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Tuxtla Quail-Dove Zentrygon carrikeri

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Breeding

Monogamous. Only defend the nearby territory to their nests by tapping their wings. The male performs courtship displays to attract the attention of females; tilting the head and expanding the feathers of the neck and chest while they whisper. The materia

The nests are large and slightly concave platforms of fine twigs. It puts 2 eggs.

Recommended Citation

Tuxtla Quail-Dove (Zentrygon carrikeri), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/tuqdov1