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Threatened fauna Indigo Shire

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

    Vic FFG

Indigo Shire – threatened birds

Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus EN listed
Australian Bustard Ardeotis australis CR listed
Australian Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus dubius EN listed
Australian Painted Snipe Rostratula benghalensis australis CR listed
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-eared Cuckoo Chrysococcyx osculans NT  
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 Calamanthus pyrrhopygius VU listed
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia VU  
Crested Bellbird Oreoica gutturalis gutturalis NT listed
Diamond Dove Geopelia cuneata NT listed
Diamond Firetail Stagonopleura guttata VU listed
Eastern Great Egret Ardea modesta VU listed
Emu Dromaius novaehollandiae NT  
Freckled Duck Stictonetta naevosa EN listed
Glossy Black-Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus lathami lathami VU listed
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus NT  
Grey-crowned Babbler Pomatostomus temporalis temporalis EN listed
Grey Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae novaehollandiae VU 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 Lewinia pectoralis pectoralis VU listed
Little Egret Egretta garzetta nigripes EN listed
Little Button-quail Turnix velox NT  
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
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  
Red-chested Button-quail Turnix pyrrhothorax VU listed
Regent Honeyeater Anthochaera phrygia EN listed
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia NT  
Speckled Warbler Chthonicola sagittatus 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
Turquoise Parrot Neophema pulchella NT listed
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus NT
White-bellied Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster VU listed
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus VU  
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola VU  
     

Indigo Shire – threatened mammals

Brush-tailed Phascogale Phascogale tapoatafa VU listed
Eastern Pygmy-possum Cercartetus nanus NT  
Greater Glider Petauroides volans VU  
Grey-headed Flying-fox Grey-headed Flying-fox VU listed
Spot-tailed Quoll Dasyurus maculatus maculatus EN listed
Squirrel Glider Petaurus norfolcensis EN listed
       

Indigo Shire – threatened fishes

Bluenose Cod (Trout Cod) Maccullochella macquariensis CR listed
Flat-headed Galaxias Galaxias rostratus VU
Macquarie Perch Macquaria australasica EN listed
Murray Cod Maccullochella peelii VU listed
Golden Perch Macquaria ambigua NT listed
Southern Purple-spotted Gudgeon Mogurnda adspersa RX listed
Southern Pygmy Perch Nannoperca australis (Murray-Darling lineage) VU  
       

Indigo Shire – threatened reptiles & amphibians

Bandy Bandy Vermicella annulata VU listed
Bearded Dragon Pogona barbata VU  
Broad-shelled Turtle Chelodina expansa EN listed
Brown Toadlet Pseudophryne bibronii EN listed
Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis EN listed
Tree Goanna (Lace Monitor) Varanus varius VU  
Woodland Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops proximus NT  
     

Indigo Shire – threatened invertebrates

Murray Spiny Crayfish Euastacus armatus NT 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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