Key West Quail-Dove

Geotrygon chrysia

Order

COLUMBIFORMES

Family

Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Code 4

KWQD

Code 6

GEOCHR

ITIS

HEAD

Key West Quail-Dove Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Orange to brown-orange.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Red-brown with iridescent green and purple gloss.
  • Forehead Color: Red-brown with iridescent green and purple gloss.
  • Nape Color: Red-brown with iridescent green and purple gloss.
  • Throat Color: Red-brown with iridescent green and purple gloss.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Key West Quail-Dove Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 25-30 cm (10-12 in)
  • Weight: 170 g (6 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Rufous or Rust, Buff, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: White with gray wash.
  • Upperparts: Red-brown with iridescent green and purple gloss.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Key West Quail-Dove Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight low on rapidly beating wings, often flies between islands.
  • Wingspan Range: 38-43 cm (15-17 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Red-brown
  • Under Tail: Red-brown
  • Leg Color: Pink
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