Nonnatives - Cockatiel

Cockatiel - Nymphicus hollandicus

 

Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1969

Extirpated year:

Established status: Species are present but not confirmed to be breeding. Population persists only with repeated introductions and/or escapes of individuals.

Estimated Florida range: 29 counties  Not reported breeding

Statewide trend: Unknown status

Threats to natives:  Unknown.

Species Account: This native of Australia is a popular caged bird and frequently escapes in metropolitan areas around the state. It seems to survive poorly in the wild and is not known to persist in any area (Stevenson and Anderson 1994).

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
Bay 1974   Not reported breeding  
Brevard 2000's   Not reported breeding Unconfirmed ID from dead bird reporting.
Broward 1960's   Not reported breeding (B. Pranty, 2001 unpublished data)
Clay 2000's   Not reported breeding Unconfirmed ID from dead bird reporting.
Collier 2000's   Not reported breeding Unconfirmed ID from dead bird reporting.
Dade 1989   Not reported breeding  
Duval 2000's   Not reported breeding Unconfirmed ID from dead bird reporting.
Escambia 1960's   Not reported breeding  
Flagler 2000's   Not reported breeding Unconfirmed ID from dead bird reporting.
Gilchrist 2000's   Not reported breeding Unconfirmed ID from dead bird reporting.
Highlands 1960's   Not reported breeding (B. Pranty, 2001 unpublished data)
Hillsborough 1960's   Not reported breeding 1 in 1993 (Pranty 1993b)
Holmes 2000's   Not reported breeding Unconfirmed ID from dead bird reporting.
Jackson 2000's   Not reported breeding Unconfirmed ID from dead bird reporting.
Lee 1960's   Not reported breeding (B. Pranty, 2001 unpublished data)
Levy 2000's   Not reported breeding Unconfirmed ID from dead bird reporting.
Manatee 1997   Not reported breeding (Pranty 1998)
Marion 2000's   Not reported breeding Unconfirmed ID from dead bird reporting.
Monroe 1960's   Not reported breeding  
Okaloosa 2000's   Not reported breeding Unconfirmed ID from dead bird reporting.
Orange 1960's   Not reported breeding  
Palm Beach 2000's   Not reported breeding Unconfirmed ID from dead bird reporting.
Pasco 1960's   Not reported breeding (B. Pranty, 2001 unpublished data)
Pinellas 1960's   Not reported breeding  
Polk 1960's   Not reported breeding  
Santa Rosa 1960's   Not reported breeding (B. Pranty, 2001 unpublished data)
Sarasota 1983   Not reported breeding Myakka River State Park (Florida Park Service District 4 Wildlife Database)
Seminole 2000's   Not reported breeding Unconfirmed ID from dead bird reporting.
Washington 2000's   Not reported breeding Unconfirmed ID from dead bird reporting.

References

Pranty, B. 1993b. Field observations [spring report: March-May 1993]. Florida Field Naturalist 21:121-128.

Pranty, B. 1998b. Field observations [summer report: June-July 1998]. Florida Field Naturalist 26:26-32.

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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