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Wildlife of Avoid Island Nature Refuge

Total number of species: 100

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Delphinidae Orcaella heinsohni Australian snubfin dolphin V QA I
animals mammals Pteropodidae Pteropus alecto black flying-fox C QAI
animals birds Nectariniidae Dicaeum hirundinaceum mistletoebird C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Hirundo neoxena welcome swallow C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Petrochelidon ariel fairy martin C QA
animals birds Hirundinidae Petrochelidon nigricans tree martin C QAI
animals birds Timaliidae Zosterops lateralis silvereye C QAI
animals birds Megaluridae Megalurus timoriensis tawny grassbird C QAI
animals birds Cisticolidae Cisticola exilis golden-headed cisticola C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Eopsaltria australis eastern yellow robin C QA
animals birds Monarchidae Carterornis leucotis white-eared monarch C QA
animals birds Monarchidae Monarcha melanopsis black-faced monarch SL QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra rubecula leaden flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Corvidae Corvus coronoides Australian raven C QA
animals birds Corvidae Corvus orru Torresian crow C QAI
animals birds Rhipiduridae Rhipidura leucophrys willie wagtail C QAI
animals birds Dicruridae Dicrurus bracteatus spangled drongo C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Artamus leucorynchus white-breasted woodswallow C QA
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala melanura mangrove golden whistler C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala pectoralis golden whistler C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala rufiventris rufous whistler C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina lineata barred cuckoo-shrike C QA
animals birds Campephagidae Lalage leucomela varied triller C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Lalage tricolor white-winged triller C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Gavicalis fasciogularis mangrove honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Gavicalis versicolor varied honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Myzomela obscura dusky honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone olivacea white-throated gerygone C QAI
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone palpebrosa fairy gerygone 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 Cuculidae Cacomantis flabelliformis fan-tailed 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 Scythrops novaehollandiae channel-billed cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus scaly-breasted lorikeet C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus banksii red-tailed black-cockatoo C QA
animals birds Laridae Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae silver gull C QAI
animals birds Laridae Hydroprogne caspia Caspian tern SL QAI I
animals birds Laridae Sternula albifrons little tern SL QAI I
animals birds Laridae Thalasseus bergii crested tern SL QAI
animals birds Scolopacidae Arenaria interpres ruddy turnstone 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 mongolus lesser sand plover E E 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 Burhinus grallarius bush stone-curlew C QAI
animals birds Burhinidae Esacus magnirostris beach stone-curlew V QAI I
animals birds Accipitridae Accipiter fasciatus brown goshawk C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Elanus axillaris black-shouldered kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliaeetus leucogaster white-bellied sea-eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliastur indus brahminy kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Pandion cristatus eastern osprey SL QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Ardea sumatrana great-billed heron 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 Pelecanidae Pelecanus conspicillatus Australian pelican 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 leucogaster brown booby SL QAI
animals birds Caprimulgidae Caprimulgus macrurus large-tailed nightjar C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ducula bicolor pied imperial-pigeon C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia humeralis bar-shouldered dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Lopholaimus antarcticus topknot pigeon C QA
animals birds Columbidae Macropygia amboinensis brown cuckoo-dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Phaps chalcoptera common bronzewing C QA
animals birds Columbidae Ptilinopus regina rose-crowned 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 Elapidae Demansia vestigiata lesser black whipsnake C QAI
animals reptiles Colubridae Dendrelaphis punctulatus green tree snake C QAI
animals reptiles Scincidae Concinnia tenuis bar-sided skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus spaldingi straight-browed ctenotus C QAI
animals reptiles Scincidae Eremiascincus sp. C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Tiliqua scincoides eastern blue-tongued lizard C QA
animals reptiles Varanidae Varanus sp. goanna C QAI
animals reptiles Pygopodidae Lialis burtonis Burton's legless lizard C QAI
animals reptiles Pygopodidae Pygopus lepidopodus common scaly-foot C QA
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Heteronotia binoei Bynoe's gecko C QA
animals reptiles Cheloniidae Chelonia mydas green turtle V V QAI
animals reptiles Cheloniidae Eretmochelys imbricata hawksbill turtle E V QAI
animals reptiles Cheloniidae Natator depressus flatback turtle V V QAI
animals insects Libellulidae Neurothemis stigmatizans stigmatizans painted grasshawk QA I
plants land plants Casuarinaceae Casuarina equisetifolia C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Corymbia U
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus drepanophylla C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus populnea poplar box C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Melaleuca viridiflora C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Cenchrus ciliaris IU
plants land plants Poaceae Melinis repens red natal grass IU
plants land plants Verbenaceae Lantana camara lantana IU
plants land plants Xanthorrhoeaceae Xanthorrhoea 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.

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 and Science, Queensland (2013) Wildlife of Avoid Island Nature Refuge, WetlandInfo website, accessed 12 April 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=nature-refuge-avoid-island-nature-refuge

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