Chestnut Munia - Lonchura atricapilla
Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail.
First year: 1965
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: 1 county Less than 10 years, 1 county Not reported breeding
Statewide trend: Unknown status
Threats to natives:
Species Account: Native to tropical Asia, where it inhabits scrub, grasslands, and marshes. This species may be confused with the Chestnut Mannikin (see L. malacca).
Habitats: Central or core urban area, Low density suburban development, areas peripheral to core urban areas, and small towns
||Less than 10 years
||Not reported breeding
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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