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Wildlife of Cooper Creek - Wilson River Junction DIWA nationally important wetland

Total number of species: 139

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
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 Cheramoeca leucosterna white-backed swallow C QA
animals birds Hirundinidae Petrochelidon ariel fairy martin C QA
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 Melanodryas cucullata hooded robin C QA
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 Corvidae Corvus bennetti little crow C QA
animals birds Corvidae Corvus coronoides Australian raven C QA
animals birds Corvidae Corvus orru Torresian crow 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 Campephagidae Coracina maxima ground cuckoo-shrike C QA
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 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 Acanthizidae Acanthiza uropygialis chestnut-rumped thornbill C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Aphelocephala leucopsis southern whiteface 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 Climacteridae Climacteris picumnus brown treecreeper 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 Strigidae Ninox boobook southern boobook C QAI
animals birds Strigidae Ninox connivens barking owl 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 Barnardius zonarius Australian ringneck C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Melopsittacus undulatus budgerigar C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Neopsephotus bourkii Bourke's parrot C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Northiella haematogaster blue bonnet 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 Gelochelidon nilotica gull-billed tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Hydroprogne caspia Caspian tern SL QAI I
animals birds Glareolidae Stiltia isabella Australian pratincole C QA
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris acuminata sharp-tailed sandpiper SL QAI 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 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 Cladorhynchus leucocephalus banded stilt C VU I
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 Porphyrio melanotus purple swamphen C QAI
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 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 Elanus axillaris black-shouldered kite C QAI
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 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 Aegothelidae Aegotheles cristatus Australian owlet-nightjar C QAI
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 Podicipedidae Poliocephalus poliocephalus hoary-headed grebe C QA 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 Chenonetta jubata Australian wood duck C QA
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 rhynchotis Australasian shoveler C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Stictonetta naevosa freckled duck C QA I
animals birds Casuariidae Dromaius novaehollandiae emu C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Morethia boulengeri south-eastern morethia skink C QA
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Ptilotus murrayi C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Brachyscome rara C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Pycnosorus melleus C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Senecio depressicola C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Sonchus oleraceus common sowthistle IU
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Atriplex crassipes C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Atriplex holocarpa C QA
plants land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis pallens pale spikerush C QA I
plants land plants Haloragaceae Haloragis glauca forma glauca C QA
plants land plants Loranthaceae Lysiana exocarpi subsp. exocarpi C QA
plants land plants Malvaceae Malva preissiana C QA
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia victoriae subsp. arida C QA
plants land plants Mimosaceae Vachellia farnesiana IU
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus coolabah coolabah C QA
plants land plants Plantaginaceae Plantago drummondii C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Diplachne fusca var. fusca C QAI I
plants land plants Poaceae Lachnagrostis filiformis C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Poa fordeana sweet swampgrass C QA
plants land plants Polygonaceae Duma florulenta C QA I
plants land plants Sapindaceae Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustissima 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 - Wilson River Junction DIWA nationally important wetland, WetlandInfo website, accessed 25 September 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=diwa-wetland-cooper-creek-wilson-river-junction

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