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Wildlife of Four Mile Beach DIWA nationally important wetland

Total number of species: 190

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Emballonuridae Taphozous troughtoni Troughton's sheathtail bat C Q
animals mammals Petauridae Petaurus breviceps sensu lato sugar glider Superseded C QAI
animals mammals Tachyglossidae Tachyglossus aculeatus short-beaked echidna SL 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 Poephila cincta cincta black-throated finch (white-rumped subspecies) E E QA
animals birds Estrildidae Taeniopygia bichenovii double-barred finch C QA
animals birds Nectariniidae Cinnyris jugularis olive-backed sunbird C QAI
animals birds Nectariniidae Dicaeum hirundinaceum mistletoebird C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Petrochelidon ariel fairy martin C QA
animals birds Timaliidae Zosterops lateralis silvereye C QAI
animals birds Cisticolidae Cisticola exilis golden-headed cisticola C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Microeca flavigaster lemon-bellied flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Poecilodryas superciliosa white-browed robin C Q
animals birds Monarchidae Grallina cyanoleuca magpie-lark C 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 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 Artamidae Melloria quoyi black butcherbird 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 megarhyncha little shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala rufiventris rufous whistler C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae black-faced cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina tenuirostris cicadabird C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Lalage leucomela varied triller C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Entomyzon cyanotis blue-faced honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Gavicalis fasciogularis mangrove honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Lichmera indistincta brown honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Meliphaga lewinii Lewin's honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Melithreptus albogularis white-throated honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Melithreptus lunatus white-naped honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Myzomela obscura dusky honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Philemon buceroides helmeted friarbird C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Philemon corniculatus noisy friarbird C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Stomiopera flava yellow honeyeater C Q
animals birds Pardalotidae Pardalotus striatus striated pardalote C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone levigaster mangrove gerygone C QAI
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone palpebrosa fairy gerygone C QAI
animals birds Acanthizidae Sericornis frontalis white-browed scrubwren C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Smicrornis brevirostris weebill C QA
animals birds Maluridae Malurus melanocephalus red-backed fairy-wren C QA
animals birds Climacteridae Climacteris picumnus brown treecreeper C QA
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 Todiramphus macleayii forest kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus sanctus sacred kingfisher 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 minutillus little bronze-cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Cuculus optatus oriental cuckoo SL QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Scythrops novaehollandiae channel-billed cuckoo 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 moluccanus rainbow lorikeet C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus banksii red-tailed black-cockatoo C 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 Sternula albifrons little tern SL QAI I
animals birds Laridae Thalasseus bergii crested tern SL QAI
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris acuminata sharp-tailed sandpiper SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris ferruginea curlew sandpiper CR CE QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris ruficollis red-necked stint SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris tenuirostris great knot CR CE QAI I
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 phaeopus whimbrel SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa brevipes grey-tailed tattler 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 Jacanidae Irediparra gallinacea comb-crested jacana C 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 Vanellus miles masked lapwing C QAI
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus miles novaehollandiae masked lapwing (southern 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 Fulica atra Eurasian coot C QAI I
animals birds Rallidae Gallinula tenebrosa dusky moorhen C QAI I
animals birds Rallidae Porphyrio melanotus purple swamphen C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Accipiter cirrocephalus collared sparrowhawk C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Aviceda subcristata Pacific baza 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 Lophoictinia isura square-tailed kite C QA
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 Ardeidae Ardea alba modesta eastern great egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Ardea intermedia intermediate egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Butorides striata striated heron C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta novaehollandiae white-faced heron C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta sacra eastern reef egret C QAI I
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 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 Hirundapus caudacutus white-throated needletail V V QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ducula bicolor pied imperial-pigeon C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia humeralis bar-shouldered dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia striata peaceful dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Macropygia amboinensis brown cuckoo-dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ptilinopus regina rose-crowned fruit-dove C QAI
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 Cygnus atratus black swan C QA I
animals birds Anatidae Dendrocygna eytoni plumed whistling-duck C QA
animals birds Anatidae Radjah radjah radjah shelduck C QAI I
animals birds Anseranatidae Anseranas semipalmata magpie goose C QAI I
animals birds Phasianidae Coturnix ypsilophora 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 reptiles Scincidae Carlia pectoralis sensu lato Superseded C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Carlia rhomboidalis blue-throated rainbow-skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Carlia rubigo orange-flanked rainbow skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Eulamprus quoyii eastern water skink C QA
animals amphibians Bufonidae Rhinella marina cane toad II
plants land plants Acanthaceae Hygrophila angustifolia C QAI I
plants land plants Asteraceae Blumea saxatilis C QAI
plants land plants Asteraceae Brachyscome basaltica C Q
plants land plants Bignoniaceae Dolichandra unguis-cati cat's claw creeper IU
plants land plants Campanulaceae Lobelia stenophylla C QA
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Argyreia nervosa IU
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus flaccidus C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus laevis C QA
plants land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis geniculata C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Scleria novae-hollandiae C QAI
plants land plants Fabaceae Abrus precatorius crabs-eye vine C Q
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Goodenia pilosa C QAI
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Velleia spathulata wild pansies C QAI
plants land plants Haloragaceae Haloragis heterophylla rough raspweed C QA
plants land plants Hydrocharitaceae Halophila decipiens C Q I
plants land plants Johnsoniaceae Tricoryne anceps subsp. pterocaulon C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Leucas lavandulifolia IU
plants land plants Meliaceae Aglaia brownii C QAI
plants land plants Meliaceae Dysoxylum gaudichaudianum ivory mahogany C QAI
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia cincinnata C QA
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia flavescens toothed wattle C QAI
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia oraria C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus rubiginosa forma glabrescens C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Melaleuca viridiflora C QA
plants land plants Passifloraceae Passiflora laurifolia IU
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Phyllanthus lamprophyllus C QI
plants land plants Plantaginaceae Limnophila brownii C QAI I
plants land plants Poaceae Alloteropsis semialata cockatoo grass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Bothriochloa decipiens var. decipiens C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Capillipedium spicigerum spicytop C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Dichanthium sericeum subsp. sericeum C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Digitaria parviflora C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Digitaria violascens bastard summergrass IU
plants land plants Poaceae Diplachne fusca var. uninervia IU I
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis spartinoides C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Eremochloa bimaculata poverty grass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Eulalia aurea silky browntop C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Ischaemum australe C QI
plants land plants Poaceae Ischaemum fragile C QAI I
plants land plants Poaceae Paspalidium disjunctum C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Paspalum scrobiculatum ditch millet C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Sacciolepis indica Indian cupscale grass C QAI I
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus jacquemontii IU
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus pyramidalis IU
plants land plants Poaceae Triraphis mollis purple plumegrass C QA
plants land plants Polygalaceae Polygala longifolia C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Ixora queenslandica C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Knoxia sumatrensis C QAI
plants land plants Rutaceae Sarcomelicope simplicifolia subsp. simplicifolia yellow aspen C QA
plants land plants Sapindaceae Harpullia hillii 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.

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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 Four Mile Beach 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-four-mile-beach

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