Nonnatives - Salmon-crested Cockatoo

Salmon-crested Cockatoo - Cacatua moluccensis

 

Florida's Exotic Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1980's

Extirpated year:

Established status: Species have populations whose status is unknown.

Estimated Florida range: 1 county  Not reported breeding

Statewide trend: Unknown status

Threats to natives:  Unknown.

Species Account: Native to Molucca Island(?). The sightings in Florida are escaped caged birds.

Habitats: Central or core urban area

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Dade 1980's   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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