Saturday, December 8, 2018

Bobwhite: what's happening to their population

Photo - B. Stansbery - Wikim. Commons



See previous articles posted here about the changing population of Northern Bobwhite, for example:
 https://futureofbirds.blogspot.com/2013/08/northern-bobwhite-info.html

The new Status and Trends from eBird drills further down into current information, showing areas where declines are sharpest:

https://ebird.org/wi/science/status-and-trends/norbob/trend-map-breeding













The abundance map demonstrates how numbers have dropped in many areas of the core range of this species:  https://ebird.org/wi/science/status-and-trends/norbob/abundance-map

One organization devoted to conservation of this species is the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative. Learn more about their efforts at:  https://bringbackbobwhites.org/

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