Olive-backed Quail-dove (Geotrygon veraguensis) - HBW 4, p. 175
French: Colombe de Veragua
Spanish: Paloma-perdiz de Veragua
Other common names: Veragua Quail-dove
Taxonomy: Geotrygon Veraguensis Lawrence, 1867, Veraguas, Panama.
Like most of congeners, formerly placed in genus Oreopeleia. Probably related to G. costaricensis; both have black malar stripe and black eyestripe. Monotypic.
Distribution: Caribbean slope of Costa Rica and Panama, and Pacific slope of E Panama (E Panamá Province) through W Colombia (E to Antioquia and lower Cauca Valley) to NW Ecuador (Esmeraldas).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Locality Nusagandi, Guna Yala, Panama (Monotypic species)
Euclides Campos 30 May 2011 47 weeks ago 3.3
On the forest ground
Locality San Cipriano, Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca Department, Colombia (Monotypic species)
mauricio rueda 3 March 2012 3 years ago 2
two adult birds, presumably a pair
Locality Playa de Oro, Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador (Monotypic species)
Dusan Brinkhuizen 11 June 2009 3 years ago 1.5
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