Birds of Colombia

    COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)  
Genus: Zentrygon (4 species, 8 worldwide)

White-throated Quail-Dove
White-throated Quail-Dove (Zentrygon frenata)
Copalinga, Zamora, Ecuador  

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Russet-crowned Quail-Dove (Zentrygon goldmani) Near Threatened

Black bill, black malar stripe, brown back, pale front, and russet crown. Stripe between eye and malar stripe buff to brown, and not white as on Ruddy Quail-Dove, which also has a red bill and purple back (male).

Purplish-backed Quail-Dove
Purplish-backed Quail-Dove (Zentrygon lawrencii)
Rancho Naturalista, Costa Rica
  Note malar stripe, white face and overall greyish color.
Photograph by Dominic Sherony     Copyright and usage info

Lined Quail-Dove
Lined Quail-Dove (Zentrygon linearis)
ProAves El Dorado Reserve, Santa Marta Sierra Nevada, Magdalena, Colombia  

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