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Threatened fauna Macedon Ranges Shire

 

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

Macedon Ranges Shire – threatened birds

Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus EN listed
Australian Bustard Ardeotis 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 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
Crested Bellbird Oreoica gutturalis NT listed
Diamond Firetail Stagonopleura guttata NT listed
Eastern Great Egret Ardea modesta VU listed
Freckled Duck Stictonetta naevosa EN listed
Grey Falcon Falco hypoleucos 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 Rallus pectoralis VU listed
Little Egret Egretta garzetta nigripes EN listed
Masked Owl Tyto novaehollandiae novaehollandiae EN listed
Musk Duck Biziura lobata VU
Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus NT
Painted Honeyeater Grantiella picta VU listed
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
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-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus VU
     

Macedon Ranges 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
Eastern Barred Bandicoot Perameles gunnii EW listed
Eastern Quoll Dasyurus viverrinus RX listed
Greater Glider Petauroides volans VU
Leadbeater's Possum Gymnobelideus leadbeateri EN listed
Southern Brown Bandicoot Bandicoot Isoodon obesulus obesulus NT listed
Southern Myotis Myotis macropus NT
Spot-tailed Quoll Dasyurus maculatus maculatus CR listed
       

Macedon Ranges Shire – threatened fishes

Australian Grayling Prototroctes maraena VU listed
Bluenose Cod (Trout Cod) Maccullochella macquariensis CR listed
Flat-headed Galaxias Galaxias rostratus VU listed
Golden Perch Macquaria ambigua NT listed
Macquarie Perch Macquaria australasica EN listed
Murray Cod Maccullochella peelii VU listed
Yarra Pygmy Perch Nannoperca obscura VU listed
       

Macedon Ranges Shire – threatened reptiles & amphibians

Brown Toadlet Pseudophryne bibronii EN listed
Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis EN listed
Southern Toadlet Pseudophryne semimarmorata VU
Tussock Skink Pseudemoia pagenstecheri VU
     

Macedon Ranges Shire – threatened invertebrates

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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