Chiriqui Quail-Dove

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Chiriqui Quail-Dove

The Chiriqui Quail-Dove (Geotrygon chiriquensis) is other endemic species of Costa Rica. It is found in mid-elevation forests Costa Rica and Panama. Its natural habitat are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Its stature is 30 cm (12 inches) and its weight 295 g.

Like most quail-doves, it is shy bird and is more often heard than seen. Some features are its grey crown and nape, rufous breast, and black moustachial stripe. The upperparts are maroon to rufous. The eye is red. Legs and feet are reddish. It feeds on seeds.

Common Name: Chiriqui Quail-Dove
Scientific Name: Geotrygon chiriquensis
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