Key West Quail-dove (Geotrygon chrysia) - HBW 4, p. 176
French: Colombe à joues blanches
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.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Bird foraging Locality Cayo Coco, Ciego de Avila Province, Cuba (Monotypic species)
Helmut Schenkel Brunner 19 March 2010 3 years ago 26 sec 4.3
Bird foraging on forest floor near water source. Locality Cayo Coco, Ciego de Avila Province, Cuba (Monotypic species)
Desmond Allen 5 March 2013 7 weeks ago 26 sec 3.8
A bird on the ground in a private collection, feeding.
Locality Sebastopol, Sonoma County, California, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 20 June 1995 18 weeks ago 3.7
Adult at Bemejas Zapata
Locality Ciénaga de Zapata, Cuba (Monotypic species)
Adam Riley 1 December 2009 1 year ago 2.8