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Olive-backed Quail-Dove

Leptotrygon veraguensis

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Plump ground-dwelling dove, small for a quail-dove and much darker overall compared with the others. Overall dark grayish with contrasting white face and cheek. Lower belly is whitish, fading to a buffy vent. Pinkish-red legs. Sexes alike. Prefers forests, usually on the ground unless flushed up into the lower levels of a tree. Like most quail-doves, often best seen by quietly walking along trails at dawn and dusk.

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Neotropical Birds

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