Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: New World Quail :: Crested Bobwhite
Crested Bobwhite Colinus cristatus
Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Colinus leucopogon
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RangeS. Central America and n. South America;
(1)(7) Sw. Costa Rica(?) and w. Panama (Chiriqui).
(2)(8) Pacific slope of sw. Costa Rica(?) and w. Panama (Playa Blanca).
(3)(9) Caribbean slope of n. Colombia.
(4)(10) Carribean coast of Colombia. Aruba and Curacao (introduced?).
(5)(11) Ne. Colombia and nw. Venezuela (Guajira Peninsula).
(6)(11) Ne. Colombia along the n. base of the Santa Marta Mountains.
(7)(12) W. Colombia in the Cauca Valley to the w. slope of the w. Andes.
(8)(13) C. Colombia in the middle and upper Magdalena Valley and middle Sinu Valley.
(9)(14) Nc. Colombia in the e. Andes of Boyaca and Cundinamarca.
(10)(15) C. Colombia (e. slope of e. Andes in Boyaca and Cundinamarca through Meta and llanos) to sc. Venezuela (nw. Bolivar and n. Amazonas).
(11)(16) Nw. Venezuela (Andes of Merida).
(12)(17) Wc. Venezuela (Portuguesa and Barinas).
(13)(18) Ne. Venezuela (Sucre, n. Monagas and Anzoategui) and Margarita Is.
(14)(19) Nc. Venezuela (Carabobo, Caracas) s. through the Orinoco Basin to Guyana, Surinam, Guiana and n. Brazil (Roraima).
Introduced to the West Indies on Mustique, Grenadines and the Virgin Is. (St. Thomas).
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Naturesongs.com
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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