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Wildlife of Walters Plains Lake DIWA nationally important wetland

Total number of species: 83

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Macropodidae Lagorchestes conspicillatus spectacled hare-wallaby C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Microeca flavigaster lemon-bellied flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Grallina cyanoleuca magpie-lark C QAI
animals birds Corvidae Corvus coronoides Australian raven C QA
animals birds Artamidae Cracticus nigrogularis pied butcherbird C QA
animals birds Artamidae Cracticus torquatus grey butcherbird C QA
animals birds Artamidae Gymnorhina tibicen Australian magpie C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Manorina melanocephala noisy miner C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Melithreptus albogularis white-throated honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Philemon citreogularis little friarbird C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Philemon corniculatus noisy friarbird C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Dacelo novaeguineae laughing kookaburra C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus scaly-breasted lorikeet C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Trichoglossus moluccanus rainbow lorikeet C QA
animals birds Laridae Chlidonias hybrida whiskered tern C QAI I
animals birds Jacanidae Irediparra gallinacea comb-crested jacana 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 Recurvirostridae Himantopus himantopus black-winged stilt C QAI I
animals birds Rallidae Fulica atra Eurasian coot C QAI I
animals birds Gruidae Antigone rubicunda brolga C QAI I
animals birds Accipitridae Aviceda subcristata Pacific baza C QAI
animals birds Threskiornithidae Platalea regia royal spoonbill C QAI I
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 Anhingidae Anhinga novaehollandiae Australasian darter C QAI I
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia striata peaceful dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geophaps scripta squatter pigeon C QA
animals birds Columbidae Ocyphaps lophotes crested pigeon C QA
animals birds Podicipedidae Podiceps cristatus great crested grebe C QAI 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 Chenonetta jubata Australian wood duck C QA
animals birds Anatidae Cygnus atratus black swan C QA I
animals birds Anatidae Dendrocygna eytoni plumed whistling-duck C QA
animals birds Anatidae Malacorhynchus membranaceus pink-eared duck C QA I
animals birds Anatidae Nettapus coromandelianus cotton pygmy-goose C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Nettapus pulchellus green pygmy-goose C QAI I
animals birds Casuariidae Dromaius novaehollandiae emu C QA
animals reptiles Varanidae Varanus varius lace monitor C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Oedura monilis sensu lato ocellated velvet gecko Superseded C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Cyclorana novaehollandiae eastern snapping frog C QA I
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria caerulea common green treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria inermis bumpy rocketfrog C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria rubella ruddy treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Myobatrachidae Uperoleia altissima tableland gungan C Q
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Limnodynastes terraereginae scarlet sided pobblebonk C QA I
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Platyplectrum ornatum ornate burrowing frog C QA I
plants land plants Acanthaceae Rostellularia adscendens var. hispida C Q
plants land plants Apiaceae Centella asiatica C QAI
plants land plants Asteraceae Eclipta prostrata white eclipta IU I
plants land plants Campanulaceae Lobelia quadrangularis C QA
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Convolvulus graminetinus C QA
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus aquatilis C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus exaltatus tall flatsedge C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus melanospermus IU I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus victoriensis C QA
plants land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis minuta IU I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Fuirena ciliaris C QAI
plants land plants Dilleniaceae Hibbertia sp. (Girraween NP D.Halford+ Q1611) C QA
plants land plants Gleicheniaceae Dicranopteris linearis C QI
plants land plants Juncaceae Juncus usitatus C QAI I
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia leptostachya Townsville wattle C Q
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus congesta C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus congesta var. congesta C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus brownii Reid River box C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus crebra narrow-leaved red ironbark C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus granitica granite ironbark C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus platyphylla poplar gum C QI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus portuensis C Q
plants land plants Onagraceae Ludwigia octovalvis willow primrose C QAI I
plants land plants Philydraceae Philydrum lanuginosum frogsmouth C QAI I
plants land plants Poaceae Diplachne fusca var. muelleri C QA I
plants land plants Poaceae Echinochloa colona awnless barnyard grass IU I
plants land plants Poaceae Isachne globosa swamp millet C QAI I
plants land plants Poaceae Leersia hexandra swamp rice grass C QAI I
plants land plants Poaceae Paspalum conjugatum sourgrass IU
plants land plants Thelypteridaceae Cyclosorus interruptus C QAI I

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 Walters Plains Lake DIWA nationally important wetland, WetlandInfo website, accessed 3 December 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=diwa-wetland-walters-plains-lake

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