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Threatened fauna Buloke Shire

Note: This page is intended to provide an overview of all known (including historic) records of fauna in Buloke Shire which are considered threatened, poorly known, near threatened or extinct in Victoria.


Victorian conservation status

EW Extinct in Wild
RX Regionally Extinct
CR Critically Endangered
EN Endangered
VU Vulnerable
NT Near Threatened
DD Data Deficient


Common name

Scientific name

Conservation status

    Victoria FFG

Buloke Shire – Threatened Birds

Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus EN listed
Australasian Shoveler Anas rhynchotis VU
Australian Bustard Ardeotis australis CR listed
Australian Pratincole Stiltia isabella NT
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla palustris VU listed
Barking Owl Ninox connivens EN listed
Black Falcon Falco subniger VU
Black-eared Cuckoo Chrysococcyx osculans NT
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa VU
Blue-billed Duck Oxyura australis EN listed
Brolga Grus rubicunda VU listed
Brown Treecreeper (south-eastern sub-sp.) Climacteris picumnus victoriae NT
Bush Stone-curlew Burhinus grallarius EN listed
Caspian Tern Sterna caspia NT listed
Crested Bellbird Oreoica gutturalis NT listed
Diamond Dove Geopelia cuneata NT listed
Diamond Firetail Stagonopleura guttata NT listed
Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis VU  
Eastern Great Egret Ardea modesta VU listed
Elegant Parrot Neophema elegans VU
Freckled Duck Stictonetta naevosa EN listed
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus NT
Grey-crowned Babbler Pomatostomus temporalis EN listed
Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica EN listed
Hardhead Aythya australis VU
Hooded Robin Melanodryas cucullata cucullata NT listed
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia EN listed
Little Button-quail Turnix velox NT
Little Egret Egretta garzetta nigripes EN listed
Magpie Goose Anseranas semipalmata NT listed
Musk Duck Biziura lobata VU
Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus NT
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos NT
Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax varius NT
Plains-wanderer Pedionomus torquatus CR listed
Red-backed Kingfisher Todiramphus pyrrhopygia NT
Regent Parrot Polytelis anthopeplus VU listed
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia NT
Rufous Fieldwren Calamanthus campestris NT
Spotted Harrier Circus assimilis NT
Square-tailed Kite Lophoictinia isura VU listed
Swift Parrot Lathamus discolor EN listed
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus NT
White-bellied Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster VU listed
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola VU

Buloke Shire – Threatened Mammals

Fat-tailed Dunnart Sminthopsis crassicaudata NT

Buloke Shire – Threatened Fishes

Golden Perch Macquaria ambigua NT
Macquarie Perch Macquaria australasica EN listed
Murray Cod Maccullochella peelii peelii VU listed

Buloke Shire – Threatened Reptiles & Amphibians

Brown Toadlet Pseudophryne bibronii EN listed
Carpet Python Morelia spilota metcalfei EN listed
Eastern Bearded Dragon Pogona barbata VU
Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis EN listed
Lace Monitor (Tree Goanna) Varanus varius EN  
Lined Earless Dragon Tympanocryptis lineata lineata CR listed


Data Source: Information in this table has been derived from the Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning, Victoria, January 2016. Advisory List of Threatened Invertebrate Fauna in Victoria (2009)-pdf,  Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Advisory List of Threatened Vertebrate Fauna in Victoria (2013)-pdf  and Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning, Flora & Fauna Guarantee Act 1988, Threatened List, May 2015 pdf (129 KB).


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