Tag: northern bobwhites

December 11, 2018

JWM: Study finds bobwhites exposed to pesticides

Northern bobwhites (Colinus virginianus) have been declining mysteriously throughout their range. In Texas, biologists have watched their numbers fall for three decades, but they’ve been unable to determine why. In...

February 8, 2016

Invasive bermudagrass reduces habitat quality for bobwhites

Anecdotal evidence of invasive bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon) being associated with declining populations of northern bobwhites (Colinus virginianus) has been widely circulated. But researchers at the University of Georgia wanted to...

Bobwhite quail
May 1, 2015

Game Birds Good Umbrella Species for Conservation

Game species may be better suited as so-called umbrella species for larger conservation goals than some rare and endangered species, according to research. “When people look at umbrella species they...