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
Santa Catarina, Brazil
  On female note bright red eye-ring, bill and feet, and buff head/breast.
Photograph by João Sérgio Barros F. de Souza   © All Rights Reserved.

Widespread but can be difficult to see.
Additional photo.

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.

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Sapphire Quail-Dove (Geotrygon saphirina)

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

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