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Wildlife of Three Islands Group National Park

Total number of species: 207

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals birds Nectariniidae Cinnyris jugularis olive-backed sunbird C QAI
animals birds Timaliidae Zosterops citrinella pale white-eye C QI
animals birds Timaliidae Zosterops lateralis silvereye C QAI
animals birds Timaliidae Zosterops lateralis vegetus silvereye (Cape York Peninsula) C Q
animals birds Monarchidae Grallina cyanoleuca magpie-lark C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra cyanoleuca satin flycatcher SL QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra ruficollis broad-billed flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Symposiachrus trivirgatus spectacled monarch SL QAI
animals birds Dicruridae Dicrurus bracteatus spangled drongo C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Artamus leucorynchus white-breasted woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Artamus personatus masked woodswallow C QA
animals birds Oriolidae Sphecotheres vieilloti Australasian figbird C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala melanura mangrove golden whistler C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae black-faced cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Conopophila rufogularis rufous-throated honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Gavicalis versicolor varied honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Lichmera indistincta brown honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Stomiopera flava yellow honeyeater C Q
animals birds Coraciidae Eurystomus orientalis dollarbird C QAI
animals birds Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus macleayii forest kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus sanctus sacred kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus sordidus Torresian kingfisher C QAI I
animals birds Cuculidae Centropus phasianinus pheasant coucal C QA
animals birds Cuculidae Cuculus optatus oriental cuckoo SL QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Scythrops novaehollandiae channel-billed cuckoo C 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 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 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 canutus red knot E E 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 madagascariensis eastern curlew E CE QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Numenius minutus little curlew SL QAI
animals birds Scolopacidae Numenius phaeopus whimbrel SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa brevipes grey-tailed tattler SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa glareola wood sandpiper SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa incana wandering tattler SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Xenus cinereus terek sandpiper 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 Charadrius veredus oriental plover SL QAI
animals birds Charadriidae Pluvialis fulva Pacific golden plover SL QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Pluvialis squatarola grey plover SL 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 Gallirallus philippensis buff-banded rail C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Circus approximans swamp harrier C QAI
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 Butorides striata striated heron C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta sacra eastern reef egret C QAI I
animals birds Pelecanidae Pelecanus conspicillatus Australian pelican C QAI I
animals birds Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax carbo great cormorant C QAI I
animals birds Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax sulcirostris little black cormorant C QA 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 Procellariidae Ardenna pacifica wedge-tailed shearwater V QAI
animals birds Apodidae Apus pacificus fork-tailed swift SL QAI
animals birds Apodidae Hirundapus caudacutus white-throated needletail V V QAI
animals birds Caprimulgidae Caprimulgus macrurus large-tailed nightjar C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Chalcophaps longirostris Pacific emerald dove C QA
animals birds Columbidae Ducula bicolor pied imperial-pigeon C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia cuneata diamond dove C QA
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia humeralis bar-shouldered dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Macropygia amboinensis brown cuckoo-dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ptilinopus regina rose-crowned fruit-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
animals reptiles Scincidae Eremiascincus pardalis lowlands bar-lipped skink C Q
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Gehyra dubia dubious dtella C QA
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Gehyra sp. C QAI
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Nactus cheverti Chevert gecko C Q
plants land plants Acanthaceae Avicennia marina subsp. australasica C QAI I
plants land plants Aizoaceae Sesuvium portulacastrum sea purslane C QAI I
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Achyranthes aspera C QAI
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Amaranthus interruptus C QA
plants land plants Amaryllidaceae Crinum pedunculatum river lily C QAI I
plants land plants Apocynaceae Cynanchum viminale subsp. brunonianum C QAI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Hoya australis subsp. australis C QA
plants land plants Araliaceae Schefflera actinophylla umbrella tree Superseded XU
plants land plants Asteraceae Cyanthillium cinereum C QAI
plants land plants Asteraceae Emilia sonchifolia IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Pterocaulon ciliosum C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Wollastonia uniflora C QAI
plants land plants Bataceae Batis argillicola C QA
plants land plants Boraginaceae Argusia argentea octopus bush C QAI
plants land plants Boraginaceae Cordia subcordata C QAI
plants land plants Burseraceae Garuga floribunda var. floribunda C QAI
plants land plants Caesalpiniaceae Guilandina bonduc C QAI
plants land plants Capparaceae Capparis lucida C QI
plants land plants Capparaceae Capparis nummularia C QAI
plants land plants Casuarinaceae Casuarina equisetifolia subsp. incana C QAI
plants land plants Celastraceae Elaeodendron melanocarpum C QAI
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Salsola australis C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Sarcocornia quinqueflora subsp. quinqueflora Superseded XU
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Suaeda australis C QA I
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Tecticornia indica subsp. leiostachya C QA I
plants land plants Cleomaceae Cleome viscosa tick-weed Superseded XU
plants land plants Combretaceae Terminalia muelleri C Q
plants land plants Commelinaceae Commelina U
plants land plants Commelinaceae Commelina diffusa wandering jew C QAI
plants land plants Commelinaceae Commelina ensifolia scurvy grass C QAI
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis goatsfoot C QAI
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea violacea C QAI
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Xenostegia tridentata C QAI
plants land plants Cucurbitaceae Citrullus lanatus XU
plants land plants Cucurbitaceae Cucumis althaeoides C QAI
plants land plants Cucurbitaceae Diplocyclos palmatus subsp. affinis C QA
plants land plants Cucurbitaceae Diplocyclos palmatus subsp. palmatus C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus pedunculatus C QAI
plants land plants Ebenaceae Diospyros compacta C QA
plants land plants Ebenaceae Diospyros maritima C QAI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia hirta IU
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia pallens C QAI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia tannensis subsp. tannensis C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Excoecaria agallocha milky mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Macaranga tanarius macaranga C QAI
plants land plants Fabaceae Abrus precatorius subsp. precatorius C QAI
plants land plants Fabaceae Canavalia rosea coastal jack bean C QAI
plants land plants Fabaceae Sophora tomentosa subsp. australis C QAI
plants land plants Fabaceae Vigna marina dune bean C QAI
plants land plants Flagellariaceae Flagellaria indica whip vine C QAI
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Scaevola taccada Cardwell cabbage C QAI
plants land plants Hydrocharitaceae Halophila decipiens C Q I
plants land plants Hydrocharitaceae Halophila tricostata C Q I
plants land plants Lamiaceae Clerodendrum inerme coastal lolly bush C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Premna serratifolia C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Vitex rotundifolia C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Vitex trifolia C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Vitex trifolia var. subtrisecta C QAI
plants land plants Lauraceae Cassytha filiformis dodder laurel C QAI
plants land plants Lauraceae Litsea glutinosa C QAI
plants land plants Lythraceae Pemphis acidula C QAI I
plants land plants Lythraceae Sonneratia alba C QAI I
plants land plants Malvaceae Abutilon albescens C QAI
plants land plants Malvaceae Hibiscus tiliaceus cotton tree C QAI
plants land plants Malvaceae Thespesia populnea C QAI
plants land plants Meliaceae Aglaia elaeagnoidea C QAI
plants land plants Menispermaceae Tinospora smilacina snakevine C QA
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus coronata creek sandpaper fig C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus opposita C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus rubiginosa forma rubiginosa C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Trophis scandens subsp. scandens C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eugenia reinwardtiana beach cherry C QI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Osbornia octodonta myrtle mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Nyctaginaceae Boerhavia albiflora C QI
plants land plants Nyctaginaceae Boerhavia albiflora var. albiflora C QAI
plants land plants Nyctaginaceae Boerhavia mutabilis C QAI
plants land plants Nyctaginaceae Pisonia grandis C QAI
plants land plants Orchidaceae Dendrobium discolor C QI
plants land plants Pandanaceae Pandanus tectorius C QAI
plants land plants Passifloraceae Passiflora foetida IU
plants land plants Plumbaginaceae Aegialitis annulata club mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Poaceae Cenchrus echinatus Mossman River grass IU
plants land plants Poaceae Heteropogon contortus black speargrass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Imperata cylindrica blady grass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Lepturus repens stalky grass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Megathyrsus maximus var. maximus IU
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus virginicus sand couch C QAI I
plants land plants Poaceae Thuarea involuta tropical beachgrass C QAI
plants land plants Portulacaceae Portulaca australis C QAI
plants land plants Putranjivaceae Drypetes deplanchei grey boxwood C QAI
plants land plants Rhamnaceae Colubrina asiatica C QAI
plants land plants Rhizophoraceae Bruguiera exaristata C QAI I
plants land plants Rhizophoraceae Bruguiera gymnorhiza large-fruited orange mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Rhizophoraceae Ceriops australis C QAI
plants land plants Rhizophoraceae Ceriops tagal yellow mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Rhizophoraceae Rhizophora stylosa spotted mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Rubiaceae Guettarda speciosa C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Morinda citrifolia C QAI
plants land plants Rutaceae Glycosmis trifoliata C QAI
plants land plants Santalaceae Exocarpos latifolius C QAI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Ganophyllum falcatum C QAI
plants land plants Sapotaceae Manilkara kauki C QI
plants land plants Sapotaceae Planchonella obovata C QI
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Myoporum boninense subsp. australe C QA
plants land plants Sparrmanniaceae Grewia oxyphylla C QAI
plants land plants Sparrmanniaceae Triumfetta repens C QI
plants land plants Sterculiaceae Sterculia quadrifida peanut tree C QAI
plants land plants Surianaceae Suriana maritima C QAI
plants land plants Verbenaceae Stachytarpheta jamaicensis Jamaica snakeweed IU
plants land plants Vitaceae Cayratia cardiophylla C QA
plants land plants Vitaceae Cayratia maritima Superseded XU
plants land plants Vitaceae Cayratia trifolia 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 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 Three Islands Group National Park, WetlandInfo website, accessed 24 September 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=national-park-three-islands-group

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