Nonnatives - Troupial

Troupial - Icterus icterus

 

Florida's Exotic Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1960

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: Native to South America. This is an insectivorous species.

Habitats: Central or core urban area.

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Dade 1960   Not reported breeding Escaped caged birds.
Lee 1960   Not reported breeding (B. Pranty, 2001 unpublished data)

References

Pranty, B. 1998d. Field observations [spring report: March-May 1998]. Florida Field Naturalist 25:128-137.

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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