Nonnatives - Chesnut Munia

Chestnut Munia - Lonchura atricapilla

 

Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1965

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: 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

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Brevard 1965   Less than 10 years  
Dade 1986   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.

Links to more information

Wildlife of Sungei Buloh Nature Park, Singapore

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