Sapphire quail-dove

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Sapphire quail-dove
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Geotrygon
Species: G. saphirina
Binomial name
Geotrygon saphirina
Bonaparte, 1855

The sapphire quail-dove (Geotrygon saphirina) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is found in the western Amazon Basin. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. The indigo-crowned quail-dove was formerly considered to be a subspecies of the sapphire quail-dove.

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