Bird on ground fluffing feathers and raising a wing

Bird on ground fluffing feathers and raising a wing
Species: Blue-headed Quail-dove   Starnoenas cyanocephala
Author: Mikko Pyhälä
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Added to IBC: 26 Feb 2018 - 10:50
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Altitude (m): 
10 meters
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This bird was photographed at a feeding site near Cenote / Cueva de peces where a number of birds were raising wings and/or tail, presumablty males to attract females. In the forest at I could only see single birds or pairs, not groups.

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Mikko Pyhälä, IBC1475224. Accessible at

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Mikko Pyhälä, IBC1475224. Photo of Blue-headed Quail-dove Starnoenas cyanocephala at Playa Larga, Cuba. Accessible at

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