Nonnatives - Citron-throated Toucan

Citron-throated Toucan - Ramphastos citreolaemus

 

Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1980's

Extirpated year:

Established status: Species have populations whose status is unknown.

Estimated Florida range: 1 county  Not reported breeding

Statewide trend: Unknown status

Threats to natives:

Species Account: Native to Columbia and Venezuela.

Habitats: Central or core urban area

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Dade     Not reported breeding Escapee (date unknown)

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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