Nonnatives - Ringed Teal

Ringed Teal - Callonetta leucophrys

Florida's Exotic Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1970's

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: 2 counties  At least 10 years

Statewide trend: Unknown status

Threats to natives:  Unknown.

Species Account: Ranges from Bolivia to Uruguay. It is introduced and may be established.

Habitats: Lakes

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Hillsborough 1970's   At least 10 years  
Palm Beach 1970's   At least 10 years  


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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