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Wildlife of Northumberland Islands National Park

Total number of species: 175

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Delphinidae Orcaella heinsohni Australian snubfin dolphin V QA I
animals mammals Balaenopteridae Megaptera novaeangliae humpback whale V V QAI
animals birds Nectariniidae Nectarinia jugularis olive-backed sunbird C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Hirundo neoxena welcome swallow C QAI
animals birds Timaliidae Zosterops lateralis silvereye 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 Dicruridae Dicrurus bracteatus spangled drongo C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Artamus leucorynchus white-breasted woodswallow C QA
animals birds Oriolidae Sphecotheres vieilloti Australasian figbird C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Colluricincla harmonica grey shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala melanura mangrove golden whistler C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala pectoralis golden whistler C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala simplex peninsulae grey whistler C Q
animals birds Meliphagidae Lichmera indistincta brown honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Myzomela obscura dusky honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Pardalotidae Pardalotus striatus striated pardalote C QA
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus macleayii forest kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Strigidae Ninox boobook southern boobook C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Centropus phasianinus pheasant coucal C QA
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 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 Sternula albifrons little tern SL QAI I
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 Scolopacidae Heteroscelus sp. U
animals birds Scolopacidae Numenius phaeopus whimbrel SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa brevipes grey-tailed tattler SL QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius mongolus lesser sand plover E E QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius ruficapillus red-capped plover C 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
animals birds Haematopodidae Haematopus fuliginosus sooty oystercatcher C QA I
animals birds Haematopodidae Haematopus longirostris Australian pied oystercatcher C QAI
animals birds Burhinidae Esacus magnirostris beach stone-curlew V QAI
animals birds Rallidae Gallirallus philippensis buff-banded rail C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Accipiter novaehollandiae grey goshawk C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliaeetus leucogaster white-bellied sea-eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliastur indus brahminy kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Pandion cristatus eastern osprey SL QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta novaehollandiae white-faced heron C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta sacra eastern reef egret C QAI I
animals birds Pelecanidae Pelecanus conspicillatus Australian pelican C QAI I
animals birds Sulidae Sula dactylatra masked booby SL QAI
animals birds Sulidae Sula leucogaster brown booby 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 superbus superb fruit-dove C QAI
animals birds Phasianidae Coturnix ypsilophora brown quail C QAI
animals birds Megapodiidae Megapodius reinwardt orange-footed scrubfowl C QA
fungi lecanoromycetes Parmeliaceae Parmotrema reticulatum C U
plants ferns Polypodiaceae Drynaria rigidula C U
plants ferns Polypodiaceae Drynaria sparsisora C U
plants ferns Polypodiaceae Microsorum punctatum C U
plants ferns Polypodiaceae Pyrrosia confluens var. confluens C U
plants ferns Pteridaceae Adiantum atroviride C U
plants ferns Pteridaceae Doryopteris concolor C U
plants higher dicots Anacardiaceae Euroschinus falcatus var. angustifolius C U
plants higher dicots Asteraceae Apowollastonia spilanthoides C U
plants higher dicots Asteraceae Gynura drymophila var. drymophila C U
plants higher dicots Asteraceae Wollastonia uniflora C U
plants higher dicots Byttneriaceae Commersonia bartramia brown kurrajong C U
plants higher dicots Capparaceae Capparis C U
plants higher dicots Celastraceae Elaeodendron melanocarpum C U
plants higher dicots Chenopodiaceae Salsola australis C U
plants higher dicots Combretaceae Lumnitzera racemosa C U I
plants higher dicots Combretaceae Terminalia porphyrocarpa C U
plants higher dicots Combretaceae Terminalia sericocarpa damson C U
plants higher dicots Ebenaceae Diospyros compacta C U
plants higher dicots Ericaceae Leucopogon cuspidatus C U
plants higher dicots Euphorbiaceae Claoxylon tenerifolium subsp. tenerifolium C U
plants higher dicots Euphorbiaceae Macaranga involucrata var. mallotoides C U
plants higher dicots Euphorbiaceae Macaranga tanarius macaranga C U
plants higher dicots Fabaceae Austrosteenisia blackii var. blackii C U
plants higher dicots Fabaceae Flemingia parviflora flemingia C U
plants higher dicots Fabaceae Galactia tenuiflora C U
plants higher dicots Fabaceae Mucuna gigantea burny bean C U
plants higher dicots Fabaceae Tephrosia astragaloides C U
plants higher dicots Goodeniaceae Scaevola taccada Cardwell cabbage C U
plants higher dicots Lecythidaceae Planchonia careya cockatoo apple C U
plants higher dicots Malvaceae Abutilon albescens C U
plants higher dicots Malvaceae Thespesia populnea C U
plants higher dicots Meliaceae Aglaia elaeagnoidea C U
plants higher dicots Meliaceae Turraea pubescens native honeysuckle C U
plants higher dicots Memecylaceae Memecylon pauciflorum C U
plants higher dicots Mimosaceae Acacia melanoxylon blackwood C U
plants higher dicots Mimosaceae Acacia salicina doolan C U
plants higher dicots Moraceae Ficus obliqua C U
plants higher dicots Moraceae Ficus rubiginosa forma glabrescens C U
plants higher dicots Moraceae Ficus virens var. virens C U
plants higher dicots Moraceae Trophis scandens subsp. scandens C U
plants higher dicots Myrsinaceae Myrsine crassifolia C U
plants higher dicots Myrtaceae Eucalyptus exserta Queensland peppermint C U
plants higher dicots Oleaceae Jasminum simplicifolium subsp. australiense C U
plants higher dicots Orobanchaceae Buchnera urticifolia C U
plants higher dicots Phyllanthaceae Breynia oblongifolia C U
plants higher dicots Phyllanthaceae Cleistanthus dallachyanus C U
plants higher dicots Phyllanthaceae Glochidion lobocarpum C U
plants higher dicots Pittosporaceae Pittosporum ferrugineum subsp. linifolium Superseded U
plants higher dicots Pittosporaceae Pittosporum spinescens C U
plants higher dicots Rubiaceae Aidia racemosa C U
plants higher dicots Rubiaceae Coelospermum paniculatum var. paniculatum C U
plants higher dicots Rubiaceae Cyclophyllum coprosmoides var. coprosmoides C U
plants higher dicots Rubiaceae Ixora queenslandica C U
plants higher dicots Rubiaceae Psychotria daphnoides C U
plants higher dicots Rubiaceae Psydrax odorata subsp. australiana C U
plants higher dicots Rubiaceae Spermacoce multicaulis C U
plants higher dicots Rutaceae Acronychia laevis glossy acronychia C U
plants higher dicots Rutaceae Zanthoxylum brachyacanthum C U
plants higher dicots Salicaceae Scolopia braunii flintwood C U
plants higher dicots Santalaceae Exocarpos latifolius C U
plants higher dicots Sapindaceae Arytera divaricata coogera C U
plants higher dicots Sapindaceae Cupaniopsis wadsworthii C U
plants higher dicots Sapindaceae Elattostachys bidwillii C U
plants higher dicots Sapindaceae Ganophyllum falcatum C U
plants higher dicots Sapindaceae Harpullia pendula C U
plants higher dicots Sapindaceae Jagera pseudorhus var. pseudorhus C U
plants higher dicots Sapotaceae Planchonella chartacea C U
plants higher dicots Sapotaceae Planchonella pohlmaniana C U
plants higher dicots Sapotaceae Sersalisia sericea C U
plants higher dicots Scrophulariaceae Myoporum boninense subsp. australe C U
plants higher dicots Sparrmanniaceae Grewia latifolia dysentery plant C U
plants higher dicots Sterculiaceae Sterculia quadrifida peanut tree C U
plants higher dicots Thymelaeaceae Pimelea latifolia C U
plants higher dicots Ulmaceae Celtis paniculata native celtis C U
plants higher dicots Urticaceae Pipturus argenteus white nettle C U
plants higher dicots Vitaceae Cissus cardiophylla C U
plants higher dicots Vitaceae Cissus oblonga C U
plants lower dicots Annonaceae Polyalthia nitidissima polyalthia C U
plants lower dicots Apocynaceae Alyxia spicata C U
plants lower dicots Apocynaceae Carissa ovata currantbush C U
plants lower dicots Apocynaceae Gymnanthera oblonga C U I
plants lower dicots Boraginaceae Cordia dichotoma C U
plants lower dicots Convolvulaceae Ipomoea cairica IU
plants lower dicots Convolvulaceae Ipomoea mauritiana C U
plants lower dicots Convolvulaceae Jacquemontia paniculata C U
plants lower dicots Convolvulaceae Operculina turpethum C QAI
plants lower dicots Lamiaceae Callicarpa pedunculata velvet leaf C U
plants lower dicots Lamiaceae Plectranthus diversus C U
plants lower dicots Lauraceae Cassytha filiformis dodder laurel C U
plants lower dicots Lauraceae Cryptocarya triplinervis var. triplinervis C U
plants lower dicots Lauraceae Neolitsea brassii C U
plants lower dicots Loganiaceae Strychnos psilosperma strychnine tree C U
plants lower dicots Menispermaceae Pachygone ovata C U
plants lower dicots Verbenaceae Phyla nodiflora carpetweed C U
plants monocots Arecaceae Livistona decora C U
plants monocots Commelinaceae Commelina ensifolia scurvy grass C U
plants monocots Cyperaceae Cyperus pedunculatus C U
plants monocots Cyperaceae Schoenoplectus subulatus C U I
plants monocots Hemerocallidaceae Dianella caerulea var. vannata C U
plants monocots Hemerocallidaceae Geitonoplesium cymosum scrambling lily C U
plants monocots Hydrocharitaceae Halophila decipiens C Q I
plants monocots Hydrocharitaceae Halophila spinulosa C U I
plants monocots Laxmanniaceae Cordyline manners-suttoniae C U
plants monocots Laxmanniaceae Cordyline murchisoniae C U
plants monocots Orchidaceae Dendrobium speciosum subsp. pedunculatum C U
plants monocots Orchidaceae Dockrillia bowmanii scrub pencil orchid C U
plants monocots Poaceae Enneapogon nigricans niggerheads C U
plants monocots Poaceae Heteropogon triticeus giant speargrass C U
plants monocots Poaceae Ischaemum triticeum C U
plants monocots Poaceae Lepturus repens stalky grass C U
plants monocots Poaceae Panicum decompositum var. tenuius C U
plants monocots Poaceae Phragmites australis common reed C U I
plants monocots Poaceae Setaria oplismenoides C U
plants monocots Poaceae Sorghum nitidum forma aristatum C U
plants monocots Poaceae Spinifex sericeus beach spinifex C U
plants monocots Smilacaceae Smilax sp. (Watson River J.R.Clarkson 4075A) C U

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
PE : Extinct in the wild
E : Endangered
V : Vulnerable
NT : Near threatened
C : Least concern
SL : Special least concern
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:

Wildlife of Northumberland Islands National Park, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 17 January 2019, <https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=national-park-northumberland-islands>.

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