Nonnatives - Common Raven

Common Raven - Corvus corax

 

Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1994

Extirpated year:

Established status: Species have populations whose status is unknown.

Estimated Florida range: 1 county  Not reported breeding

Statewide trend: Unknown status

Threats to natives: No known threats.

Species Account: This is one of the most naturally widespread bird species in the world. Its range includes parts of North America, Europe, Asia, and North Africa. Its range in North America was greatly reduced in the early 1900s, but it is slowly beginning to return to some of its former range.

Habitats:

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Okaloosa 1994   Not reported breeding 1 zoo escapee (Pranty 1995a)

References

Boarman, W. I. and B. Heinrich. 1999. Common Raven (Corvus corax). In Birds of North America, No. 476 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.) The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia. PA.

Pranty, B. 1995a. Field observations [fall report: August-November 1994]. Florida Field Naturalist 23:44-56.

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