Buff-fronted Quail-Dove

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Buff-fronted Quail-Dove

The Buff-fronted Quail-Dove (Geotrygon costarricensis) is a Costa Rica’s endemic bird. It lives in Costa Rica and Panama. It is a resident of the Cordillera of Guanacaste, Pacific slope and Caribbean slope. This bird measures 28 cm (11 inches) in height and 250 g in weight.

The nape and upper back have a green tinge while the belly grades to brownish. The back, wings and tail are maroon. The legs are bright coral-red, and the bill is dull brown. It eats fruits, seeds, and insects.

Common Name: Buff-fronted Quail-Dove
Scientific Name: Geotrygon costaricensis
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