LC
Bridled Quail-dove Geotrygon mystacea



Taxonomy

Taxonomic source(s)
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
del Hoyo, J.; Collar, N. J.; Christie, D. A.; Elliott, A.; Fishpool, L. D. C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
- - -

Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Near Threatened
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status not a migrant Forest dependency High
Land mass type Average mass 211 g
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 164,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
Population trend Decreasing suspected -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -
Generation length (yrs) 4.6 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'uncommon' (Stotz et al. 1996).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be in decline owing to ongoing habitat destruction.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Antigua and Barbuda N Extant Yes
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) N Extant Yes
Curaçao (to Netherlands) N Extant Yes
Dominica N Extant Yes
Guadeloupe (to France) N Extant Yes
Martinique (to France) N Extant Yes
Montserrat (to UK) N Extant Yes
Puerto Rico (to USA) N Extant Yes
Sint Maarten (to Netherlands) N Extant Yes
St Barthelemy (to France) N Extant
St Kitts and Nevis N Extant Yes
St Lucia N Extant Yes
St Martin (to France) N Extant Yes
Virgin Islands (to UK) N Extant Yes
Virgin Islands (to USA) N Extant Yes

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Montserrat (to UK) Centre Hills
Montserrat (to UK) Northern Forested Ghauts
Montserrat (to UK) South Soufriere Hills
Virgin Islands (to UK) Great Tobago
St Lucia Castries and Dennery Waterworks Reserve and Marquis
St Lucia Mandelé Protected Landscape
Martinique (to France) Pitons du Carbet
Martinique (to France) Forêts du Nord et de la Montagne Pelée
Guadeloupe (to France) Grand Cul-de-Sac Marin's eastern coastline
St Martin (to France) Pic Paradis
Antigua and Barbuda Christian Valley
Antigua and Barbuda Wallings Forest
Puerto Rico (to USA) Vieques
St Kitts and Nevis St. Kitts Central Forest Reserve
Virgin Islands (to USA) Virgin Islands National Park
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) Saba
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (to Netherlands) The Quill, Sint Eustatius
Guadeloupe (to France) Forestry massif of Basse-Terre island
Martinique (to France) Presqu'île de la Caravelle

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Dry major resident
Forest Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland suitable resident
Altitude 0 - 700 m Occasional altitudinal limits  

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Geotrygon mystacea. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/10/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/10/2020.