Tuxtla Quail-Dove

Scientific Name
Geotrygon carrikeri
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Conservation Status
Endangered (EN)

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The Tuxtla Quail-Dove (Geotrygon carrikeri) or Veracruz Quail-Dove is a species of bird in the Columbidae family. It is endemic to pristine montane rainforest in the Sierra de los Tuxtlas of Mexico's Veracruz state. It was once considered a subspecies of the Purplish-backed Quail-Dove of Central America. Its natural habitats are lowland and montane tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.