Nonnatives - Cuban Bullfinch

Cuban Bullfinch - Melopyrrha nigra

 

Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1958

Extirpated year: Unknown

Established status: Species were formerly present in Florida, but are no longer present.

Estimated Florida range: 2 counties  Not reported breeding

Statewide trend: No current population

Threats to natives: Unknown

Species Account: 

Habitats:

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Dade 1961   Not reported breeding  
Monroe 1958   Not reported breeding 3 seen in 2 years, Unknown if it is an escaped caged bird or a vagrant.

References

Robertson, W. B., and G. E. Woolfenden. 1992. Florida bird species: an annotated list. Florida Ornithological Society, Gainesville, Florida, USA.

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