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Threatened fauna Knox City

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

Knox 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
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
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren Calamanthus pyrrhopygius VU listed
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos VU  
Eastern Great Egret Ardea modesta VU listed
Grey-crowned Babbler Pomatostomus temporalis temporalis EN listed
Grey Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae  VU listed
Hardhead Aythya australis VU
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia EN listed
King Quail Coturnix chinensis victoriae EN listed
Latham's Snipe Gallinago hardwickii NT nominated
Lewin's Rail Lewinia pectoralis pectoralis VU listed
Little Button-quail Turnix velox NT  
Little Egret Egretta garzetta EN listed
Magpie Goose Anseranas semipalmata NT listed
Musk Duck Biziura lobata VU
Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus NT
Pacific Gull Larus pacificus pacificus NT  
Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax varius NT
Powerful Owl Ninox strenua VU listed
Regent Honeyeater Anthochaera phrygia EN listed
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia NT  
Sooty Owl Tyto tenebricosa tenebricosa VU listed
Speckled Warbler Chthonicola sagittatus VU listed
Spotted Quail-thrush Cinclosoma punctatum NT  
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
     

Knox City – threatened mammals

Broad-toothed Rat Mastacomys fuscus mordicus EN listed
Eastern Pygmy-possum Cercartetus nanus NT  
Greater Glider Petauroides volans VU  
Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus VU listed
Southern Brown Bandicoot Isoodon obesulus obesulus NT listed
       

Knox City – threatened fishes

Dwarf Galaxias Galaxiella pusilla EN listed
Macquarie Perch Macquaria australasica EN listed
       

Knox 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
Tree Goanna (Lace Monitor) Varanus varius VU  
     

Knox City – threatened invertebrates

Caddisfly (Aquatic invertebrate)  Plectrotarsus gravenhorstii VU  
Small Ant Blue (butterfly) Acrodipsas myrmecophila 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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