Crested Bobwhite Colinus cristatus

  • Order: Galliformes
  • Family: Odontophoridae
  • Polytypic: 20 subspecies
  • Authors: Luis Sandoval

Demography and Populations

In the "Spot-bellied Bobwhite" (leucopogon Group), the density in dry forest in Costa Rica is estimated to be 0.4-1 individuals/ha (Leber 1975). At Getsemaní, in the central valley of Costa Rica, the density is estimated to be 0.5 territorial males/ha during the breeding season (Sandoval 2008).

Recommended Citation

Sandoval, L. (2011). Crested Bobwhite (Colinus cristatus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.