Nonnatives - Ringed Kingfisher

Ringed Kingfisher - Ceryle torquata

 

Florida's Exotic Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1995

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 Central America.

Habitats: 

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Volusia 1995   Not reported breeding  

References

Pranty, B. 1996d. Field observations [fall report: August-November 1995]. Florida Field Naturalist 24:48-59.

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