Nonnatives - Montezuma Oropendola

Montezuma Oropendola - Psarocolinus montezuma

 

Florida's Exotic Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1959

Extirpated year: 1960

Established status: Species were formerly present in Florida, but are no longer present.

Estimated Florida range: 1 county  Not reported breeding

Statewide trend: No current population

Threats to natives:

Species Account: Ranges from Mexico to Panama. Also referred to in some literature by the scientific name Gymnostinops montezuma.

Habitats: Central or core urban area

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Dade 1959 1960 Not reported breeding Escapees from "Rare Bird Farm"

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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