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Wildlife of Eagle's Nest Nature Refuge

Total number of species: 264

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Leporidae Lepus europaeus European brown hare II
animals mammals Canidae Canis familiaris (dingo) dingo QA
animals mammals Muridae Hydromys chrysogaster water rat C QAI I
animals mammals Pteropodidae Pteropus alecto black flying-fox C QAI
animals mammals Pteropodidae Pteropus poliocephalus grey-headed flying-fox C V QA
animals mammals Pteropodidae Pteropus scapulatus little red flying-fox C QAI
animals mammals Macropodidae Notamacropus parryi whiptail wallaby C QA
animals mammals Phalangeridae Trichosurus caninus short-eared possum C QA
animals mammals Phalangeridae Trichosurus vulpecula common brushtail possum C QA
animals mammals Pseudocheiridae Petauroides armillatus central greater glider V V QA
animals mammals Pseudocheiridae Pseudocheirus peregrinus common ringtail possum C QA
animals mammals Phascolarctidae Phascolarctos cinereus koala V V QA
animals mammals Peramelidae Isoodon macrourus northern brown bandicoot C QAI
animals mammals Dasyuridae Phascogale tapoatafa tapoatafa brush-tailed phascogale C QA
animals mammals Tachyglossidae Tachyglossus aculeatus short-beaked echidna SL QAI
animals mammals Ornithorhynchidae Ornithorhynchus anatinus platypus SL QA I
animals birds Estrildidae Lonchura castaneothorax chestnut-breasted mannikin C QAI
animals birds Estrildidae Neochmia temporalis red-browed finch C QA
animals birds Estrildidae Taeniopygia bichenovii double-barred finch C QA
animals birds Nectariniidae Dicaeum hirundinaceum mistletoebird C QAI
animals birds Sturnidae Acridotheres tristis common myna II
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 Timaliidae Zosterops lateralis silvereye C QAI
animals birds Megaluridae Megalurus timoriensis tawny grassbird C QAI
animals birds Acrocephalidae Acrocephalus australis Australian reed-warbler C QAI
animals birds Cisticolidae Cisticola exilis golden-headed cisticola 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 rosea rose robin C QA
animals birds Corcoracidae Struthidea cinerea apostlebird C QA
animals birds Monarchidae Carterornis leucotis white-eared monarch C QA
animals birds Monarchidae Grallina cyanoleuca magpie-lark C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Monarcha melanopsis black-faced monarch SL 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 Monarchidae Symposiachrus trivirgatus spectacled monarch SL QAI
animals birds Corvidae Corvus orru Torresian crow C QAI
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 leucorynchus white-breasted woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Artamus minor little 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 Oriolidae Sphecotheres vieilloti Australasian figbird C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Colluricincla harmonica grey shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Colluricincla megarhyncha little shrike-thrush 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 Coracina novaehollandiae black-faced cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina papuensis white-bellied cuckoo-shrike C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Coracina tenuirostris cicadabird C QAI
animals birds Campephagidae Lalage leucomela varied triller C QAI
animals birds Neosittidae Daphoenositta chrysoptera varied sittella C QAI
animals birds Psophodidae Cinclosoma punctatum spotted quail-thrush C QA
animals birds Psophodidae Psophodes olivaceus eastern whipbird C QA
animals birds Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus temporalis grey-crowned babbler C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris eastern spinebill C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Anthochaera chrysoptera little wattlebird C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Caligavis chrysops yellow-faced honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Lichmera indistincta brown honeyeater 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 Melithreptus lunatus white-naped honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Myzomela sanguinolenta scarlet 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 pusilla brown thornbill C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Acanthiza reguloides buff-rumped thornbill C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone olivacea white-throated gerygone C QAI
animals birds Acanthizidae Sericornis frontalis white-browed scrubwren C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Sericornis magnirostra large-billed scrubwren C QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Smicrornis brevirostris weebill C QA
animals birds Maluridae Malurus cyaneus superb fairy-wren C QA
animals birds Maluridae Malurus lamberti sensu lato variegated fairy-wren Superseded C QA
animals birds Maluridae Malurus melanocephalus red-backed fairy-wren C QA
animals birds Ptilonorhynchidae Ptilonorhynchus violaceus satin bowerbird C QA
animals birds Climacteridae Cormobates leucophaea white-throated treecreeper C QA
animals birds Climacteridae Cormobates leucophaea metastasis white-throated treecreeper (southern) C QA
animals birds Pittidae Pitta versicolor noisy pitta C QAI
animals birds Coraciidae Eurystomus orientalis dollarbird C QAI
animals birds Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Dacelo novaeguineae laughing kookaburra C QA
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus macleayii forest kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus sanctus sacred kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Alcedinidae Ceyx azureus azure kingfisher C QAI I
animals birds Alcedinidae Ceyx pusillus little kingfisher C QAI I
animals birds Tytonidae Tyto delicatula eastern barn owl C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Cacomantis flabelliformis fan-tailed cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Cacomantis pallidus pallid cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Cacomantis variolosus brush cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Centropus phasianinus pheasant coucal C QA
animals birds Cuculidae Chalcites lucidus shining bronze-cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Chalcites minutillus barnardi Eastern little bronze-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 Alisterus scapularis Australian king-parrot C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Parvipsitta pusilla little lorikeet C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Platycercus adscitus pale-headed rosella C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus scaly-breasted lorikeet 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 Calyptorhynchus lathami lathami glossy black-cockatoo (eastern) V QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Eolophus roseicapilla galah C QA
animals birds Turnicidae Turnix varius painted button-quail C QA
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 Burhinidae Burhinus grallarius bush stone-curlew C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Gallinula tenebrosa dusky moorhen C QAI I
animals birds Rallidae Lewinia pectoralis Lewin's rail C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Porphyrio melanotus purple swamphen C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Accipiter cirrocephalus collared sparrowhawk C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Aquila audax wedge-tailed eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Aviceda subcristata Pacific baza C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Elanus axillaris black-shouldered kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Erythrotriorchis radiatus red goshawk E V QA
animals birds Accipitridae Haliaeetus leucogaster white-bellied sea-eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliastur sphenurus whistling kite C QAI
animals birds Threskiornithidae Platalea regia royal spoonbill C QAI I
animals birds Threskiornithidae Threskiornis molucca Australian white ibis C QAI
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 intermedia intermediate egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Ardea pacifica white-necked heron C QA I
animals birds Ardeidae Bubulcus ibis cattle egret C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta garzetta little egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta novaehollandiae white-faced heron C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Nycticorax caledonicus nankeen night-heron C QAI I
animals birds Ciconiidae Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus black-necked stork 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 Anhingidae Anhinga novaehollandiae Australasian darter C QAI I
animals birds Apodidae Hirundapus caudacutus white-throated needletail V V QAI
animals birds Aegothelidae Aegotheles cristatus Australian owlet-nightjar C QAI
animals birds Eurostopodidae Eurostopodus mystacalis white-throated nightjar C QAI
animals birds Podargidae Podargus strigoides tawny frogmouth C QA
animals birds Columbidae Columba leucomela white-headed pigeon C QA
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia humeralis bar-shouldered dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia striata peaceful dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Leucosarcia melanoleuca wonga pigeon C QA
animals birds Columbidae Macropygia amboinensis brown cuckoo-dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ocyphaps lophotes crested pigeon C QA
animals birds Columbidae Phaps chalcoptera common bronzewing C QA
animals birds Columbidae Ptilinopus magnificus wompoo fruit-dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ptilinopus regina rose-crowned fruit-dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Streptopelia chinensis spotted dove II
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 Phasianidae Coturnix pectoralis stubble quail C QA
animals birds Phasianidae Coturnix ypsilophora brown quail C QAI
animals birds Megapodiidae Alectura lathami Australian brush-turkey C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Acanthophis antarcticus common death adder V QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Cryptophis nigrescens eastern small-eyed snake C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Demansia psammophis yellow-faced whipsnake C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Pseudechis porphyriacus red-bellied black snake C QA I
animals reptiles Colubridae Boiga irregularis brown tree snake C QAI
animals reptiles Colubridae Tropidonophis mairii freshwater snake C QAI I
animals reptiles Boidae Antaresia maculosa spotted python C QA
animals reptiles Typhlopidae Anilios proximus proximus blind snake C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Anomalopus verreauxii three-clawed worm-skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Tiliqua scincoides eastern blue-tongued lizard C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Intellagama lesueurii eastern water dragon C QA I
animals reptiles Chelidae Emydura macquarii macquarii Murray turtle C QA I
animals amphibians Bufonidae Rhinella marina cane toad II
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria caerulea common green treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria wilcoxii eastern stony creek frog C QA
animals amphibians Myobatrachidae Crinia parinsignifera beeping froglet C QA
animals amphibians Myobatrachidae Mixophyes fasciolatus great barred frog C QA
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Adelotus brevis tusked frog V QA I
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Limnodynastes peronii striped marshfrog C QA I
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Limnodynastes tasmaniensis spotted grassfrog C QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Eleotridae Gobiomorphus australis striped gudgeon QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Eleotridae Hypseleotris compressa empire gudgeon QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Eleotridae Hypseleotris galii firetail gudgeon QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Eleotridae Mogurnda adspersa southern purplespotted gudgeon QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Eleotridae Philypnodon grandiceps flathead gudgeon QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Cichlidae Tilapia mariae spotted tilapia II I
animals ray-finned fishes Mugilidae Mugil cephalus sea mullet QAI I
animals ray-finned fishes Terapontidae Leiopotherapon unicolor spangled perch QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Percichthyidae Macquaria novemaculeata Australian bass QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Ambassidae Ambassis agassizii Agassiz's glassfish QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Poeciliidae Gambusia holbrooki mosquitofish II I
animals ray-finned fishes Poeciliidae Xiphophorus hellerii swordtail II I
animals ray-finned fishes Atherinidae Craterocephalus stercusmuscarum flyspecked hardyhead QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Pseudomugilidae Pseudomugil signifer Pacific blue eye QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Melanotaeniidae Melanotaenia duboulayi crimsonspotted rainbowfish QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Retropinnidae Retropinna semoni Australian smelt QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Plotosidae Tandanus tandanus freshwater catfish QA I
animals ray-finned fishes Anguillidae Anguilla reinhardtii longfin eel QAI I
animals insects Lycaenidae Zizina otis labradus common grass-blue (Australian subspecies) QAI
animals insects Nymphalidae Charaxes sempronius sempronius tailed emperor QA
animals insects Nymphalidae Danaus plexippus monarch II
animals insects Nymphalidae Euploea corinna common crow QA
animals insects Nymphalidae Hypolimnas bolina nerina varied eggfly QAI
animals insects Pieridae Belenois java teutonia caper white QAI
animals insects Pieridae Eurema smilax small grass-yellow QA
animals insects Libellulidae Diplacodes haematodes scarlet percher QAI I
animals insects Aeshnidae Anax papuensis Australian Emperor QAI I
animals insects Coenagrionidae Pseudagrion aureofrons gold-fronted riverdamsel QA I
animals insects Platycnemididae Nososticta solida orange threadtail QA I
animals insects Lestidae Austrolestes leda wandering ringtail QA I
fungi Agaricomycetes Polyporaceae Earliella scabrosa C QA
plants Compsopogonophyceae Compsopogonaceae Compsopogon coeruleus C Q
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Amaranthus spinosus needle burr IU
plants land plants Apocynaceae Hoya australis subsp. australis C QA
plants land plants Araceae Pothos longipes C QA
plants land plants Asphodelaceae Aloe maculata IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Ageratum houstonianum blue billygoat weed IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Baccharis halimifolia groundsel bush IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Montanoa hibiscifolia IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Tithonia diversifolia Japanese sunflower IU
plants land plants Bignoniaceae Pandorea floribunda C QA
plants land plants Caesalpiniaceae Senna pendula var. glabrata Easter cassia IU
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Ipomoea hederifolia IU
plants land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis minuta IU I
plants land plants Fabaceae Crotalaria spectabilis showy rattlepod IU
plants land plants Fabaceae Desmodium tortuosum Florida beggar-weed IU
plants land plants Fabaceae Desmodium uncinatum IU
plants land plants Fabaceae Erythrina numerosa C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Tephrosia glomeruliflora pink tephrosia IU
plants land plants Fabaceae Tipuana tipu tipuana IU
plants land plants Lamiaceae Salvia coccinea red salvia IU
plants land plants Lamiaceae Teucrium argutum C Q
plants land plants Mimosaceae Acacia melanoxylon blackwood C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Corymbia citriodora subsp. variegata C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Melaleuca viminalis C QA I
plants land plants Neckeraceae Circulifolium exiguum C QA
plants land plants Orchidaceae Sarcochilus ceciliae fairy bells C QA
plants land plants Orchidaceae Sarcochilus hillii C Q
plants land plants Oxalidaceae Oxalis debilis var. corymbosa pink shamrock IU
plants land plants Passifloraceae Passiflora subpeltata white passion flower IU
plants land plants Pittosporaceae Auranticarpa rhombifolia C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Setaria pumila subsp. pumila IU
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus U
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus natalensis IU
plants land plants Polygalaceae Polygala virgata IU
plants land plants Proteaceae Persoonia stradbrokensis C QA
plants land plants Ptychomitriaceae Ptychomitrium muelleri Superseded XU
plants land plants Solanaceae Solanum chrysotrichum IU
plants land plants Solanaceae Solanum seaforthianum Brazilian nightshade IU
plants land plants Thelypteridaceae Christella dentata creek fern C QAI
plants land plants Thuidiaceae Thuidiopsis sparsa C QAI
plants land plants Viscaceae Notothixos incanus 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.

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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
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 Eagle's Nest Nature Refuge, WetlandInfo website, accessed 17 September 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=nature-refuge-eagles-nest-nature-refuge

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