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Wildlife of Raine Island National Park (scientific)

Total number of species: 117

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals birds Sturnidae Aplonis metallica metallic starling C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Hirundo neoxena welcome swallow C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Petrochelidon nigricans tree martin C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Monarcha frater black-winged monarch SL QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Monarcha melanopsis black-faced monarch SL QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra rubecula leaden flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra ruficollis broad-billed flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Symposiachrus trivirgatus spectacled monarch SL QAI
animals birds Corvidae Corvus orru Torresian crow C QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura rufifrons rufous fantail SL 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 boweri Bower's shrike-thrush C Q
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae black-faced cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Lalage tricolor white-winged triller C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Gavicalis versicolor varied honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Pittidae Erythropitta macklotii Papuan pitta C QAI
animals birds Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
animals birds Alcedinidae Tanysiptera sylvia buff-breasted paradise-kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Alcedinidae Todiramphus macleayii forest kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Alcedinidae Todiramphus sanctus sacred kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Alcedinidae Todiramphus sordidus Torresian kingfisher C QAI I
animals birds Cuculidae Cacomantis flabelliformis fan-tailed cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Cacomantis variolosus brush cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Chalcites lucidus shining bronze-cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Chalcites minutillus little bronze-cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Eudynamys orientalis eastern koel C QAI
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 Hydroprogne caspia Caspian tern SL QAI I
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 sp. C U
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 Calidris acuminata sharp-tailed sandpiper 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 Heteroscelus sp. U
animals birds Scolopacidae Limosa lapponica baueri Western Alaskan bar-tailed godwit V V QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Numenius madagascariensis eastern curlew E CE QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Numenius phaeopus whimbrel SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa brevipes grey-tailed tattler SL QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius leschenaultii greater sand plover V V QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius mongolus lesser sand plover E E QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Elseyornis melanops black-fronted dotterel 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 Charadriidae Vanellus miles miles masked lapwing (northern subspecies) C QAI
animals birds Recurvirostridae Himantopus leucocephalus pied stilt C QAI I
animals birds Haematopodidae Haematopus fuliginosus sooty oystercatcher C QA I
animals birds Haematopodidae Haematopus longirostris Australian pied oystercatcher C QAI I
animals birds Burhinidae Esacus magnirostris beach stone-curlew V QAI I
animals birds Rallidae Amaurornis cinerea white-browed crake C QAI I
animals birds Rallidae Amaurornis moluccana pale-vented bush-hen C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Gallirallus philippensis buff-banded rail C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Porphyrio melanotus purple swamphen C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Aviceda subcristata Pacific baza C QAI
animals birds Pandionidae Pandion haliaetus cristatus eastern osprey SL QAI
animals birds Threskiornithidae Threskiornis molucca Australian white ibis C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Ardea alba modesta eastern great egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta garzetta little egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta picata pied heron C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta sacra eastern reef egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Ixobrychus flavicollis black bittern C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Nycticorax caledonicus nankeen night-heron C QAI I
animals birds Pelecanidae Pelecanus conspicillatus Australian pelican C QAI I
animals birds Phalacrocoracidae Microcarbo melanoleucos little pied cormorant C QAI I
animals birds Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax varius pied cormorant 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 Ardenna tenuirostris short-tailed shearwater SL QAI
animals birds Procellariidae Pterodroma alba phoenix petrel C VI
animals birds Procellariidae Pterodroma heraldica Herald petrel CR CE QAI
animals birds Apodidae Apus pacificus fork-tailed swift SL QAI
animals birds Eurostopodidae Eurostopodus mystacalis white-throated nightjar C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Chalcophaps longirostris Pacific emerald dove C QA
animals birds Phaethontidae Phaethon lepturus white-tailed tropicbird SL QAI
animals birds Phaethontidae Phaethon rubricauda red-tailed tropicbird V QAI
animals reptiles Cheloniidae Chelonia mydas green turtle V V QAI
animals ray-finned fishes Scaridae Bolbometopon muricatum bumphead parrotfish QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Labridae Cheilinus undulatus humphead maori wrasse QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Pomacentridae Amphiprion percula eastern clown anemonefish U I
animals cartilaginous fishes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos grey reef shark QAI I
animals cartilaginous fishes Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus melanopterus blacktip reef shark QAI I
animals cartilaginous fishes Carcharhinidae Galeocerdo cuvier tiger shark U I
animals cartilaginous fishes Carcharhinidae Triaenodon obesus whitetip reef shark U I
animals cartilaginous fishes Stegostomatidae Stegostoma fasciatum zebra shark QAI I
animals cartilaginous fishes Rhincodontidae Rhincodon typus whale shark V QAI I
animals cartilaginous fishes Ginglymostomatidae Nebrius ferrugineus tawny shark QAI I
animals insects Aeshnidae Anax guttatus lesser green emperor QAI I
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Achyranthes aspera C QAI
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Amaranthus interruptus C QA
plants land plants Brassicaceae Lepidium englerianum IU
plants land plants Cleomaceae Arivela viscosa C QAI
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea violacea C QAI
plants land plants Hydrocharitaceae Thalassia hemprichii SL QI I
plants land plants Leguminosae Sesbania cannabina C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Sesbania cannabina var. cannabina C QAI
plants land plants Malvaceae Abutilon albescens C QAI
plants land plants Nyctaginaceae Boerhavia albiflora var. albiflora C QAI
plants land plants Nyctaginaceae Boerhavia diffusa IU
plants land plants Poaceae Eleusine indica crowsfoot grass IU
plants land plants Poaceae Lepturus repens stalky grass C QAI
plants land plants Portulacaceae Portulaca oleracea pigweed IU
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

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, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2013) Wildlife of Raine Island National Park (scientific), WetlandInfo website, accessed 14 July 2024. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=national-park-raine-island-scientific

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