Nonnatives - Bean Goose

Bean Goose - Anser fabalis

Florida's Nonnative 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  At least 10 years, 1 county  Not reported breeding

Statewide trend: Unknown status

Threats to natives:  Unknown

Species Account: Native to Eurasia.

Habitats: Lakes

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Brevard 1980's   Not reported breeding  
Dade 1980's   At least 10 years  
Orange 1980's   At least 10 years  


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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