Nonnatives - Asian Fairy-bluebird

Asian Fairy-bluebird - Irena puella

 

Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1967

Extirpated year: Unknown

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: Unknown

Species Account: Ranges from India to the Philippines.

Habitats:

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Pinellas 1967   Not reported breeding Escapee

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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