First record of Bridled Quail-Dove (<em>Geotrygon Mystacea</em>) for St. Martin

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Adam Brown
Rick Newman

Abstract: We document the first record of Bridled Quail-Dove (Geotrygon mystacea) for St. Martin. An adult male was observed on the northwest slope of Pic Paradis on 22 January and subsequently captured and banded on 3 February 2006.


Keywords: Bridled Quail-Dove, distributional record, Geotrygon mystacea, Lesser Antilles, St. Martin


Resumen: Primer registro de la Perdiz de Martinica (Geotrygon mystacea) en St. Martin- Se documenta el primer registro de la Perdiz de Martinica (Geotrygon mystacea) para St. Martin. La especie fue observada en las cuestas del noroeste de Pic Paradis el 22 de enero y después fue capturado y anillado el 3 de febrero de 2006.


Palabras clave: Antillas Menores, distributional record, Geotrygon mystacea, St. Martin


Résumé: Première observation de la Colombe à croissants (Geotrygon mystacea) pour Saint-Martin- Nous fournissons des informations sur la première observation pour Saint-Martin de la Colombe à croissants (Geotrygon mystacea). Un mâle adulte a été observé le 22 janvier 2006 sur les pentes nord du Pic Paradis puis a été capturé et bagué le 3 février.


Mots clés: Colombe à croissants, distribution, Geotrygon mystacea, Petites Antilles, Saint-Martin

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