Crested Bobwhite Colinus cristatus

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

Priorities for Future Research

Detailed taxonomic studies still are needed for a better understanding of the relationships among all members of the genus Colinus. Studies on population sizes, habitat requirements and reproductive success of the Crested Bobwhite are needed to develop conservation measures.

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.