Key West Quail-Dove

Other Names: none

Distribution: The greater Antilles and Florida Keys.


Size: 27-31 cm in length.

Plumage: Both sexes have a dark rust colored back and similarly colored wings. They have some amethyst or bronze green iridescence on the crown, nape and on the back of the neck. The mantle, back, rump and inner wing undersides show some purplish red iridescence. It also has a bold white facial stripe. The legs are pink and the beak and eyes are black.

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Key West Quail-Dove