Geotrygon frenata erythropareia Salvadori, 1893

Dark quail dove



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1893 or before?


There are apparently recent records of this species (, and these need investigating.



Bolivia & Ecuador


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Salvadori, T. (1893). Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum, volume 21. Catalogue of the Columbæ, or Pigeons, in the Collection of the British Museum. London: Printed by order of the Trustees.


Other references:

Blake, Emmet R., Hoy, Gunnar and Contino, Francisco. (1961). Variation in the quail-dove Geotrygon frenata. Fieldiana, Zoology 39(50): 567-572.

Chapman, F. M. (1926). The distribution of bird-life in Ecuador. Bulletin American Museum Natural History 55: 1-784.

Hellmayr, C. E. and Conover, B. (1942). Catalogue of birds of the Americas. Field Museum Nat. History Publ., Zool. Ser., vol. 13., pt. 1, no. 1.

Meyer de Schauensee, R.  (1966). The species of birds of South America and their distribution. Livingston Publishing Co., Narberth, Pennsylvania.

Meyer de Schauensee, R.  (1970). A guide to the birds of South America. Livingston Publishing Co., Wynnewood, Pennsylvania.

Restall, R., Rodner, C. and Lentino, M. (2006). Birds of northern South America. An identification guide. Christopher Helm, London.

Ridgely, Robert S. and Greenfield, Paul J. (2001). The Birds of Ecuador: Field Guide. Cornell University Press. 740 pp.

Sibley, C. G., AND B. L. MONROE, JR. (1990). Distribution and taxonomy of birds of the World. Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut.


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