Nonnatives - Common Nightingale

Common Nightingale - Loxigilla violacea

 

Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1920's

Extirpated year: 1930's

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 Western Europe.

Habitats:

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Polk 1920's 1930's Not reported breeding (B. Pranty, personal communication)

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