Black-throated Bobwhite

The Yucatan Bobwhite or Black-throated Bobwhite is a species of bird in the Odontophoridae family. It is found in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and heavily degraded former forest.

The Black-throated Bobwhite is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Black-throated Bobwhite Colinus nigrogularis = Described by: Gould (1843) Alternate common name(s): Yucatan Bobwhite, Black-throated Quail Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range E. Central America; Fragmented distribution; (1) Se. Mexico (n. Yucatan Peninsula, Progreso). (2) Se. Mexico (remainder of Yucatan Peninsula, n. Campeche and n. Quintana Roo). More

with our targets set on Yucatan Wren, Black-throated Bobwhite, Mexican Sheartail, Lesser Roadrunner, and American Flamingo. Although we did not pick up Lesser Roadrunner, we did manage the rest, as well as some other new shrubland and grassland birds! In the morning, we saw a covey of Black-throated (Yucatan) Bobwhite within a half-hour of arrival. The covey included two males and two females. The bobwhites were great models, basking in the morning light for several minutes, just a few meters from us. More

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Original source: Maximilian Paradiz
Author: Maximilian Paradiz
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Order : Galliformes
Family : Odontophoridae
Genus : Colinus
Species : nigrogularis
Authority : (Gould, 1843)