Nonnatives - Wreathed Hornbill

Wreathed Hornbill - Aceros undulatus

 

Florida's Exotic Wildlife. Species detail.

First year: 1994

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: 1 county  Not reported breeding

Statewide trend: Unknown status

Threats to natives: Unknown

Species Account: Native to southern Asia and Indochina.

Habitats: Central or core urban area

County First Year Extirpated Year Breeding status Notes
Sarasota 1994   Not reported breeding

References

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

Pranty, B. 1996b. A birder's guide to Florida. American Birding Association, Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA.

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