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Wildlife of Indian Bay (Eastern Cape York) water quality improvement plan catchment

Total number of species: 107

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Kingdom Class Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Status
animals mammals Muridae Rattus leucopus Cape York rat C QAI
animals mammals Muridae Rattus sordidus canefield rat C QAI
animals birds Estrildidae Lonchura castaneothorax chestnut-breasted mannikin C QAI
animals birds Estrildidae Neochmia temporalis red-browed finch C QA
animals birds Nectariniidae Cinnyris jugularis olive-backed sunbird C QAI
animals birds Hirundinidae Hirundo neoxena welcome swallow C QAI
animals birds Timaliidae Zosterops citrinella ashy-bellied white-eye C QI
animals birds Petroicidae Peneoenanthe pulverulenta mangrove robin C QA
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra alecto shining flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Myiagra ruficollis broad-billed flycatcher C QAI
animals birds Monarchidae Symposiachrus trivirgatus spectacled monarch SL QAI
animals birds Dicruridae Dicrurus bracteatus spangled drongo C QAI
animals birds Artamidae Artamus leucorynchus white-breasted woodswallow C QA
animals birds Oriolidae Oriolus flavocinctus green oriole C QAI
animals birds Oriolidae Oriolus sagittatus olive-backed oriole 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 melanura mangrove golden 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 Meliphagidae Gavicalis versicolor varied honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Lichmera indistincta brown honeyeater C QA
animals birds Meliphagidae Meliphaga notata yellow-spotted honeyeater C Q
animals birds Meliphagidae Melithreptus albogularis white-throated honeyeater C QAI
animals birds Meliphagidae Philemon buceroides helmeted friarbird C QAI
animals birds Ptilonorhynchidae Chlamydera cerviniventris fawn-breasted bowerbird C QAI
animals birds Meropidae Merops ornatus rainbow bee-eater C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Dacelo leachii blue-winged kookaburra C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus macleayii forest kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Halcyonidae Todiramphus sanctus sacred kingfisher C QAI
animals birds Laridae Anous minutus black noddy C QAI
animals birds Laridae Anous stolidus brown noddy SL QA
animals birds Laridae Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae silver gull C QAI
animals birds Laridae Hydroprogne caspia Caspian tern SL QAI I
animals birds Laridae Onychoprion anaethetus bridled tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Sterna dougallii roseate tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Sterna sumatrana black-naped tern SL QAI
animals birds Laridae Sternula albifrons little tern SL QAI I
animals birds Laridae Thalasseus bengalensis lesser crested tern C QAI I
animals birds Laridae Thalasseus bergii crested tern SL QAI
animals birds Scolopacidae Arenaria interpres ruddy turnstone SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Numenius minutus little curlew SL QAI
animals birds Scolopacidae Numenius phaeopus whimbrel SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa brevipes grey-tailed tattler SL QAI I
animals birds Scolopacidae Tringa nebularia common greenshank SL QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius bicinctus double-banded plover SL QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius mongolus lesser sand plover E E QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Charadrius ruficapillus red-capped plover C QAI I
animals birds Charadriidae Pluvialis fulva Pacific golden plover SL QAI I
animals birds Haematopodidae Haematopus longirostris Australian pied oystercatcher C QAI I
animals birds Burhinidae Esacus magnirostris beach stone-curlew V QAI I
animals birds Accipitridae Accipiter fasciatus brown goshawk C QAI
animals birds Ardeidae Ardea sumatrana great-billed heron C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Butorides striata striated heron C QAI I
animals birds Ardeidae Egretta sacra eastern reef egret C QAI I
animals birds Pelecanidae Pelecanus conspicillatus Australian pelican C QAI I
animals birds Fregatidae Fregata ariel lesser frigatebird SL QAI
animals birds Caprimulgidae Caprimulgus macrurus large-tailed nightjar C QAI
animals birds Eurostopodidae Eurostopodus mystacalis white-throated nightjar C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ducula bicolor pied imperial-pigeon C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Geopelia humeralis bar-shouldered dove C QAI
animals birds Columbidae Ptilinopus regina rose-crowned fruit-dove C QAI
animals birds Phasianidae Synoicus ypsilophorus brown quail C QAI
animals reptiles Scincidae Carlia sexdentata Macleay's rainbow-skink C QA
animals reptiles Gekkonidae Gehyra dubia dubious dtella C QA
plants land plants Acanthaceae Rostellularia adscendens var. latifolia C QA
plants land plants Amaranthaceae Gomphrena conferta C Q
plants land plants Apocynaceae Parsonsia velutina hairy silkpod C QAI
plants land plants Asteraceae Apowollastonia longipes C QAI
plants land plants Bombacaceae Camptostemon schultzii C QAI I
plants land plants Capparaceae Capparis nummularia C QAI
plants land plants Celastraceae Gymnosporia inermis C QI
plants land plants Combretaceae Terminalia muelleri C Q
plants land plants Commelinaceae Commelina ensifolia scurvy grass C QAI
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Operculina codonantha C QA
plants land plants Convolvulaceae Xenostegia tridentata C QAI
plants land plants Ebenaceae Diospyros maritima C QAI
plants land plants Ericaceae Styphelia yorkensis C Q
plants land plants Lamiaceae Clerodendrum longiflorum var. glabrum C QAI
plants land plants Lamiaceae Premna serratifolia C QAI
plants land plants Leguminosae Acacia humifusa C QA
plants land plants Lindsaeaceae Lindsaea media C QAI
plants land plants Meliaceae Turraea pubescens native honeysuckle C QAI
plants land plants Moraceae Antiaris toxicaria var. macrophylla C QAI
plants land plants Myrtaceae Melaleuca arcana C Q
plants land plants Myrtaceae Welchiodendron longivalve C QI
plants land plants Olacaceae Olax pendula C QA
plants land plants Phyllanthaceae Breynia oblongifolia C QAI
plants land plants Proteaceae Grevillea pteridifolia golden parrot tree C QAI
plants land plants Ptaeroxylaceae Harrisonia brownii C QAI
plants land plants Pteridaceae Cheilanthes prenticei C Q
plants land plants Pteridaceae Cheilanthes tenuifolia rock fern C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Coelospermum decipiens C Q
plants land plants Rubiaceae Coffea brassii C QI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Guettarda speciosa C QAI
plants land plants Rubiaceae Spermacoce U
plants land plants Rutaceae Flindersia ifflaiana hickory ash C QI
plants land plants Rutaceae Glycosmis trifoliata C QAI
plants land plants Rutaceae Murraya ovatifoliolata C QAI
plants land plants Sapindaceae Arytera bifoliolata C QA
plants land plants Sapindaceae Dodonaea lanceolata var. subsessilifolia C QA
plants land plants Sapotaceae Manilkara kauki C QI
plants land plants Sparrmanniaceae Grewia oxyphylla C QAI
plants land plants Taccaceae Tacca leontopetaloides C QAI
plants land plants Vitaceae Causonis trifolia C QAI
plants land plants Vitaceae Cayratia cardiophylla C QA
plants land plants Vitaceae Cissus adnata C QAI

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


This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2013) Wildlife of Indian Bay (Eastern Cape York) water quality improvement plan catchment, WetlandInfo website, accessed 4 February 2023. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/wildlife/?AreaID=wqip-indian-bay-eastern-cape-york

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