Nonnatives - Black-necked Stork

Black-necked Stork - Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus

Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1974

Extirpated year: 1980

Established status: Species were formerly present in Florida, but are no longer present.

Estimated Florida range: 1 county  Not reported breeding

Statewide trend: No current population

Threats to natives:  Unknown

Species Account: Native to India, Asia, and Australia. One escaped in Dade County in 1974, where it was seen in the area until 1980.

Habitats: Central or core urban area

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Dade 1974 1980 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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