Bridled Quail-Dove Geotrygon mystacea

  • Order: Columbiformes
  • Family: Columbidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: C. W. Boal


Nests are ssmall platforms of twigs that are placed in vines, shrubs, and trees. Chipley (1991) described 3 nests: placed at 2.5-m height on a stump, and at 5-m and 6-m height on horizontal branches. As with other columbids, one or two eggs are laid (Seaman 1966, Chipley 1991).

Recommended Citation

Boal, C. W. (2011). Bridled Quail-Dove (Geotrygon mystacea), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.