Nonnatives - Common Black Hawk

Common Black-Hawk - Buteogallus anthracinus

Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1972

Extirpated year:

Established status:

Estimated Florida range: 3 counties  Not reported breeding

Statewide trend:

Threats to natives: 

Species Account: Native to South America.

Habitats: 

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Broward 1976   Not reported breeding  
Dade 1972   Not reported breeding  
Monroe 1972   Not reported breeding  

References

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.

Links to more information

USGS species account

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