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Purplish-backed Quail-dove
04 13 144 geotrygon lawrencii
Information
Range Central America, more specifically those of Costa Rica and Panama.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae
Genus Zentrygon
Species Zentrygon lawrencii
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Purplish-backed quail-dove (Zentrygon lawrencii), is a species of dove in the Columbidae family. It is endemic to the highlands of Central America, more specifically those of Costa Rica and Panama. The Tuxtla quail-dove of Mexico was once considered part of this species. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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