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Northern Bobwhite
(Colinus virginianus)

Northern Bobwhite Information

Length: 8 - 11"
Habitat: Farmlands, brushy open areas, open woodlands, overgrown fields, meadows, roadsides. Prefers habitat  that includes open
Northern Bobwhite
Photo © Mike Danzenbaker
fields (or other open areas),
and some brush for cover.
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Diet: Seeds (favors legume seeds), buds, leaves, new plant growth, wild fruits, acorns, waste grains; insects such as ants, beetles, and grasshoppers.
Northern Bobwhite ID TipsIdentification tips for the Northern Bobwhite
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
Bobwhite Breeding Map Bobwhite Winter Map      USGS
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)      
Additional Information:
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Photos, description, sound, range, and conservation status.



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