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Wildlife of Bowen River: Birralee - Pelican Creek DIWA nationally important wetland

Total number of species: 144

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Leporidae Lepus europaeus European brown hare II
animals mammals Leporidae Oryctolagus cuniculus rabbit II
animals mammals Muridae Mus musculus house mouse II
animals mammals Muridae Rattus tunneyi pale field-rat C QA
animals mammals Vespertilionidae Chalinolobus gouldii Gould's wattled bat C QA
animals mammals Molossidae Mormopterus sp. C QAI
animals mammals Macropodidae Macropus sp. C QA
animals mammals Macropodidae Notamacropus agilis agile wallaby C QAI
animals mammals Macropodidae Notamacropus parryi whiptail wallaby C QA
animals mammals Macropodidae Osphranter robustus common wallaroo C QA
animals mammals Macropodidae Petrogale assimilis allied rock-wallaby C Q
animals mammals Macropodidae Petrogale inornata unadorned rock-wallaby C Q
animals mammals Potoroidae Aepyprymnus rufescens rufous bettong C QA
animals mammals Dasyuridae Planigale ingrami long-tailed planigale C QA
animals mammals Dasyuridae Sminthopsis macroura stripe-faced dunnart 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 Dicaeum hirundinaceum mistletoebird C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Hirundo neoxena welcome swallow C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Petrochelidon ariel fairy martin C QA
animals birds Corcoracidae Struthidea cinerea apostlebird C QA
animals birds Monarchidae Grallina cyanoleuca magpie-lark C QAI
animals birds Corvidae Corvus coronoides Australian raven C QA
animals birds Corvidae Corvus orru Torresian crow C QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura albiscapa grey fantail C QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura leucophrys willie wagtail 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 Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae black-faced cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina papuensis white-bellied cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Lichmera indistincta brown honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Manorina flavigula yellow-throated miner C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Manorina melanocephala noisy miner C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Melithreptus albogularis white-throated honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Stomiopera flava yellow honeyeater C Q
animals birds Pardalotidae Pardalotus striatus striated pardalote C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Smicrornis brevirostris weebill C QA
animals birds Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus sanctus sacred kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Aprosmictus erythropterus red-winged parrot C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Platycercus adscitus pale-headed rosella C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Trichoglossus haematodus moluccanus rainbow lorikeet C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Cacatua galerita sulphur-crested cockatoo C QAI
animals birds Cacatuidae Eolophus roseicapilla galah C QA
animals birds Charadriidae Elseyornis melanops black-fronted dotterel C QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus miles masked lapwing C QAI
animals birds Gruidae Antigone rubicunda brolga C QAI I
animals birds Falconidae Falco cenchroides nankeen kestrel C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Accipiter cirrocephalus collared sparrowhawk C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Aquila audax wedge-tailed eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliaeetus leucogaster white-bellied sea-eagle C QAI
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 regia royal spoonbill C QAI I
animals birds Threskiornithidae Plegadis falcinellus glossy ibis SL QAI
animals birds Threskiornithidae Threskiornis spinicollis straw-necked ibis C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Ardea pacifica white-necked heron C QA I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta novaehollandiae white-faced heron C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia striata peaceful dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ocyphaps lophotes crested pigeon C QA
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 reptiles Elapidae Acanthophis antarcticus common death adder V QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Cryptophis boschmai Carpentaria whip snake C Q
animals reptiles Elapidae Cryptophis nigrostriatus black-striped snake C QI
animals reptiles Elapidae Pseudonaja textilis eastern brown snake C QAI
animals reptiles Elapidae Suta suta myall snake C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Vermicella annulata bandy-bandy C QA
animals reptiles Colubridae Boiga irregularis brown tree snake C QAI
animals reptiles Boidae Aspidites melanocephalus black-headed python C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Carlia munda shaded-litter rainbow-skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Cryptoblepharus pannosus ragged snake-eyed skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Cryptoblepharus plagiocephalus sensu lato Superseded C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Cryptoblepharus pulcher pulcher elegant snake-eyed skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus taeniolatus copper-tailed skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Menetia greyii common dwarf skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Morethia taeniopleura fire-tailed skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Proablepharus tenuis northern soil-crevice skink C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Diporiphora australis tommy roundhead C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Pogona barbata bearded dragon C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Amalosia rhombifer zig-zag gecko C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Diplodactylus platyurus eastern fat-tailed gecko C Q
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Lucasium steindachneri Steindachner's gecko C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Nebulifera robusta robust velvet gecko C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Oedura castelnaui northern velvet gecko C Q
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Gehyra dubia dubious dtella C QA
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Gehyra versicolor C QA
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Heteronotia binoei Bynoe's gecko C QA
animals amphibians Bufonidae Rhinella marina cane toad II
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria caerulea common green treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria inermis bumpy rocketfrog C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria rubella ruddy treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Limnodynastes tasmaniensis spotted grassfrog C QA I
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Platyplectrum ornatum ornate burrowing frog C QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Plotosidae Neosilurus ater black catfish QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Plotosidae Neosilurus hyrtlii Hyrtl's catfish QA I
plants land plants Aizoaceae Zaleya galericulata C QA
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Alternanthera ficoidea IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Parthenium hysterophorus parthenium weed IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Xanthium occidentale IU
plants land plants Boraginaceae Ehretia grahamii C Q
plants land plants Boraginaceae Trichodesma zeylanicum var. latisepaleum C QA
plants land plants Caesalpiniaceae Lysiphyllum binatum C QAI
plants land plants Cleomaceae Cleome viscosa tick-weed C QAI
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea abrupta C QA
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea argillicola C QA
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus rotundus nutgrass IU
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus victoriensis C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Croton phebalioides narrow-leaved croton C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia hirta IU
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Ricinocarpos ledifolius scrub wedding bush C Q
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Ricinus communis castor oil bush IU
plants land plants Fabaceae Cajanus reticulatus var. reticulatus C QAI
plants land plants Fabaceae Flemingia parviflora flemingia C QAI
plants land plants Fabaceae Indigofera linifolia C QAI
plants land plants Fabaceae Tephrosia astragaloides var. (Belyando Crossing E.J.Thompson+ 139) C Q
plants land plants Haloragaceae Myriophyllum aquaticum Brazilian water milfoil IU I
plants land plants Lamiaceae Clerodendrum tomentosum C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Leucas lavandulifolia IU
plants land plants Lauraceae Cassytha U
plants land plants Loranthaceae Amyema miquelii C QA
plants land plants Loranthaceae Dendrophthoe glabrescens C QAI
plants land plants Malvaceae Abutilon auritum Chinese lantern C QI
plants land plants Molluginaceae Glinus lotoides hairy carpet weed C QAI
plants land plants Molluginaceae Mollugo verticillata IU
plants land plants Nyctaginaceae Boerhavia dominii C QAI
plants land plants Papaveraceae Argemone ochroleuca subsp. ochroleuca Mexican poppy IU
plants land plants Plantaginaceae Mecardonia procumbens IU
plants land plants Poaceae Bothriochloa pertusa IU
plants land plants Poaceae Cenchrus setigerus IU
plants land plants Poaceae Dinebra decipiens var. asthenes C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Iseilema vaginiflorum red flinders grass C QA
plants land plants Portulacaceae Portulaca pilosa IU
plants land plants Rubiaceae Psydrax odorata subsp. australiana C Q
plants land plants Solanaceae Datura inoxia IU
plants land plants Solanaceae Physalis lanceifolia IU
plants land plants Sparrmanniaceae Grewia asiatica IU
plants land plants Ulmaceae Trema tomentosa C QAI

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.

Information from WildNet can also be accessed via Wildlife Online and WetlandMaps.

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 Bowen River: Birralee - Pelican Creek DIWA nationally important wetland, WetlandInfo website, accessed 11 May 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=diwa-wetland-bowen-river-birralee-pelican-creek

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