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Beltran-Alcrudo, D., C. Cardona, and L. McLellan. “Avian Dis.: A persistent outbreak of ulcerative enteritis in bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus).” Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 23.1 (2009): 76. Academic OneFile. Web. 16 Nov. 2011.

Blumenthal, Les. “Concerns Mount Over Disappearing Birds.” McClatchy Newspapers. 25 Jun 2007: n.p. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 14 Nov 2011.In the past 40 years, the northern bobwhites’ population have plummeted by 82%. Now the U.S. Geological Survey is trying to save the bobwhites.

“Bobwhite Quail.” Indiana Division of Fish & Wildlife, 02 1997. Web. 14 Nov 2011. <SIRS Discoverer>.  This is about how bobwhites are the most widely hunted birds in the U.S.   Female bobwhites have about 12-18 eggs per breeding season.  They eat corn, sassafras seeds, lespedeza, ragweed, wheat, foxtail, shattered acorns, insects, ash seeds + soy beans.

Brennan, Leonard A., et al. “Nest-site selection and nest survival of Northern Bobwhite in Southern Texas.” The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 119.3 (2007): 392+. Academic OneFile. Web. 16 Nov. 2011.

Carroll, John P., et al. “Cameras Identify White-Tailed Deer Depredating Northern Bobwhite Nests.” Southeastern Naturalist 7.3 (2008): 562. Science Reference Center. Web. 14 Nov. 2011.  White tailed deer ate 2 bobwhites eggs during a nest predator study. The deer ate the eggs which lead to failure of one of the 2 nests.

Collins, Bridget, Christopher Williams, and Paul Castelli. “Reproduction and Microhabitat Selection in a Sharply Declining Northern Bobwhite Population.” The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121.4 (2009): 688-95. ProQuest. Web. 7 Nov. 2011.

“Giving Back to the Community, in the Streams and Fields.”Instructor. 03 2006: n. page. This article  is about how Nancy Elliot’s middle school students study birds. They have raised $600,000 for Bobwhite Quails in grant money.

Hiller, Tim, and Fred Guthery. “Correlates of Fall-Spring Mass Dynamics of Northern Bobwhites.” The Wilson Journal of Ornithology116.4 (2004): 324-9. ProQuest. Web. 7 Nov. 2011.

Horn, Erin M. and Jeff A. Horn. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science. 100.3-4 (July 2007) p243.

Huang, Ching-Hsun. “Economics of Northern Bobwhite and Timber Management in the Southeastern United States.” Journal of Wildlife Management 73.8 (2009): 1355-61. ProQuest. Web. 7 Nov. 2011.
Populations of northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) have declined significantly.  This article is about how by simultaneously managing both bobwhite and timber habitats, landowners can maximize profits.

McKenzie, Donald F. “Saving old bob! (Viewpoint).” Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 57.3 (2002): 60A+. Academic OneFile. Web. 16 Nov. 2011.

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“Northern Bobwhite.” All About Birds. Cornell Lab of Orithology, 2010. Web. 14 Nov 2011. <;.  This website gives the identification markings, history, audio, video, images and conservation status of the Northern Bobwhite.

“Northern Bobwhite.” National Audubon Society, n.d.. Web. 14 Nov 2011. <;.  This website describes the northern bobwhite, its natural history, and conservation status.

Shurette, R., Carter, R. and Cline, G. Journal of the Alabama Academy of Science. 78.3-4 (July-October 2007) p221.

Sisson, D. Clay, H. Lee Stribling, and Theron M. Terhune. “Above-ground nesting by Northern Bobwhite.” Wilson Bulletin117.3 (2005): 315+. Academic OneFile. Web. 16 Nov. 2011.

Spinola, R. and R. Gates. The Ohio Journal of Science. 108.3 (June 2008) p26.

“TPWD Taking Action on Bobwhite Quail Decline.” States News Service. 18 10 2011: n. page. Web. 14 Nov. 2011. <Gale Custom Newspapers>.  In Austin TX., there was a drought that had a negative affect on the bobwhite quails. There is a negative effect that is making there population decline.

Twedt, Daniel, R. Wilson, and Amy Keister. “Spatial Models of Northern Bobwhite Populations for Conservation Planning.” Journal of Wildlife Management 71.6 (2007): 1808-18. ProQuest. Web. 7 Nov. 2011.  In an effort to fix the bobwhite decline, researchers projected the bobwhite population size.  In areas grassland  and larger farmland, there are more bobwhites!  In areas of more edge or borders, there were less bobwhites.

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