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Wildlife of Wuthathi (Saunders Islands) National Park (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal Land)

Total number of species: 214

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Delphinidae Sousa sahulensis Australian humpback dolphin V QAI I
animals birds Estrildidae Lonchura castaneothorax chestnut-breasted mannikin C QAI
animals birds Sturnidae Aplonis metallica metallic starling C QAI
animals birds Timaliidae Zosterops citrinella pale white-eye C QI
animals birds Timaliidae Zosterops lateralis silvereye C QAI
animals birds Acrocephalidae Acrocephalus australis Australian reed-warbler C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra alecto shining flycatcher C 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 Rhipiduridae Rhipidura leucophrys willie wagtail C QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura rufifrons rufous fantail SL QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura rufiventris northern fantail C QAI
animals birds Dicruridae Dicrurus bracteatus spangled drongo C QAI
animals birds Dicruridae Dicrurus bracteatus atrabectus spangled drongo (Cape York Peninsula) C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Artamus leucorynchus white-breasted 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 Gavicalis versicolor varied honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Lichmera indistincta brown honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Meliphaga lewinii Lewin's honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Meliphaga notata yellow-spotted honeyeater C Q
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 Tanysiptera sylvia buff-breasted paradise-kingfisher 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 Cuculidae Cacomantis pallidus pallid cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Centropus phasianinus pheasant coucal C QA
animals birds Cuculidae Eudynamys orientalis eastern koel 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 Gelochelidon nilotica gull-billed tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Hydroprogne caspia Caspian tern SL QAI I
animals birds Laridae Larus pacificus Pacific gull C VU
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 striata white-fronted tern C 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 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 canutus red knot E E QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris falcinellus broad-billed sandpiper SL QAI
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris ferruginea curlew sandpiper E CE QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris ruficollis red-necked stint SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris tenuirostris great knot E CE QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Gallinago hardwickii Latham's snipe 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 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 Tringa nebularia common greenshank SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa stagnatilis marsh sandpiper SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Xenus cinereus terek sandpiper SL QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius hiaticula ringed plover C VU
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 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 Falconidae Falco berigora brown falcon 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 Ardea intermedia intermediate egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Butorides striata striated heron C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta garzetta little egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta novaehollandiae white-faced heron C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta picata pied heron C QAI I
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 varius pied cormorant C QAI I
animals birds Anhingidae Anhinga novaehollandiae Australasian darter 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. U
animals birds Procellariidae Ardenna pacifica wedge-tailed shearwater V QAI
animals birds Caprimulgidae Caprimulgus macrurus large-tailed nightjar C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Chalcophaps indica 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 Macropygia amboinensis brown cuckoo-dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Phaps chalcoptera common bronzewing C QA
animals birds Columbidae Phaps histrionica flock bronzewing C QA
animals birds Columbidae Ptilinopus regina rose-crowned fruit-dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ptilinopus superbus superb fruit-dove C QAI
animals birds Anatidae Anas superciliosa Pacific black duck C QAI I
animals birds Phasianidae Coturnix ypsilophora brown quail C QAI
animals birds Megapodiidae Megapodius reinwardt orange-footed scrubfowl C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Cryptoblepharus litoralis litoralis coastal snake-eyed skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Glaphyromorphus nigricaudis black-tailed bar-lipped skink C QAI
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Gehyra baliola short-tailed dtella C QI
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Hemidactylus frenatus house gecko II
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Lepidodactylus lugubris mourning gecko C QI
animals reptiles Cheloniidae Chelonia mydas green turtle V V QAI
animals reptiles Cheloniidae Eretmochelys imbricata hawksbill turtle E V QAI
animals reptiles Crocodylidae Crocodylus porosus estuarine crocodile V QAI I
fungi arthoniomycetes Arthoniaceae Arthonia gracilior C Q
fungi arthoniomycetes Arthoniaceae Cryptothecia scripta C Q
fungi arthoniomycetes Lecanographaceae Lecanographa microcarpella C Q
fungi arthoniomycetes Opegraphaceae Bactrospora U
fungi arthoniomycetes Opegraphaceae Bactrospora myriadea C Q
fungi arthoniomycetes Opegraphaceae Opegrapha U
fungi arthoniomycetes Opegraphaceae Opegrapha subvulgata C Q
fungi arthoniomycetes Roccellaceae Enterographa U
fungi arthoniomycetes Roccellaceae Enterographa pallidella C Q
fungi lecanoromycetes Acarosporaceae Sarcogyne C XU
fungi lecanoromycetes Caliciaceae Amandinea efflorescens C Q
fungi lecanoromycetes Caliciaceae Buellia levieri C Q
fungi lecanoromycetes Caliciaceae Dirinaria applanata C QAI
fungi lecanoromycetes Caliciaceae Dirinaria confluens C QA
fungi lecanoromycetes Caliciaceae Dirinaria picta C QAI
fungi lecanoromycetes Caliciaceae Pyxine U
fungi lecanoromycetes Caliciaceae Pyxine cocoes C QAI
fungi lecanoromycetes Graphidaceae Phaeographis U
fungi lecanoromycetes Lecanoraceae Lecanora helva C QA
fungi lecanoromycetes Pertusariaceae Pertusaria U
fungi lecanoromycetes Ramalinaceae Ramalina confirmata C QAI
fungi lecanoromycetes Teloschistaceae Caloplaca bassiae C Q
fungi uncertain Lichen Lichen C XU
plants Ulvophyceae Halimedaceae Halimeda opuntia C QAI
plants land plants Aizoaceae Sesuvium portulacastrum sea purslane C QAI I
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Achyranthes aspera C QAI
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Amaranthus undulatus C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Bidens pilosa IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Tridax procumbens tridax daisy IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Wollastonia biflora C QI
plants land plants Asteraceae Wollastonia uniflora C QAI
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 Chenopodiaceae Salsola australis C QA
plants land plants Cleomaceae Cleome viscosa tick-weed C QAI
plants land plants Clusiaceae Calophyllum U
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea nil IU
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 Convolvulaceae Operculina U
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Xenostegia tridentata C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus pedunculatus C QAI
plants land plants Ebenaceae Diospyros compacta C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia pallens C QAI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia tannensis subsp. tannensis C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Abrus precatorius crabs-eye vine C Q
plants land plants Fabaceae Erythrina insularis C Q
plants land plants Fabaceae Indigofera hirsuta hairy indigo C QAI
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Scaevola taccada Cardwell cabbage C QAI
plants land plants Hydrocharitaceae Thalassia hemprichii C QI 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 Lauraceae Cassytha filiformis dodder laurel C QAI
plants land plants Lythraceae Pemphis acidula C QAI I
plants land plants Malvaceae Abutilon albescens C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Antiaris toxicaria var. macrophylla C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Ficus virens var. virens C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eugenia reinwardtiana beach cherry C QI
plants land plants Nyctaginaceae Boerhavia U
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 Olacaceae Olax pendula C QA
plants land plants Opiliaceae Cansjera leptostachya C QAI
plants land plants Opiliaceae Opilia amentacea C QAI
plants land plants Pedaliaceae Josephinia imperatricis 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 Poaceae Oplismenus burmanni C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Spinifex longifolius C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Spinifex sericeus beach spinifex C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus virginicus sand couch C QAI I
plants land plants Poaceae Themeda arguens C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Urochloa pubigera C QAI
plants land plants Pteridaceae Cheilanthes nudiuscula C QAI
plants land plants Putranjivaceae Drypetes deplanchei grey boxwood C QAI
plants land plants Rhamnaceae Colubrina asiatica C QAI
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 Sparrmanniaceae Triumfetta procumbens C QAI
plants land plants Sparrmanniaceae Triumfetta repens C QI
plants land plants Surianaceae Suriana maritima C QAI
plants land plants Taccaceae Tacca leontopetaloides C QAI
plants land plants Ulmaceae Celtis paniculata native celtis C QAI
plants land plants Urticaceae Pouzolzia zeylanica C QAI
plants land plants Vitaceae Cayratia trifolia C QAI
plants land plants Zygophyllaceae Tribulus cistoides bulls head vine C QAI
protists uncertain Algae Algae 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.

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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


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Wildlife of Wuthathi (Saunders Islands) National Park (Cape York Peninsula Aboriginal Land), WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Science, Queensland, viewed 10 August 2020, <https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=national-park-wuthathi-saunders-islands-cypal>.

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