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Wildlife of Cooper Creek Swamps - Nappa Merrie DIWA nationally important wetland

Total number of species: 213

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Suidae Sus scrofa pig 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 Mus musculus house mouse II
animals mammals Muridae Notomys alexis spinifex hopping-mouse C QA
animals mammals Muridae Pseudomys desertor desert mouse C QA
animals mammals Muridae Pseudomys hermannsburgensis sandy inland mouse C QA
animals mammals Muridae Rattus villosissimus long-haired rat C QA
animals mammals Molossidae Austronomus australis white-striped freetail bat C QA
animals mammals Macropodidae Osphranter rufus red kangaroo C QA
animals mammals Dasyuridae Ningaui ridei wongai ningaui 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 Estrildidae Taeniopygia guttata zebra finch C QA
animals birds Nectariniidae Dicaeum hirundinaceum mistletoebird 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 Microeca fascinans jacky winter C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Petroica goodenovii red-capped robin C QA
animals birds Monarchidae Grallina cyanoleuca magpie-lark C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra inquieta restless flycatcher C QA
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 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 Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae black-faced cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Lalage tricolor white-winged triller C QAI
animals birds Psophodidae Psophodes cristatus chirruping wedgebill C QA
animals birds Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus ruficeps chestnut-crowned babbler C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Acanthagenys rufogularis spiny-cheeked honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Ashbyia lovensis gibberbird C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Epthianura aurifrons orange chat C 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 Meliphagidae Sugomel niger black honeyeater C QA
animals birds Pardalotidae Pardalotus rubricatus red-browed 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 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 Cuculidae Chalcites basalis Horsfield's bronze-cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Scythrops novaehollandiae channel-billed cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Melopsittacus undulatus budgerigar C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Northiella haematogaster blue bonnet C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Psephotus haematonotus red-rumped parrot C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Psephotus varius mulga parrot C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Cacatua sanguinea little corella C QAI
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 Hydroprogne caspia Caspian tern SL QAI I
animals birds Glareolidae Stiltia isabella Australian pratincole C QA
animals birds Turnicidae Turnix velox little button-quail C QA
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius australis inland dotterel C QA
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 Burhinidae Burhinus grallarius bush stone-curlew C QAI
animals birds Otididae Ardeotis australis Australian bustard C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Fulica atra Eurasian coot C QAI I
animals birds Rallidae Porphyrio melanotus purple swamphen C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Porzana fluminea Australian spotted crake C QA 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 Falconidae Falco longipennis Australian hobby C QAI
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 Haliastur sphenurus whistling kite 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 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 Apodidae Apus pacificus fork-tailed swift SL QAI
animals birds Eurostopodidae Eurostopodus argus spotted nightjar C QA
animals birds Podargidae Podargus strigoides tawny frogmouth 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 chalcoptera common bronzewing C QA
animals birds Podicipedidae Tachybaptus novaehollandiae Australasian grebe C QAI 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 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 reptiles Elapidae Demansia rimicola soil-crack whipsnake C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Pseudechis australis king brown snake C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Pseudonaja mengdeni Mengden's brown snake C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Pseudonaja modesta ringed 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 Typhlopidae Anilios sp. C QAI
animals reptiles Scincidae Cryptoblepharus australis inland snake-eyed skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus inornatus bar-shouldered ctenotus C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus leonhardii Leonhardi's ctenotus C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus pantherinus leopard ctenotus C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus regius pale-rumped ctenotus C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus schomburgkii Schomburgk's ctenotus C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus sp. C QAI
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus strauchii eastern barred wedgesnout ctenotus C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Eremiascincus phantasmus ghost skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Eremiascincus richardsonii broad-banded sand swimmer C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Lerista labialis southern sandslider C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Menetia greyii common dwarf skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Morethia adelaidensis saltbush morethia skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Morethia boulengeri south-eastern morethia skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Tiliqua multifasciata Centralian blue-tongued lizard C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Tiliqua scincoides eastern blue-tongued lizard C QA
animals reptiles Varanidae Varanus gouldii sand monitor C QA
animals reptiles Varanidae Varanus tristis black-tailed monitor C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Ctenophorus isolepis military dragon 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 tetraporophora Eyrean earless dragon C QA
animals reptiles Pygopodidae Delma butleri unbanded delma C QA
animals reptiles Pygopodidae Lialis burtonis Burton's legless lizard C QAI
animals reptiles Carphodactylidae Nephrurus levis three-lined knob-tail C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Diplodactylus ameyi eastern deserts fat-tailed gecko C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Diplodactylus tessellatus tessellated gecko C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Lucasium damaeum beaded gecko C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Strophurus ciliaris spiny-tailed gecko C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Strophurus elderi jewelled gecko C QA
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Gehyra versicolor C QA
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Heteronotia binoei Bynoe's gecko C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria caerulea common green treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria latopalmata broad palmed rocketfrog C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria rubella ruddy treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Myobatrachidae Crinia deserticola chirping froglet C QA I
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Limnodynastes tasmaniensis spotted grassfrog C QA I
plants land plants Aizoaceae Tetragonia moorei C QA
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Amaranthus mitchellii Boggabri weed C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Calotis hispidula bogan flea C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Calotis porphyroglossa channel burr daisy C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Centipeda pleiocephala C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Minuria denticulata C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Myriocephalus pluriflorus C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Senecio depressicola C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Sonchus oleraceus common sowthistle IU
plants land plants Boraginaceae Trichodesma zeylanicum var. zeylanicum C QAI
plants land plants Caesalpiniaceae Lysiphyllum gilvum bauhinia C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Atriplex angulata fan saltbush C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Atriplex lobativalvis C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Neobassia proceriflora soda bush C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Sclerolaena parallelicuspis C QA
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Bonamia media C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia dallachyana C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia tannensis subsp. eremophila C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia thelephora var. thelephora C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia wheeleri C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Crotalaria eremaea subsp. eremaea C QA
plants land plants Frankeniaceae Frankenia serpyllifolia C QA
plants land plants Haloragaceae Haloragis aspera raspweed C QA
plants land plants Haloragaceae Haloragis glauca forma glauca C QA
plants land plants Loranthaceae Amyema preissii C QA
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia salicina doolan C QA
plants land plants Mimosaceae Neptunia dimorphantha C QA
plants land plants Molluginaceae Glinus lotoides hairy carpet weed C QAI
plants land plants Phrymaceae Peplidium foecundum C QA I
plants land plants Poaceae Chloris pectinata comb chloris C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis pergracilis C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis setifolia C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Paraneurachne muelleri C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Plagiosetum refractum C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Triodia basedowii C QA
plants land plants Proteaceae Hakea eyreana C QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Asperula gemella C QA
plants land plants Solanaceae Solanum chenopodinum C QA
plants land plants Zygophyllaceae Zygophyllum ammophilum sand twinleaf 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.

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 Cooper Creek Swamps - Nappa Merrie 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-cooper-creek-swamps-nappa-merrie

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