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Wildlife of Cowley Area DIWA nationally important wetland

Total number of species: 608

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Dugongidae Dugong dugon dugong V QAI I
animals mammals Muridae Hydromys chrysogaster water rat C QAI I
animals mammals Muridae Melomys burtoni grassland melomys C QA
animals mammals Muridae Melomys cervinipes fawn-footed melomys C QA
animals mammals Muridae Rattus fuscipes bush rat C QA
animals mammals Rhinolophidae Rhinolophus megaphyllus eastern horseshoe-bat C QAI
animals mammals Pteropodidae Nyctimene robinsoni eastern tube-nosed bat C QA
animals mammals Pteropodidae Pteropus alecto black flying-fox C QAI
animals mammals Pteropodidae Pteropus conspicillatus spectacled flying-fox E E QAI
animals mammals Pteropodidae Syconycteris australis eastern blossom bat C QAI
animals mammals Macropodidae Notamacropus agilis agile wallaby C QAI
animals mammals Macropodidae Thylogale stigmatica red-legged pademelon C QAI
animals mammals Hypsiprymnodontidae Hypsiprymnodon moschatus musky rat-kangaroo C Q
animals mammals Petauridae Dactylopsila trivirgata striped possum C QAI
animals mammals Peramelidae Isoodon macrourus northern brown bandicoot C QAI
animals birds Motacillidae Anthus novaeseelandiae Australasian pipit C QAI
animals birds Passeridae Passer domesticus house sparrow II
animals birds Estrildidae Lonchura castaneothorax chestnut-breasted mannikin C QAI
animals birds Estrildidae Lonchura punctulata nutmeg mannikin II
animals birds Estrildidae Neochmia phaeton phaeton crimson finch C QA
animals birds Estrildidae Neochmia temporalis red-browed finch C QA
animals birds Nectariniidae Cinnyris jugularis olive-backed sunbird C QAI
animals birds Nectariniidae Dicaeum hirundinaceum mistletoebird C QAI
animals birds Sturnidae Acridotheres tristis common myna II
animals birds Sturnidae Aplonis metallica metallic starling C QAI
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 Timaliidae Zosterops lateralis silvereye C QAI
animals birds Timaliidae Zosterops lateralis vegetus silvereye (Cape York Peninsula) C Q
animals birds Megaluridae Cincloramphus timoriensis tawny grassbird C QAI
animals birds Acrocephalidae Acrocephalus australis Australian reed-warbler C QAI
animals birds Cisticolidae Cisticola exilis golden-headed cisticola C QAI
animals birds Alaudidae Mirafra javanica Horsfield's bushlark C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Eopsaltria australis eastern yellow robin C QA
animals birds Petroicidae Microeca flavigaster lemon-bellied flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Tregellasia capito pale-yellow robin C QA
animals birds Paradisaeidae Ptiloris victoriae Victoria's riflebird C Q
animals birds Monarchidae Arses kaupi pied monarch C Q
animals birds Monarchidae Carterornis leucotis white-eared monarch C QA
animals birds Monarchidae Grallina cyanoleuca magpie-lark C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Monarcha melanopsis black-faced monarch SL QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra alecto shining flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra cyanoleuca satin flycatcher SL QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra rubecula leaden flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Symposiachrus trivirgatus spectacled monarch SL QAI
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 Rhipiduridae Rhipidura rufifrons rufous fantail SL QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura rufiventris northern fantail C QAI
animals birds Dicruridae Dicrurus bracteatus spangled drongo 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 minor little 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 Cracticus nigrogularis pied butcherbird C QA
animals birds Artamidae Cracticus torquatus grey butcherbird C QA
animals birds Artamidae Melloria quoyi black butcherbird C QAI
animals birds Oriolidae Oriolus flavocinctus green oriole C QAI
animals birds Oriolidae Oriolus sagittatus olive-backed oriole C QAI
animals birds Oriolidae Sphecotheres vieilloti Australasian figbird C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Colluricincla harmonica grey shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Colluricincla megarhyncha little shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala rufiventris rufous whistler C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala simplex peninsulae grey whistler C Q
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina lineata barred cuckoo-shrike C QA
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae black-faced cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina papuensis white-bellied cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Edolisoma tenuirostre common cicadabird C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Lalage leucomela varied triller C QAI
animals birds Psophodidae Psophodes olivaceus eastern whipbird C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Acanthagenys rufogularis spiny-cheeked honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris eastern spinebill C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Entomyzon cyanotis blue-faced honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Gavicalis versicolor varied honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Lichmera indistincta brown honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Meliphaga lewinii Lewin's honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Meliphaga notata yellow-spotted honeyeater C Q
animals birds Meliphagidae Melithreptus albogularis white-throated honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Microptilotis gracilis graceful honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Myzomela obscura dusky honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Philemon argenticeps silver-crowned friarbird C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Philemon buceroides helmeted friarbird C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Philemon corniculatus noisy friarbird C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Ptilotula fusca fuscous honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Ramsayornis fasciatus bar-breasted honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Ramsayornis modestus brown-backed honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Stomiopera flava yellow honeyeater C Q
animals birds Meliphagidae Xanthotis macleayanus Macleay's honeyeater C Q
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone magnirostris large-billed gerygone C QAI
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone mouki brown gerygone C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone olivacea white-throated gerygone C QAI
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone palpebrosa fairy gerygone C QAI
animals birds Acanthizidae Sericornis magnirostra large-billed scrubwren C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Smicrornis brevirostris weebill C QA
animals birds Maluridae Malurus amabilis lovely fairy-wren C Q
animals birds Maluridae Malurus melanocephalus red-backed fairy-wren C QA
animals birds Ptilonorhynchidae Ailuroedus maculosus spotted catbird C Q
animals birds Pittidae Pitta versicolor noisy pitta C QAI
animals birds Coraciidae Eurystomus orientalis dollarbird C QAI
animals birds Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Dacelo leachii blue-winged kookaburra C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Dacelo novaeguineae laughing kookaburra C QA
animals birds Halcyonidae Tanysiptera sylvia buff-breasted paradise-kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus macleayii forest kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus pyrrhopygius red-backed kingfisher C QA
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus sanctus sacred kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus sordidus Torresian kingfisher C QAI I
animals birds Alcedinidae Ceyx azureus azure kingfisher C QAI I
animals birds Alcedinidae Ceyx pusillus little kingfisher C QAI I
animals birds Cuculidae Cacomantis variolosus brush cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Centropus phasianinus pheasant coucal C QA
animals birds Cuculidae Chalcites basalis Horsfield's bronze-cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Chalcites lucidus shining bronze-cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Chalcites minutillus little bronze-cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Chalcites minutillus russatus Gould's bronze-cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Eudynamys orientalis eastern koel C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Scythrops novaehollandiae channel-billed cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Cyclopsitta diophthalma macleayana Macleay's fig-parrot V Q
animals birds Psittacidae Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus scaly-breasted lorikeet C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Trichoglossus 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 Laridae Anous minutus black noddy C QAI
animals birds Laridae Anous stolidus brown noddy SL QA
animals birds Laridae Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae silver gull C QAI
animals birds Laridae Gelochelidon nilotica gull-billed tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Hydroprogne caspia Caspian tern SL QAI I
animals birds Laridae Onychoprion anaethetus bridled tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Onychoprion fuscatus sooty tern C QAI
animals birds Laridae Sterna dougallii roseate tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Sterna sumatrana black-naped tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Sternula albifrons little tern SL QAI I
animals birds Laridae Thalasseus bengalensis lesser crested tern C QAI I
animals birds Laridae Thalasseus bergii crested tern SL QAI
animals birds Glareolidae Stiltia isabella Australian pratincole C QA
animals birds Turnicidae Turnix maculosus red-backed button-quail C QAI
animals birds Scolopacidae Actitis hypoleucos common sandpiper SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Arenaria interpres ruddy turnstone SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris alba sanderling SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris pugnax ruff SL VU I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris ruficollis red-necked stint SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Gallinago hardwickii Latham's snipe SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Heteroscelus sp. U
animals birds Scolopacidae Limosa lapponica baueri Western Alaskan bar-tailed godwit V V QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Numenius madagascariensis eastern curlew E CE QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Numenius minutus little curlew SL QAI
animals birds Scolopacidae Numenius phaeopus whimbrel SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa brevipes grey-tailed tattler SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa incana wandering tattler SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa nebularia common greenshank SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Xenus cinereus terek sandpiper SL QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius leschenaultii greater sand plover V V QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius mongolus lesser sand plover E E 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 Pluvialis fulva Pacific golden plover SL QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Pluvialis squatarola grey plover SL QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus miles masked lapwing C QAI
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus miles miles masked lapwing (northern subspecies) C QAI
animals birds Recurvirostridae Himantopus himantopus black-winged stilt C QAI I
animals birds Haematopodidae Haematopus fuliginosus sooty oystercatcher C QA I
animals birds Haematopodidae Haematopus longirostris Australian pied oystercatcher C QAI I
animals birds Burhinidae Burhinus grallarius bush stone-curlew C QAI
animals birds Burhinidae Esacus magnirostris beach stone-curlew V QAI I
animals birds Rallidae Amaurornis moluccana pale-vented bush-hen C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Gallirallus philippensis buff-banded rail C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Lewinia pectoralis Lewin's rail C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Porphyrio melanotus purple swamphen C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Rallina tricolor red-necked crake C QAI
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 Accipiter novaehollandiae grey goshawk C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Aviceda subcristata Pacific baza C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Circus assimilis spotted harrier C QA
animals birds Accipitridae Elanus axillaris black-shouldered kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliaeetus leucogaster white-bellied sea-eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliastur indus brahminy kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliastur sphenurus whistling kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Milvus migrans black kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Pandion cristatus eastern osprey SL 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 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 Bubulcus ibis cattle egret C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Butorides striata striated heron C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta garzetta little egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta novaehollandiae white-faced heron C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta picata pied heron C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta sacra eastern reef egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Ixobrychus flavicollis black bittern C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Nycticorax caledonicus nankeen night-heron C QAI I
animals birds Ciconiidae Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus black-necked stork 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 Sulidae Sula leucogaster brown booby SL QAI
animals birds Fregatidae Fregata ariel lesser frigatebird SL QAI
animals birds Apodidae Aerodramus terraereginae Australian swiftlet C QA
animals birds Apodidae Hirundapus caudacutus white-throated needletail V V QAI
animals birds Caprimulgidae Caprimulgus macrurus large-tailed nightjar C QAI
animals birds Podargidae Podargus papuensis Papuan frogmouth C QAI
animals birds Podargidae Podargus strigoides tawny frogmouth C QA
animals birds Columbidae Chalcophaps longirostris Pacific emerald dove C QA
animals birds Columbidae Ducula bicolor pied imperial-pigeon C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia humeralis bar-shouldered dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia placida peaceful dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Lopholaimus antarcticus topknot pigeon C QA
animals birds Columbidae Macropygia amboinensis brown cuckoo-dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Phaps chalcoptera common bronzewing C QA
animals birds Columbidae Ptilinopus magnificus wompoo fruit-dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ptilinopus regina rose-crowned fruit-dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ptilinopus superbus superb fruit-dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Streptopelia chinensis spotted dove II
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 Phasianidae Synoicus ypsilophorus brown quail C QAI
animals birds Megapodiidae Alectura lathami Australian brush-turkey C QA
animals birds Megapodiidae Megapodius reinwardt orange-footed scrubfowl C QA
animals birds Casuariidae Casuarius casuarius johnsonii (southern population) southern cassowary (southern population) E E Q
animals reptiles Elapidae Pseudechis porphyriacus red-bellied black snake C QA I
animals reptiles Elapidae Tropidechis carinatus rough-scaled snake C QA
animals reptiles Boidae Liasis fuscus water python C QAI
animals reptiles Scincidae Carlia rubrigularis red-throated rainbow-skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Cryptoblepharus virgatus sensu lato Superseded C QAI
animals reptiles Scincidae Gnypetoscincus queenslandiae prickly forest skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Lampropholis similis C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Saproscincus basiliscus basilisk shadeskink C Q
animals reptiles Varanidae Varanus gouldii sand monitor C QA
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Lepidodactylus lugubris mourning gecko C QI
animals reptiles Chelidae Elseya irwini (Johnstone) Johnstone River snapping turtle C Q
animals reptiles Cheloniidae Natator depressus flatback turtle V V QAI
animals reptiles Crocodylidae Crocodylus porosus estuarine crocodile V QAI I
animals amphibians Bufonidae Rhinella marina cane toad II
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria bicolor northern sedgefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria caerulea common green treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria dayi Australian lacelid V V Q I
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria fallax eastern sedgefrog C QA I
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria gracilenta graceful treefrog C QA I
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria infrafrenata white lipped treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria lesueuri sensu lato stony creek frog Superseded C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria nasuta striped rocketfrog C QAI I
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria rheocola common mistfrog E Q I
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria rothii northern laughing treefrog C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria rubella ruddy treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria serrata tapping green eyed frog V Q I
animals amphibians Myobatrachidae Crinia remota northern froglet C QAI I
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Limnodynastes convexiusculus marbled frog C QAI I
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Limnodynastes peronii striped marshfrog C QA I
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Platyplectrum ornatum ornate burrowing frog C QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Eleotridae Bunaka gyrinoides greenback gudgeon QI I
animals ray-finned fishes Eleotridae Giuris margaritacea snakehead gudgeon QI I
animals ray-finned fishes Eleotridae Hypseleotris compressa empire gudgeon QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Eleotridae Mogurnda adspersa southern purplespotted gudgeon QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Eleotridae Oxyeleotris aruensis Aru gudgeon QI I
animals ray-finned fishes Ambassidae Ambassis agrammus sailfin glassfish QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Synbranchidae Ophisternon gutturale swamp eel QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Poeciliidae Xiphophorus maculatus platy II I
animals ray-finned fishes Pseudomugilidae Pseudomugil gertrudae spotted blue eye QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Pseudomugilidae Pseudomugil signifer Pacific blue eye QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Melanotaeniidae Cairnsichthys rhombosomoides Cairns rainbowfish Q I
animals ray-finned fishes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia maccullochi McCulloch's rainbowfish QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia splendida splendida eastern rainbowfish Q I
animals ray-finned fishes Anguillidae Anguilla obscura Pacific shortfin eel QI I
animals ray-finned fishes Anguillidae Anguilla reinhardtii longfin eel QAI I
bacteria blue-green algae Nostocaceae Trichormus variabilis C Q
bacteria blue-green algae Rivulariaceae Calothrix parietina C QI
fungi Agaricomycetes Agaricaceae Morganella subincarnata C QA
fungi Agaricomycetes Hymenochaetaceae Inonotus lloydii C Q
fungi Agaricomycetes Marasmiaceae Marasmiellus inoderma C QA
fungi Agaricomycetes Russulaceae Arcangeliella texta C Q
fungi arthoniomycetes Roccellaceae Austrographa kurriminensis C Q
fungi arthoniomycetes Roccellaceae Austrographa pseudopallidella C Q
fungi arthoniomycetes Roccellaceae Austrographa skyrinica C Q
fungi lecanoromycetes Caliciaceae Buellia bahiana C Q
fungi lecanoromycetes Caliciaceae Dirinaria applanata C QAI
fungi lecanoromycetes Coccocarpiaceae Coccocarpia erythroxyli C QAI
fungi lecanoromycetes Coccocarpiaceae Coccocarpia palmicola C QAI
fungi lecanoromycetes Collemataceae Collema U
fungi lecanoromycetes Collemataceae Leptogium U
fungi lecanoromycetes Haematommataceae Haematomma U
fungi lecanoromycetes Lecanoraceae Lecanora achroa C Q
fungi lecanoromycetes Parmeliaceae Parmotrema robustum C QA
fungi lecanoromycetes Physciaceae Physcia decorticata C Q
fungi lecanoromycetes Physciaceae Physcia integrata C QA
fungi lecanoromycetes Physciaceae Physcia sorediosa C QAI
plants Charophyceae Characeae Nitella tasmanica C QA I
plants Florideophyceae Galaxauraceae Galaxaura U
plants land plants Acanthaceae Acanthus ilicifolius C QAI I
plants land plants Acanthaceae Asystasia gangetica subsp. gangetica IU
plants land plants Acanthaceae Avicennia marina subsp. eucalyptifolia C QAI I
plants land plants Acanthaceae Hygrophila costata IU I
plants land plants Acanthaceae Odontonema cuspidatum IU
plants land plants Acanthaceae Thunbergia grandiflora sky flower IU
plants land plants Aizoaceae Sesuvium portulacastrum sea purslane C QAI I
plants land plants Alismataceae Echinodorus cordifolius IU
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Alternanthera brasiliana IU
plants land plants Amaryllidaceae Crinum arenarium SL QA
plants land plants Anacardiaceae Euroschinus falcatus var. falcatus C QA
plants land plants Anacardiaceae Rhus taitensis sumac C QAI
plants land plants Annonaceae Monoon patinatum C Q
plants land plants Annonaceae Polyalthia hispida C Q
plants land plants Apocynaceae Allamanda cathartica yellow allamanda IU
plants land plants Apocynaceae Alstonia muelleriana hard milkwood C QI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Cascabela thevetia yellow oleander IU
plants land plants Apocynaceae Catharanthus roseus pink periwinkle IU
plants land plants Apocynaceae Hoya australis subsp. australis C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Ichnocarpus frutescens C QAI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Kopsia arborea C QAI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Parsonsia straminea monkey rope C QA
plants land plants Apocynaceae Tabernaemontana orientalis C QAI
plants land plants Araceae Aglaonema commutatum IU
plants land plants Araceae Syngonium podophyllum IU
plants land plants Arecaceae Arenga australasica V QA
plants land plants Arecaceae Calamus caryotoides fish-tail lawyer cane C Q
plants land plants Arecaceae Linospadix minor C Q
plants land plants Arecaceae Livistona drudei Halifax fan palm V Q
plants land plants Argophyllaceae Argophyllum jagonis C Q
plants land plants Aspleniaceae Hymenasplenium wildii V V Q
plants land plants Asteraceae Ageratum conyzoides billygoat weed IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Bidens pilosa IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Blainvillea acmella C Q
plants land plants Asteraceae Chromolaena odorata Siam weed IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Coronidium rupicola C Q
plants land plants Asteraceae Eleutheranthera ruderalis IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Glossocardia bidens native cobbler's pegs C QAI
plants land plants Asteraceae Praxelis clematidea IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Sphaeromorphaea subintegra C QI
plants land plants Asteraceae Sphagneticola trilobata IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Wollastonia uniflora C QAI
plants land plants Bignoniaceae Spathodea campanulata subsp. nilotica IU
plants land plants Bixaceae Bixa orellana analto IU
plants land plants Blechnaceae Stenochlaena palustris climbing swamp fern SL QAI
plants land plants Blechnaceae Telmatoblechnum indicum SL QAI
plants land plants Burseraceae Canarium acutifolium var. acutifolium V V QI
plants land plants Calymperaceae Calymperes graeffeanum C Q
plants land plants Calymperaceae Calymperes motleyi C QI
plants land plants Campanulaceae Wahlenbergia gracilis sprawling bluebell SL QAI
plants land plants Capparaceae Capparis lanceolaris C QI
plants land plants Casuarinaceae Allocasuarina littoralis C QA
plants land plants Casuarinaceae Casuarina equisetifolia C QAI
plants land plants Casuarinaceae Casuarina equisetifolia subsp. equisetifolia C QAI
plants land plants Celastraceae Brassiantha hedraiantheroides C Q
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Tecticornia australasica C QAI
plants land plants Cleomaceae Arivela viscosa C QAI
plants land plants Cleomaceae Sieruela monophylla IU
plants land plants Cleomaceae Tarenaya aculeata IU
plants land plants Clusiaceae Calophyllum inophyllum beach calophyllum C QAI
plants land plants Combretaceae Lumnitzera littorea C QAI I
plants land plants Combretaceae Lumnitzera racemosa C QAI I
plants land plants Combretaceae Terminalia arenicola beach almond C QA
plants land plants Combretaceae Terminalia catappa C QAI
plants land plants Combretaceae Terminalia muelleri C Q
plants land plants Commelinaceae Commelina diffusa wandering jew C QAI
plants land plants Commelinaceae Murdannia nudiflora IU
plants land plants Connaraceae Connarus conchocarpus subsp. conchocarpus C Q
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea cairica IU
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea indica blue morning-glory IU
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea mauritiana C QAI
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea violacea C QAI
plants land plants Cucurbitaceae Coccinia grandis IU
plants land plants Cucurbitaceae Diplocyclos palmatus subsp. affinis C QA
plants land plants Cucurbitaceae Momordica charantia balsam pear IU
plants land plants Cyatheaceae Alsophila woollsiana C Q
plants land plants Cyperaceae Bulbostylis barbata C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus aromaticus IU
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus compressus IU
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus laxus C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus lucidus C QA I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus squarrosus bearded flatsedge C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis dulcis C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis sundaica C QA I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Fimbristylis pauciflora C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Fuirena umbellata C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Gahnia aspera C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Lepironia articulata C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Machaerina teretifolia C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Rhynchospora brownii beak rush C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Rhynchospora rubra C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Schoenus sparteus C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Scirpodendron ghaeri C QI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Scleria levis C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Scleria sphacelata C QA
plants land plants Cyperaceae Trachystylis stradbrokensis C QA
plants land plants Dilleniaceae Dillenia alata C QAI
plants land plants Dioscoreaceae Dioscorea bulbifera var. bulbifera C QA
plants land plants Dracaenaceae Dracaena angustifolia C QAI
plants land plants Ebenaceae Diospyros maritima C QAI
plants land plants Elaeocarpaceae Aceratium megalospermum C Q
plants land plants Elaeocarpaceae Elaeocarpus bancroftii C Q
plants land plants Eriocaulaceae Eriocaulon australe C QAI I
plants land plants Eriocaulaceae Eriocaulon willdenovianum C QAI I
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Codiaeum variegatum var. moluccanum C QI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia heterophylla IU
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia thymifolia IU
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Excoecaria agallocha milky mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Macaranga involucrata var. mallotoides C QAI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Macaranga polyadenia C QI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Macaranga subdentata C Q
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Scaevola taccada Cardwell cabbage C QAI
plants land plants Haloragaceae Gonocarpus acanthocarpus C QAI
plants land plants Hemerocallidaceae Dianella caerulea var. aquilonia C Q
plants land plants Hemerocallidaceae Dianella caerulea var. vannata C QAI
plants land plants Hernandiaceae Hernandia nymphaeifolia C QAI
plants land plants Hugoniaceae Hugonia jenkinsii C QI
plants land plants Hydrocharitaceae Blyxa aubertii SL QAI I
plants land plants Hydrocharitaceae Blyxa octandra SL QAI I
plants land plants Hydrocharitaceae Limnobium U
plants land plants Hymenophyllaceae Crepidomanes kurzii SL Q
plants land plants Icacinaceae Apodytes brachystylis C Q
plants land plants Lamiaceae Clerodendrum floribundum C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Clerodendrum inerme coastal lolly bush C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Clerodendrum longiflorum var. glabrum C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Clerodendrum tracyanum C QI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Faradaya splendida C QI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Mesosphaerum pectinatum IU
plants land plants Lamiaceae Vitex rotundifolia C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Vitex trifolia var. subtrisecta C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Vitex trifolia var. trifolia C QAI
plants land plants Lauraceae Cryptocarya cunninghamii C QA
plants land plants Lauraceae Endiandra U
plants land plants Lauraceae Litsea bindoniana C Q
plants land plants Lauraceae Litsea breviumbellata C QAI
plants land plants Lauraceae Neolitsea dealbata white bolly gum C QAI
plants land plants Laxmanniaceae Lomandra banksii C QI
plants land plants Laxmanniaceae Lomandra longifolia C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia crassicarpa C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia flavescens toothed wattle C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia legnota C Q
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia mangium C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia pubirhachis C QI
plants land plants Leguminosae Alysicarpus ovalifolius IU
plants land plants Leguminosae Aphyllodium biarticulatum C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Cajanus U
plants land plants Leguminosae Canavalia rosea coastal jack bean C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Cassia fistula Indian laburnum IU
plants land plants Leguminosae Derris sp. (Daintree D.E.Boyland+ 469) C QI
plants land plants Leguminosae Guilandina bonduc C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Millettia pinnata C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Mucuna pruriens var. utilis IU
plants land plants Leguminosae Senna pendula var. glabrata Easter cassia IU
plants land plants Leguminosae Sophora tomentosa C QI
plants land plants Leguminosae Sophora tomentosa subsp. australis C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Vigna U
plants land plants Leguminosae Vigna marina dune bean C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Zornia dyctiocarpa var. dyctiocarpa C QA
plants land plants Lejeuneaceae Acrolejeunea aulacophora C QA
plants land plants Lejeuneaceae Cheilolejeunea mimosa C Q
plants land plants Leptaulaceae Citronella smythii C Q
plants land plants Lindsaeaceae Lindsaea walkerae C QAI
plants land plants Loranthaceae Amyema bifurcata C QA
plants land plants Loranthaceae Dendrophthoe curvata C QI
plants land plants Lythraceae Pemphis acidula C QAI I
plants land plants Lythraceae Sonneratia alba C QAI I
plants land plants Malvaceae Hibiscus tiliaceus cotton tree C QAI
plants land plants Malvaceae Thespesia populnea C QAI
plants land plants Mayacaceae Mayaca fluviatilis IU
plants land plants Melastomataceae Dissotis rotundifolia IU
plants land plants Melastomataceae Melastoma cyanoides C QI
plants land plants Meliaceae Aglaia elaeagnoidea C QAI
plants land plants Meliaceae Dysoxylum klanderi C Q
plants land plants Meliaceae Dysoxylum mollissimum subsp. molle miva mahogany C QAI
plants land plants Meliaceae Xylocarpus granatum cedar mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Menispermaceae Carronia pedicellata E E Q
plants land plants Molluginaceae Mollugo verticillata IU
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus opposita C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Morus alba white mulberry IU
plants land plants Musaceae Musa banksii C Q
plants land plants Myristicaceae Myristica globosa subsp. muelleri native nugmeg C Q
plants land plants Myristicaceae Myristica insipida var. cimicifera C Q
plants land plants Myrsinaceae Aegiceras corniculatum river mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Myrsinaceae Myrsine porosa C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Acmena divaricata C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Acmenosperma claviflorum grey satinash C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus pellita large-fruited red mahogany C QI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Lithomyrtus obtusa C QI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Lophostemon suaveolens swamp box C QAI I
plants land plants Myrtaceae Osbornia octodonta myrtle mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Myrtaceae Ristantia pachysperma yellow penda C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Syzygium alliiligneum C Q
plants land plants Nymphaeaceae Nymphaea immutabilis SL QA I
plants land plants Nymphaeaceae Nymphaea violacea SL QAI I
plants land plants Orchidaceae Arthrochilus dockrillii SL Q
plants land plants Orchidaceae Dendrobium discolor SL QI
plants land plants Passifloraceae Passiflora foetida IU
plants land plants Petiveriaceae Rivina humilis IU
plants land plants Philydraceae Helmholtzia acorifolia C Q I
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Antidesma bunius currantwood C QAI
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Glochidion benthamianum C QI
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Glochidion sumatranum umbrella cheese tree C QAI
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Phyllanthus tenellus IU
plants land plants Piperaceae Piper caninum peppervine C QI
plants land plants Plantaginaceae Plantago major greater plantain IU
plants land plants Plumbaginaceae Plumbago zeylanica native plumbago C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Axonopus compressus IU
plants land plants Poaceae Chloris gayana rhodes grass IU
plants land plants Poaceae Chloris inflata purpletop chloris IU
plants land plants Poaceae Dactyloctenium aegyptium coast button grass IU
plants land plants Poaceae Echinochloa colona awnless barnyard grass IU I
plants land plants Poaceae Ectrosia leporina C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Eleusine indica crowsfoot grass IU
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis interrupta C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis parviflora weeping lovegrass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis schultzii C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis unioloides IU
plants land plants Poaceae Eriachne pallescens var. pallescens C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Eulalia trispicata C QI
plants land plants Poaceae Ischaemum muticum C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Lepturus repens stalky grass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Melinis repens red natal grass IU
plants land plants Poaceae Panicum seminudum var. seminudum C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Paspalidium distans shotgrass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Paspalum longifolium C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Paspalum paniculatum Russell River grass IU
plants land plants Poaceae Paspalum plicatulum plicatulum IU
plants land plants Poaceae Paspalum urvillei vasey grass IU
plants land plants Poaceae Setaria pumila subsp. subtesselata IU
plants land plants Poaceae Spinifex sericeus beach spinifex C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus fertilis giant Parramatta grass IU
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus jacquemontii IU
plants land plants Poaceae Steinchisma laxa IU
plants land plants Poaceae Thuarea involuta tropical beachgrass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Urochloa subquadripara IU
plants land plants Poaceae Zoysia matrella C QAI
plants land plants Polygonaceae Muehlenbeckia zippelii C QI
plants land plants Polypodiaceae Dendroconche ampla SL Q
plants land plants Polypodiaceae Drynaria rigidula SL QAI
plants land plants Polypodiaceae Microsorum grossum SL QAI
plants land plants Portulacaceae Portulaca bicolor C QA
plants land plants Potamogetonaceae Potamogeton octandrus SL QAI I
plants land plants Proteaceae Grevillea baileyana C QAI
plants land plants Proteaceae Musgravea heterophylla C Q
plants land plants Pteridaceae Acrostichum speciosum mangrove fern SL QAI I
plants land plants Pteridaceae Antrophyum plantagineum NT QI
plants land plants Pteridaceae Taenitis pinnata morse fern SL QAI
plants land plants Ranunculaceae Clematis pickeringii C QAI
plants land plants Restionaceae Dapsilanthus ramosus C QAI I
plants land plants Rhamnaceae Alphitonia excelsa soap tree C QAI
plants land plants Rhamnaceae Alphitonia petriei pink ash C QA
plants land plants Rhamnaceae Colubrina asiatica C QAI
plants land plants Rhizophoraceae Bruguiera U
plants land plants Rhizophoraceae Bruguiera exaristata C QAI I
plants land plants Rhizophoraceae Bruguiera gymnorhiza large-fruited orange mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Rhizophoraceae Rhizophora mucronata C QAI I
plants land plants Rhizophoraceae Rhizophora stylosa spotted mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Rosaceae Rubus moluccanus var. moluccanus C QAI
plants land plants Rosaceae Rubus probus C QI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Aidia cowleyi C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Ixora baileyana C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Lasianthus chlorocarpus C QI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Mitracarpus hirtus IU
plants land plants Rubiaceae Morinda citrifolia C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Myrmecodia beccarii V V Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Oldenlandia corymbosa var. corymbosa IU
plants land plants Rubiaceae Ophiorrhiza australiana subsp. australiana C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Psychotria coelospermum C QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Psychotria dallachiana C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Psychotria sp. (Utchee Creek H.Flecker NQNC5313) C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Richardia scabra IU
plants land plants Rubiaceae Spermacoce latifolia IU
plants land plants Rubiaceae Spermacoce verticillata IU
plants land plants Rubiaceae Tarenna dallachiana subsp. dallachiana C QI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Timonius timon var. timon C QAI
plants land plants Rutaceae Brombya platynema C Q
plants land plants Rutaceae Medicosma fareana C Q
plants land plants Rutaceae Pitaviaster haplophyllus C Q
plants land plants Salicaceae Casearia sp. (Mission Beach B.P.Hyland 773) C Q
plants land plants Sapindaceae Diploglottis smithii wild tamarind C Q
plants land plants Sapindaceae Dodonaea viscosa subsp. viscosa C QAI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Jagera pseudorhus var. pseudorhus C QAI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Mischocarpus exangulatus C Q
plants land plants Sapindaceae Mischocarpus lachnocarpus C QI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Synima cordierorum C QI
plants land plants Sapotaceae Palaquium galactoxylon C QI
plants land plants Sapotaceae Planchonella myrsinodendron C QI
plants land plants Sapotaceae Planchonella obovata C QI
plants land plants Sapotaceae Planchonella pohlmaniana C QA
plants land plants Schizaeaceae Schizaea dichotoma branched comb fern SL QAI
plants land plants Smilacaceae Smilax australis barbed-wire vine C QA
plants land plants Solanaceae Solanum viridifolium C QAI
plants land plants Sparrmanniaceae Triumfetta repens C QI
plants land plants Stemonuraceae Gomphandra australiana C QI
plants land plants Sterculiaceae Heritiera littoralis C QI I
plants land plants Taccaceae Tacca leontopetaloides C QAI
plants land plants Theaceae Camellia sinensis IU
plants land plants Thymelaeaceae Phaleria clerodendron scented daphne C QA
plants land plants Thymelaeaceae Wikstroemia indica tie bush C QAI
plants land plants Urticaceae Pouzolzia zeylanica C QAI
plants land plants Verbenaceae Lantana camara lantana IU
plants land plants Violaceae Pigea enneasperma C QAI
plants land plants Vitaceae Causonis australasica C Q
plants land plants Vitaceae Cissus hastata C QI
plants land plants Vitaceae Tetrastigma nitens shining grape C QA
plants land plants Xanthorrhoeaceae Xanthorrhoea latifolia subsp. latifolia SL QA
plants land plants Zamiaceae Lepidozamia hopei Hope's cycad SL Q
plants land plants Zingiberaceae Hornstedtia scottiana C QI

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 Cowley Area DIWA nationally important wetland, WetlandInfo website, accessed 28 November 2022. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=diwa-wetland-cowley-area

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