Nonnatives - Yellow-crowned Bishop

Yellow-crowned Bishop - Euplectes afer

 

Florida's Exotic Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1984

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 Africa, where it inhabits swamps, marshes, and wetter areas of tall grass.

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 1984   Not reported breeding  
Monroe 1984   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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