Nonnatives - Diamond Dove

Diamond Dove - Geopelia cuneata

Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1986

Extirpated year:

Established status: Species have populations whose status is unknown.

Estimated Florida range: 2 counties  Not reported breeding

Statewide trend: Unknown status

Threats to natives:  Unknown.

Species Account: Native to Australia. No recent reports.

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
Osceola 1987   Not reported breeding  
Pinellas 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.

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