Veracruz Quail-dove (Geotrygon carrikeri) - HBW 4, p. 173
French: Colombe de Tuxtla
Spanish: Paloma-perdiz de Veracruz
Other common names: Carriker's/Purplish-backed(!) Quail-dove
Taxonomy: Oreopeleia lawrencii carrikeri Wetmore, 1941, Sierra de Tuxtla, Veracruz, Mexico.
Like most of congeners, formerly placed in genus Oreopeleia. Forms superspecies with G. lawrencii, with which usually considered conspecific; some similarity in vocalizations reported; however, the closest populations of the two are 1500 km apart. Monotypic.
Distribution: Volcán de San Martín and Sierra de Santa Marta, in Sierra de los Tuxtlas, SE Veracruz (SE Mexico).
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Locality Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve, Sierra de los Tuxtlas, Veracruz State, Mexico (Southern)
albert 27 June 2014 30 weeks ago 4
bird perched, we use playback for attract them
Locality Sierra de los Tuxtlas, Veracruz State, Mexico (Southern) (Monotypic species)
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