Northern Bobwhite

Colinus virginianus - Colin de Virginie

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Odontophoridés

  • Genus
    :

    Colinus

  • Species
    :

    virginianus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 25 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 35 à 40 cm.
  • Weight
    : 129 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Northern Bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) is a species of bird in the Odontophoridae family.

Subspecific information 20 Subspecies

  • Colinus virginianus virginianus (ec, e NA from sc Canada to n Florida)
  • Colinus virginianus floridanus (Florida. se United States. , Bahama Is.)
  • Colinus virginianus insulanus (Key West, Florida. USA.)
  • Colinus virginianus cubanensis (Cuba)
  • Colinus virginianus taylori (c USA)
  • Colinus virginianus ridgwayi (Sonora. n Mexico.)
  • Colinus virginianus texanus (sw Texas. sc USA. to Coahuila, Nuevo-León and Tamaulipas (n Mexico))
  • Colinus virginianus maculatus (ec and c Mexico)
  • Colinus virginianus aridus (ne Mexico)
  • Colinus virginianus graysoni (wc Mexico)
  • Colinus virginianus nigripectus (e Mexico)
  • Colinus virginianus pectoralis (c Veracruz. se Mexico.)
  • Colinus virginianus godmani (e Veracruz. se Mexico.)
  • Colinus virginianus minor (Tabasco, ne Chiapas. se Mexico.)
  • Colinus virginianus insignis (se Chiapas. s Mexico. , nw Guatemala)
  • Colinus virginianus salvini (s Chiapas. s Mexico.)
  • Colinus virginianus coyoleos (e Oaxaca, n Chiapas. s Mexico.)
  • Colinus virginianus thayeri (ne Oaxaca. s Mexico.)
  • Colinus virginianus harrisoni (sw Oaxaca. s Mexico.)
  • Colinus virginianus atriceps (w Oaxaca. s Mexico.)

Foreign names

  • Colin de Virginie,
  • Colín de Virginia,
  • Codorniz da Virgínia,
  • Virginiawachtel,
  • bozótfürj,
  • Bobwhite,
  • Colino della Virginia,
  • Vitstrupig vaktel,
  • Nordkrattvaktel,
  • prepelka hnedá,
  • křepel virginský,
  • Bobwhite,
  • peltoviiriäinen,
  • colí de Virgínia,
  • Tannhæna,
  • przepiór wirginijski,
  • Virdžīnijas paipala,
  • virginijski kolin,
  • Виргинская американская куропатка,
  • コリンウズラ,
  • 山齿鹑,
  • 山齒鶉,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate ; Shrubland : Temperate ; Grassland : Temperate ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

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