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Wildlife of Georgina River - King Creek Floodout DIWA nationally important wetland

Total number of species: 303

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Bovidae Bos taurus European cattle II
animals mammals Bovidae Capra hircus goat II
animals mammals Suidae Sus scrofa pig II
animals mammals Equidae Equus caballus horse II
animals mammals Felidae Felis catus cat II
animals mammals Canidae Canis familiaris (dingo) dingo QA
animals mammals Muridae Mus musculus house mouse II
animals mammals Muridae Notomys alexis spinifex hopping-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 Macropodidae Osphranter rufus red kangaroo C QA
animals mammals Potoroidae Caloprymnus campestris desert rat-kangaroo PE EX QA
animals mammals Dasyuridae Sminthopsis crassicaudata fat-tailed dunnart C QA
animals birds Motacillidae Anthus novaeseelandiae Australasian pipit C QAI
animals birds Passeridae Passer domesticus house sparrow II
animals birds Estrildidae Emblema pictum painted finch C QA
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 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 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 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 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 Cracticus nigrogularis pied butcherbird C QA
animals birds Artamidae Gymnorhina tibicen Australian magpie C QAI
animals birds Oriolidae Oriolus sagittatus olive-backed oriole C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Colluricincla harmonica grey shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Oreoica gutturalis crested bellbird C QA
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala rufiventris rufous whistler 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 Cinclosoma cinnamomeum cinnamon quail-thrush C QA
animals birds Psophodidae Psophodes cristatus chirruping wedgebill C QA
animals birds Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus temporalis grey-crowned babbler C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Acanthagenys rufogularis spiny-cheeked honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Ashbyia lovensis gibberbird C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Certhionyx variegatus pied honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Epthianura aurifrons orange chat C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Epthianura crocea yellow chat V 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 Purnella albifrons white-fronted honeyeater C QA
animals birds Pardalotidae Pardalotus rubricatus red-browed pardalote C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Acanthiza chrysorrhoa yellow-rumped thornbill C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Smicrornis brevirostris weebill C 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 Ptilonorhynchidae Ptilonorhynchus maculatus spotted bowerbird C QA
animals birds Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Dacelo leachii blue-winged kookaburra C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus pyrrhopygius red-backed kingfisher C QA
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus sanctus sacred kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Tytonidae Tyto delicatula eastern barn owl C QAI
animals birds Tytonidae Tyto longimembris eastern grass owl 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 Cuculidae Chalcites osculans black-eared cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Aprosmictus erythropterus red-winged parrot C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Melopsittacus undulatus budgerigar C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Platycercus adscitus pale-headed rosella 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 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 Glareolidae Stiltia isabella Australian pratincole C QA
animals birds Turnicidae Turnix velox little button-quail 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 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 tricolor banded lapwing C QA
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 Gallinula tenebrosa dusky moorhen 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 Falconidae Falco longipennis Australian hobby C QAI
animals birds Falconidae Falco subniger black falcon C QA
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 Elanus axillaris black-shouldered kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Elanus scriptus letter-winged kite C QA
animals birds Accipitridae Haliastur sphenurus whistling kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Hieraaetus morphnoides little eagle 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 Bubulcus ibis cattle egret C QAI
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 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 Aegothelidae Aegotheles cristatus Australian owlet-nightjar C QAI
animals birds Eurostopodidae Eurostopodus argus spotted nightjar C QA
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia cuneata diamond dove C QA
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia striata peaceful dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geophaps plumifera spinifex pigeon C QA
animals birds Columbidae Ocyphaps lophotes crested pigeon C QA
animals birds Columbidae Phaps chalcoptera common bronzewing C QA
animals birds Columbidae Phaps histrionica flock bronzewing C QA
animals birds Podicipedidae Podiceps cristatus great crested grebe C QAI I
animals birds Podicipedidae Poliocephalus poliocephalus hoary-headed grebe C QA I
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 Biziura lobata musk duck C QA 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 Radjah radjah radjah shelduck C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Spatula rhynchotis Australasian shoveler C QAI I
animals birds Phasianidae Coturnix ypsilophora brown quail C QAI
animals birds Casuariidae Dromaius novaehollandiae emu C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Acanthophis pyrrhus desert death adder C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Oxyuranus microlepidotus western taipan C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Pseudechis australis king 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 Scincidae Cryptoblepharus australis inland snake-eyed skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Cryptoblepharus pannosus ragged snake-eyed skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus hebetior stout ctenotus C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus regius pale-rumped ctenotus C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus taeniatus ribbon ctenotus 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 boulengeri south-eastern morethia skink C QA
animals reptiles Varanidae Varanus gouldii sand monitor C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Ctenophorus nuchalis central netted dragon C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Pogona vitticeps central bearded dragon C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Rhynchoedura eyrensis Eyre Basin beaked gecko C QA
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Gehyra versicolor C QA
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Heteronotia binoei Bynoe's gecko C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria rubella ruddy treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Myobatrachidae Crinia deserticola chirping froglet C QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Terapontidae Scortum barcoo Barcoo grunter QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Percichthyidae Macquaria ambigua golden perch QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Plotosidae Porochilus argenteus silver catfish QA I
bacteria blue-green algae Microcoleaceae Porphyrosiphon notarisii C QAI
plants land plants Aizoaceae Trianthema pilosa C QA
plants land plants Aizoaceae Trianthema triquetra red spinach C QAI
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Ptilotus latifolius C QA
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Ptilotus murrayi C QA
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Ptilotus polystachyus C QA
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Ptilotus sessilifolius C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Calocephalus platycephalus yellow top C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Calotis hispidula bogan flea C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Calotis plumulifera C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Chrysocephalum eremaeum C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Gnaphalium U
plants land plants Asteraceae Gnaphalium diamantinense C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Gnaphalium polycaulon IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Gnephosis eriocarpa native chamomile C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Leiocarpa brevicompta C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Myriocephalus rudallii C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Pluchea dunlopii C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Polycalymma stuartii C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum Jersey cudweed C QAI
plants land plants Asteraceae Pterocaulon sphacelatum applebush C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Rhodanthe floribunda C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Rhodanthe gossypina C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Rhodanthe moschata C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Senecio depressicola C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Senecio gregorii C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Sonchus oleraceus common sowthistle IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Streptoglossa adscendens desert daisy C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Xanthium occidentale IU
plants land plants Boraginaceae Heliotropium ammophilum C QA
plants land plants Brassicaceae Blennodia pterosperma C QA
plants land plants Brassicaceae Brassica tournefortii wild turnip IU
plants land plants Brassicaceae Lepidium muelleri-ferdinandi C QA
plants land plants Caesalpiniaceae Senna artemisioides subsp. oligophylla C QA
plants land plants Caesalpiniaceae Senna artemisioides subsp. zygophylla C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Atriplex holocarpa C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Atriplex lobativalvis C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Atriplex spongiosa C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Atriplex velutinella C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium auricomum C QA I
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium desertorum subsp. anidiophyllum C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Dissocarpus paradoxus cannonball burr C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Dysphania platycarpa C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Maireana lanosa C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Maireana microcarpa C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Rhagodia spinescens thorny saltbush C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Salsola australis C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Sclerolaena decurrens C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Sclerolaena diacantha grey copper burr C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Sclerolaena holtiana XU
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Sclerolaena muricata var. muricata C QA
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Evolvulus alsinoides var. villosicalyx C QA
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea muelleri poison morning-glory C QA
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus difformis rice sedge C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus iria C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis pallens pale spikerush C QA I
plants land plants Elatinaceae Bergia ammannioides C QA I
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia centralis C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia porcata C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia wheeleri C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Crotalaria cunninghamii subsp. sturtii C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Crotalaria eremaea subsp. eremaea C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Cullen australasicum C QAI
plants land plants Fabaceae Cullen cinereum C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Cullen graveolens C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Cullen pallidum C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Lotus cruentus red-flowered lotus C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Swainsona phacoides dwarf swainsona C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Trigonella suavissima C QA
plants land plants Geraniaceae Erodium aureum C QA
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Goodenia cycloptera C QA
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Goodenia glauca C QA
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Lechenaultia divaricata C QA
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Scaevola U
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Scaevola parvibarbata C QA
plants land plants Haloragaceae Haloragis glauca forma glauca C QA
plants land plants Haloragaceae Haloragis gossei C QA
plants land plants Lamiaceae Teucrium racemosum C QA
plants land plants Loranthaceae Amyema preissii C QA
plants land plants Lythraceae Lythrum wilsonii C QA
plants land plants Malvaceae Malva parviflora small-flowered mallow IU
plants land plants Malvaceae Malva preissiana C QA
plants land plants Malvaceae Sida ammophila C QA
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia ligulata C QA
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia ramulosa var. ramulosa C QA
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia sibirica C QA
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia victoriae subsp. victoriae C QA
plants land plants Mimosaceae Leucaena leucocephala subsp. glabrata IU
plants land plants Molluginaceae Glinus orygioides C QA
plants land plants Nyctaginaceae Boerhavia pubescens C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Aristida anthoxanthoides C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Aristida contorta bunched kerosene grass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Aristida holathera var. holathera C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Aristida latifolia feathertop wiregrass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Cenchrus ciliaris IU
plants land plants Poaceae Chloris inflata purpletop chloris IU
plants land plants Poaceae Cynodon dactylon var. dactylon IU
plants land plants Poaceae Dactyloctenium radulans button grass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Diplachne fusca var. muelleri C QA I
plants land plants Poaceae Enneapogon avenaceus C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Enneapogon polyphyllus leafy nineawn C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Enteropogon acicularis curly windmill grass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis dielsii mallee lovegrass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis setifolia C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Eriachne aristidea C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Eulalia aurea silky browntop C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Paspalidium jubiflorum warrego grass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus actinocladus katoora grass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus mitchellii rat's tail couch C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Zygochloa paradoxa C QA
plants land plants Polygonaceae Rumex crystallinus shiny dock C QA
plants land plants Portulacaceae Portulaca intraterranea C QA
plants land plants Ranunculaceae Myosurus australis C QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Psydrax latifolia C QA
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Eremophila macdonnellii C QA
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Eremophila obovata subsp. obovata C QA
plants land plants Solanaceae Nicotiana velutina C QA
plants land plants Solanaceae Solanum emmottii C QA
plants land plants Solanaceae Solanum esuriale quena C QA
plants land plants Zygophyllaceae Tribulus eichlerianus bull head C QA
plants land plants Zygophyllaceae Tribulus hystrix C QA
plants land plants Zygophyllaceae Zygophyllum howittii claasping 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.

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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


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Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2013) Wildlife of Georgina River - King Creek Floodout 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-georgina-river-king-creek-floodout

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