Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus

Family: Odontophoridae (New World quails)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcd

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Justification of Red List category
This species qualifies as Near Threatened because it has suffered moderately rapid declines in recent decades, mainly caused by habitat conversion and intensification of agriculture.

Population size: 5800000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 10,100,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Realm - Nearctic
Realm - Neotropical
Land-mass type - continent
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Colinus virginianus. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/northern-bobwhite-colinus-virginianus on 06/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 06/06/2023.