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Threatened fauna Central Goldfields Shire

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

Central Goldfields Shire – threatened birds

Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus EN listed
Australian Painted Snipe Rostratula benghalensis australis CR listed
Australian Pratincole Stiltia isabella NT
Australasian Shoveler Anas rhynchotis VU
Azure Kingfisher Alcedo azurea NT
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla palustris VU listed
Barking Owl Ninox connivens EN listed
Black Falcon Falco subniger VU
Blue-billed Duck Oxyura australis EN listed
Brolga Grus rubicunda VU listed
Brown Treecreeper Climacteris picumnus victoriae NT
Bush Stone-curlew Burhinus grallarius EN listed
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren Hylacola pyrrhopygia VU listed
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia VU
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos VU
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea EN
Crested Bellbird Oreoica gutturalis NT listed
Diamond Dove Geopelia cuneata NT listed
Diamond Firetail Stagonopleura guttata NT listed
Eastern Great Egret Ardea modesta VU listed
Emu Dromaius novaehollandiae NT
Freckled Duck Stictonetta naevosa EN listed
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus NT
Grey-crowned Babbler Pomatostomus temporalis EN listed
Grey Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae novaehollandiae VU listed
Hardhead Aythya australis VU
Hooded Robin Melanodryas cucullata NT listed
Inland Dotterel Charadrius australis VU
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia EN listed
Latham's Snipe Gallinago hardwickii NT nominated
Lewin's Rail Rallus pectoralis VU listed
Little Button-quail Turnix velox NT
Little Egret Egretta garzetta nigripes EN listed
Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta NT
Musk Duck Biziura lobata VU
Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus NT
Painted Honeyeater Grantiella picta VU listed
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos NT
Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax varius NT
Powerful Owl Ninox strenua VU listed
Red-backed Kingfisher Todiramphus pyrropygia pyrropygia NT
Regent Honeyeater Xanthomyza phrygia CR listed
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia NT
Speckled Warbler Chthonicola sagittata VU listed
Spotted Harrier Circus assimilis NT
Spotted Quail-thrush Cinclosoma punctatum 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
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus VU
     

Central Goldfields Shire – threatened mammals

Brush-tailed Phascogale Phascogale tapoatafa VU listed
Common Dunnart Sminthopsis murina VU
Eastern Pygmy-possum Cercartetus nanus NT
Fat-tailed Dunnart Sminthopsis crassicaudata NT
Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus VU listed
Spot-tailed Quoll Dasyurus maculatus maculatus EN listed
       

Central Goldfields Shire – threatened fishes

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

Central Goldfields Shire – threatened reptiles & amphibians

Bearded Dragon Pogona barbata VU
Brown Toadlet Pseudophryne bibronii EN listed
Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis EN listed
Lace Monitor (Tree Goanna) Varanus varius EN  
Southern Toadlet Pseudophryne semimarmorata VU
Striped Legless Lizard Delma impar EN listed
Woodland Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops proximus NT
     

Central Goldfields Shire – threatened invertebrates

Bullant Myrmecia sp. 17 VU listed
Golden Sun Moth Synemon plana 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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