Crested Quail Dove
Geotrygon versicolor

Range and population
Geotrygon versicolor is endemic to Jamaica , where it is locally fairly common in the undergrowth of wet limestone and montane forests at elevations of 100-2,200 m, and perhaps most numerous in the Blue Mountains and Cockpit Country2,3,5,7. It also occurs in the John Crow Mountains and Mt. Diablo area1. Despite occurring commonly in good, wet secondary forest2, it suffers from habitat loss and degradation6. Habitat loss has been largely caused by the establishment of plantations (mostly coffee and Caribbean pine Pinus caribaea), small-scale farming and clearance for development4. It is also trapped for local consumption and the cage-bird trade2.

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