Nonnatives - Spot-billed Duck

Spot-billed Duck - Anas poecilorhyncha

Florida's Exotic Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1980's

Extirpated year: 1980's

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: Native to Asia.

Habitats: Lakes

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Hillsborough 1980's   Not reported breeding At least 10 years Seen near Busch Gardens where many exotics are kept, probably escapees.

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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