Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Key West Quail-dove (Geotrygon chrysia) - HBW 4, p. 176

French: Colombe à joues blanches German: Bahamataube Spanish: Paloma-perdiz Barbiqueja

Taxonomy: Geotrygon chrysia Bonaparte, 1855, Florida.
Like most of congeners, formerly placed in genus Oreopeleia. Forms a superspecies with G. mystacea. Monotypic.

Distribution: Bahamas (S to San Salvador and N Caicos) through Cuba and I of Pines to Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. Formerly also Florida Keys, where now merely vagrant.