Purple quail-dove

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Purple quail-dove
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Geotrygon
Species: G. purpurata
Binomial name
Geotrygon purpurata
Salvin, 1878

The purple quail-dove or indigo-crowned quail-dove (Geotrygon purpurata) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the sapphire quail-dove. It is found in Colombia and Ecuador.


  1. ^ "Geotrygon purpurata". International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Retrieved 2014-12-31.