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Wildlife of Esmeralda Nature Refuge

Total number of species: 48

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Macropodidae Osphranter robustus common wallaroo C QA
animals birds Petroicidae Microeca fascinans jacky winter C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Artamus cinereus black-faced woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Cracticus nigrogularis pied butcherbird C QA
animals birds Artamidae Gymnorhina tibicen Australian magpie C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala rufiventris rufous whistler C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Entomyzon cyanotis blue-faced honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone olivacea white-throated gerygone C QAI
animals birds Climacteridae Climacteris picumnus brown treecreeper C QA
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 Psittacidae Platycercus adscitus adscitus pale-headed rosella (northern form) C Q
animals birds Cacatuidae Cacatua galerita sulphur-crested cockatoo C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geophaps scripta squatter pigeon C QA
plants land plants Acanthaceae Nelsonia campestris C QAI
plants land plants Blechnaceae Blechnum orientale SL QAI
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Polymeria subhirsuta C Q
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus aquatilis C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus haspan C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus holoschoenus C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus leptocarpus C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus polystachyos C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus polystachyos var. polystachyos C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Fimbristylis littoralis C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Fimbristylis nutans C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Fuirena ciliaris C QAI
plants land plants Droseraceae Drosera lanata SL QA I
plants land plants Lindsaeaceae Lindsaea ensifolia C QAI
plants land plants Lygodiaceae Lygodium flexuosum C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Corymbia setosa subsp. setosa C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus camaldulensis C QAI I
plants land plants Myrtaceae Melaleuca leucadendra broad-leaved tea-tree C QAI I
plants land plants Nephrolepidaceae Nephrolepis brownii C QAI
plants land plants Nephrolepidaceae Nephrolepis hirsutula C QAI
plants land plants Onagraceae Ludwigia octovalvis willow primrose C QAI I
plants land plants Onagraceae Ludwigia peploides subsp. montevidensis C QAI I
plants land plants Pandanaceae Pandanus U
plants land plants Poaceae Arundinella nepalensis reedgrass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis spartinoides C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Sacciolepis indica Indian cupscale grass C QAI I
plants land plants Pteridaceae Adiantum hispidulum SL QAI
plants land plants Pteridaceae Adiantum hispidulum var. hypoglaucum SL QA
plants land plants Rubiaceae Pavetta granitica C Q
plants land plants Stylidiaceae Stylidium rotundifolium SL QA
plants land plants Thelypteridaceae Cyclosorus interruptus SL QAI I
plants land plants Thymelaeaceae Pimelea sanguinea C QA
plants land plants Xyridaceae Xyris complanata yellow-eye C QAI I

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 Esmeralda Nature Refuge, WetlandInfo website, accessed 4 February 2023. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=nature-refuge-esmeralda-nature-refuge

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