Nonnatives - White-headed Mannikin

White-headed Mannikin - Lonchura maja


Florida's Exotic Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1988

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:

Species Account: Native to Asia and Indonesia.

Habitats: Central or core urban area

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Dade 1988   Not reported breeding Escaped caged bird.


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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