The Purplish-Backed Quail-Dove (Geotrygon lawrencii) lives from the southeast part of Mexico to the Costa Rica and the East part of Panama. This dove prefers dense wet forest in mountainous terrain. Adults are 25 cm (10 inches) in size and 220 g in mass.
Some physical features are its dark-backed, its gray- breasted and its face whitish whit bold black eye. Also, the black bill, cere dusky and its orbital skin and legs magenta. This vertebrate forages in ground and feeds on seeds, worms, fruits and insects.