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Wildlife of Lake Yamma Yamma DIWA nationally important wetland

Total number of species: 107

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End.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 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 Alaudidae Mirafra javanica Horsfield's bushlark C QAI
animals birds Corcoracidae Struthidea cinerea apostlebird 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 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 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 Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae black-faced cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina papuensis white-bellied cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Lalage tricolor white-winged triller C QAI
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 Pardalotidae Pardalotus rubricatus red-browed pardalote 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animals birds Maluridae Malurus lamberti sensu lato variegated fairy-wren Superseded C QA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 Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
animals birds Tytonidae Tyto delicatula eastern barn owl C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Chalcites osculans black-eared cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Melopsittacus undulatus budgerigar C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Psephotus varius mulga parrot C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Cacatua sanguinea little corella C QAI
animals birds Cacatuidae Eolophus roseicapilla galah C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Nymphicus hollandicus cockatiel C QA
animals birds Laridae Chlidonias hybrida whiskered tern C QAI I
animals birds Laridae Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae silver gull C QAI
animals birds Laridae Gelochelidon nilotica gull-billed tern SL QAI
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 Limosa limosa black-tailed godwit 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 Vanellus miles novaehollandiae masked lapwing (southern subspecies) 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 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 longipennis Australian hobby C QAI
animals birds Falconidae Falco subniger black falcon C QA
animals birds Accipitridae Aquila audax wedge-tailed eagle 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 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 Egretta novaehollandiae white-faced heron C QAI
animals birds Pelecanidae Pelecanus conspicillatus Australian pelican C QAI I
animals birds Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax sulcirostris little black cormorant C QA I
animals birds Aegothelidae Aegotheles cristatus Australian owlet-nightjar C QAI
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 Poliocephalus poliocephalus hoary-headed grebe 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 Stictonetta naevosa freckled duck C QA I
animals birds Phasianidae Coturnix pectoralis stubble quail C QA
plants land plants Asphodelaceae Bulbine alata native leek C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Ethuliopsis cunninghamii C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Minuria integerrima smooth minuria C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Pluchea dunlopii C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Rhagodia spinescens thorny saltbush C QA
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus procerus C QAI I
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia wheeleri C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Crotalaria cunninghamii C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Crotalaria eremaea subsp. eremaea C QA
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Goodenia cycloptera C QA
plants land plants Malvaceae Hibiscus krichauffianus C QA
plants land plants Malvaceae Sida ammophila C QA
plants land plants Plantaginaceae Stemodia florulenta C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Echinochloa turneriana channel millet C QA I
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis dielsii mallee lovegrass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis setifolia C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Zygochloa paradoxa C QA
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Eremophila glabra subsp. glabra C QA
plants land plants Solanaceae Nicotiana velutina C QA
plants land plants Solanaceae Solanum oligacanthum C QA
plants land plants Zygophyllaceae Tribulus hystrix 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

Disclaimer: While every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of this product, the Queensland Government and Australian Government make no representations or warranties about its accuracy, reliability, completeness or suitability for any particular purpose and disclaim all responsibility and all liability (including without limitation, liability in negligence) for all expenses, losses, damages (including indirect or consequential damage) and costs which might be incurred as a consequence of reliance on the product, or as a result of the product being inaccurate or incomplete in any way and for any reason.

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 Lake Yamma Yamma 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-lake-yamma-yamma

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