- Geotrygon chrysia
27-31 cm in length. Dark rust back and wings. Iridescent crown, nape and back of its neck. The mantle, back, rump and inner wing coverts show purplish red iridescence. White facial stripe.
Semi-arid woodland and scrub forest.
It lays 2 buff coloured eggs on a flimsy platform built on a shrub. Some nests are built on the ground.
Diet includes seeds, berries, fallen fruit, and snails.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Key West Quail-Dove. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 4 December 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Key_West_Quail-Dove