Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Bridled Quail-dove (Geotrygon mystacea) - HBW 4, p. 176

French: Colombe à croissants German: Schnurrbarttaube 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).

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