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Wildlife of Esk National Park

Total number of species: 214

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Macropodidae Notamacropus rufogriseus red-necked wallaby C QA
animals mammals Macropodidae Wallabia bicolor swamp wallaby C QA
animals mammals Potoroidae Aepyprymnus rufescens rufous bettong C QA
animals mammals Phascolarctidae Phascolarctos cinereus koala E E QA
animals mammals Peramelidae Isoodon macrourus northern brown bandicoot C QAI
animals birds Estrildidae Neochmia temporalis red-browed finch C QA
animals birds Timaliidae Zosterops lateralis silvereye C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Eopsaltria australis eastern yellow robin C QA
animals birds Petroicidae Microeca fascinans jacky winter C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Grallina cyanoleuca magpie-lark C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra rubecula leaden flycatcher C 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 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 Artamidae Strepera graculina pied currawong C QA
animals birds Oriolidae Oriolus sagittatus olive-backed oriole C QAI
animals birds Oriolidae Sphecotheres vieilloti Australasian figbird C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Colluricincla harmonica grey shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala pectoralis golden whistler C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala rufiventris rufous whistler C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae black-faced cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Psophodidae Psophodes olivaceus eastern whipbird C QA
animals birds Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus temporalis grey-crowned babbler C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Caligavis chrysops yellow-faced honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Entomyzon cyanotis blue-faced honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Manorina melanocephala noisy miner 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 sanguinolenta scarlet honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Philemon citreogularis little friarbird C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Philemon corniculatus noisy friarbird C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Ptilotula fusca fuscous honeyeater C QA
animals birds Pardalotidae Pardalotus punctatus spotted pardalote C QA
animals birds Pardalotidae Pardalotus striatus striated pardalote C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Acanthiza lineata striated thornbill C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Acanthiza pusilla brown thornbill C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Acanthiza reguloides buff-rumped thornbill C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone mouki brown gerygone C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone olivacea white-throated 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 Ptilonorhynchidae Ailuroedus crassirostris green catbird C QA
animals birds Ptilonorhynchidae Ptilonorhynchus violaceus satin bowerbird C QA
animals birds Climacteridae Cormobates leucophaea metastasis white-throated treecreeper (southern) C QA
animals birds Pittidae Pitta versicolor noisy pitta C QAI
animals birds Coraciidae Eurystomus orientalis dollarbird C QAI
animals birds Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Dacelo novaeguineae laughing kookaburra C QA
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus sanctus sacred kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Strigidae Ninox boobook southern boobook C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Cacomantis flabelliformis fan-tailed cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Centropus phasianinus pheasant coucal C QA
animals birds Cuculidae Eudynamys orientalis eastern koel C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Parvipsitta pusilla little lorikeet C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Platycercus elegans crimson rosella C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus scaly-breasted lorikeet C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Trichoglossus moluccanus rainbow lorikeet C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus lathami glossy black-cockatoo V QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Eolophus roseicapilla galah C QA
animals birds Accipitridae Accipiter fasciatus brown goshawk C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Aquila audax wedge-tailed eagle C QAI
animals birds Aegothelidae Aegotheles cristatus Australian owlet-nightjar C QAI
animals birds Podargidae Podargus strigoides tawny frogmouth C QA
animals birds Columbidae Geophaps scripta scripta squatter pigeon (southern subspecies) V V QA
animals birds Columbidae Macropygia amboinensis brown cuckoo-dove C QAI
animals birds Anatidae Chenonetta jubata Australian wood duck C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Pseudonaja textilis eastern brown snake C QAI
animals amphibians Bufonidae Rhinella marina cane toad II
fungi Agaricomycetes Amanitaceae Amanita xanthocephala C QA
fungi Agaricomycetes Geastraceae Geastrum C QA
fungi lecanoromycetes Caliciaceae Cratiria vioxanthina C QA
plants land plants Acanthaceae Harnieria hygrophiloides white karambal C QA
plants land plants Acanthaceae Pseuderanthemum variabile pastel flower C QAI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Alstonia constricta bitterbark C QA
plants land plants Aspleniaceae Asplenium australasicum C QAI
plants land plants Asteraceae Ageratina adenophora crofton weed IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Erigeron primulifolius IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Picris angustifolia subsp. carolorum-henricorum C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Praxelis clematidea IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Senecio hispidulus C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Senecio pinnatifolius var. pinnatifolius C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Sphaeromorphaea australis C QA
plants land plants Blechnaceae Blechnum neohollandicum C QA
plants land plants Campanulaceae Wahlenbergia stricta subsp. stricta SL QA
plants land plants Casuarinaceae Allocasuarina torulosa C QA
plants land plants Celastraceae Denhamia bilocularis C QA
plants land plants Celastraceae Denhamia silvestris C QA
plants land plants Commelinaceae Aneilema acuminatum C QA
plants land plants Commelinaceae Pollia crispata pollia C QA
plants land plants Cucurbitaceae Diplocyclos palmatus subsp. palmatus C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Bulbostylis barbata C QAI
plants land plants Dilleniaceae Hibbertia linearis var. obtusifolia C QA
plants land plants Dilleniaceae Hibbertia riparia C QA
plants land plants Ebenaceae Diospyros pentamera myrtle ebony C QA
plants land plants Ericaceae Monotoca scoparia prickly broom heath C QA
plants land plants Ericaceae Styphelia biflora C QA
plants land plants Ericaceae Styphelia mutica C QA
plants land plants Ericaceae Trochocarpa laurina tree heath C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Baloghia inophylla scrub bloodwood C QAI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia tannensis subsp. eremophila C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Homalanthus populifolius C QAI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Mallotus claoxyloides green kamala C QAI
plants land plants Fossombroniaceae Fossombronia U
plants land plants Gyrostemonaceae Codonocarpus attenuatus C QA
plants land plants Haloragaceae Haloragis heterophylla rough raspweed C QA
plants land plants Hemerocallidaceae Dianella brevipedunculata C Q
plants land plants Lamiaceae Chloanthes parviflora C QA
plants land plants Lamiaceae Coleus U
plants land plants Lauraceae Cassytha filiformis dodder laurel C QAI
plants land plants Lauraceae Cryptocarya bidwillii yellow laurel C QA
plants land plants Lauraceae Cryptocarya obovata pepperberry C QA
plants land plants Laxmanniaceae Lomandra U
plants land plants Laxmanniaceae Lomandra confertifolia subsp. pallida C QA
plants land plants Laxmanniaceae Lomandra filiformis C QA
plants land plants Laxmanniaceae Lomandra laxa broad-leaved matrush C QA
plants land plants Laxmanniaceae Lomandra longifolia C QA
plants land plants Laxmanniaceae Lomandra multiflora C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia baeuerlenii C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia complanata flatstem wattle C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia maidenii Maiden's wattle C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia podalyriifolia Queensland silver wattle C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia quadrilateralis C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Chamaecrista nomame var. nomame C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Chamaecrista rotundifolia var. rotundifolia IU
plants land plants Leguminosae Crotalaria brevis C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Crotalaria medicaginea var. neglecta C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Daviesia filipes subsp. filipes C Q
plants land plants Leguminosae Daviesia genistifolia broom bitter pea C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Daviesia wyattiana long-leaved bitter pea C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Desmodium rhytidophyllum C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Dillwynia phylicoides C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Glycine clandestina var. clandestina C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Hardenbergia violacea C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Hovea planifolia C Q
plants land plants Leguminosae Indigofera australis subsp. australis C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Jacksonia scoparia C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Pultenaea cunninghamii prickly pea C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Senna septemtrionalis IU
plants land plants Leguminosae Tephrosia filipes subsp. filipes C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Trifolium campestre var. campestre IU
plants land plants Leguminosae Vigna vexillata var. angustifolia C QAI
plants land plants Liliaceae Lilium formosanum IU
plants land plants Malvaceae Abutilon oxycarpum var. oxycarpum C QA
plants land plants Meliaceae Melia azedarach white cedar C QAI
plants land plants Menispermaceae Legnephora moorei C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus coronata creek sandpaper fig C QAI
plants land plants Myrsinaceae Embelia australiana embelia C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Angophora woodsiana smudgee C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Corymbia citriodora subsp. variegata C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Corymbia gummifera red bloodwood C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Corymbia intermedia pink bloodwood C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Corymbia tessellaris Moreton Bay ash C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Corymbia trachyphloia subsp. trachyphloia C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus baileyana Bailey's stringybark C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus biturbinata C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus eugenioides C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus helidonica C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus microcorys C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus pilularis blackbutt C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus planchoniana C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus propinqua small-fruited grey gum C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus racemosa subsp. racemosa scribbly gum C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus saligna C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus siderophloia C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus tereticornis C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Lophostemon confertus brush box C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Lophostemon suaveolens swamp box C QAI I
plants land plants Myrtaceae Rhodamnia rubescens scrub turpentine CR CE QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Syzygium australe scrub cherry C QA
plants land plants Orchidaceae Acianthus exsertus SL QA
plants land plants Orchidaceae Caladenia catenata SL QA
plants land plants Orchidaceae Chiloglottis diphylla SL QA
plants land plants Orchidaceae Corybas barbarae helmet orchid SL Q
plants land plants Orchidaceae Pterostylis nutans SL QA
plants land plants Orchidaceae Pterostylis obtusa SL QA
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Phyllanthus hirtellus C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Briza maxima quaking grass IU
plants land plants Poaceae Paspalidium distans shotgrass C QAI
plants land plants Polygalaceae Polygala triflora C QAI
plants land plants Polygonaceae Muehlenbeckia gracillima C QA
plants land plants Proteaceae Banksia integrifolia subsp. compar C QA
plants land plants Proteaceae Grevillea banksii C QAI
plants land plants Proteaceae Grevillea robusta C QA
plants land plants Proteaceae Lomatia silaifolia crinkle bush C QA
plants land plants Proteaceae Persoonia sericea silky geebung C QA
plants land plants Pteridaceae Adiantum atroviride SL QA
plants land plants Pteridaceae Adiantum hispidulum var. hispidulum SL QA
plants land plants Ranunculaceae Ranunculus sessiliflorus var. sessiliflorus C QAI
plants land plants Rhamnaceae Alphitonia excelsa soap tree C QAI
plants land plants Rosaceae Rubus rosifolius var. rosifolius C QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Gynochthodes jasminoides C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Mitracarpus hirtus IU
plants land plants Rubiaceae Opercularia diphylla C QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Pomax umbellata C QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Spermacoce multicaulis C Q
plants land plants Santalaceae Exocarpos cupressiformis native cherry C QA
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Myoporum acuminatum coastal boobialla C QAI
plants land plants Thymelaeaceae Pimelea altior C QA
plants land plants Thymelaeaceae Pimelea linifolia C QA
plants land plants Urticaceae Urtica incisa stinging nettle C QAI
plants land plants Verbenaceae Lantana camara lantana IU
plants land plants Violaceae Pigea monopetala C QA
plants land plants Violaceae Viola betonicifolia C QAI
plants land plants Violaceae Viola perreniformis C QA
plants land plants Viscaceae Viscum articulatum flat mistletoe C QAI
plants land plants Xanthorrhoeaceae Xanthorrhoea johnsonii SL QA
plants land plants Zingiberaceae Alpinia caerulea wild ginger 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

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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 Esk National Park, WetlandInfo website, accessed 5 December 2022. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=national-park-esk

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