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Wildlife of Birdsville - Durrie Waterholes Aggregation DIWA nationally important wetland

Total number of species: 273

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End.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 Equidae Equus caballus horse II
animals mammals Leporidae Oryctolagus cuniculus rabbit II
animals mammals Felidae Felis catus cat II
animals mammals Canidae Canis familiaris (dingo) dingo QA
animals mammals Canidae Vulpes vulpes red fox II
animals mammals Muridae Hydromys chrysogaster water rat C QAI I
animals mammals Muridae Leggadina forresti Forrest's mouse C QA
animals mammals Muridae Mus musculus house mouse II
animals mammals Muridae Notomys cervinus fawn hopping-mouse C QA
animals mammals Muridae Notomys fuscus dusky hopping-mouse E V QA
animals mammals Muridae Pseudomys hermannsburgensis sandy inland mouse C QA
animals mammals Muridae Rattus villosissimus long-haired rat C QA
animals mammals Macropodidae Osphranter rufus red kangaroo C QA
animals mammals Thylacomyidae Macrotis lagotis greater bilby E V QA
animals mammals Dasyuridae Planigale gilesi Giles' planigale C QA
animals mammals Dasyuridae Planigale tenuirostris narrow-nosed planigale C QA
animals mammals Dasyuridae Sminthopsis crassicaudata fat-tailed dunnart C QA
animals mammals Dasyuridae Sminthopsis macroura stripe-faced dunnart C QA
animals birds Motacillidae Anthus novaeseelandiae Australasian pipit C QAI
animals birds Passeridae Passer domesticus house sparrow II
animals birds Estrildidae Taeniopygia guttata zebra finch C QA
animals birds Nectariniidae Dicaeum hirundinaceum mistletoebird C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Cheramoeca leucosterna white-backed swallow C QA
animals birds Hirundinidae Hirundo neoxena welcome swallow C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Petrochelidon ariel fairy martin C QA
animals birds Hirundinidae Petrochelidon nigricans tree martin C QAI
animals birds Megaluridae Cincloramphus cruralis brown songlark C QA
animals birds Megaluridae Cincloramphus mathewsi rufous songlark C QA
animals birds Megaluridae Megalurus gramineus little grassbird C QAI
animals birds Acrocephalidae Acrocephalus australis Australian reed-warbler C QAI
animals birds Alaudidae Mirafra javanica Horsfield's bushlark C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Petroica goodenovii red-capped robin C QA
animals birds Monarchidae Grallina cyanoleuca magpie-lark C QAI
animals birds Corvidae Corvus bennetti little crow C QA
animals birds Corvidae Corvus coronoides Australian raven C QA
animals birds Corvidae Corvus sp. C U
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura albiscapa grey fantail C QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura leucophrys willie wagtail C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Artamus cinereus black-faced woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Artamus leucorynchus white-breasted woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Artamus personatus masked woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Artamus superciliosus white-browed woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Gymnorhina tibicen Australian magpie C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Colluricincla harmonica grey shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Oreoica gutturalis crested bellbird C QA
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala rufiventris rufous whistler C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae black-faced cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Lalage tricolor white-winged triller C QAI
animals birds Psophodidae Cinclosoma cinnamomeum cinnamon quail-thrush C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Acanthagenys rufogularis spiny-cheeked honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Ashbyia lovensis gibberbird C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Certhionyx variegatus pied honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Epthianura aurifrons orange chat C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Epthianura crocea crocea yellow chat (gulf) V QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Epthianura tricolor crimson chat C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Gavicalis virescens singing honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Manorina flavigula yellow-throated miner C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Ptilotula penicillata white-plumed honeyeater C QA
animals birds Pardalotidae Pardalotus rubricatus red-browed pardalote C QA
animals birds Pardalotidae Pardalotus striatus striated pardalote C QA
animals birds Maluridae Amytornis barbatus grey grasswren NT QA
animals birds Maluridae Malurus lamberti sensu lato variegated fairy-wren Superseded C QA
animals birds Maluridae Malurus leucopterus white-winged fairy-wren C QA
animals birds Ptilonorhynchidae Ptilonorhynchus maculatus spotted bowerbird C QA
animals birds Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus pyrrhopygius red-backed kingfisher C QA
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus sanctus sacred kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Tytonidae Tyto delicatula eastern barn owl C QAI
animals birds Strigidae Ninox boobook southern boobook C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Cacomantis pallidus pallid cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Chalcites basalis Horsfield's bronze-cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Aprosmictus erythropterus red-winged parrot C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Melopsittacus undulatus budgerigar C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Cacatua sanguinea little corella C QAI
animals birds Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus banksii red-tailed black-cockatoo C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Eolophus roseicapilla galah C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Nymphicus hollandicus cockatiel C QA
animals birds Laridae Chlidonias hybrida whiskered tern C QAI I
animals birds Laridae Chlidonias leucopterus white-winged black tern SL QAI I
animals birds Laridae Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae silver gull C QAI
animals birds Laridae Gelochelidon nilotica gull-billed tern SL QAI
animals birds Glareolidae Stiltia isabella Australian pratincole C QA
animals birds Turnicidae Turnix pyrrhothorax red-chested button-quail C QA
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris acuminata sharp-tailed sandpiper SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Numenius minutus little curlew SL QAI
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa nebularia common greenshank SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa stagnatilis marsh sandpiper SL QAI I
animals birds Rostratulidae Rostratula australis Australian painted snipe E E QA I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius australis inland dotterel C QA
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius ruficapillus red-capped plover C QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Elseyornis melanops black-fronted dotterel C QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Erythrogonys cinctus red-kneed dotterel C QA I
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus miles masked lapwing C QAI
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus miles novaehollandiae masked lapwing (southern subspecies) C QAI
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus tricolor banded lapwing C QA
animals birds Recurvirostridae Himantopus himantopus black-winged stilt C QAI I
animals birds Recurvirostridae Recurvirostra novaehollandiae red-necked avocet C QA I
animals birds Otididae Ardeotis australis Australian bustard C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Fulica atra Eurasian coot C QAI I
animals birds Rallidae Gallinula tenebrosa dusky moorhen C QAI I
animals birds Rallidae Tribonyx ventralis black-tailed native-hen C QA
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 hypoleucos grey falcon V V QA
animals birds Accipitridae Accipiter fasciatus brown goshawk C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Aquila audax wedge-tailed eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Circus approximans swamp harrier C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Circus assimilis spotted harrier C QA
animals birds Accipitridae Elanus scriptus letter-winged kite C QA
animals birds Accipitridae Haliastur sphenurus whistling kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Hieraaetus morphnoides little eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Milvus migrans black kite C 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 Plegadis falcinellus glossy ibis SL QAI
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 Egretta garzetta little egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta novaehollandiae white-faced heron C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Nycticorax caledonicus nankeen night-heron C QAI I
animals birds Pelecanidae Pelecanus conspicillatus Australian pelican C QAI I
animals birds Phalacrocoracidae Microcarbo melanoleucos little pied cormorant C QAI I
animals birds Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax carbo great cormorant C QAI I
animals birds Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax sulcirostris little black cormorant C QA I
animals birds Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax varius pied cormorant C QAI I
animals birds Anhingidae Anhinga novaehollandiae Australasian darter C QAI I
animals birds Eurostopodidae Eurostopodus argus spotted nightjar C QA
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia cuneata diamond dove C QA
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia striata peaceful dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ocyphaps lophotes crested pigeon C QA
animals birds Columbidae Phaps histrionica flock bronzewing C QA
animals birds Podicipedidae Poliocephalus poliocephalus hoary-headed grebe C QA I
animals birds Podicipedidae Tachybaptus novaehollandiae Australasian grebe C QAI I
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 Aythya australis hardhead C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Biziura lobata musk duck C QA I
animals birds Anatidae Chenonetta jubata Australian wood duck C QA
animals birds Anatidae Cygnus atratus black swan C QA I
animals birds Anatidae Dendrocygna eytoni plumed whistling-duck C QA
animals birds Anatidae Malacorhynchus membranaceus pink-eared duck C QA I
animals birds Phasianidae Coturnix pectoralis stubble quail C QA
animals birds Casuariidae Dromaius novaehollandiae emu C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Acanthophis pyrrhus desert death adder C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Demansia rimicola soil-crack whipsnake C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Oxyuranus microlepidotus western taipan C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Pseudechis australis king brown snake C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Pseudonaja textilis eastern brown snake C QAI
animals reptiles Elapidae Suta suta myall snake C QA
animals reptiles Boidae Antaresia stimsoni Stimson's python C QA
animals reptiles Boidae Aspidites ramsayi woma NT QA
animals reptiles Boidae Morelia spilota carpet python C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Cryptoblepharus pannosus ragged snake-eyed skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus astarte stony downs ctenotus C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus inornatus bar-shouldered ctenotus C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus regius pale-rumped ctenotus C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus taeniatus ribbon ctenotus C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Eremiascincus richardsonii broad-banded sand swimmer C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Menetia greyii common dwarf skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Morethia boulengeri south-eastern morethia skink C QA
animals reptiles Varanidae Varanus gouldii sand monitor C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Ctenophorus nuchalis central netted dragon C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Ctenophorus pictus painted dragon C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Diporiphora winneckei canegrass dragon C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Lophognathus gilberti sensu lato Gilbert's dragon Superseded C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Pogona vitticeps central bearded dragon C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Tympanocryptis intima gibber earless dragon C QA
animals reptiles Carphodactylidae Nephrurus levis three-lined knob-tail C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Lucasium byrnei Byrne's gecko C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Lucasium damaeum beaded gecko C QA
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Gehyra versicolor C QA
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Heteronotia binoei Bynoe's gecko C QA
animals amphibians Myobatrachidae Crinia deserticola chirping froglet C QA I
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Limnodynastes fletcheri barking frog C QA
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Neobatrachus sudellae meeowing frog C QA I
animals insects Libellulidae Diplacodes bipunctata wandering percher QAI I
animals branchiopods Triopsidae Triops australiensis shield shrimp QA
plants land plants Acanthaceae Rostellularia adscendens var. pogonanthera C QA
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Alternanthera nodiflora joyweed C QA
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Amaranthus centralis C Q
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Ptilotus murrayi C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Cynanchum floribundum C QA
plants land plants Asphodelaceae Bulbine alata native leek C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Brachyscome ciliaris C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Calotis plumulifera C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Centipeda crateriformis subsp. crateriformis C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Ethuliopsis cunninghamii C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Leptorhynchos baileyi C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Minuria denticulata C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Minuria rigida C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Pycnosorus melleus C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Rhodanthe moschata C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Rutidosis helichrysoides subsp. acutiglumis C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Rutidosis helichrysoides subsp. helichrysoides C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Senecio gregorii C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Streptoglossa adscendens desert daisy C QA
plants land plants Boraginaceae Heliotropium conocarpum C QA
plants land plants Brassicaceae Lepidium muelleri-ferdinandi C QA
plants land plants Brassicaceae Lepidium phlebopetalum veined peppercress C QA
plants land plants Caesalpiniaceae Senna artemisioides subsp. petiolaris C QA
plants land plants Caesalpiniaceae Senna artemisioides subsp. quadrifolia C QA
plants land plants Caesalpiniaceae Senna phyllodinea C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Atriplex fissivalvis C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Atriplex spongiosa C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Maireana aphylla cotton bush C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Maireana microcarpa C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Osteocarpum dipterocarpum C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Osteocarpum pentapterum C Q
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Sclerolaena brachyptera C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Sclerolaena lanicuspis C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Sclerolaena muricata var. muricata C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Sclerolaena parallelicuspis C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Sclerolaena walkeri C V Q
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Tecticornia U
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Tecticornia pergranulata C QA I
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Tecticornia tenuis C QA
plants land plants Cleomaceae Cleome viscosa tick-weed Superseded XU
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Convolvulus clementii C QA
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Cressa australis C QAI
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea muelleri poison morning-glory C QA
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus bifax western nutgrass C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus victoriensis C QA
plants land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis pallens pale spikerush C QA I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis plana ribbed spikerush C QA I
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia parvicaruncula rough-seeded spurge C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia wheeleri C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Crotalaria cunninghamii C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Glycine canescens silky glycine C QAI
plants land plants Fabaceae Indigofera linnaei Birdsville indigo C QAI
plants land plants Fabaceae Lotus cruentus red-flowered lotus C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Swainsona campylantha C QA
plants land plants Frankeniaceae Frankenia gracilis C QA
plants land plants Geraniaceae Erodium aureum C QA
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Goodenia fascicularis C QA
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Goodenia glauca C QA
plants land plants Haloragaceae Haloragis aspera raspweed C QA
plants land plants Lamiaceae Teucrium racemosum C QA
plants land plants Lythraceae Ammannia multiflora jerry-jerry C QAI
plants land plants Lythraceae Lythrum wilsonii C QA
plants land plants Malvaceae Abutilon fraseri subsp. fraseri C QA
plants land plants Malvaceae Abutilon leucopetalum C QA
plants land plants Marsileaceae Marsilea drummondii common nardoo C QAI I
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia cambagei gidgee C QA
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia dictyophleba C QA
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia ligulata C QA
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia stenophylla belalie C QA I
plants land plants Mimosaceae Neptunia dimorphantha C QA
plants land plants Plantaginaceae Stemodia florulenta C QA
plants land plants Plantaginaceae Stemodia glabella C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Aristida contorta bunched kerosene grass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Aristida latifolia feathertop wiregrass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Chrysopogon fallax C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Diplachne fusca C Q I
plants land plants Poaceae Diplachne fusca var. fusca C QAI I
plants land plants Poaceae Echinochloa turneriana channel millet C QA I
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis basedowii C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis tenellula delicate lovegrass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Oxychloris scariosa winged chloris C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus mitchellii rat's tail couch C QA
plants land plants Polygonaceae Duma florulenta C QA I
plants land plants Polygonaceae Polygonum plebeium small knotweed C QAI
plants land plants Portulacaceae Calandrinia ptychosperma C QA
plants land plants Proteaceae Hakea leucoptera C QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Dentella pulvinata C QA
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Eremophila longifolia berrigan C QA
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Eremophila macdonnellii C QA
plants land plants Solanaceae Solanum oligacanthum 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


This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2013) Wildlife of Birdsville - Durrie Waterholes Aggregation DIWA nationally important wetland, WetlandInfo website, accessed 24 September 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=diwa-wetland-birdsville-durrie-waterholes-aggregation

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