Bridled Quail-dove (Geotrygon mystacea) - HBW 4, p. 176
French: Colombe à croissants
Spanish: Paloma-perdiz de Martinica
Taxonomy: Columba mystacea Temminck, 1811, Caribbean.
Like most of congeners, formerly placed in genus Oreopeleia. Forms a superspecies with G. chrysia. Monotypic.
Distribution: Puerto Rico and Virgin Is through most of Lesser Antilles from Saba and Barbuda S to St Lucia (absent from Anguilla, St Martin, Barbados, St Vincent, Grenadines and Grenada).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
an individual picking seeds at dawn Locality Guadeloupe (Monotypic species)
DAVID ASCANIO 19 April 2011 3 years ago 18 sec 4
A single individual perched some 3.5 meters from the ground, in a shady area contiguous to a picnic area Locality Guadeloupe (Monotypic species)
DAVID ASCANIO 21 February 2010 4 years ago 12 sec 3.7
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