Nonnatives - Orinoco Goose

Orinoco Goose - Neochen jubatus

Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1989

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  Not reported breeding

Statewide trend: Unknown status

Threats to natives:  Unknown

Species Account: Native to the Amazon and Orinoco river basins.

Habitats: Lake

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Palm Beach 1989   Not reported breeding No recent reports.

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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