High priority threatened birds North West Victoria

The following list comprises selected threatened birds that have been identified as being high priority species in the North West of Victoria. Their high priority is based on a combination of the importance of the species and high level of concern regarding threats within a particular bioregion. These species have been identified as requiring either full commitment or substantive participation within the bioregion indicated. This list is based on information from the Bioregional Network Analysis (BNA) for each bioregion (Lowe et al 2000) and high priority threatened birds in the North West where management actions are specified in the DEPI Actions for Biodiversity Conservation database.

Victoria’s Bioregions

Malleefowl  - endangered


Bioregion key

LM Lowan Mallee
MM Murrary Mallee
MF  Murray Fans
MSB  Murray Scroll Belt
W   Wimmera

Victoria’s Bioregions


Common Name

Scientific Name

Priority Bioregion

Australian Bustard Ardeotis australis W  
Barking Owl Ninox connivens MM, MF, MSB, W  
Black-eared Miner Manorina melanotis LM, MM  
Black Falcon Falco subniger VVP, W
Bush Stone-curlew Burhinus grallarius LM, MM, MF, W  
Eastern Great Egret Ardea modesta MF  
Freckled Duck Stictonetta naevosa W
Grey-crowned Babbler Pomatostomus temporalis MF, W  
Grey Falcon Falco hypoleucos MM, MSB, W  
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia LM, MF  
Little Egret Egretta garzetta MF  
Masked Owl Tyto novaehollandiae MF
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo Lophocroa leadbeateri LM, MM  
Malleefowl Leipoa ocellata LM, MM, W  
Mallee Emu-wren Stipiturus mallee LM, MM, MSB  
Red-chested Button-quail Turnix pyrrhothorax W
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus banksi LM, W  
Regent Parrot Polytelis anthopeplus LM, MM, MF, MSB, W  
Spotted Bowerbird Ptilonorhynchus maculatus MF  
Superb Parrot Polytelis swainsonii MF  
White-bellied Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster LM, MM  
White-browed Treecreeper Climacteris affinis LM, MM, MSB
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