Nonnatives - Red-cheeked Cordonbleu

Red-cheeked Cordonbleu - Uraeginthus bengalus

 

Florida's Exotic Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1960's

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:

Species Account: Native to sub-Saharan Africa.

Habitats: Central or core urban area

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Dade 1960's   Not reported breeding  
Orange 1960's Not reported breeding  

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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