northern bobwhite

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Related to northern bobwhite: Colinus virginianus
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Noun1.northern bobwhite - a favorite game bird of eastern and central United Statesnorthern bobwhite - a favorite game bird of eastern and central United States
bobwhite, bobwhite quail, partridge - a popular North American game bird; named for its call
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Trandahl said this ecosystem possesses tremendous biodiversity, providing habitat for wildlife such as the threatened or near-threatened gopher tortoise, indigo snake and Bachman's sparrow, as well as important game species such as northern bobwhite quail, wild turkey and white-tailed deer.
However, there also was the continued decline of the Northern Bobwhite, the only native quail in the eastern U.S.
Birdwatchers in Northeastern America have been witness to the continuing plummet of northern bobwhite populations.
Mesocestoides tetrathyridia were found under the pericardial sac, on the surface of the crop, and in the peritoneal cavity of a hunter-harvested Northern Bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) and a Scaled Quail (Callipepla squamata) collected during the 2016-2017 quail hunting season in northwest and southern Texas, USA, respectively.
Quail: Northern Bobwhite, Jumbo Bobwhite, Texas A & M, Valley, Gambel, Blue Scale, Mountain, Mearns.
For example, Manassas has planted native warm-season grasses across thousands of acres of battlefield and partnered with the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative to provide grassland habitat for the declining northern bobwhite quail.
It mentioned the abundance of pheasant and quail, so I promptly added ring-necked pheasant and northern bobwhite to the historical list.
How can we reverse the northern bobwhite population decline?--Wildl.
Northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus; hereafter, bobwhite or quail) adults are largely granivorous, primarily eating seeds produced from grasses and forbs.
Many avian species require early successional habitat for several components of their life history (e.g., yellow-breasted chat [Icteria virens], prairie warbler, and northern bobwhite [Colinus virginianus]).
Doxon and Carroll (2010), examined differences in prey preferences between pheasant and northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) chicks using compositional analysis.

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