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Wildlife of Cape Capricorn Conservation Park

Total number of species: 307

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Bovidae Bos taurus European cattle II
animals mammals Bovidae Capra hircus goat II
animals mammals Suidae Sus scrofa pig II
animals mammals Phalangeridae Trichosurus vulpecula common brushtail possum C QA
animals mammals Tachyglossidae Tachyglossus aculeatus short-beaked echidna SL QAI
animals birds Motacillidae Anthus novaeseelandiae Australasian pipit C QAI
animals birds Estrildidae Taeniopygia bichenovii double-barred finch C QA
animals birds Nectariniidae Cinnyris jugularis olive-backed sunbird C QAI
animals birds Nectariniidae Dicaeum hirundinaceum mistletoebird C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Hirundo neoxena welcome swallow C QAI
animals birds Timaliidae Zosterops lateralis silvereye C QAI
animals birds Megaluridae Cincloramphus cruralis brown songlark C QA
animals birds Megaluridae Cincloramphus timoriensis tawny grassbird C QAI
animals birds Cisticolidae Cisticola exilis golden-headed cisticola C QAI
animals birds Cisticolidae Cisticola juncidis laveryi zitting cisticola C Q
animals birds Alaudidae Mirafra javanica Horsfield's bushlark C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra alecto shining flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Corvidae Corvus orru Torresian crow C QAI
animals birds Dicruridae Dicrurus bracteatus spangled drongo C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Artamus leucorynchus white-breasted woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Cracticus nigrogularis pied butcherbird C QA
animals birds Artamidae Gymnorhina tibicen Australian magpie C QAI
animals birds Oriolidae Sphecotheres vieilloti Australasian figbird C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Colluricincla megarhyncha little shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala rufiventris rufous whistler C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae black-faced cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Lalage leucomela varied triller C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Epthianura crocea macgregori yellow chat (Dawson) E CE Q
animals birds Meliphagidae Lichmera indistincta brown honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Philemon corniculatus noisy friarbird C QAI
animals birds Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Cacomantis flabelliformis fan-tailed cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Trichoglossus moluccanus rainbow lorikeet C QA
animals birds Laridae Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae silver gull C QAI
animals birds Laridae Gelochelidon nilotica gull-billed tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Thalasseus bergii crested tern SL QAI
animals birds Scolopacidae Actitis hypoleucos common sandpiper SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Arenaria interpres ruddy turnstone SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris acuminata sharp-tailed sandpiper SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris alba sanderling SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris canutus red knot E E QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris falcinellus broad-billed sandpiper SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris ferruginea curlew sandpiper CR CE QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris ruficollis red-necked stint SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris tenuirostris great knot CR CE QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Gallinago hardwickii Latham's snipe SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Limosa lapponica baueri Western Alaskan bar-tailed godwit V V QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Numenius madagascariensis eastern curlew E CE QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Numenius phaeopus whimbrel SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa brevipes grey-tailed tattler SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa nebularia common greenshank SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa sp. C U
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa stagnatilis marsh sandpiper SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Xenus cinereus terek sandpiper SL QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius bicinctus double-banded plover SL QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius leschenaultii greater sand plover V V QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius mongolus lesser sand plover E E QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius ruficapillus red-capped plover C QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius sp. C U
animals birds Charadriidae Pluvialis fulva Pacific golden plover SL QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Pluvialis squatarola grey plover SL QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus miles novaehollandiae masked lapwing (southern subspecies) C QAI
animals birds Recurvirostridae Himantopus himantopus black-winged stilt C QAI I
animals birds Haematopodidae Haematopus longirostris Australian pied oystercatcher C QAI I
animals birds Burhinidae Esacus magnirostris beach stone-curlew V QAI I
animals birds Rallidae Gallirallus philippensis buff-banded rail C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Porphyrio melanotus purple swamphen C QAI
animals birds Gruidae Antigone rubicunda brolga C QAI I
animals birds Falconidae Falco berigora brown falcon C QAI
animals birds Falconidae Falco cenchroides nankeen kestrel C QAI
animals birds Falconidae Falco longipennis Australian hobby C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Aquila audax wedge-tailed eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Circus approximans swamp harrier C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Elanus axillaris black-shouldered kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliaeetus leucogaster white-bellied sea-eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliastur indus brahminy kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliastur sphenurus whistling kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Pandion cristatus eastern osprey SL QAI
animals birds Threskiornithidae Platalea flavipes yellow-billed spoonbill C QA I
animals birds Threskiornithidae Platalea regia royal spoonbill C QAI I
animals birds Threskiornithidae Threskiornis molucca Australian white ibis C QAI
animals birds Threskiornithidae Threskiornis spinicollis straw-necked ibis C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Ardea alba modesta eastern great egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Ardea intermedia intermediate egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Ardea pacifica white-necked heron C QA I
animals birds Ardeidae Bubulcus ibis cattle egret C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta garzetta little egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta novaehollandiae white-faced heron C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta sacra eastern reef egret C QAI I
animals birds Ciconiidae Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus black-necked stork C QAI I
animals birds Pelecanidae Pelecanus conspicillatus Australian pelican C QAI I
animals birds Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax varius pied cormorant C QAI I
animals birds Anhingidae Anhinga novaehollandiae Australasian darter C QAI I
animals birds Sulidae Morus serrator Australasian gannet C QAI
animals birds Diomedeidae Phoebetria palpebrata light-mantled sooty albatross SL VU
animals birds Columbidae Leucosarcia melanoleuca wonga pigeon C QA
animals birds Anatidae Anas castanea chestnut teal C QA I
animals birds Anatidae Anas gracilis grey teal C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Anas superciliosa Pacific black duck C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Chenonetta jubata Australian wood duck C QA
animals birds Anatidae Cygnus atratus black swan C QA I
animals birds Anseranatidae Anseranas semipalmata magpie goose C QAI I
animals birds Phasianidae Synoicus chinensis king quail C QAI
animals reptiles Colubridae Dendrelaphis punctulatus green tree snake C QAI
animals reptiles Scincidae Concinnia tenuis bar-sided skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus spaldingi straight-browed ctenotus C QAI
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Heteronotia binoei Bynoe's gecko C QA
plants land plants Acanthaceae Acanthus ilicifolius C QAI I
plants land plants Acanthaceae Avicennia marina C QAI I
plants land plants Acanthaceae Avicennia marina subsp. eucalyptifolia C QAI I
plants land plants Aizoaceae Carpobrotus glaucescens pigface C QA
plants land plants Anacardiaceae Pleiogynium timorense Burdekin plum C QAI
plants land plants Annonaceae Huberantha nitidissima C QAI
plants land plants Apiaceae Centella asiatica C QAI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Alstonia constricta bitterbark C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Alyxia ruscifolia C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Alyxia spicata C QAI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Cynanchum viminale C QI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Cynanchum viminale subsp. brunonianum C QAI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Hoya australis C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Leichhardtia viridiflora C Q
plants land plants Apocynaceae Secamone elliptica C QAI
plants land plants Araliaceae Polyscias elegans celery wood C QAI
plants land plants Arecaceae Livistona decora SL QI
plants land plants Asteraceae Brachyscome basaltica C Q
plants land plants Asteraceae Coronidium rupicola C Q
plants land plants Asteraceae Emilia sonchifolia IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Helianthus argophyllus IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Helichrysum U
plants land plants Asteraceae Podolepis longipedata tall copper-wire daisy C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Tridax procumbens tridax daisy IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Xerochrysum bracteatum golden everlasting daisy C QAI
plants land plants Blechnaceae Telmatoblechnum indicum SL QAI
plants land plants Cactaceae Opuntia stricta IU
plants land plants Casuarinaceae Casuarina equisetifolia C QAI
plants land plants Casuarinaceae Casuarina equisetifolia subsp. incana C QAI
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Salicornia quinqueflora subsp. quinqueflora C QAI
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Tecticornia indica C QAI I
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Tecticornia pergranulata subsp. queenslandica C Q I
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis goatsfoot C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Carex pumila strand sedge C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus U
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus brevifolius Mullumbimby couch IU
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus enervis C QA I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus pedunculatus C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus polystachyos C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus polystachyos var. polystachyos C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus sphaeroideus C QA
plants land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis dulcis C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis geniculata C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Fimbristylis ferruginea C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Fuirena umbellata C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani C QAI I
plants land plants Dilleniaceae Hibbertia linearis C QA
plants land plants Dilleniaceae Hibbertia scandens C QAI
plants land plants Dilleniaceae Hibbertia stricta C QA
plants land plants Ebenaceae Diospyros fasciculosa grey ebony C QAI
plants land plants Ebenaceae Diospyros geminata scaly ebony C QI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Excoecaria agallocha milky mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Mallotus discolor white kamala C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Mallotus philippensis red kamala C QAI
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Brunonia australis blue pincushion SL QA
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Scaevola calendulacea dune fan flower C QA
plants land plants Hemerocallidaceae Dianella U
plants land plants Hemerocallidaceae Dianella brevipedunculata C Q
plants land plants Hemerocallidaceae Dianella congesta C QA
plants land plants Juncaceae Juncus kraussii sea rush C QA I
plants land plants Lamiaceae Clerodendrum U
plants land plants Lamiaceae Clerodendrum floribundum C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Clerodendrum tomentosum C QAI
plants land plants Lauraceae Cassytha U
plants land plants Lauraceae Cassytha filiformis dodder laurel C QAI
plants land plants Lauraceae Cassytha pubescens downy devil's twine C QA
plants land plants Lauraceae Cryptocarya triplinervis C QI
plants land plants Laxmanniaceae Eustrephus latifolius wombat berry C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia U
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia aulacocarpa C Q
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia cowleana C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia disparrima subsp. disparrima C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia flavescens toothed wattle C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia julifera C Q
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia leptocarpa north coast wattle C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia salicina doolan C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Crotalaria U
plants land plants Leguminosae Desmodium U
plants land plants Leguminosae Glycine tomentella woolly glycine C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Jacksonia scoparia C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Tephrosia filipes subsp. filipes C QAI
plants land plants Lygodiaceae Lygodium microphyllum snake fern C QAI I
plants land plants Malvaceae Hibiscus diversifolius swamp hibiscus C QI
plants land plants Malvaceae Sida rhombifolia IU
plants land plants Melastomataceae Melastoma malabathricum subsp. malabathricum C QAI I
plants land plants Meliaceae Turraea pubescens native honeysuckle C QAI
plants land plants Menispermaceae Stephania japonica C QAI
plants land plants Menispermaceae Stephania japonica var. discolor C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus U
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus obliqua C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus opposita C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus rubiginosa forma rubiginosa C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus virens C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus virens var. virens C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Trophis scandens subsp. scandens C QAI
plants land plants Myrsinaceae Myrsine variabilis C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Corymbia clarksoniana C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Corymbia intermedia pink bloodwood C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Corymbia tessellaris Moreton Bay ash C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus drepanophylla C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus tereticornis C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Leptospermum U
plants land plants Myrtaceae Leptospermum neglectum C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Lithomyrtus obtusa C QI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Lophostemon suaveolens swamp box C QAI I
plants land plants Myrtaceae Melaleuca dealbata swamp tea-tree C QAI I
plants land plants Myrtaceae Melaleuca leucadendra broad-leaved tea-tree C QAI I
plants land plants Myrtaceae Melaleuca quinquenervia swamp paperbark C QAI I
plants land plants Oleaceae Jasminum U
plants land plants Oleaceae Jasminum didymum C QAI
plants land plants Oleaceae Jasminum didymum subsp. didymum C QAI
plants land plants Oleaceae Jasminum simplicifolium C QI
plants land plants Oleaceae Jasminum simplicifolium subsp. australiense C QAI
plants land plants Onagraceae Ludwigia octovalvis willow primrose C QAI I
plants land plants Orchidaceae Dendrobium discolor SL QI
plants land plants Orthotrichaceae Macromitrium aurescens C QI
plants land plants Pandanaceae Pandanus U
plants land plants Pandanaceae Pandanus tectorius C QAI
plants land plants Passifloraceae Passiflora foetida IU
plants land plants Passifloraceae Passiflora suberosa corky passion flower IU
plants land plants Philydraceae Philydrum lanuginosum frogsmouth C QAI I
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Breynia oblongifolia C QAI
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Bridelia leichhardtii C Q
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Glochidion ferdinandi C Q
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Glochidion lobocarpum C QI
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Glochidion sumatranum umbrella cheese tree C QAI
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Phyllanthus virgatus C QAI
plants land plants Picrodendraceae Petalostigma pubescens quinine tree C QAI
plants land plants Piperaceae Peperomia U
plants land plants Piperaceae Peperomia leptostachya C QAI
plants land plants Pittosporaceae Pittosporum ferrugineum C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Ancistrachne uncinulata hooky grass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Aristida calycina C Q
plants land plants Poaceae Bothriochloa bladhii subsp. bladhii C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Bothriochloa decipiens var. decipiens C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Chloris inflata purpletop chloris IU
plants land plants Poaceae Cymbopogon bombycinus silky oilgrass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Digitaria parviflora C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Echinochloa U
plants land plants Poaceae Echinochloa crus-galli barnyard grass IU I
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis interrupta C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Eriachne pallescens C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Eriachne pallescens var. gracilis C Q
plants land plants Poaceae Heteropogon contortus black speargrass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Imperata cylindrica blady grass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Ischaemum australe C QI
plants land plants Poaceae Ischaemum fragile C QAI I
plants land plants Poaceae Ischaemum triticeum C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Melinis repens red natal grass IU
plants land plants Poaceae Paspalum scrobiculatum ditch millet C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Phragmites australis common reed C QAI I
plants land plants Poaceae Setaria surgens C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Spinifex sericeus beach spinifex C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus virginicus sand couch C QAI I
plants land plants Poaceae Themeda triandra kangaroo grass C QAI
plants land plants Polygonaceae Persicaria decipiens slender knotweed C QAI I
plants land plants Polypodiaceae Drynaria rigidula SL QAI
plants land plants Polypodiaceae Microsorum punctatum SL QI
plants land plants Potamogetonaceae Potamogeton U
plants land plants Proteaceae Banksia integrifolia C QA
plants land plants Proteaceae Grevillea banksii C QAI
plants land plants Psilotaceae Psilotum nudum skeleton fork fern SL QAI
plants land plants Pteridaceae Acrostichum speciosum mangrove fern SL QAI I
plants land plants Pteridaceae Ceratopteris thalictroides SL QAI I
plants land plants Putranjivaceae Drypetes deplanchei grey boxwood C QAI
plants land plants Rhamnaceae Alphitonia excelsa soap tree C QAI
plants land plants Rhizophoraceae Rhizophora stylosa spotted mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Rubiaceae Aidia racemosa C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Coelospermum reticulatum C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Cyclophyllum coprosmoides C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Cyclophyllum coprosmoides var. coprosmoides C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Pavetta australiensis C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Pavetta australiensis var. australiensis C QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Psychotria daphnoides C QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Psydrax U
plants land plants Rutaceae Acronychia U
plants land plants Rutaceae Acronychia imperforata beach acronychia C QA
plants land plants Rutaceae Acronychia laevis glossy acronychia C QAI
plants land plants Rutaceae Geijera salicifolia brush wilga C QAI
plants land plants Santalaceae Exocarpos latifolius C QAI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Alectryon connatus grey birds-eye C QI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Alectryon tomentosus C QA
plants land plants Sapindaceae Arytera divaricata coogera C QAI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Cupaniopsis anacardioides tuckeroo C QAI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Cupaniopsis wadsworthii C Q
plants land plants Sapindaceae Dodonaea U
plants land plants Sapindaceae Dodonaea viscosa C QAI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Dodonaea viscosa subsp. burmanniana C QAI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Jagera pseudorhus C Q
plants land plants Sapotaceae Sersalisia sericea C QA
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Myoporum acuminatum coastal boobialla C QAI
plants land plants Sematophyllaceae Sematophyllum subhumile var. subhumile C QA
plants land plants Solanaceae Solanum insanum IU
plants land plants Solanaceae Solanum seaforthianum Brazilian nightshade IU
plants land plants Sparrmanniaceae Triumfetta rhomboidea chinese burr IU
plants land plants Thelypteridaceae Christella arida SL QAI
plants land plants Thelypteridaceae Cyclosorus interruptus SL QAI I
plants land plants Ulmaceae Celtis paniculata native celtis C QAI
plants land plants Verbenaceae Lantana camara lantana IU
plants land plants Vitaceae Tetrastigma nitens shining grape C QA

Note: Wildlife statistics are based on information that has been submitted to the DES WildNet database and converted to a 10km² grid. The grid information has been intersected with the mapping polygons to determine the species lists. Click here to view the species grid metadata.

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Rare or threatened includes species listed as extinct, extinct in the wild, critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable or conservation dependent under either the Nature Conservation Act or Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act

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Legend

Nature Conservation Act
NCA - Status under the Nature Conservation Act 1992
EX : Extinct
PE : Extinct in the wild
CR : Critically endangered
E : Endangered
V : Vulnerable
NT : Near threatened
C : Least concern
SL : Special least concern
I : International
P : Prohibited
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act
EPBC - Status under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
EX : Extinct
XW : Extinct in the wild
CE : Critically endangered
E : Endangered
V : Vulnerable
CD : Conservation dependent
End. - Endemicity
Q : Queensland endemic - naturally occurs in Queensland
QA : Intranational - naturally occurs in Queensland and interstate
QAI : Not endemic to Australia - naturally occurs in Queensland, interstate and overseas
QI : Regional endemic - naturally occurs in Queensland and overseas
VA : Vagrant (Intranational) - normally occurs interstate
VI : Vagrant (International) - normally occurs overseas
VU : Vagrant (Unknown)
IA : Introduced (Intranational) - naturalised from interstate
II : Introduced (International) - naturalised from overseas
IU : Introduced - unknown origin
U : Unknown endemicity - native
Wetland Status
I : Wetland indicator species


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Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2013) Wildlife of Cape Capricorn Conservation Park, WetlandInfo website, accessed 30 September 2022. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=conservation-park-cape-capricorn

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