French: Colombe de Goldman German: Goldmantaube Spanish: Paloma perdiz de Goldman
Other common names: Goldman's Quail-dove
Perhaps closely related to Z. linearis. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
Z. g. oreas
(Wetmore, 1950) – E Panama at Cerro Chucantí (boundary between Panamá and Darién Provinces).
Z. g. goldmani
(Nelson, 1912) – E Panama (E Panamá Province to Darién) and extreme NW Colombia.
Male 26·5–28·5 cm, female 27–28 cm; 258 g. Similar to Z. lawrencii but nape and crown russet brown, paler on forehead; malar suborbital... read more
Song is a single slightly overslurred note 'wOuu', sometimes sounding bi-syllabic. Length... read more
Subtropical regions in foothills and lower highlands of E Darién, at 750–1600 m. Also... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on seeds, some large; also known to swallow small stones, presumably as grit. Usually seen on forest floor.
Virtually no information. One juvenile, not fully grown, found in mid-Oct in Chocó (NW Colombia).
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered near-threatened. Locally common in the montane forests of Darién. Race oreas is apparently uncommon within its... read more
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