Nonnatives - Madagascar Mannikin

Madagascar Mannikin - Lonchura nana

 

Florida's Exotic Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1970's

Extirpated year:

Established status: Species have populations whose status is unknown.

Estimated Florida range:

Statewide trend: Unknown status

Threats to natives:

Species Account: Listed as an introduction to Florida, but no details were given by Stevenson and Anderson (1994).

Habitats:

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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