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 5 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 2 years ago 26 sec 3.8
Close-up of an adult on the ground in dry coastal forest.
Locality Cayo Coco, Ciego de Avila Province, Cuba (Monotypic species)
Allan Hopkins 31 March 2015 9 weeks ago 4.3
Key West Quail-Dove, side view
Locality Cayo Coco, Ciego de Avila Province, Cuba
Hal and Kirsten Snyder 10 December 2014 36 weeks ago 4
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 2 years ago 3.6
Adult at Bemejas Zapata
Locality Ciénaga de Zapata, Cuba (Monotypic species)
Adam Riley 1 December 2009 3 years ago 3.5