Nonnatives - White Stork

White Stork - Ciconia ciconia

 

Florida's Exotic Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1993

Extirpated year:

Established status: Species have populations whose status is unknown.

Estimated Florida range: 3 counties.  Not reported breeding

Statewide trend: Unknown status

Threats to natives:  Unknown

Species Account: Native to Europe and Asia and winters in Africa.

Habitats: Central or core urban area

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Highlands 1993   Not reported breeding Same bird that was observed in Washington County
Indian River 1993   Not reported breeding Same bird that was observed in Washington County
Washington 1993   Not reported breeding 1 bird of unknown origin.

References

Stevenson, H. M., and B. H. Anderson. 1994. The birdlife of Florida. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.

Links to more information

Arthur Grosset photographs

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