Red Junglefowl - Gallus gallus
Florida's Exotic Wildlife. Species detail.
First year: 1966
Extirpated year: 1968
Established status: Species were
formerly present in Florida, but are no longer present.
Estimated Florida range: No
Statewide trend: No current
Threats to natives:
Species Account: Native to
Asia. One hundred birds raised in Florida were introduced by the
FFWCC into "the Everglades region" in the 1960s. Apparently, they
did not become established. No sightings were ever reported. In it
native habitat, it lives in forest undergrowth, scrub, and
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,
Links to more information
University of Michigan Species Account
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