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  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

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)
Farallones National Park, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

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

Sapphire Quail-Dove
Sapphire Quail-Dove (Geotrygon saphirina saphirina) Male
Reserva La Isla Escondida, Putumayo, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Ottavio Janni   © All Rights Reserved.


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



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