Nonnatives - Azure Jay

Azure Jay - Cyanocorax caeruleus


Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1960

Extirpated year: 1964

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:

Species Account: Native to Brazil and Argentina.

Habitats: Central or core urban area, Low density suburban development, areas peripheral to core urban areas, and small towns

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Orange 1960 1964 Not reported breeding  


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.

Back to Nonnative Birds

FWC Facts:
Black bear cubs stay with their mother for a year and a half, and will usually den with her their first winter.

Learn More at AskFWC