Nonnatives - Hook-billed Kite

Hook-billed Kite - Chondrohierax uncinatus

Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1991

Extirpated year:

Established status: Species have populations whose status is unknown.

Estimated Florida range: 1 county  Not reported breeding

Statewide trend: No current population

Threats to natives:

Species Account: Native to Central and South America.

Habitats:

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Monroe 1991 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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