Blue-headed Quail-dove (Starnoenas cyanocephala) - HBW 4, p. 177
French: Colombe à tête bleue
Spanish: Paloma-perdiz Cubana
Other common names: Blue-headed Ground-pigeon, Black-bearded Dove
Taxonomy: Columba cyanocephala Linnaeus, 1758, Jamaica (?).
Probably related to Geotrygon, and sometimes included within that genus. Monotypic.
Distribution: Cuba; formerly also I of Pines. Also recorded in S Florida in past, but probably only as vagrant. Repeatedly introduced to Jamaica in the past, but never established there.
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Birds foraging at feeding station Locality Ciénaga de Zapata, Cuba (Monotypic species)
Desmond Allen 10 March 2013 36 weeks ago 33 sec 4.3
Three individuals in a wooden in the area of Bermejas Batey. Locality Zapata Peninsula, Matanzas Province, Cuba (Monotypic species)
Kini Roesler 19 March 2009 4 years ago 21 sec 3.9
One of the individuals that I posted in a video some time ago.
Locality Ciénaga de Zapata, Cuba (Monotypic species)
Kini Roesler 19 March 2009 3 years ago 3.4
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