Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Russet-crowned Quail-dove (Geotrygon goldmani) - HBW 4, p. 173

French: Colombe de Goldman German: Goldmantaube Spanish: Paloma-perdiz de Goldman
Other common names: Mount Pirri/Goldman's Quail-dove

Taxonomy: Geotrygon goldmani Nelson, 1912, Panama.
Like most of congeners, formerly placed in genus Oreopeleia. Perhaps closely related to G. linearis. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • oreas (Wetmore, 1950) - E Panama at Cerro Chucantí (Panamá Province).
  • goldmani Nelson, 1912 - E Panama (E Panamá Province, Darién) and extreme NW Colombia (Cerro Tacarcuna, R Tunado).