Birds of Colombia

    COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)  
Genus: Geotrygon (4 species, 9 worldwide)


Ruddy Quail-Dove
Ruddy Quail-Dove (Geotrygon montana montana) Male
Laguna Tabacal, Cundinamarca, Colombia  
   

Ruddy Quail-Dove
Ruddy Quail-Dove (Geotrygon montana montana) Female
Laguna Tabacal, La Vega, Cundinamarca, Colombia
  On female note bright red eye-ring, bill and feet, and rufous head/breast.
   

Widespread but can be difficult to see.

Purple Quail-Dove
Purple Quail-Dove (Geotrygon purpurata) Endangered
Farallones National Park, Colombia  
   

Male and female similar (male has brighter colors). Once called Indigo-crowned Quail-Dove.

No Image
Sapphire Quail-Dove (Geotrygon saphirina)
   


Violaceous Quail-Dove
Violaceous Quail-Dove (Geotrygon violacea albiventer)
Panama
  Note white breast/belly.
   
Photograph by HarmonyonPlanetEarth     Copyright and usage info


© Tom Friedel - All Rights Reserved, except for images and data otherwise noted.       Colombia       Panama       Ecuador       Costa Rica       Mexico
Experimental sites:       Guyana       Peru       Nicaragua       Venezuela
Really Experimental sites:       Brazil       Cuba