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Wildlife of Mitirinchi Island National Park (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal Land)

Total number of species: 41

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals birds Zosteropidae Zosterops citrinella ashy-bellied white-eye C QI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra rubecula leaden flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Artamus leucorynchus white-breasted woodswallow C QA
animals birds Alcedinidae Todiramphus sanctus sacred kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Alcedinidae Todiramphus sordidus Torresian kingfisher C QAI I
animals birds Laridae Anous minutus black noddy C QAI
animals birds Laridae Anous stolidus brown noddy SL QA
animals birds Laridae Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae silver gull C QAI
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 sumatrana black-naped tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Thalasseus bengalensis lesser crested tern C QAI I
animals birds Laridae Thalasseus bergii crested tern SL QAI
animals birds Scolopacidae Arenaria interpres ruddy turnstone SL QAI I
animals birds Rallidae Gallirallus philippensis buff-banded rail C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliaeetus leucogaster white-bellied sea-eagle C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta sacra eastern reef egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Nycticorax caledonicus nankeen night-heron C QAI I
animals birds Sulidae Sula leucogaster brown 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 Columbidae Ducula bicolor pied imperial-pigeon C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Macropygia phasianella brown cuckoo-dove C QAI
plants land plants Aizoaceae Sesuvium portulacastrum sea purslane C QAI I
plants land plants Aizoaceae Sesuvium portulacastrum subsp. portulacastrum C QAI
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Achyranthes aspera C QAI
plants land plants Capparaceae Capparis lucida C QI
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea violacea C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Sesbania cannabina var. cannabina C QAI
plants land plants Menispermaceae Tinospora smilacina snakevine C QA
plants land plants Nyctaginaceae Boerhavia albiflora var. albiflora C QAI
plants land plants Nyctaginaceae Pisonia grandis C QAI
plants land plants Plumbaginaceae Plumbago zeylanica native plumbago C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Lepturus repens stalky grass C QAI
plants land plants Portulacaceae Portulaca U
plants land plants Portulacaceae Portulaca oleracea pigweed IU
plants land plants Rubiaceae Morinda citrifolia C QAI
plants land plants Vitaceae Causonis maritima C QAI
plants land plants Zygophyllaceae Tribulus cistoides bulls head vine C QAI

Note: Wildlife statistics are based on information that has been submitted to the DESI 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, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2013) Wildlife of Mitirinchi Island National Park (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal Land), WetlandInfo website, accessed 26 February 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=national-park-mitirinchi-island-cypal

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