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Threatened fauna Horsham Rural City

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

Horsham Rural City – threatened birds

Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus EN listed
Australasian Shoveler Anas rhynchotis VU
Australian Bustard Ardeotis australis CR listed
Australian Pratincole Stiltia isabella NT
Azure Kingfisher Alcedo azurea NT
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla VU listed
Barking Owl Ninox connivens EN listed
Black Falcon Falco subniger VU
Black-chinned Honeyeater Melithreptus gularis NT
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
Caspian Tern Sterna caspia NT listed
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren Hylacola pyrrhopygia VU listed
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos VU
Diamond Dove Geopelia cuneata NT listed
Diamond Firetail Stagonopleura guttata NT listed
Eastern Great Egret Ardea modesta VU listed
Elegant Parrot Neophema elegans VU
Freckled Duck Stictonetta naevosa EN listed
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus NT
Grey Falcon Falco hypoleucos EN listed
Grey Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae VU listed
Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica EN listed
Hardhead Aythya australis VU
Hooded Robin Melanodryas cucullata NT listed
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
Magpie Goose Anseranas semipalmata NT listed
Malleefowl Leipoa ocellata EN listed
Masked Owl Tyto novaehollandiae EN listed
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
Plains-wanderer Pedionomus torquatus CR listed
Powerful Owl Ninox strenua VU listed
Red-chested Button-quail Turnix pyrrhothorax VU listed
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus banksi EN listed
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia NT
Speckled Warbler Chthonicola sagittata VU listed
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
       

Horsham Rural City – threatened mammals

Brush-tailed Phascogale Phascogale tapoatafa VU listed
Heath Mouse Pseudomys shortridgei NT listed
Silky Mouse Pseudomys apodemoides NT
Squirrel Glider Petaurus norfolcensis EN listed
Western Pygmy-possum Cercartetus concinnus NT
     

Horsham Rural City – threatened fishes

Dwarf Galaxias (Little Galaxias) Galaxiella toourtkoourt  EN listed
Freshwater Catfish Tandanus tandanus EN listed
Golden Perch Macquaria ambigua NT
Mountain Galaxias Galaxias olidus - listed
Murray Cod Maccullochella peelii peelii VU listed
Yarra Pigmy Perch Nannoperca obscura VU listed
       

Horsham Rural City – threatened reptiles & amphibians

Bardick Echiopsis curta VU listed
Brown Toadlet Pseudophryne bibronii   listed
Eastern Bearded Dragon Pogona barbata VU
Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis EN listed
Southern Toadlet Pseudophryne semimarmorata VU
Striped Legless Lizard Delma impar EN listed
Tree Goanna (Lace Monitor) Varanus varius EN
Western Blue-tongued Lizard Tiliqua occipitalis NT
     

Horsham Rural City – threatened invertebrates

Bullant Myrmecia sp. 17 VU listed
Large Ant Blue Acrodipsas brisbanensis rare listed
Western Swamp Cray Gramastacus insolitus 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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