Nonnatives - Schlaow's Touraco

Schalow's Touraco - Turaco schalowi

 

Florida's Exotic Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1992

Extirpated year:

Established status: Species are present but not confirmed to be breeding. Population persists only with repeated introductions and/or escapes of individuals.

Estimated Florida range: 2 counties  Not reported breeding

Statewide trend: Unknown status

Threats to natives: Unknown.

Species Account: Native to Africa

Habitats: Central or core urban area

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Broward 1994   Not reported breeding
Dade 1992   Not reported breeding

References

Pranty, B. 1994c. Field observations [summer report: June to July 1994]. Florida Field Naturalist 23:19-24.

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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