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Wildlife of Buffalo Lake Aggregation DIWA nationally important wetland

Total number of species: 40

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals birds Glareolidae Stiltia isabella Australian pratincole C QA
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris ferruginea curlew sandpiper CR CE QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris subminuta long-toed stint SL VU I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa nebularia common greenshank SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa stagnatilis marsh sandpiper SL QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius ruficapillus red-capped plover C QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus miles masked lapwing C QAI
animals birds Recurvirostridae Himantopus leucocephalus pied stilt C QAI I
animals birds Recurvirostridae Recurvirostra novaehollandiae red-necked avocet C QA I
animals birds Anatidae Anas gracilis grey teal C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Aythya australis hardhead C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Dendrocygna arcuata wandering whistling-duck C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Dendrocygna eytoni plumed whistling-duck C QA
animals birds Anatidae Malacorhynchus membranaceus pink-eared duck C QA I
animals birds Anatidae Spatula querquedula garganey SL VI
plants land plants Aizoaceae Trianthema compacta C QA
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Achyranthes aspera C QAI
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Ptilotus fusiformis C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Pterocaulon serrulatum var. velutinum C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Sclerolaena glabra C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Tecticornia indica subsp. leiostachya C QA I
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Cressa australis C QAI
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea eriocarpa C QAI
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Polymeria lanata C QA
plants land plants Cucurbitaceae Cucumis melo C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Fimbristylis schultzii C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Aeschynomene indica budda pea C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Crotalaria montana var. exserta C Q
plants land plants Leguminosae Cullen plumosum C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Senna planitiicola C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Vachellia nilotica prickly acacia IU
plants land plants Malvaceae Abutilon fraseri dwarf lantern flower C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus pruinosa subsp. pruinosa C QA
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Flueggea virosa subsp. melanthesoides C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Aristida latifolia feathertop wiregrass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Ectrosia scabrida C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis tenellula delicate lovegrass C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Spermacoce brachystema C QA
plants land plants Sparrmanniaceae Grewia savannicola C QAI
plants land plants Violaceae Pigea stellarioides C QAI

Note: Wildlife statistics are based on information that has been submitted to the DESI 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, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2013) Wildlife of Buffalo Lake Aggregation DIWA nationally important wetland, WetlandInfo website, accessed 25 April 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=diwa-wetland-buffalo-lake-aggregation

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