Order
Columbiformes
Family
Columbidae
Genus
Geotrygon
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SPECIES

Ruddy Quail-Dove Geotrygon montana

Zerick Kuecker, Carlos A. Soberanes-González, Claudia I. Rodríguez-Flores, Marîa del Coro Arizmendi, and Tom Johnson
Version: 1.0 — Published January 20, 2012

Priorities for Future Research

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Perhaps the highest research priority for the Ruddy Quail-Dove would be better understand its patterns of seasonal distribution across its wide range: how far do individual quail-doves move? Are the mass movements  reported from central Amazonia a widespread phenomenon, or are these movements restricted to this region of the Amazon? (And if so, why?)

Recommended Citation

Kuecker, Z., C. A. Soberanes-González, C. I. Rodríguez-Flores, M. d. C. Arizmendi, and T. Johnson (2012). Ruddy Quail-Dove (Geotrygon montana), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.ruqdov.01