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Wildlife of Great Sandy Resources Reserve

Total number of species: 281

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End.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 Canidae Canis familiaris dog II
animals mammals Canidae Vulpes vulpes red fox II
animals mammals Phocidae Hydrurga leptonyx leopard seal C QA
animals mammals Dugongidae Dugong dugon dugong V QAI I
animals mammals Muridae Hydromys chrysogaster water rat C QAI I
animals mammals Muridae Melomys burtoni grassland melomys C QA
animals mammals Muridae Mus musculus house mouse II
animals mammals Muridae Rattus fuscipes bush rat C QA
animals mammals Muridae Rattus lutreolus swamp rat C QA I
animals mammals Vespertilionidae Chalinolobus nigrogriseus hoary wattled bat C QAI
animals mammals Miniopteridae Miniopterus australis little bent-wing bat C QAI
animals mammals Molossidae Mormopterus norfolkensis east coast freetail bat C QA
animals mammals Pteropodidae Pteropus poliocephalus grey-headed flying-fox C V QA
animals mammals Macropodidae Macropus giganteus eastern grey kangaroo C QA
animals mammals Macropodidae Wallabia bicolor swamp wallaby C QA
animals mammals Phalangeridae Trichosurus vulpecula common brushtail possum C QA
animals mammals Pseudocheiridae Pseudocheirus peregrinus common ringtail possum C QA
animals mammals Petauridae Petaurus norfolcensis squirrel glider C QA
animals mammals Peramelidae Isoodon macrourus northern brown bandicoot C QAI
animals mammals Dasyuridae Antechinus flavipes flavipes yellow-footed antechinus (south-east Queensland) C QA
animals birds Motacillidae Anthus novaeseelandiae Australasian pipit C QAI
animals birds Passeridae Passer domesticus house sparrow II
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 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 gramineus little grassbird C QAI
animals birds Megaluridae Megalurus timoriensis tawny grassbird 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 goodenovii red-capped robin C QA
animals birds Petroicidae Petroica rosea rose robin 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 alecto shining flycatcher C 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 Rhipiduridae Rhipidura rufifrons rufous fantail SL QAI
animals birds Dicruridae Dicrurus bracteatus spangled drongo C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Artamus cyanopterus dusky woodswallow C QA
animals birds Artamidae Artamus leucorynchus white-breasted 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 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 Campephagidae Lalage tricolor white-winged triller C QAI
animals birds Neosittidae Daphoenositta chrysoptera varied sittella C QAI
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 Entomyzon cyanotis blue-faced honeyeater C QAI
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 obscura dusky honeyeater C QAI
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 Phylidonyris niger white-cheeked honeyeater C QA
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 lamberti sensu lato variegated fairy-wren Superseded C QA
animals birds Maluridae Malurus melanocephalus red-backed fairy-wren C QA
animals birds Climacteridae Cormobates leucophaea metastasis white-throated treecreeper (southern) C QA
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 Strigidae Ninox boobook southern boobook C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Cacomantis flabelliformis fan-tailed 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 basalis Horsfield's bronze-cuckoo C QAI
animals birds Cuculidae Chalcites lucidus shining 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 Aprosmictus erythropterus red-winged parrot C QAI
animals birds Psittacidae Parvipsitta pusilla little lorikeet C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Pezoporus wallicus wallicus ground parrot V QA
animals birds Psittacidae Platycercus adscitus pale-headed rosella C QA
animals birds Psittacidae Platycercus adscitus palliceps pale-headed rosella (southern form) 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 Cacatua sanguinea little corella C QAI
animals birds Cacatuidae Cacatua tenuirostris long-billed corella C IA
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 Laridae Chlidonias leucopterus white-winged black tern SL QAI I
animals birds Laridae Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae silver gull C QAI
animals birds Laridae Gelochelidon nilotica gull-billed tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Hydroprogne caspia Caspian tern SL QAI I
animals birds Laridae Sterna hirundo common tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Sternula albifrons little tern SL QAI I
animals birds Laridae Thalasseus bergii crested tern SL QAI
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 nebularia common greenshank SL QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius ruficapillus red-capped plover 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 Recurvirostridae Himantopus himantopus black-winged stilt C QAI I
animals birds Haematopodidae Haematopus longirostris Australian pied oystercatcher C QAI I
animals birds Burhinidae Burhinus grallarius bush stone-curlew C QAI
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 Gruidae Antigone rubicunda brolga C QAI I
animals birds Falconidae Falco berigora brown falcon C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Accipiter fasciatus brown goshawk C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Circus approximans swamp harrier 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 Haliastur sphenurus whistling kite C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Hieraaetus morphnoides little eagle C QAI
animals birds Accipitridae Pandion cristatus eastern osprey SL 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 sumatrana great-billed heron C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Bubulcus ibis cattle egret C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Butorides striata striated heron C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta garzetta little egret C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta novaehollandiae white-faced heron C QAI
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 Sulidae Morus serrator Australasian gannet C QAI
animals birds Apodidae Apus pacificus fork-tailed swift SL QAI
animals birds Apodidae Hirundapus caudacutus white-throated needletail V V QAI
animals birds Eurostopodidae Eurostopodus mystacalis white-throated nightjar C QAI
animals birds Podargidae Podargus strigoides tawny frogmouth C QA
animals birds Columbidae Chalcophaps longirostris Pacific emerald dove C QA
animals birds Columbidae Columba livia rock dove II
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia humeralis bar-shouldered dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia striata peaceful dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Macropygia amboinensis brown cuckoo-dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ocyphaps lophotes crested pigeon C QA
animals birds Columbidae Phaps elegans brush bronzewing C QA
animals birds Columbidae Streptopelia chinensis spotted dove II
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 Phasianidae Coturnix ypsilophora brown quail C QAI
animals birds Phasianidae Excalfactoria chinensis king quail C QAI
animals birds Phasianidae Pavo cristatus Indian peafowl II
animals birds Megapodiidae Alectura lathami Australian brush-turkey C QA
animals reptiles Elapidae Cryptophis nigrescens eastern small-eyed snake C QA
animals reptiles Colubridae Boiga irregularis brown tree snake C QAI
animals reptiles Colubridae Tropidonophis mairii freshwater snake C QAI I
animals reptiles Scincidae Cryptoblepharus pulcher pulcher elegant snake-eyed skink C QA
animals reptiles Scincidae Lampropholis delicata dark-flecked garden sunskink C QA
animals reptiles Varanidae Varanus gouldii sand monitor C QA
animals reptiles Varanidae Varanus varius lace monitor C QA
animals reptiles Cheloniidae Caretta caretta loggerhead turtle E E QAI
animals reptiles Cheloniidae Chelonia mydas green turtle V V QAI
animals amphibians Bufonidae Rhinella marina cane toad II
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria caerulea common green treefrog C QAI
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria fallax eastern sedgefrog C QA I
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria freycineti wallum rocketfrog V QA
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria nasuta striped rocketfrog C QAI I
animals amphibians Hylidae Litoria peronii emerald spotted treefrog C QA
animals amphibians Myobatrachidae Crinia tinnula wallum froglet V QA I
animals amphibians Myobatrachidae Pseudophryne raveni copper backed broodfrog C Q
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Limnodynastes peronii striped marshfrog C QA I
animals amphibians Limnodynastidae Limnodynastes terraereginae scarlet sided pobblebonk 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 Poeciliidae Gambusia holbrooki mosquitofish II I
animals insects Nymphalidae Danaus plexippus monarch II
animals insects Nymphalidae Hypocysta adiante adiante orange ringlet QA
animals insects Nymphalidae Melanitis leda bankia evening brown QA
animals insects Pieridae Delias nigrina black jezebel QA
animals insects Papilionidae Graphium choredon blue triangle QAI
animals malacostracans Parastacidae Tenuibranchiurus glypticus swamp crayfish E Q
fungi Agaricomycetes Amanitaceae Amanita flavella C Q
fungi Agaricomycetes Polyporaceae Panus fasciatus C QA
fungi Agaricomycetes Sclerodermataceae Pisolithus croceorrhizus C Q
fungi lecanoromycetes Parmeliaceae Usnea baileyi C QAI
fungi lecanoromycetes Parmeliaceae Usnea ramulosissima C QA
fungi lecanoromycetes Ramalinaceae Ramalina exiguella C QAI
plants Ulvophyceae Polyphysaceae Acetabularia calyculus C Q
plants land plants Asteraceae Actites megalocarpus C QA
plants land plants Asteraceae Chrysocephalum apiculatum yellow buttons C QA
plants land plants Blandfordiaceae Blandfordia grandiflora christmas bells E QA I
plants land plants Burmanniaceae Burmannia disticha C QAI
plants land plants Centrolepidaceae Centrolepis strigosa subsp. strigosa C QA
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Polymeria calycina pink bindweed C QA
plants land plants Cupressaceae Callitris columellaris C QA
plants land plants Cyperaceae Baumea juncea bare twigrush Superseded XU I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Baumea muelleri Superseded XU I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Baumea teretifolia Superseded XU I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Chorizandra cymbaria C QAI I
plants land plants Cyperaceae Ficinia nodosa C QAI
plants land plants Cyperaceae Rhynchospora chinensis XU
plants land plants Ericaceae Brachyloma scortechinii C QA
plants land plants Ericaceae Epacris obtusifolia common heath C QA
plants land plants Ericaceae Leucopogon pimeleoides C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Aotus lanigera pointed aotus C QA
plants land plants Fabaceae Crotalaria lanceolata subsp. lanceolata IU
plants land plants Fabaceae Glycine tomentella woolly glycine C QAI
plants land plants Fabaceae Gompholobium virgatum C QA
plants land plants Frullaniaceae Frullania ericoides C QA
plants land plants Frullaniaceae Frullania ferdinandi-muelleri C QA
plants land plants Frullaniaceae Frullania rostrata C QA
plants land plants Frullaniaceae Frullania subtropica C Q
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Dampiera sylvestris blue dampiera C QA
plants land plants Goodeniaceae Velleia spathulata wild pansies C QAI
plants land plants Juncaceae Juncus continuus C QA I
plants land plants Juncaceae Juncus fockei C QA
plants land plants Laxmanniaceae Lomandra multiflora subsp. multiflora C QA
plants land plants Laxmanniaceae Sowerbaea juncea vanilla plant C QA I
plants land plants Lejeuneaceae Acrolejeunea aulacophora C QA
plants land plants Lejeuneaceae Cheilolejeunea intertexta C Q
plants land plants Lejeuneaceae Leptolejeunea maculata C QI
plants land plants Linderniaceae Lindernia sp. (Bribie Island S.T.Blake 7089) C Q
plants land plants Macarthuriaceae Macarthuria complanata x Macarthuria neocambrica C Q
plants land plants Malvaceae Hibiscus diversifolius subsp. diversifolius C QA
plants land plants Menyanthaceae Liparophyllum exaltatum C QA I
plants land plants Myrtaceae Baeckea imbricata spindly baeckea C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Eucalyptus bancroftii Bancroft's red gum C QA
plants land plants Myrtaceae Micromyrtus littoralis C Q
plants land plants Olacaceae Olax retusa C QA
plants land plants Onagraceae Oenothera affinis long-flowered evening primrose IU
plants land plants Orchidaceae Habenaria harroldii E Q
plants land plants Orthotrichaceae Macromitrium aurescens C QI
plants land plants Oxalidaceae Oxalis corniculata IU
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Poranthera microphylla small poranthera C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Axonopus fissifolius IU
plants land plants Poaceae Cenchrus echinatus Mossman River grass IU
plants land plants Poaceae Digitaria didactyla Queensland blue couch IU
plants land plants Poaceae Eragrostis interrupta C QA
plants land plants Poaceae Eriachne pallescens C QAI
plants land plants Poaceae Sporobolus africanus Parramatta grass IU
plants land plants Rubiaceae Pomax umbellata C QA
plants land plants Rutaceae Philotheca queenslandica C Q
plants land plants Solanaceae Duboisia myoporoides C QAI
plants land plants Stackhousiaceae Stackhousia viminea slender stackhousia C QAI
plants land plants Verbenaceae Lantana camara lantana IU

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 Great Sandy Resources Reserve, WetlandInfo website, accessed 3 December 2021. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=resources-reserve-great-sandy

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