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Grey fronted quail dove

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Columbiformes
Genus  Geotrygon
Higher classification  Quail-dove
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Columbidae
Scientific name  Geotrygon caniceps
Rank  Species
Grey-fronted quail-dove wwwbirdforumnetopusimagesthumb99a111743562
Similar  Blue‑headed quail‑dove, White‑fronted quail‑dove, Quail‑dove, Key West quail‑dove, New Britain bronzewing

Grey fronted quail dove cuba 31st march 2015


The grey-fronted quail-dove (Geotrygon caniceps), is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is found on the island of Cuba. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and plantations. It is threatened by habitat loss.

It was previously considered a subspecies of the grey-headed quail-dove, which is now split into the grey-fronted quail-dove (Geotrygon caniceps), endemic to Cuba, and the white-fronted quail-dove (Geotrygon leucometopia) endemic to Hispaniola.

References

Grey-fronted quail-dove Wikipedia


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