Virginia quail, Northen bobwhite skull (Colinus virginianus)
This is the skull of a Virginia quail also known as the Northern bobwhite or Bobwhite quail Colinus virginianus. These are native to North and Central America and the Caribbean. This skull came from a captive bred specimen.
The skull has been well cleaned and mounted and the lower jaw is still separate from the upper. The skull measures just 4cm in length.