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Wildlife of Mud Springs Nature Refuge

Total number of species: 214

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Felidae Felis catus cat II
animals mammals Phascolarctidae Phascolarctos cinereus koala E E QA
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 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 mathewsi rufous songlark C QA
animals birds Megaluridae Poodytes gramineus little grassbird C QAI
animals birds Petroicidae Melanodryas cucullata hooded 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 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 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 Pachycephalidae Colluricincla harmonica grey shrike-thrush C QAI
animals birds Pachycephalidae Oreoica gutturalis crested bellbird C QA
animals birds Pachycephalidae Pachycephala rufiventris rufous whistler 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 Neosittidae Daphoenositta chrysoptera varied sittella C QAI
animals birds Psophodidae Cinclosoma castaneothorax chestnut-breasted quail-thrush C QA
animals birds Psophodidae Psophodes cristatus chirruping wedgebill C QA
animals birds Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus halli Hall's babbler C QA
animals birds Pomatostomidae Pomatostomus ruficeps chestnut-crowned 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 Certhionyx variegatus pied honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Entomyzon cyanotis blue-faced honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Epthianura tricolor crimson chat C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Gavicalis virescens singing honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Grantiella picta painted honeyeater V V QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Lichmera indistincta brown honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Manorina flavigula yellow-throated miner C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Melithreptus brevirostris brown-headed honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Melithreptus gularis black-chinned 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 Meliphagidae Ptilotula keartlandi grey-headed honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Ptilotula penicillata white-plumed 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 apicalis inland thornbill 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 V QA
animals birds Acanthizidae Gerygone fusca western gerygone 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 splendens splendid fairy-wren C QA
animals birds Ptilonorhynchidae Chlamydera maculata spotted bowerbird C QA
animals birds Climacteridae Climacteris affinis white-browed treecreeper C QA
animals birds Climacteridae Climacteris picumnus brown treecreeper C QA
animals birds Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Dacelo novaeguineae laughing kookaburra C QA
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus pyrrhopygius red-backed kingfisher C QA
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus sanctus sacred kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Strigidae Ninox boobook southern boobook C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Aprosmictus erythropterus red-winged parrot C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Barnardius zonarius Australian ringneck C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Barnardius zonarius barnardi mallee ringneck C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Melopsittacus undulatus budgerigar C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Neopsephotus bourkii Bourke's parrot C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Northiella haematogaster blue bonnet C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Psephotus haematonotus red-rumped parrot C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Psephotus varius mulga parrot C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Cacatua sanguinea little corella C QAI
animals birds Cacatuidae Eolophus roseicapilla galah C QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Lophochroa leadbeateri leadbeateri Major Mitchell's cockatoo E QA
animals birds Cacatuidae Nymphicus hollandicus cockatiel C QA
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 Vanellus miles masked lapwing C QAI
animals birds Charadriidae Vanellus miles novaehollandiae masked lapwing (southern subspecies) C QAI
animals birds Rallidae Fulica atra Eurasian coot 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 Tribonyx ventralis black-tailed native-hen C QA
animals birds Gruidae Antigone rubicunda brolga C QAI I
animals birds Falconidae Falco berigora brown falcon C QAI
animals birds Falconidae Falco hypoleucos grey falcon V V QA
animals birds Accipitridae Accipiter cirrocephalus collared sparrowhawk C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Aquila audax wedge-tailed eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Haliastur sphenurus whistling kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Hamirostra melanosternon black-breasted buzzard C QA
animals birds Accipitridae Hieraaetus morphnoides little eagle C QAI
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 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 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 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 Aegothelidae Aegotheles cristatus Australian owlet-nightjar C QAI
animals birds Eurostopodidae Eurostopodus argus spotted nightjar C QA
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 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 Cygnus atratus black swan C QA I
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 Casuariidae Dromaius novaehollandiae emu C QA
animals reptiles Varanidae Varanus gouldii sand monitor C QA
animals reptiles Agamidae Lophognathus gilberti sensu lato Gilbert's dragon Superseded C QA
animals reptiles Pygopodidae Pygopus schraderi eastern hooded scaly-foot C QA
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Gehyra versicolor C QA
plants Papilionoideae Swainsona campylantha C QA
plants land plants Aizoaceae Trianthema triquetra red spinach C QAI
plants land plants Alismataceae Damasonium minus starfruit SL QA I
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Alternanthera nodiflora joyweed C QA
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Ptilotus leucocoma C QA
plants land plants Araliaceae Hydrocotyle U
plants land plants Asphodelaceae Bulbine bulbosa golden lily C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Eclipta platyglossa C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Eclipta platyglossa subsp. platyglossa C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Leiocarpa leptolepis C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Minuria integerrima smooth minuria C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Pluchea baccharoides narrow-leaved plains bush C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Soliva sessilis IU
plants land plants Asteraceae Symphyotrichum subulatum IU
plants land plants Campanulaceae Lobelia darlingensis SL QA
plants land plants Caryophyllaceae Spergularia brevifolia C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Atriplex U
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Atriplex spongiosa C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Sclerolaena calcarata red burr C QA
plants land plants Chenopodiaceae Sclerolaena walkeri C V Q
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus difformis rice sedge C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus exaltatus tall flatsedge C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus laevigatus C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Cyperus nervulosus C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis acuta C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Eleocharis pallens pale spikerush C QA I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Schoenoplectiella dissachantha C QA
plants land plants Elatinaceae Elatine gratioloides waterwort C QAI I
plants land plants Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia drummondii C QA
plants land plants Haloragaceae Myriophyllum artesium C Q I
plants land plants Juncaceae Juncus polyanthemus C QAI
plants land plants Juncaceae Juncus usitatus C QAI I
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia aneura C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia cambagei gidgee C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia oswaldii miljee C QA
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia stenophylla belalie C QA I
plants land plants Leguminosae Aeschynomene indica budda pea C QAI
plants land plants Lythraceae Ammannia multiflora jerry-jerry C QAI
plants land plants Marsileaceae Marsilea costulifera narrow-leaved nardoo C QA I
plants land plants Marsileaceae Marsilea drummondii common nardoo C QAI I
plants land plants Marsileaceae Marsilea exarata sway-back nardoo C QA I
plants land plants Marsileaceae Marsilea mutica shiny nardoo C QA I
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus camaldulensis C QAI I
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus coolabah coolabah C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus ochrophloia yapunyah C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus populnea poplar box C QA
plants land plants Onagraceae Ludwigia peploides subsp. montevidensis C QAI I
plants land plants Ophioglossaceae Ophioglossum polyphyllum C QAI
plants land plants Phrymaceae Glossostigma diandrum C QA I
plants land plants Plantaginaceae Callitriche sonderi C QA I
plants land plants Plantaginaceae Stemodia glabella C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Cynodon dactylon IU
plants land plants Poaceae Diplachne fusca C QA I
plants land plants Poaceae Diplachne fusca var. fusca C QAI I
plants land plants Poaceae Echinochloa colona awnless barnyard grass IU I
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis dielsii mallee lovegrass C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis fenshamii V Q I
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis setifolia C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Eriochloa pseudoacrotricha C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Paspalidium jubiflorum warrego grass C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Phragmites australis common reed C QAI I
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus caroli fairy grass C QA
plants land plants Polygonaceae Duma florulenta C QA I
plants land plants Portulacaceae Calandrinia eremaea C QA
plants land plants Portulacaceae Portulaca intraterranea C QA
plants land plants Ranunculaceae Myosurus australis C QA
plants land plants Rutaceae Geijera parviflora wilga C QAI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Dodonaea petiolaris C QA
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Eremophila longifolia berrigan C QA
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Eremophila maculata C QA
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Eremophila mitchellii C QA
plants land plants Scrophulariaceae Eremophila sturtii turpentine bush C QA
plants land plants Solanaceae Nicotiana glauca tree tobacco IU
plants land plants Solanaceae Solanum esuriale quena 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

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 Mud Springs Nature Refuge, WetlandInfo website, accessed 3 February 2023. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=nature-refuge-mud-springs-nature-refuge

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