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Wildlife of Bulloo Downs Nature Refuge

Total number of species: 275

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Leporidae Oryctolagus cuniculus rabbit II
animals mammals Canidae Canis familiaris (dingo) dingo QA
animals mammals Muridae Leggadina forresti Forrest's mouse C QA
animals mammals Muridae Mus musculus house mouse II
animals mammals Muridae Pseudomys hermannsburgensis sandy inland mouse C QA
animals mammals Vespertilionidae Chalinolobus gouldii Gould's wattled bat C QA
animals mammals Vespertilionidae Scotorepens greyii little broad-nosed bat C QA
animals mammals Molossidae Austronomus australis white-striped freetail bat C QA
animals mammals Macropodidae Macropus giganteus eastern grey kangaroo C QA
animals mammals Dasyuridae Planigale gilesi Giles' planigale C QA
animals mammals Dasyuridae Planigale tenuirostris narrow-nosed planigale C QA
animals mammals Dasyuridae Sminthopsis crassicaudata fat-tailed dunnart C QA
animals mammals Dasyuridae Sminthopsis macroura stripe-faced dunnart C QA
animals birds Motacillidae Anthus novaeseelandiae Australasian pipit C QAI
animals birds Passeridae Passer domesticus house sparrow II
animals birds Estrildidae Taeniopygia guttata zebra finch C QA
animals birds Nectariniidae Dicaeum hirundinaceum mistletoebird C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Cheramoeca leucosterna white-backed swallow C QA
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 Megaluridae Cincloramphus cruralis brown songlark C QA
animals birds Megaluridae Cincloramphus mathewsi rufous songlark C QA
animals birds Megaluridae Poodytes gramineus little grassbird C QAI
animals birds Acrocephalidae Acrocephalus australis Australian reed-warbler C QAI
animals birds Alaudidae Mirafra javanica Horsfield's bushlark C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Microeca fascinans jacky winter C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Petroica goodenovii red-capped robin C QA
animals birds Monarchidae Grallina cyanoleuca magpie-lark C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra inquieta restless flycatcher C QA
animals birds Corvidae Corvus bennetti little crow C QA
animals birds Corvidae Corvus coronoides Australian raven C QA
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 Artamidae Artamus cinereus black-faced woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Artamus leucorynchus white-breasted woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Artamus sp. C U
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 Pachycephalidae Colluricincla harmonica grey shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina novaehollandiae black-faced cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Lalage tricolor white-winged triller C QAI
animals birds Psophodidae Psophodes cristatus chirruping wedgebill C QA
animals birds Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus ruficeps chestnut-crowned babbler C QA
animals birds Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus sp. C U
animals birds Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus superciliosus white-browed babbler C QA
animals birds Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus temporalis grey-crowned babbler C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Acanthagenys rufogularis spiny-cheeked honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Ashbyia lovensis gibberbird C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Epthianura albifrons white-fronted chat C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Epthianura aurifrons orange chat C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Epthianura crocea crocea yellow chat (gulf) V QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Epthianura tricolor crimson chat C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Gavicalis virescens singing honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Manorina flavigula yellow-throated miner C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Ptilotula penicillata white-plumed honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Ptilotula plumula grey-fronted honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Purnella albifrons white-fronted honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Sugomel niger black honeyeater C QA
animals birds Pardalotidae Pardalotus rubricatus red-browed pardalote C QA
animals birds Pardalotidae Pardalotus striatus striated pardalote C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Acanthiza chrysorrhoa yellow-rumped thornbill C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Acanthiza uropygialis chestnut-rumped thornbill C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Aphelocephala leucopsis southern whiteface C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Pyrrholaemus brunneus redthroat C QA
animals birds Maluridae Amytornis barbatus grey grasswren NT QA
animals birds Maluridae Malurus assimilis purple-backed fairy-wren C QA
animals birds Maluridae Malurus leucopterus white-winged fairy-wren C QA
animals birds Climacteridae Climacteris picumnus brown treecreeper C QA
animals birds Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus pyrrhopygius red-backed kingfisher C QA
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 Chalcites basalis Horsfield's bronze-cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Aprosmictus erythropterus red-winged parrot C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Barnardius zonarius Australian ringneck C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Melopsittacus undulatus budgerigar C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Neophema chrysostoma blue-winged parrot C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Northiella haematogaster blue bonnet C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Psephotus varius mulga parrot C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Cacatua sanguinea little corella C QAI
animals birds Cacatuidae Cacatua sp. C U
animals birds Cacatuidae Calyptorhynchus banksii red-tailed black-cockatoo C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Eolophus roseicapilla galah C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Lophochroa leadbeateri Major Mitchell's cockatoo V QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Nymphicus hollandicus cockatiel C QA
animals birds Laridae Chlidonias hybrida whiskered tern C QAI I
animals birds Laridae Gelochelidon nilotica gull-billed tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Hydroprogne caspia Caspian tern SL QAI I
animals birds Glareolidae Stiltia isabella Australian pratincole C QA
animals birds Turnicidae Turnix pyrrhothorax red-chested button-quail C QA
animals birds Turnicidae Turnix velox little button-quail C QA
animals birds Scolopacidae Calidris acuminata sharp-tailed sandpiper SL QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius ruficapillus red-capped plover C QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Elseyornis melanops black-fronted dotterel C QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Erythrogonys cinctus red-kneed dotterel C QA I
animals birds Charadriidae Peltohyas australis inland dotterel C QA
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus miles masked lapwing C QAI
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus miles novaehollandiae masked lapwing (southern subspecies) C QAI
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus tricolor banded lapwing C QA
animals birds Recurvirostridae Recurvirostra novaehollandiae red-necked avocet C QA I
animals birds Burhinidae Burhinus grallarius bush stone-curlew C QAI
animals birds Otididae Ardeotis australis Australian bustard C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Fulica atra Eurasian coot C QAI I
animals birds Rallidae Gallinula tenebrosa dusky moorhen C QAI I
animals birds Rallidae Gallirallus philippensis buff-banded rail C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Porphyrio melanotus purple swamphen C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Porzana fluminea Australian spotted crake C QA I
animals birds Rallidae Tribonyx ventralis black-tailed native-hen C QA
animals birds Rallidae Zapornia pusilla Baillon's crake 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 Falconidae Falco subniger black falcon C QA
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 Circus approximans swamp harrier 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 Lophoictinia isura square-tailed kite C QA
animals birds Accipitridae Milvus migrans black kite C QAI
animals birds Threskiornithidae Platalea flavipes yellow-billed spoonbill C QA I
animals birds Threskiornithidae Platalea regia royal spoonbill C QAI I
animals birds Threskiornithidae Threskiornis spinicollis straw-necked ibis C QAI
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 novaehollandiae white-faced heron C QAI
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 Anhingidae Anhinga novaehollandiae Australasian darter C QAI I
animals birds Apodidae Apus pacificus fork-tailed swift SL QAI
animals birds Aegothelidae Aegotheles cristatus Australian owlet-nightjar C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia cuneata diamond dove C QA
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 Phaps histrionica flock bronzewing C QA
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 castanea chestnut teal C QA 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 Biziura lobata musk duck C QA I
animals birds Anatidae Chenonetta jubata Australian wood duck C QA
animals birds Anatidae Cygnus atratus black swan C QA I
animals birds Anatidae Malacorhynchus membranaceus pink-eared duck C QA I
animals birds Anatidae Oxyura australis blue-billed duck C QA I
animals birds Anatidae Spatula rhynchotis Australasian shoveler C QAI I
animals birds Anatidae Stictonetta naevosa freckled duck C QA I
animals birds Phasianidae Coturnix pectoralis stubble quail C QA
animals birds Casuariidae Dromaius novaehollandiae emu C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Pseudechis australis king brown snake C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Suta suta myall snake C QA
animals reptiles Typhlopidae Anilios bituberculatus prong-snouted blind snake C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Cryptoblepharus australis inland snake-eyed skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus hebetior stout ctenotus C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus leonhardii Leonhardi's ctenotus C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus regius pale-rumped ctenotus C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus schomburgkii Schomburgk's ctenotus C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus strauchii eastern barred wedgesnout ctenotus C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Ctenotus taeniatus ribbon ctenotus C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Egernia stokesii gidgee skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Eremiascincus phantasmus ghost skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Eremiascincus richardsonii broad-banded sand swimmer C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Eremiascincus sp. C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Menetia greyii common dwarf skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Morethia adelaidensis saltbush morethia skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Morethia boulengeri south-eastern morethia skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Tiliqua multifasciata Centralian blue-tongued lizard C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Tiliqua scincoides eastern blue-tongued lizard C QA
animals reptiles Varanidae Varanus gouldii sand monitor C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Ctenophorus nuchalis central netted dragon C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Ctenophorus pictus painted dragon C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Lophognathus gilberti sensu lato Gilbert's dragon Superseded C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Pogona vitticeps central bearded dragon C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Tympanocryptis lineata lined earless dragon C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Tympanocryptis tetraporophora Eyrean earless dragon C QA
animals reptiles Pygopodidae Pygopus schraderi eastern hooded scaly-foot C QA
animals reptiles Carphodactylidae Nephrurus levis three-lined knob-tail C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Diplodactylus tessellatus tessellated gecko C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Lucasium byrnei Byrne's gecko C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Lucasium damaeum beaded gecko C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Lucasium microplax southern sandplain gecko C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Lucasium steindachneri Steindachner's gecko C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Rhynchoedura angusta border beaked gecko C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Rhynchoedura ornata sensu lato beaked gecko Superseded C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Strophurus ciliaris spiny-tailed gecko C QA
animals reptiles Diplodactylidae Strophurus williamsi soft-spined gecko C QA
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Gehyra dubia dubious dtella C QA
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Gehyra versicolor C QA
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Heteronotia binoei Bynoe's gecko C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Cyclorana novaehollandiae eastern snapping frog C QA I
animals amphibians Hylidae Cyclorana verrucosa rough collared frog C QA I
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria caerulea common green treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria latopalmata broad palmed rocketfrog C QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria rubella ruddy treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Myobatrachidae Crinia deserticola chirping froglet C QA I
animals amphibians Myobatrachidae Uperoleia rugosa chubby gungan C QA
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Limnodynastes fletcheri barking frog C QA
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Limnodynastes tasmaniensis spotted grassfrog C QA I
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Neobatrachus sudellae meeowing frog C QA I
plants land plants Apocynaceae Cynanchum floribundum C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Ethuliopsis cunninghamii C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Leiocarpa websteri C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Minuria denticulata C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Polycalymma stuartii C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Rhodanthe floribunda C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Senecio gregorii C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Senecio lanibracteus C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Sphaeromorphaea littoralis C QA
plants land plants Boraginaceae Heliotropium geocharis C QA
plants land plants Boraginaceae Heliotropium supinum prostrate heliotrope IU
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Atriplex eardleyae C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Atriplex nummularia subsp. nummularia C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Atriplex velutinella C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Einadia nutans C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Maireana microcarpa C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Malacocera albolanata C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Osteocarpum acropterum var. acropterum C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Sclerolaena ventricosa C QA
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Convolvulus graminetinus C QA
plants land plants Cucurbitaceae Citrullus amarus IU
plants land plants Cucurbitaceae Cucumis myriocarpus subsp. myriocarpus prickly pademelon IU
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus bulbosus C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Fimbristylis dichotoma common fringe-rush C QAI
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia ferdinandi var. appendiculata C QA
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia parvicaruncula rough-seeded spurge C QA
plants land plants Gentianaceae Schenkia australis C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia ligulata C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia victoriae subsp. victoriae C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Crotalaria cunninghamii subsp. sturtii C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Crotalaria eremaea C Q
plants land plants Leguminosae Crotalaria eremaea subsp. eremaea C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Cullen cinereum C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Lotus cruentus red-flowered lotus C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Swainsona oroboides variable swainsona C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Tephrosia sphaerospora C QA
plants land plants Loranthaceae Lysiana exocarpi subsp. exocarpi C QA
plants land plants Malvaceae Abutilon malvifolium bastard marshmallow C QA
plants land plants Malvaceae Sida argillacea C QA
plants land plants Malvaceae Sida goniocarpa C QA
plants land plants Marsileaceae Marsilea exarata sway-back nardoo C QA I
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus camaldulensis subsp. arida C QA I
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Phyllanthus U
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Phyllanthus lacunellus C QA
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Synostemon trachyspermus C Q
plants land plants Plantaginaceae Stemodia florulenta C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Aristida anthoxanthoides C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Aristida holathera var. holathera C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Astrebla lappacea curly mitchell grass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Enneapogon polyphyllus leafy nineawn C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis australasica C QA I
plants land plants Poaceae Panicum laevinode pepper grass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Paractaenum novae-hollandiae subsp. reversum C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Themeda triandra kangaroo grass C QAI
plants land plants Portulacaceae Portulaca filifolia C QAI
plants land plants Proteaceae Hakea leucoptera C QA
plants land plants Santalaceae Santalum lanceolatum SL QA
plants land plants Sapindaceae Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustissima C QA
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Eremophila sturtii turpentine bush C QA
plants land plants Solanaceae Datura ferox fierce thornapple IU
plants land plants Solanaceae Nicotiana glauca tree tobacco IU
plants land plants Solanaceae Nicotiana velutina C QA

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


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Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2013) Wildlife of Bulloo Downs Nature Refuge, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 October 2022. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=nature-refuge-bulloo-downs-nature-refuge

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