Nonnatives - Red Bishop

Red Bishop - Euplectes orix

 

Florida's Exotic Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1970's

Extirpated year:

Established status: Species are present but not confirmed to be breeding. Population persists only with repeated introductions and/or escapes of individuals.

Estimated Florida range: 6 counties  Not reported breeding

Statewide trend: Unknown status

Threats to natives:

Species Account: Native to sub-Saharan Africa.

Habitats: Central or core urban area, Low density suburban development, areas peripheral to core urban areas, and small towns

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Dade 1970's   Not reported breeding  
Escambia 1970's   Not reported breeding  
Okaloosa 1970's   Not reported breeding (Pranty 1995a)
Orange 1970's   Not reported breeding  
Palm Beach 1970's   Not reported breeding  
Seminole 1970's   Not reported breeding  

References

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

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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