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Wildlife of Turtle Group National Park

Total number of species: 192

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End.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 Hirundinidae Hirundo neoxena welcome swallow C QAI
animals birds Timaliidae Zosterops citrinella ashy-bellied white-eye C QI
animals birds Monarchidae Grallina cyanoleuca magpie-lark C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra ruficollis broad-billed flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura leucophrys willie wagtail C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Artamus cyanopterus dusky woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Artamus leucorynchus white-breasted woodswallow C QA
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae black-faced cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Gavicalis versicolor varied honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Myzomela obscura dusky honeyeater C QAI
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 Alcedinidae Ceyx azureus azure kingfisher C QAI I
animals birds Alcedinidae Ceyx pusillus little kingfisher C QAI I
animals birds Cuculidae Centropus phasianinus pheasant coucal C QA
animals birds Laridae Anous stolidus brown noddy SL QA
animals birds Laridae Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae silver gull C QAI
animals birds Laridae Gelochelidon nilotica gull-billed tern SL 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 Turnicidae Turnix maculosus red-backed button-quail C QAI
animals birds Scolopacidae Actitis hypoleucos common sandpiper SL QAI I
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 canutus red knot E E QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris falcinellus broad-billed 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 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 incana wandering tattler SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa nebularia common greenshank 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 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 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 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 novaehollandiae white-faced heron 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 Pelecanidae Pelecanus conspicillatus Australian pelican C QAI I
animals birds Phalacrocoracidae Microcarbo melanoleucos little pied cormorant 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 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 Chalcophaps longirostris Pacific emerald dove C QA
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 Phasianidae Synoicus ypsilophorus brown quail C QAI
animals reptiles Scincidae Carlia dogare sandy rainbow-skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Eremiascincus pardalis lowlands bar-lipped skink C Q
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Gehyra sp. C QAI
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Nactus cheverti Chevert gecko C Q
animals reptiles Cheloniidae Chelonia mydas green turtle V V QAI
animals insects Formicidae Oecophylla smaragdina green tree ant QAI
fungi lecanoromycetes Ramalinaceae Ramalina confirmata C QAI
plants land plants Acanthaceae Avicennia marina subsp. australasica C QAI I
plants land plants Acanthaceae Avicennia marina subsp. eucalyptifolia 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 Apocynaceae Cynanchum viminale C QI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Cynanchum viminale subsp. brunonianum C QAI
plants land plants Apocynaceae Vincetoxicum carnosum C QAI
plants land plants Araliaceae Heptapleurum actinophyllum C QAI
plants land plants Araliaceae Trachymene hookeri C QA
plants land plants Arecaceae Cocos nucifera C QAI
plants land plants Asteraceae Bidens pilosa IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Tridax procumbens tridax daisy IU
plants land plants Boraginaceae Argusia argentea octopus bush C QAI
plants land plants Boraginaceae Cordia subcordata C QAI
plants land plants Capparaceae Capparis lucida C QI
plants land plants Casuarinaceae Casuarina equisetifolia C QAI
plants land plants Casuarinaceae Casuarina equisetifolia subsp. equisetifolia C QAI
plants land plants Casuarinaceae Casuarina equisetifolia subsp. incana C QAI
plants land plants Celastraceae Gymnosporia inermis C QI
plants land plants Celastraceae Pleurostylia opposita C QAI
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Salicornia quinqueflora subsp. quinqueflora C QAI
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Salsola australis C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Suaeda australis C QA I
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Tecticornia halocnemoides subsp. tenuis C QA
plants land plants Cleomaceae Arivela viscosa C QAI
plants land plants Combretaceae Terminalia muelleri C Q
plants land plants Commelinaceae Commelina diffusa wandering jew C QAI
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea brassii C QA
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea pes-caprae C Q
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis goatsfoot C QAI
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea violacea C QAI
plants land plants Cymodoceaceae Halodule uninervis SL QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Bulbostylis barbata C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus scaber C QA
plants land plants Ebenaceae Diospyros compacta C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia hirta IU
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia tannensis C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia tannensis subsp. tannensis C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Excoecaria agallocha milky mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Flagellariaceae Flagellaria indica whip vine C QAI
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Scaevola taccada Cardwell cabbage C QAI
plants land plants Hemerocallidaceae Dianella pavopennacea var. pavopennacea C QA
plants land plants Hydrocharitaceae Halophila minor SL QI I
plants land plants Hydrocharitaceae Halophila ovalis SL QAI I
plants land plants Hydrocharitaceae Halophila spinulosa SL QAI I
plants land plants Hydrocharitaceae Thalassia hemprichii SL QI I
plants land plants Lamiaceae Premna serratifolia C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Vitex rotundifolia C QAI
plants land plants Lauraceae Cassytha filiformis dodder laurel C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Abrus precatorius crabs-eye vine C Q
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia oraria C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Canavalia rosea coastal jack bean C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Guilandina bonduc C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Lysiphyllum binatum C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Sophora tomentosa subsp. australis 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 Thespesia populnea C QAI
plants land plants Meliaceae Aglaia elaeagnoidea C QAI
plants land plants Meliaceae Vavaea amicorum C QAI
plants land plants Meliaceae Xylocarpus granatum cedar mangrove C QAI I
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 Myrtaceae Eugenia reinwardtiana beach cherry C QI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Osbornia octodonta myrtle mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Nyctaginaceae Boerhavia albiflora var. albiflora C QAI
plants land plants Nyctaginaceae Boerhavia mutabilis C QAI
plants land plants Oleaceae Jasminum elongatum C QAI
plants land plants Oleaceae Jasminum simplicifolium subsp. australiense C QAI
plants land plants Orchidaceae Dendrobium discolor SL QI
plants land plants Pandanaceae Pandanus tectorius C QAI
plants land plants Passifloraceae Passiflora foetida IU
plants land plants Passifloraceae Passiflora suberosa corky passion flower IU
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Phyllanthus novae-hollandiae C QAI
plants land plants Plumbaginaceae Aegialitis annulata club mangrove C QAI I
plants land plants Poaceae Lepturus repens stalky grass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus virginicus sand couch C QAI I
plants land plants Poaceae Themeda arguens C QAI
plants land plants Polypodiaceae Drynaria quercifolia SL QAI
plants land plants Polypodiaceae Drynaria sparsisora SL QI
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 cylindrica C QI I
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 U
plants land plants Rhizophoraceae Rhizophora mucronata 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 Rutaceae Micromelum minutum clusterberry C QAI
plants land plants Santalaceae Exocarpos latifolius C QAI
plants land plants Sapotaceae Manilkara kauki C QI
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Myoporum boninense subsp. australe C QA
plants land plants Surianaceae Suriana maritima C QAI
plants land plants Taccaceae Tacca leontopetaloides C QAI
plants land plants Vitaceae Causonis trifolia C QAI
plants land plants Vitaceae Cayratia cardiophylla C QA
plants land plants Zosteraceae Zostera capricorni eelgrass SL QA 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

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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 Turtle Group National Park, WetlandInfo website, accessed 3 December 2022. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=national-park-turtle-group

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