caloenas, and is the closest living relative of the extinct didines (Raphinae), which include the famous Dodo (Raphus cucullatus).

(photo taken from https://www.wikipedia.org/)

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