The Ruddy Quail Dove is approximately 9” in length. The male of this species is cinnamon in color and the female, a duller olive brown. Males have a double cheek stripe to distinguish it from the female. They are a shy an unobtrusive forest dove, mainly terrestrial walking with rapid steps and a bobbing head. Because of its large range of habitation, it is not considered a threatened species with an IUCN rating of Least Concern.