Nonnatives - European Goldfinch

European Goldfinch - Carduelis carduelis

 

Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1986

Extirpated year: 1987

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:

Species Account: Native to Western Europe

Habitats: Central or core urban area.

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Dade 1986 1987 Not reported breeding Escapees
Escambia 1986   Not reported breeding (B. Pranty, 2001 unpublished data)

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.

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