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Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus



Family: Odontophoridae (New World quails)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bc+3bc+4bc

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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 becoming rarer in many traditional strongholds owing to habitat conversion.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 10,100,000 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Colinus virginianus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.