Recently proposed splits for the family New World Quail

Spot-bellied Bobwhite     Colinus leucopogon
(Lesson)   1842
s Guatemala; w,se El Salvador; w,c Honduras, nw Nicaragua; nw,c Costa Rica, Open, lower areas to 1800 m.
split from: Colinus cristatus
insert after: Colinus nigrogularis
J.P. Carroll,
in: Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 2, J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott & J. Sargatal (eds.), Barcelona, 1994

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