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Rare or threatened animals of Bulburin National Park

Total number of species: 16

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Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
mammals Pteropodidae Pteropus poliocephalus grey-headed flying-fox C V QA
mammals Potoroidae Potorous tridactylus tridactylus long-nosed potoroo V V QA
mammals Pseudocheiridae Petauroides armillatus central greater glider E V QA
mammals Petauridae Petaurus australis australis yellow-bellied glider (southern subspecies) V V QA
mammals Phascolarctidae Phascolarctos cinereus koala E E QA
mammals Dasyuridae Antechinus argentus silver-headed antechinus E E Q
mammals Dasyuridae Dasyurus maculatus maculatus spotted-tailed quoll (southern subspecies) E E QA
birds Strigidae Ninox strenua powerful owl V QA
birds Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus lathami glossy black-cockatoo V QA
birds Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus lathami erebus glossy black-cockatoo (northern) V Q
birds Turnicidae Turnix melanogaster black-breasted button-quail V V QA
birds Apodidae Hirundapus caudacutus white-throated needletail V V QAI
birds Podargidae Podargus ocellatus plumiferus plumed frogmouth V QA
birds Columbidae Geophaps scripta scripta squatter pigeon (southern subspecies) V V QA
reptiles Carphodactylidae Phyllurus caudiannulatus ringed thin-tailed gecko V Q
amphibians Limnodynastidae Adelotus brevis tusked frog V QA I

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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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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) Rare or threatened animals of Bulburin National Park, WetlandInfo website, accessed 9 December 2022. Available at:

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