Nonnatives - White Cockatoo

White Cockatoo - Cacutua alba

 

Florida's Exotic Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1980'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: 2 counties  Not reported breeding

Statewide trend: Unknown status

Threats to natives:  Unknown

Species Account: Native to Indonesia. The sightings in Florida are escaped caged birds.

Habitats: Central or core urban area

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Dade 1980's   Not reported breeding  
Monroe 1996   Not reported breeding (Pranty 1996)

References

Pranty, B. 1996a . Field observations [winter report: December 1995- February 1996]. Florida Field Naturalist 24:83-92.

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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