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Wildlife of Michaelmas and Upolu Cays National Park

Total number of species: 75

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Delphinidae Stenella longirostris spinner dolphin C QAI
animals birds Passeridae Passer domesticus house sparrow II
animals birds Estrildidae Lonchura castaneothorax chestnut-breasted mannikin C QAI
animals birds Nectariniidae Cinnyris jugularis olive-backed sunbird C QAI
animals birds Timaliidae Zosterops lateralis silvereye C QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura albiscapa grey fantail C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Artamus leucorynchus white-breasted woodswallow C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Melithreptus albogularis white-throated honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus macleayii forest kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus sanctus sacred kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Centropus phasianinus pheasant coucal C QA
animals birds Cuculidae Cuculus optatus oriental cuckoo SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Anous minutus black noddy C QAI
animals birds Laridae Anous stolidus common noddy SL QA
animals birds Laridae Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae silver gull C QAI
animals birds Laridae Hydroprogne caspia Caspian tern SL QAI I
animals birds Laridae Larus dominicanus kelp gull C VU
animals birds Laridae Onychoprion anaethetus bridled tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Onychoprion fuscatus sooty tern C QAI
animals birds Laridae Sterna dougallii roseate tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Sterna hirundo common tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Sterna sumatrana black-naped tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Sternula albifrons little tern SL QAI I
animals birds Laridae Sternula nereis exsul New Caledonian fairy tern E VI
animals birds Laridae Thalasseus bengalensis lesser crested tern C QAI I
animals birds Laridae Thalasseus bergii crested tern SL QAI
animals birds Stercorariidae Stercorarius longicaudus long-tailed jaeger SL VU
animals birds Stercorariidae Stercorarius parasiticus Arctic jaeger SL QAI
animals birds Stercorariidae Stercorarius pomarinus pomarine jaeger SL QAI
animals birds Scolopacidae Arenaria interpres ruddy turnstone SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris acuminata sharp-tailed sandpiper SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris alba sanderling SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris ferruginea curlew sandpiper CR CE QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris ruficollis red-necked stint SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris tenuirostris great knot CR CE QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Heteroscelus sp. U
animals birds Scolopacidae Limosa lapponica baueri Western Alaskan bar-tailed godwit V V QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Numenius phaeopus whimbrel SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa brevipes grey-tailed tattler SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa incana wandering tattler SL QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius leschenaultii greater sand plover V V QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Pluvialis fulva Pacific golden plover SL QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Pluvialis squatarola grey plover SL QAI I
animals birds Recurvirostridae Himantopus himantopus black-winged stilt C QAI I
animals birds Haematopodidae Haematopus longirostris Australian pied oystercatcher C QAI I
animals birds Rallidae Gallirallus philippensis buff-banded rail C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Porzana tabuensis spotless crake C QAI I
animals birds Accipitridae Haliaeetus leucogaster white-bellied sea-eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Pandion cristatus eastern osprey SL 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 Egretta sacra eastern reef egret C QAI I
animals birds Sulidae Sula dactylatra masked booby SL QAI
animals birds Sulidae Sula leucogaster brown booby SL QAI
animals birds Sulidae Sula sula red-footed booby SL QAI
animals birds Fregatidae Fregata ariel lesser frigatebird SL QAI
animals birds Fregatidae Fregata minor great frigatebird SL QAI
animals birds Fregatidae Fregata sp. C U
animals birds Procellariidae Ardenna pacifica wedge-tailed shearwater V QAI
animals birds Procellariidae Macronectes giganteus southern giant-petrel E E QAI
animals birds Procellariidae Macronectes halli northern giant-petrel V V VU
animals birds Procellariidae Puffinus gavia fluttering shearwater C QAI
animals birds Oceanitidae Oceanites oceanicus Wilson's storm-petrel SL QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ducula bicolor pied imperial-pigeon C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia humeralis bar-shouldered dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ptilinopus regina rose-crowned fruit-dove C QAI
animals birds Phaethontidae Phaethon lepturus white-tailed tropicbird SL QAI
animals birds Phaethontidae Phaethon rubricauda red-tailed tropicbird V QAI
plants land plants Aizoaceae Sesuvium portulacastrum sea purslane C QAI I
plants land plants Loganiaceae Mitrasacme stellata C Q
plants land plants Nyctaginaceae Boerhavia albiflora var. albiflora C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Lepturus repens stalky grass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus virginicus sand couch C QAI I
plants land plants Zygophyllaceae Tribulus cistoides bulls head vine C QAI

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 Michaelmas and Upolu Cays National Park, WetlandInfo website, accessed 17 September 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=national-park-michaelmas-and-upolu-cays

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