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Tuxtla Quail-dove
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Information
Common Name Veracruz Quail-dove
Range Sierra de los Tuxtlas of Mexico's Veracruz state.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae
Genus Zentrygon
Species Zentrygon carrikeri
Conservation Status
ENSpecies
Endangered

The Tuxtla quail-dove or Veracruz quail-dove (Zentrygon carrikeri), is a species of dove in the Columbidae family. It is endemic to pristine montane rainforest in the Sierra de los Tuxtlas of Mexico's Veracruz state. It was once considered a subspecies of the purplish-backed quail-dove of Central America.

Its natural habitats are lowland and montane tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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