Olive-backed Quail-Dove

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Olive-backed Quail-Dove

The Olive-backed Quail-Dove (Geotrygon veraguensis) ranges from Costa Rica to Ecuador. They live singly or in pairs, in dense wet forest in foothills up to 450 m. Adults are 21.5 cm (9 inches) and weigh 165 g.

This dark and terrestrial dove has a forehead white, with upper parts dark- olive brown. Also, they have a bill black, legs dull coral-red, white throat, and neck dark brownish-gray. This bird feeds on seeds, small fruits and small invertebrates.

Common Name: Olive-backed Quail-Dove
Scientific Name: Geotrygon veraguensis
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