Bridled Quail-Dove Geotrygon mystacea

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


Geographic Variation

Information lacking, but morphometrics (Arnedt et al. 2004, Boal unpublished data) and published descriptions suggest there is minimal or insignificant geographic variation.

Related Species

There are 17 recognized species of Geotrygon (Gibbs et al. 2001). Goodwin (1977) considered Bridled Quail-Dove and Key West Quail-Dove (Geotrygon chrysia) as members of a superspecies.

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.