Nonnatives - Asian Fairy-bluebird

Asian Fairy-bluebird - Irena puella


Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1967

Extirpated year: Unknown

Established status: Species were formerly present in Florida, but are no longer present.

Estimated Florida range: 1 county  Not reported breeding

Statewide trend: No current population

Threats to natives: Unknown

Species Account: Ranges from India to the Philippines.


County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Pinellas 1967   Not reported breeding Escapee


Robertson, W. B., and G. E. Woolfenden. 1992. Florida bird species: an annotated list. Florida Ornithological Society, Gainesville, Florida, USA.

Stevenson, H. M., and B. H. Anderson. 1994. The birdlife of Florida. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.

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