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Olive-backed Quail-dove
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Information
Range Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Panama.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae
Genus Leptotrygon
Species Leptotrygon veraguensis
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Olive-backed quail-dove (Leptotrygon veraguensis), is a species of dove in the Columbidae family.

It is found in Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Panama. Its natural habitat is lowland tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests.

The olive-backed quail-dove feeds on seeds, small fruits and small invertebrates. The quail-dove is typically encountered alone or in pairs. It prefers to walk or run when fleeing from danger, but will sometimes flush short distances if disturbed.

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