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Wildlife of Avocet Nature Refuge

Total number of species: 237

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Suidae Sus scrofa pig II
animals mammals Leporidae Oryctolagus cuniculus rabbit II
animals mammals Felidae Felis catus cat II
animals mammals Canidae Canis familiaris (dingo) dingo QA
animals mammals Canidae Vulpes vulpes red fox II
animals mammals Muridae Leggadina forresti Forrest's mouse C QA
animals mammals Muridae Mus musculus house mouse II
animals mammals Muridae Pseudomys delicatulus delicate mouse C QAI
animals mammals Muridae Pseudomys gracilicaudatus eastern chestnut mouse C QA
animals mammals Macropodidae Macropus giganteus eastern grey kangaroo C QA
animals mammals Macropodidae Notamacropus dorsalis black-striped wallaby C QA
animals mammals Macropodidae Onychogalea frenata bridled nailtail wallaby E E Q
animals mammals Macropodidae Osphranter robustus common wallaroo C QA
animals mammals Macropodidae Wallabia bicolor swamp wallaby C QA
animals mammals Potoroidae Aepyprymnus rufescens rufous bettong C QA
animals mammals Phalangeridae Trichosurus vulpecula common brushtail possum C QA
animals mammals Petauridae Petaurus notatus Krefft's glider C QA
animals mammals Phascolarctidae Phascolarctos cinereus koala E E QA
animals mammals Tachyglossidae Tachyglossus aculeatus short-beaked echidna SL QAI
animals birds Motacillidae Anthus novaeseelandiae Australasian pipit C QAI
animals birds Estrildidae Lonchura castaneothorax chestnut-breasted mannikin C QAI
animals birds Estrildidae Neochmia modesta plum-headed finch C QA
animals birds Estrildidae Taeniopygia bichenovii double-barred finch C QA
animals birds Estrildidae Taeniopygia guttata zebra finch C QA
animals birds Nectariniidae Dicaeum hirundinaceum mistletoebird C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Petrochelidon ariel fairy martin C QA
animals birds Hirundinidae Petrochelidon nigricans tree martin C QAI
animals birds Megaluridae Cincloramphus cruralis brown songlark C QA
animals birds Megaluridae Cincloramphus mathewsi rufous songlark C QA
animals birds Cisticolidae Cisticola exilis golden-headed cisticola C QAI
animals birds Alaudidae Mirafra javanica Horsfield's bushlark C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Eopsaltria australis eastern yellow robin C QA
animals birds Petroicidae Microeca fascinans jacky winter C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Petroica goodenovii red-capped robin C QA
animals birds Corcoracidae Corcorax melanorhamphos white-winged chough C QA
animals birds Corcoracidae Struthidea cinerea apostlebird C QA
animals birds Monarchidae Grallina cyanoleuca magpie-lark C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra cyanoleuca satin flycatcher SL QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra inquieta restless flycatcher C QA
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra rubecula leaden flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Corvidae Corvus bennetti little crow C QA
animals birds Corvidae Corvus coronoides Australian raven C QA
animals birds Corvidae Corvus orru Torresian crow C QAI
animals birds Corvidae Corvus sp. C U
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura albiscapa grey fantail C QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura leucophrys willie wagtail C QAI
animals birds Dicruridae Dicrurus bracteatus spangled drongo C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Artamus cinereus black-faced woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Artamus leucorynchus white-breasted woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Artamus minor little woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Artamus personatus masked woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Artamus superciliosus white-browed woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Cracticus nigrogularis pied butcherbird C QA
animals birds Artamidae Cracticus torquatus grey butcherbird C QA
animals birds Artamidae Gymnorhina tibicen Australian magpie C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Strepera graculina pied currawong C QA
animals birds Oriolidae Oriolus sagittatus olive-backed oriole C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Colluricincla harmonica grey shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala rufiventris rufous whistler C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina maxima ground cuckoo-shrike C QA
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae black-faced cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina papuensis white-bellied cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Lalage tricolor white-winged triller C QAI
animals birds Neosittidae Daphoenositta chrysoptera varied sittella C QAI
animals birds Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus temporalis grey-crowned babbler C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Acanthagenys rufogularis spiny-cheeked honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Caligavis chrysops yellow-faced honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Entomyzon cyanotis blue-faced honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Gavicalis virescens singing honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Lichmera indistincta brown honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Manorina flavigula yellow-throated miner C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Manorina melanocephala noisy miner C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Meliphaga lewinii Lewin's honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Melithreptus albogularis white-throated honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Nesoptilotis leucotis white-eared honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Philemon citreogularis little friarbird C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Philemon corniculatus noisy friarbird C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Plectorhyncha lanceolata striped honeyeater C QA
animals birds Pardalotidae Pardalotus punctatus spotted pardalote C QA
animals birds Pardalotidae Pardalotus striatus striated pardalote C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Acanthiza apicalis inland thornbill C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Acanthiza nana yellow thornbill C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Acanthiza reguloides buff-rumped thornbill C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone fusca western gerygone C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone olivacea white-throated gerygone C QAI
animals birds Acanthizidae Pyrrholaemus sagittatus speckled warbler C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Smicrornis brevirostris weebill C QA
animals birds Maluridae Malurus assimilis purple-backed fairy-wren C QA
animals birds Maluridae Malurus cyaneus superb fairy-wren C QA
animals birds Maluridae Malurus melanocephalus red-backed fairy-wren C QA
animals birds Ptilonorhynchidae Chlamydera maculata spotted bowerbird C QA
animals birds Climacteridae Climacteris picumnus brown treecreeper C QA
animals birds Coraciidae Eurystomus orientalis dollarbird C QAI
animals birds Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Dacelo leachii blue-winged kookaburra C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Dacelo novaeguineae laughing kookaburra C QA
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus macleayii forest kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus pyrrhopygius red-backed kingfisher C QA
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus sanctus sacred kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Tytonidae Tyto javanica eastern barn owl C QAI
animals birds Strigidae Ninox boobook southern boobook C QAI
animals birds Strigidae Ninox connivens barking owl C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Cacomantis pallidus pallid cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Centropus phasianinus pheasant coucal C QA
animals birds Cuculidae Chalcites basalis Horsfield's bronze-cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Chalcites lucidus shining bronze-cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Chalcites osculans black-eared cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Eudynamys orientalis eastern koel C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Scythrops novaehollandiae channel-billed cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Aprosmictus erythropterus red-winged parrot C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Melopsittacus undulatus budgerigar C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Platycercus adscitus pale-headed rosella C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Trichoglossus moluccanus rainbow lorikeet C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Cacatua galerita sulphur-crested cockatoo C QAI
animals birds Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus banksii red-tailed black-cockatoo C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus funereus yellow-tailed black-cockatoo C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Eolophus roseicapilla galah C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Nymphicus hollandicus cockatiel C QA
animals birds Turnicidae Turnix pyrrhothorax red-chested button-quail C QA
animals birds Rostratulidae Rostratula australis Australian painted-snipe E E QA I
animals birds Charadriidae Elseyornis melanops black-fronted dotterel C QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus miles masked lapwing C QAI
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus miles novaehollandiae masked lapwing (southern subspecies) C QAI
animals birds Recurvirostridae Himantopus himantopus black-winged stilt C QAI I
animals birds Burhinidae Burhinus grallarius bush stone-curlew C QAI
animals birds Otididae Ardeotis australis Australian bustard C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Gallinula tenebrosa dusky moorhen C QAI I
animals birds Gruidae Antigone rubicunda brolga C QAI I
animals birds Falconidae Falco berigora brown falcon C QAI
animals birds Falconidae Falco cenchroides nankeen kestrel C QAI
animals birds Falconidae Falco longipennis Australian hobby C QAI
animals birds Falconidae Falco peregrinus peregrine falcon C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Accipiter cirrocephalus collared sparrowhawk C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Accipiter fasciatus brown goshawk C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Aquila audax wedge-tailed eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Aviceda subcristata Pacific baza C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Circus assimilis spotted harrier C QA
animals birds Accipitridae Elanus axillaris black-shouldered kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliastur sphenurus whistling kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Hieraaetus morphnoides little eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Milvus migrans black kite C QAI
animals birds Threskiornithidae Platalea regia royal spoonbill C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Ardea alba modesta eastern great egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Ardea pacifica white-necked heron C QA I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta garzetta little egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta novaehollandiae white-faced heron C QAI
animals birds Phalacrocoracidae Microcarbo melanoleucos little pied cormorant C QAI I
animals birds Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax sulcirostris little black cormorant C QA I
animals birds Anhingidae Anhinga novaehollandiae Australasian darter C QAI I
animals birds Aegothelidae Aegotheles cristatus Australian owlet-nightjar C QAI
animals birds Podargidae Podargus strigoides tawny frogmouth C QA
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia cuneata diamond dove C QA
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia humeralis bar-shouldered dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia placida peaceful dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ocyphaps lophotes crested pigeon C QA
animals birds Columbidae Phaps chalcoptera common bronzewing C QA
animals birds Columbidae Streptopelia chinensis spotted dove II
animals birds Podicipedidae Poliocephalus poliocephalus hoary-headed grebe C QA I
animals birds Podicipedidae Tachybaptus novaehollandiae Australasian grebe C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Anas gracilis grey teal C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Anas superciliosa Pacific black duck C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Aythya australis hardhead C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Chenonetta jubata Australian wood duck C QA
animals birds Anatidae Dendrocygna eytoni plumed whistling-duck C QA
animals birds Anatidae Malacorhynchus membranaceus pink-eared duck C QA I
animals birds Anatidae Spatula rhynchotis Australasian shoveler C QAI I
animals birds Phasianidae Coturnix pectoralis stubble quail C QA
animals birds Phasianidae Synoicus ypsilophorus brown quail C QAI
animals birds Casuariidae Dromaius novaehollandiae emu C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Demansia psammophis yellow-faced whipsnake C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Carlia rubigo orange-flanked rainbow skink C Q
animals reptiles Scincidae Morethia boulengeri south-eastern morethia skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Pygmaeascincus timlowi dwarf litter-skink C Q
animals reptiles Varanidae Varanus tristis black-tailed monitor C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Strophurus taenicauda golden-tailed gecko NT Q
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Gehyra catenata chain-backed dtella C Q
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Heteronotia binoei Bynoe's gecko C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Cyclorana novaehollandiae eastern snapping frog C QA I
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria caerulea common green treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria inermis bumpy rocketfrog C QA
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Limnodynastes tasmaniensis spotted grassfrog C QA I
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Limnodynastes terraereginae scarlet sided pobblebonk C QA I
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Platyplectrum ornatum ornate burrowing frog C QA I
animals insects Nymphalidae Euploea corinna common crow QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Calotis cuneifolia burr daisy C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Cymbonotus maidenii E QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Leiocarpa brevicompta C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Pterocaulon serrulatum var. serrulatum C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Tridax procumbens tridax daisy IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Vittadinia dissecta var. dissecta C QA
plants land plants Cactaceae Acanthocereus tetragonus sword pear IU
plants land plants Campanulaceae Wahlenbergia islensis SL Q
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Sclerolaena muricata var. villosa C QA
plants land plants Cyperaceae Bulbostylis barbata C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Bulbostylis sp. (Goonderoo R.J.Fensham 3815) C Q
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus gracilis C QAI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Adriana tomentosa var. tomentosa C QA
plants land plants Hypoxidaceae Hypoxis arillacea C Q
plants land plants Hypoxidaceae Hypoxis pratensis C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia salicina doolan C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia victoriae subsp. victoriae C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Lotus australis Australian trefoil C QA
plants land plants Loganiaceae Mitrasacme pygmaea C QAI
plants land plants Malvaceae Abutilon fraseri subsp. fraseri C QA
plants land plants Malvaceae Hibiscus krichauffianus C QA
plants land plants Malvaceae Hibiscus sturtii var. campylochlamys C QA
plants land plants Meliaceae Owenia acidula emu apple C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Corymbia dallachiana C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Corymbia erythrophloia variable-barked bloodwood C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus crebra narrow-leaved red ironbark C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus crebra x Eucalyptus melanophloia C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus orgadophila mountain coolibah C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus populnea poplar box C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus tholiformis C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Melaleuca nervosa C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Aristida ramosa purple wiregrass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Cynodon dactylon var. dactylon IU
plants land plants Poaceae Dactyloctenium radulans button grass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Digitaria bicornis C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Digitaria divaricatissima var. divaricatissima C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Enneapogon purpurascens C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis megalosperma C Q
plants land plants Poaceae Eriochloa crebra spring grass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Megathyrsus maximus var. pubiglumis IU
plants land plants Poaceae Melinis repens red natal grass IU
plants land plants Poaceae Moorochloa eruciformis IU
plants land plants Poaceae Paspalidium albovillosum C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Paspalidium constrictum C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Paspalidium globoideum sago grass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus scabridus C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Thyridolepis xerophila C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Urochloa decumbens IU
plants land plants Rutaceae Philotheca difformis subsp. difformis C QA
plants land plants Solanaceae Datura leichhardtii native thornapple IU
plants land plants Solanaceae Physalis lanceifolia IU
plants land plants Sparrmanniaceae Corchorus tomentellus C Q
plants land plants Verbenaceae Verbena africana 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 Avocet Nature Refuge, WetlandInfo website, accessed 30 September 2022. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=nature-refuge-avocet-nature-refuge

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