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Threatened fauna Casey City


Note: This page is intended to provide an overview of all known (including historic) records of fauna in the City of Casey 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

    Vic FFG

Casey City – threatened birds

Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus EN listed
Australian Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus dubius EN listed
Australian Painted Snipe Rostratula benghalensis australis CR listed
Australasian Shoveler Anas rhynchotis VU
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla palustris VU listed
Black-eared Cuckoo Chrysococcyx osculans NT  
Black-faced Cormorant Phalacrocorax fuscescens NT  
Black Falcon Falco subniger VU  
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa VU  
Blue-billed Duck Oxyura australis EN listed
Brown Treecreeper Climacteris picumnus victoriae NT
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia NT listed
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren Calamanthus pyrrhopygius VU listed
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia VU  
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos VU  
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea EN  
Diamond Firetail Stagonopleura guttata VU listed
Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis VU  
Eastern Great Egret Ardea modesta VU listed
Emu Dromaius novaehollandiae NT
Fairy Tern Sternula nereis nereis EN listed
Freckled Duck Stictonetta naevosa EN listed
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus NT  
Grey-crowned Babbler Pomatostomus temporalis temporalis EN listed
Grey Falcon Falco hypoleucos EN listed
Grey Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae novaehollandiae VU listed
Grey-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes CR listed
Hardhead Aythya australis VU
Helmeted Honeyeater Lichenostomus melanops cassidix CR listed
Hooded Robin Melanodryas cucullata NT listed
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia EN listed
Latham's Snipe Gallinago hardwickii NT nominated
Lewin's Rail Lewinia pectoralis pectoralis VU listed
Little Egret Egretta garzetta nigripes EN listed
Magpie Goose Anseranas semipalmata NT listed
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis VU  
Masked Owl Tyto novaehollandiae novaehollandiae EN listed
Musk Duck Biziura lobata VU
Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus NT
Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva VU  
Pacific Gull Larus pacificus pacificus NT  
Painted Honeyeater Grantiella picta VU listed
Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax varius NT
Powerful Owl Ninox strenua VU listed
Regent Honeyeater Regent Honeyeater CR listed
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia NT  
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres VU  
Sooty Oystercatcher Haematopus fuliginosus NT  
Speckled Warbler Chthonicola sagittatus VU listed
Spotted Harrier Circus assimilis NT
Swift Parrot Lathamus discolor EN listed
Turquoise Parrot Neophema pulchella NT listed
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus VU  
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus NT
White-bellied Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster VU listed
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus VU
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola VU  

Casey City – threatened mammals

Eastern Pygmy-possum Cercartetus nanus NT  
Eastern Quoll Dasyurus viverrinus RX listed
New Holland Mouse Pseudomys novaehollandiae VU listed
New Zealand Fur Seal Arctocephalus forsteri VU  
Southern Brown Bandicoot Isoodon obesulus obesulus NT listed
Spot-tailed Quoll Dasyurus maculatus maculatus EN listed

Casey City – threatened fishes

Australian Grayling Prototroctes maraena VU listed
Dwarf Galaxias Galaxiella pusilla EN listed
Golden Perch Macquaria ambigua NT listed
Macquarie Perch Macquaria australasica EN listed
Pale Mangrove Goby Mugilogobius platynotus VU listed

Casey City – threatened reptiles & amphibians

Glossy Grass Skink Pseudemoia rawlinsoni VU  
Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis EN listed
Southern Toadlet Pseudophryne semimarmorata VU  
Swamp Skink Lissolepis coventryi VU listed

Casey City – threatened invertebrates

Golden Sun Moth Synemon plana CR listed
Large Ant Blue (butterfly) Acrodipsas brisbanensis EN 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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