Nonnatives - Crane Hawk

Crane Hawk - Geranospiza caerulescens

Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1972

Extirpated year: 1973

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: One specimen exists in the University of Miami collection. It was collected in Dade County in 1972.

Habitats: 

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Dade 1972 1973 Not reported breeding  

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